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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ... countries of the developing world? Over the past 30 years, China's urban population has increased by 500 million and it is planning to add another 300 million by 2030, meaning one in every ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1125521/book-review-chinas-urban-billion-tom-miller
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tastemaker: Stacey Rodda, founder of Music Beyond Borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... at RTHK's Studio One dedicated to Iberian culture was discussed over lunch at the China Tee Club. The show went ahead and its success allowed me to turn a single concert into an entire project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1070383/tastemaker-stacey-rodda-founder-music-beyond-borders
  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    J. Crew CEO Millard Drexler explains why the retailer is expanding into Asia

    Posted May 19th 2014, 09:21am by Jing Zhang

    ... "We're not a logo business, and I know people buy logos [in China]. But I hear that this is also shifting. We're not a bling company, we're a style business and a design business," ... "I've been on the board of Apple for 14 years, and people always talk about Steve Jobs. He was probably one of the most successful visionaries and business people in the world. But Steve had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1513556/j-crew-ceo-millard-drexler-explains-why-retailer-expanding
  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: World Order, by Henry Kissinger

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by David Wilson

    ... Nobel Peace Prize. Books behind him include On China, a love letter to the People's Republic, which he favours accommodating. In World Order, it is described as a pillar of global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1600849/book-review-world-order-henry-kissinger
  5. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Collapse of Civilisation, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:15pm by David Wilson

    ... point, a fictional scholar representing an imagined future China- the Second People's Republic- laments how the Enlightenment's children ditched reason during the early 21st century. ... inland towns and shunts more than 250 million citizens to high ground. Cue the Second People's Republic of China, a bastion of efficiency amid the turmoil besetting liberal democracies, says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1546503/book-review-collapse-civilisation-naomi-oreskes-and-erik-conway
  6. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Betrayal in Paris, by Paul French

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:52pm by KIN-MING LIU

    ... rejuvenation"- one must learn about the "century of humiliation", the period between 1839 on the eve of the first Opium War and 1949 with the founding of the People's Republic, when China ... Paul French is doing the non-Chinese speaking world a service in filling in the gap, as suggested by the subtitle of his book Betrayal in Paris: How the Treaty of Versailles Led to China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1526578/book-review-betrayal-paris-paul-french
  7. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... against official corruption since the People's Republic was founded in 1949. More than 30,000 government officials have been prosecuted for taking bribes since President Xi Jinping launched ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland research suggests that graft may have a physiological basis, and that some people's brains are hard-wired for bribery Is corruption all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545137/corruption-all-mind
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    London celebrates century of Chinese cinema

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by James Mottram

    ... in the era following the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949; the action-packed "Swordsmen, Gangsters and Ghosts"; "New Waves", which focuses ... of a milestone." A trailblazing collaboration with the China Film Archive, the Hong Kong Film Archive and the Chinese Taipei Film Archive, it often involved "bizarre conversations" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559036/london-celebrates-century-chinese-cinema
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Open Qing dynasty mansions to the public, Beijing conservationists say

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:57am by Andrea Chen

    ... complexes were built in the inner city as their personal homes. But following the establishment of the People's Republic of China, many were taken over by government departments, military ... to wealthy merchants or occupied by warlords until Mao's forces defeated the Kuomintang in the civil war and established the people's republic. "The new government was badly in need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1508379/open-qing-dynasty-mansions-public-beijing-conservationists
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Exhibition illuminates Chinese artists who lived in Paris in 20th century

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 10:02am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... is hosting it gives Lefebvre satisfaction, he says, not only because this year marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and the People's Republic of China but because ... post-imperial China. On their return to the motherland, having seen the scale (large), the texture (oils not ink), the subject matter (domestic, often unclothed) of Western art, they inspired a second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1526589/exhibition-illuminates-chinese-artists-who-lived-paris-20th

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