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  1. Sun days

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh You may have noticed that Chinese solar months start at some point between the fourth and eighth day of a Western month. For instance, the ninth solar month of the Chinese calendar (the Month of the Dog) starts on October 8 and runs until November 6. This is dictated by the use of the 24 solar terms or jie chi in fung shui calculations. The 12 jie mark the beginning ...

  2. New panel 'must probe poll scandal'

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and Colleen Lee Pan-democratic chief executive candidate Albert Ho Chun-yan yesterday called for an independent panel to be set up to continue probing the Baptist University poll scandal. A report released by a four-strong panel on Monday after a nine-day investigation could not answer how rival candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen's campaign communications adviser ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH ASIA

    Chinese project manager accused of abusing Koran in Kashmir

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan Chinese boss accused of desecrating Koran A Chinese man working on an energy project in Pakistan-administered Kashmir was detained yesterday after hundreds of protesters attacked his company offices over the alleged desecration of a Koran, officials said. Lee Ping, administration manager of a Chinese consortium building the Neelum ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia Islam leaders stir row over 'Buddhist' Chinese New Year

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta As Indonesia and other countries with Chinese diasporas welcome the Year of the Snake, some Islamic leaders have ignited a religious row by declaring the celebrations “haram” and off limits for Muslims. After decades of repression under the dictatorship of Suharto, who rose to power after a bloody purge of communists and Chinese in the late 1960s, ...

  5. Confucius offers our world a timely lesson

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani He is one of the most revered figures in Chinese history, a philosopher whose teachings spread not only across East Asia, but have also influenced popular western culture. ... are described as 'The 24 Paragons of Filial Piety', interestingly, in works from Japan. In a similar offering from the Qing era, four panels depicting these Confucian precepts of filial piety ...

  6. Panel split on how to keep hero's spirit alive

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip He was a hero who died saving others, and everyone agrees his spirit should be kept alive. But how? That was the question vexing members of a government panel yesterday. The Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education wants to keep alive the memory of Wong Fuk-wing, the volunteer who lost his life in the Qinghai earthquake. Members were divided on whether ...

  7. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Taoist priest spreads ancient wisdom

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... grandfather is a well-known Taoist and fung shui master. Since my childhood, my grandfather has taught me ancient codes and records of traditional Chinese Taoism, which combines Eastern philosophy, ... in modern China? Taoism's influence has been found in everything- including Chinese art, poetry, philosophy, medicine, astronomy, alchemy and chemistry, cuisine, martial arts, and architecture- ...

  8. US team out to gauge HK religious freedom

    Posted Jan 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Members of a United States panel on religious freedom arrived in Hong Kong last night for a five-day fact-finding tour of the city and mainland. They will meet religious, human rights and political leaders. The visit, which the central government has called 'inappropriate', comes after a five-month row between the US Commission on International ...

  9. Panel of Adjudicators

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ronald Chiu, executive director, i-CABLE News Allen Fung, managing partner, Hong Kong, McKinsey & Company, Hong Kong Eric Goh, managing director, Hewlett-Packard HK SAR C. K. Lau, chairman and CEO, Recruit Holdings Eric Leung, CEO, Tao Heung Group Jos ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... feel certain recent university-sponsored dialogue events have moved in a sectarian direction. When Hong Kong's universities give their imprimatur to a conference or a panel discussion, ... have to consider the environmental impact, especially on endangered species such as the Chinese white dolphin. Their habitat could be threatened by any expansion of Chek Lap Kok. I wish ...




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