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  1. 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 ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... probably removed by Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution to bring down the Four Olds (Old Custom, Old Culture, Old Habits and Old Ideas) and build a new society, according to their slogan. ...

  3. Hong Kong can boot up China's technology revolution

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Samson Tam China's reform and open-door policy has been the main driving force for the nation's development over the past 30 years, and that momentum should continue under the national 12th five-year plan. However, is that driving force enough t ...

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    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... of Chinese culture and its diaspora- and the respect for, and fear of, China. Many Southeast Asian countries take the long-term view: China will always be there. Their valid concern is that US ...

  5. Gold medals in the arts for hearing-impaired duo

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hearing because of a high fever as a child. 'It was during the Cultural Revolution. My parents were under persecution as they were intellectuals. They were unable to live with me, so when I had the fever, there was no adult around to take care of me and I lost my hearing.' After the Cultural Revolution, his school noticed his talent and encouraged him to take up painting. Ko ...

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    A liveable city needs cultural riches, not just wealth

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Benny Chia

    ... Benny Chia Our city might meaningfully join the list of liveable cities if we begin to prioritise people over materialism HK can truly become a top city when its culture matures Last ... and cultural depth. How does Hong Kong stack up in comparison, then? We beat Vienna hands down in terms of food. For those who prefer culinary variety, Vienna definitely disappoints. As for Melbourne, ...

  7. Booming arts and culture scene at the crossroads

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989. By entering the enamel-paint-on-canvas work into an official competition run by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Chow expects to raise many ... in the city. First announced just a year after the handover, the West Kowloon Cultural District remains some years away from fruition. The project hit the buffers in 2006 when the idea of appointing ...

  8. Jobs narrow cultural gap

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... As told to Chiu Po-sze Big government publicity for the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) has successfully changed the attitude of many parents towards the arts. Previously, many ... design and animation. Local artists have worked hard to belie Hong Kong's reputation as a cultural desert. But apart from the WKCD, the government is less enthusiastic when it comes ...

  9. Culture bureau to inspire vision

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A new culture bureau must have a vision of cultural development, foster the growth of the arts, safeguard creative freedom and never function as a propaganda organ. This is the consensus of a panel of experts who took part in an exchange over the proposed culture bureau for the Post's chief executive debate series. They say the bureau ...

  10. Cultural and economic ties drive relations

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the University of Essex. Malaysia and Hong Kong enjoy close cultural and economic ties. 'Many Malaysians speak Cantonese just like Hongkongers do. There is no language barrier,' Yew says. ...




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