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  1. Pride of lions

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... a dancing lion. The 22-year-old coach says she accepted this to the extent she had never even thought of challenging it until an unexpected invitation came around. The result was a minor revolution ...

  2. Wild Grass: China's Revolution from Below

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan Wild Grass: China's Revolution from Below by Ian Johnson Penguin $108 This time last year Ian Johnson was praised around the world for writing one of the best books on China in years. Since then, Wild Grass has, inexplicably, slipped through the cracks of public notice- hence the release of this paperback three months ahead of schedule. Many China-watchers ...

  3. Cultural heritage a high priority

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 2004. It was a spectacular success by any standards, but Hong Kong's embrace of popular culture from Taiwan goes back a long way, with the talents of performers such as the legendary singer ... gifts. Taiwan's culture runs a lot deeper- from the ancient customs of its native aborigines to modern-day art and literature, distinctive folk opera, puppetry and innovative performing arts ...

  4. The old raw nerve

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... of the authorities are rooted in the confrontational language of the Cultural Revolution. Phrases like the 'Dalai clique' are almost identical to terms like 'anti-party clique' that were used to describe Mao Zedong's enemies in the 1960s and 70s. Such statements reinforce the idea that nothing has changed since the Cultural Revolution and that China is still under threat ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cross-strait dispute' (December 9). There are residents of Hong Kong, past or present, who were here during the so-called Cultural Revolution, and who were witness to the atrocities carried out ... 'revolution'. I saw my first dead body at the age of 17, floating in the harbour, its head unrecognisable. Is it any wonder the Taiwanese don't want these people in charge of their country? JOHN S. ...

  6. Picking China's next winners

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland makers of everything from cars to mobile phones. Tang was born in Shanghai in 1968 during the decade-long Cultural Revolution. His parents had been engineers before the revolution started ... for the chairman to send money to workers' relatives if they are sick, or to invite relatives to the company for parties or family days. How has the Cultural Revolution affected the way older Chinese ...

  7. Portrait of a city as a blank canvas

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Hong Kong has the infrastructure to become a world cultural capital, says mainland artist Zhang Huan. What it needs now is more homegrown artists. 'Hong Kong is gradually moving away from being known as a cultural desert,' said the co-founder of the Beijing East Village avant garde arts community, who has just launched his first solo ...

  8. The buzz

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... free of charge, so knowledge-hungry patrons won't have to spend a cent. Sadly, the offer does not extend to the awesome Pixar 25th-anniversary exhibition at Sha Tin's Cultural Museum, ... in an atmospheric former British military installation), the Museum of History (currently hosting a great exhibition on China's 1911 revolution) and the Museum of Art (now displaying more than 15,700 ...

  9. Cultural Affairs Bureau wins no awards with insulting contest rules

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... The Cultural Affairs Bureau, which is calling for submissions, says the competition is open only to professional architects in Macau. But the winner will have to give up his design because ... if that's the way it feels. The director of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Ho Lai Chun da Luz, has said, 'the contest is absolutely fair.' But she sidestepped the big question- why ...

  10. Cultural deficit

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... There is nothing unusual about countries promoting cultural exchanges with China. But this event was different. It was filled with juxtaposing ironies: the different paths of social and economic ... themselves about their own culture, where ethnicity is now reduced to a superficial, Disneyesque imitation of its past. Today, in Beijing, there is only one dream- the Olympics- which is in danger ...




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