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  1. Unimaginable poverty, unbelievable tragedy

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Wenran Jiang

    ... Wenran Jiang The Communist Party's No1 Document on agriculture, released from 1982 to 1986, made a comeback this week. It calls for increasing peasants' income and reversing the trend of widening disparity between urban and rural areas. While th ...

  2. Stage is set for fourth generation to make waves

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... marked the end of political upheaval and the beginning of China's 'open-door' policy and economic reforms. The session officially denounced the Cultural Revolution, redefined ... Deng's own rehabilitation, after being banished for most of the decade during the Cultural Revolution, was decided in the third plenum of the 10th congress, in 1977. The meeting saw the official ...

  3. Sun Yat-sen museum sparks hopes for preservation revolution

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Hark Yeung

    ... for a site in Central and Western District, the area where Dr Sun studied and organised the revolution. When Kom Tong Hall came up, it was just a perfect match.' Kam Tong Hall is a stone's ... a schoolmate of Sun's.' The book Ho Kam Tong, a Man for All Seasons mentions that one of Ho's concubines might have participated in Sun's 1911 revolution and Ho may have been ...

  4. Cast master reshuffles cadres

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... but she still finds herself producing works influenced by her childhood and the Cultural Revolution. 'After all the years I have spent in Austria, it is inevitable that there is some measure ... overnight during the Cultural Revolution. 'My grandparents and my father were arrested, and my mother was left to look after my younger brother and me. I stayed in Beijing with my mother while ...

  5. Soprano shines in a sombre morality tale

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... spent many years during the Cultural Revolution playing his violin in secret. Last night's performance marked the Asian premiere of this sombre German production. An honourable man, ... Joyce Hor-Chung Lau Fidelio Komische Oper Berlin Cultural Centre Ends tonight Perhaps the government VIPs ushered into the festival's official opening show, the Komische Oper ...

  6. HK culture week begins on a high note

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai Shanghai and Hong Kong yesterday launched a joint, week-long cultural celebration with an opera performance, in an effort to bring more of the special administrative region's artists to the mainland's financial capital. Last night's performance of western opera in the Shanghai Grand Theatre marked the beginning of Hong Kong Culture Week, which ...

  7. Net gains bridge cultural gap after chance meeting

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Programme on International and Cross-Cultural Education, a project that promotes education on international themes in American schools. Having worked in Paris, Lausanne, Beijing, Tokyo and London, Opperman was keenly interested in foreign languages and culture. He had a particular interest in China; he taught computer programming at Beijing University in 1985, had studied Chinese and had ...

  8. Runaway lovers highlight Pakistani culture clash

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asad Riaz in Islamabad A married couple is forced to flee because the girl's parents believe in arranged unions They were two lovers on the run for simply making their own choice. For almost eight months, newly married Afeefah and her husband Shahzad ...

  9. Cultural comic icon Master Q brought to life on silver screen

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... People might never guess that in his spare time, Valent Tse Yuen-ming, a lawyer by day, has been quietly working to revive Master Q, the Chinese cultural cartoon icon more commonly known as Lo Fu Ji, or Old Master. 'My friend Clayton Fong [a movie producer] came to me in 1998 with the idea of producing an animated Master Q,' he said. Remembering how much he enjoyed ...

  10. Yo Yo

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of Bathing, is the apparently inherent surrealism of Chinese society. Consider what allegedly happened in China's ancient capital Xian during the Cultural Revolution. Yo Yo claims that there, ... 'limitless devotion to the Great Leader'. Yo Yo's father, the editor of the state newspaper Gansu Daily in Lanzhou, capital of Gansu, was devoted to communism but not the Cultural ...




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