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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Hong Kong, beacon of culture

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... in 1951. But as Hong Kong's Cantonese culture thrived with the economic take-off in the 1970s, across the border the Cultural Revolution was giving way to the reform era, which brought ... an increasing powerful China is, often mistakenly, seen as a political and cultural monolith, protestors and political analysts say. On the surface, what appeared to be a backlash against the officially ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 1911 opera's Beijing run 'postponed, not cancelled'

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that was 'totally wrong... Chinese leaders, including [ex-president] Jiang Zemin, [met]just a few days ago to celebrate the centenary of the [1911] revolution. How can it be due to political reasons?' Mok, who, as artistic director for Opera Hong Kong, commissioned the work with the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, said he expected the opera would run in Beijing next spring ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Businesses need to join China's green revolution

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

    ... It is time our city's businesses joined China's green revolution. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    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, ...




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