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  1. It's a revolution for wizards from Oz

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... sevens revolution has only just begun says Gary Pearse, assistant coach of the current team and one of the greats of their past sevens teams in Hong Kong. Pearse and coach Glen Ella only recently ... and develop that relationship. 'The one problem rugby league players would have is the cultural challenge as there is a big difference between the two codes. There are some values in our game ...

  2. Winners and losers in turbulent history

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into a river. Then, in 1937, the Japanese army occupied Suzhou and the family lost everything again. The third time was the Cultural Revolution, when Zhou was sent to a labour camp in Ningxia for 28 ... the Kuomintang into two parties or setting up a new one, and constitutional government, objectives that have been realised in Taiwan. He opposed revolution and proposed that China should have a federal ...

  3. Out of line

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... it upon himself to warn Hong Kong people not to take part in demonstrations, equating the peaceful, orderly protests here with the Cultural Revolution on the mainland during the time of Mao Zedong. Judging from his appearance, Mr Zou is probably old enough to remember what really happened in the Cultural Revolution. Well, whatever the case, he should realise that the demonstration ...

  4. Oil turns wheels of Chavez revolution

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recall referendum has thrown a spotlight on the 'revolution' he has piloted since assuming office in 1998. To his supporters, the Venezuelan president is a visionary leader who has ... to carry out his much-heralded transformation of Venezuelan society. Last week, he announced a 'new stage of the revolution' and 'a deepening of the revolutionary process' ...

  5. The odd couple: Mao and Hoxha's unusual alliance

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution with his own Cultural and Ideological Revolution, which lasts four years and peaks with a violent campaign in 1967 to extinguish religious life ...

  6. Change of heart

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the opportunity to meet an old revolutionary, Lu Dingyi. Before the Cultural Revolution, he was one of the most powerful men in China. The former head of the Propaganda Department, culture minister, ... Lu was close to Mao Zedong. He would also become one of the first victims of the Cultural Revolution, only to be rehabilitated after Mao's death. I met him on June 30, 1984. From him, ...

  7. The Island that Dared: Journeys in Cuba

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Tom Fawthrop by Dervla Murphy Eland, HK$238 Cuba has re-emerged since the mid-1990s as a popular tourist destination with the lure of tropical beaches, vibrant culture and irresistible music laced with the unique legacy of the revolution led by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Most visitors are never quite sure as they head for Havana: will they bear witness to the last days ...

  8. Vietnam's reforms a pointer for China

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... important to learn from the assertive 'little brother' it once sought to put in its place. The PLA at the time faced the troubles of the Cultural Revolution and was unprepared for the war ...

  9. Culture of revenge snags road map to Mideast peace

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... The director of the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs, Mahdi Abdul Hadi, said that a culture of revenge was still governing relations between the two sides. He said ...

  10. Use harbour in cultural plans, urges architect

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The unique visual impact of Victoria Harbour rivals Manhattan and should not be left out of any cultural plans, celebrated American architect Frank Gehry said yesterday. ... hoped would become part of the vista. The glass-and-marble museum complex at the Tamar site was part of Swire's rejected plan for the West Kowloon cultural district- which extends ...




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