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  1. Girl interrupted

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... Jan Wong put her life on hold to search for a student she betrayed during the Cultural Revolution, writes Bron Sibree Jan Wong is both revered and reviled in her native Canada for her ... betrayal of a fellow student at Beijing University during the Cultural Revolution- and her subsequent quest to make amends- with such candour it can take your breath away. 'I really tried ...

  2. Cultural revolution to fashion evolution

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the situation was more than 30 years ago,' he said. At the time, mainland residents were still staggering from the tumultuous decade of the Cultural Revolution and the dress code was limited ...

  3. Firm's cultural revolution

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... with a major revamp of company culture with programmes in place to recruit and develop the best Chinese talent locally and from overseas. The new China Sourcing Initiative (CSI), aimed at recruiting ... and Development (PCD) programme. 'We have put a lot of money into identifying talent gaps, and into coaching and development to create a culture to differentiate ourselves in the marketplace,' ...

  4. A cultural revolution as customs are revived

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai After being left out in cold for decades, traditional culture is back in vogue on the mainland. Millions flocked to sweep the tombs of their ancestors on the Ching Ming festival ... and promoting themselves as the most authentic places to hold memorial ceremonies. Shaanxi and Henan, the cradles of Chinese culture, have been competing to honour Huang Di, deemed to be the first ...

  5. Me and mine

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Kristina Perez

    ... and that by artists from the 85 New Wave, a movement whose lives were defined by the Cultural Revolution and the opening to the west. The niubi artists and their work have benefited from China's economic ... in China. Now art in China is on a par with art in the west.' Chen agrees. He says the Cultural Revolution is of little relevance to him and finds western symbols much more familiar than ...

  6. Ideals gone astray

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... the western ideal of being 'free, open and democratic'. Ideology aside, if human behaviour across national, ethnic and cultural frontiers is examined impartially under a microscope, ... prominently San Francisco, were all 'fixed' by the state. I can vouch for the fact that, in the strong individualistic and liberal culture of California, it would be hard for government ...

  7. China Witness

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... the Cultural Revolution she made lots of money because hospitals had shut down. Other interviewees include a pioneering oil-digging couple, a lantern maker, a witness to the Long March and a news ...

  8. Film studies: Loving Zhou

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the excesses of the Cultural Revolution. It's an epic in length and scope: frequent flashbacks depict Zhou's deeds during the Long March and the second world war, as well as his role ... Clarence Tsui Hyperbole dominates the publicity material for the quaintly named Qing Gui Zhou Enlai (rendered in English as In Love with Zhou Enlai in a Chinese Culture Ministry website): ...

  9. Wolf Totem

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The novel is a thinly disguised account of Jiang's life in his 20s, when he fled Cultural Revolution turmoil for the Mongolian grasslands with a handful of close friends. At the end ... for a 524-page story about wolves, sheep, horses and herdsmen, captures readers' imaginations thoroughly. In tandem with the tale, Jiang explores philosophical issues surrounding Chinese culture ...

  10. Art of the Industrial Revolution

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan The Industrial Revolution brought unprecedented wealth to many in the 19th century and created a middle class in Europe. This new and wealthy class, who valued the quality ... from different cultural perspectives. They will learn to understand that behind each and every work of art there is a real story which is beautifully portrayed through the imagination ...




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