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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Many local fishermen are struggling to survive in a changing industry, let alone preserve skills and traditions passed down for generations Fishing ... that the cultural heritage of the city's fishermen should be preserved, they worry for the future of the industry. "When there's no one still in business, what's the point of keeping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592493/fishing-heritage-may-be-one-got-away
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... steps are being taken to preserve at least its memory. Shrimp paste making was officially recognised as a cultural asset in June when the government announced its first intangible cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593980/tai-o-losing-its-taste-century-old-shrimp-paste-flavour
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Living dictionary' keeps family history, culture and language alive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by ANNEMARIE EVANS

    ... as they have been for hundreds of years. Hau has been nominated by the Conservancy Association for the heritage preservation category of the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. "I finished Form Two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586060/living-dictionary-keeps-family-history-culture-and-language-alive
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    ‘Hong Kong is becoming like the mainland’: Author Bi Feiyu urges city to preserve its culture

    Posted May 01st 2014, 11:20pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Mainland author sees city growing less civil and urges its people to keep on setting good example 'Don't let HK culture fade away' A leading mainland writer has urged Hongkongers to stay vigilant to prevent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1502052/author-bi-feiyu-tells-hongkongers-maintain-citys-culture
  5. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... insight into historical events, and perhaps nowhere is this better expressed than through art and narrative. Where crisis and trauma have been experienced, artworks and stories find power. Through art, the unspeakable is given voice. In Sophia Law's new book, the history of the Vietnamese boatpeople who migrated to Hong Kong in the 1970s is brought to life. It balances historical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... Hiu-fai said the government would sift through the 480 items to decide which needed urgent preservation. "We'll do so based on the items' cultural importance, current situation ... to hammer out measures to preserve the items before they are lost forever. Ip Chun, the eldest son of legendary kung fu master Yip Man, welcomed the decision to recognise three types of wing chun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Dreams of home and marriage falling apart for Hongkongers

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hongkongers losing battle to have roof over head and a happy family, social development index shows, as divorces hit historic peak Dreams of home ... for public housing rose sharply, while government supply failed to meet demand. The number of divorces continued to rise to 21,125 cases- a historic peak- while "domestic incidents"- family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521380/dreams-home-and-marriage-falling-apart
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Why China's wheat-growing north produces individualists and its rice-growing south is clannish

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:14am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Culture wise, we reap what we sow It's a common cultural perception. Westerners are seen as prizing individualism, while Asians tend to be creatures who lean on their communities. If you are looking for an answer as to why, there is the "rice theory". Psychologists say the divide may come down to which crops are historically ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1508726/why-chinas-wheat-growing-north-produces-individualists-and-its-rice
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Young democracy firebrands stars of documentary

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... and just days before the historic July 1 protest of that year against the proposed Article 23, an anti-sedition law. "I saw the city when it was going through a crisis of confidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1408682/young-democracy-firebrands-stars-documentary
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    British lawmaker to Beijing: Allow Hong Kong to rejoin Commonwealth

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... suggested Beijing allow Hong Kong to rejoin the Commonwealth- the 53-strong international grouping of countries with historic links to Britain. The city left the organisation at the time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352736/british-lawmaker-wants-hong-kong-back-commonwealth

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