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  1. Treatment of Leung and his ministers evokes memories of Cultural Revolution

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s and 1970s, when senior officials were victims of a mass purge. In ways reminiscent of those dark days, C.Y. and his ministers have been subjected to a wide range ... on the victims of the Cultural Revolution, including imprisonment, torture and seizure of property. However, we do have supporters of the League of Social Democrats and People Power who, in the name ...

  2. Tsang 'sorry' for Cultural Revolution gaffe

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Fanny W. Y. Fung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen issued a personal apology yesterday for linking democracy with the chaos of the Cultural Revolution. 'I am very sorry that I made an inappropriate remark concerning the Cultural Revolution during a radio interview yesterday, and I wish to retract that remark. Hong Kong people treasure democracy and hope ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MR. SHANGKONG

    Old Shanghai legacy guardian to be remembered for her writing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 05:18pm by George Chen

    ... period of Cultural Revolution on the mainland, a political movement that pushed the entire country to the brink of collapse and caused huge ethical problems that affected the Chinese ... States. Nien Cheng - no relation to Cheng Naishan - is the wife of a foreign officer in charge of British oil company Shell in Shanghai before the Cultural Revolution broke out. Nien Cheng ...

  4. Egg tart undergoes culinary revolution

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... CEO John Chong Yam-ming has heeded calls to preserve it as cultural heritage. Better, he has come up with several new recipes to revitalise it. Get ready for it. The new and improved version ... culinary revolution he has wrought is to turn the traditional sweet tarts into salty ones to be mixed with either sauteed pork or chicken breast. No one has ever thought of making the tarts salty ...

  5. Revolution road

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... fictionalised memoir of immigrant life, covers a number of bases. Born in China to a white Russian family who fled there after the 1917 Russian Revolution, McCaughan moved to Australia when, as a young girl living in Shanghai, her family was displaced by another communist revolution. Returning to China decades later provided real impetus to write. 'My husband's job brought us ...

  6. Recalling a quiet revolution

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... in cultural management two years ago. Having visited the Dashanzi, or 798, art district in Beijing and The Substation in Singapore as part of her studies, she was intrigued by the many parallels ...

  7. Culture central

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In July, Hong Kong Music Arts Festival celebrates City Hall's fifth anniversary with 22 programmes by local arts groups. A confrontation with Cultural Revolution leftists singing political ... since the Cultural Revolution. 1981 In March, City Hall hosts the first Asian Composers Festival, bringing together for the first time composers from the mainland and Taiwan. In September, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Alex Ma's duplicitous tale of two cities

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... international cities, both are growing, both have people from all over the world," Ma said. He is completing a doctorate at Sydney University on how propaganda art during the Chinese cultural revolution affected contemporary Chinese art. ...

  9. Old China hand helps protect Olympic logos

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution, the director of the government's Intellectual Property Department is now involved in the ultimate symbol of the nation's resurgence- the Beijing ... to the mainland during the Cultural Revolution of the early 1970s, he witnessed the unleashing of a political crisis, when people needed official coupons for meals, and when few dared to speak ...

  10. Little left to see on HK's Sun Yat-sen historical trail

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the revolution, who will talk with visiting secondary school pupils. 'We have a natural stage- the trail,' said Iman Fok Tin-man of Hulu Culture. 'The performers will ask the students ... and where history was made. The markers tell of the important role Hong Kong played in the years running up to the revolution. Here, revolutionaries held secret meetings, secret agents from the Qing ...




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