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  1. Collared with another cultural revolution?

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with an Oriental twist.' Other converts were Andrew Yuen Wai-man (above with le Masne de Chermont) and French banker Alain Chrun. But a cynic like me wonders, is this a real cultural revolution ...

  2. Cultural revolution to fashion evolution

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the situation was more than 30 years ago,' he said. At the time, mainland residents were still staggering from the tumultuous decade of the Cultural Revolution and the dress code was limited ...

  3. White paper praises rule-of-law transition

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Cultural Revolution, which destroyed all that China had of a legal system. In those three decades, China had enacted legislation in all seven fundamental legal areas- constitutional, civil ... and stability', it said. The paper said that because of its painful experience during the Cultural Revolution, China had paid particular attention to human rights and had established a legal system ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Changing clothes in changing times

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing public servant Li Zhi recalled the changes in her clothing over the past 30 years: 'I wore blue and grey clothes during the Cultural Revolution [1966-1976]. After it ended, clothes with other colours became available. I had a knitted red and white striped sweater. Fashionable women also began to have their hair permed around that time. 'I went ...

  6. Linguist teaches machines the mystery of language

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of seven went back to China, including Hong Kong, in the summer. He remembers seeing the disparity between the US and post-Cultural Revolution China, and how much of it had to do with language and culture. 'You see the cultural disconnects, that English speakers aren't understanding something about the Chinese situation and vice versa. 'This is where we can make ...

  7. Confucian virtues on parade for festival

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... to maintain 'social harmony'. Confucianism was ridiculed during the early years of communist rule, and during the Cultural Revolution the party went all out in its attempt to purge ... It seems like the whole town has come out, and there are lots of visitors. It's the liveliest this place has been for a long time.' This was the Cixiao Culture Festival in Cicheng town, ...

  8. On the right track

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... culminating in the 10-year-long Cultural Revolution of 1966-1976, during which unknown numbers of people were incarcerated, beaten, humiliated and killed with no pretence of legal niceties. Still, ... and cultural issues rather than political ones. The document depicts a country steadily moving forward in the human rights field for the last 60 years: 'Since the founding of the People's ...

  9. A path less travelled

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Persecuted during the Cultural Revolution and now witnessing China's relentless pursuit of capitalism, hermits are returning to remote parts of the mainland in search of solitude ... receptive. At times, hermits have had to travel very deep inside the mountain ranges to escape religious or political persecution. Hit hard during the Cultural Revolution, when Mao Zedong ordered ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Yan Huichang: conductor hitting all the right notes

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... to train in leading Chinese orchestras under an exclusive programme after the Cultural Revolution. His speciality saw him join Beijing's National Chinese Orchestra aged 29. Four years later, ... to receive the Innovation Prize- awarded every three years from the national Ministry of Culture- for its breakthrough in reforming the 1,000-year old huqin- the Chinese fiddle. It was a project Yan ...




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