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  1. Aboriginals offer glimpse into island's rich cultures

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Wulai township is home to the indigenous Atayal tribe. Like many of Taiwan's indigenous villages, Wulai is located amid beautiful surroundings. Both the Nanshi and Beishi rivers run through ... in Taipei offers one of the best introductions to the island's indigenous cultures. Established in 1994, it is dedicated to promoting understanding between different ethnic groups through ...

  2. Pakistani consulate fails to sway officials in mosque row

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a dispute between indigenous villagers, who complain about visiting strangers, noise and disruption, and the Pakistani Muslims who claim they are victims of racial and religious discrimination. ... Benjamin Wong Not even the Pakistani consulate could persuade the Town Planning Board to let Muslims keep their self-built mosque in a New Territories village. The board yesterday ...

  3. Return from the diaspora

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people live in the village, about 50 of them indigenous villagers who are my family. I miss many things about Britain, where I was born and grew up and was educated. But there is a peaceful ... Kevin Sinclair Alex Lau Wing-ho was new to Tin Liu, a tiny Hakka village between Ma On Shan and Sai Kung. But he still called the hamlet home. When the 27-year-old from Norwich, ...

  4. Easy accessibility means visitors can marvel at ancient wonders

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... suggest Mediterranean origins, while falcons and urns reflect local design preferences. No royalty or notables were buried here, so the tombs belonged to indigenous families, and the amount of decoration was dependent upon their wealth. Finally, there is the Hanging Village of Habalah, a deserted settlement hacked out of solid rock at the base of a 300-metre cliff. Built some time ...

  5. A monument to waste and dysfunctional government

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the area. Unless a stand-off with local villagers is overcome, it will remain a white elephant. The museum, which traces the history of the 600-year-old industry in Wun Yiu village, stands ... to showcase porcelain, video facilities, spotlights and so on. The Antiquities and Monuments Office says villagers have opposed opening the museum without road widening and the construction of a car ...

  6. Vigilant or vigilantes

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... The decision to legitimise the role of village guards on Indonesia's troubled island has raised questions about the potential risks, writes Nick Gentle It's Wednesday night ... about it.' In a bid to boost security throughout the island, Balinese authorities last week announced they would upgrade the role of the island's traditional village guards, ...

  7. Programme brings Gift to villagers

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin People share their volunteering experience Carrie Lee Ka-lee is proud of the fact that she has helped make a difference to the lives of villagers in Yunnan after taking part ... to start the business. Projects are ongoing in the mainland and India. 'I joined the YLP in 2006. It was in the summer and we went to a village called Haitang in Yunnan,' said ...

  8. Worldly platter

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... with the Sarawak Tourism Board, there is nothing that makes him prouder than the Rainforest World Music Festival. Mount Santubong towers over the Sarawak Cultural Village- venue for the three-day festival ... Sea, and 45 minutes out of Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. Jimbau describes the village as a 'living museum', and its six hectares are scattered with traditional dwellings and a lake ...

  9. Village Life in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Village Life in Hong Kong: Politics, Gender, and Ritual in the New Territories by James Watson and Rubie Watson Chinese University Press $300 During Chung Yeung, in the ninth month of the lunar year, dozens of elderly men make their way to a grave in the northwest New Territories, near the Mai Po marshes. They include villagers, Hong Kong city dwellers and Guangdong ...

  10. Fujian village dreams of the return of its president 'son'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... For Taiwan's leader Chen Shui-bian, reunification has a deeper meaning via his Hakka ancestry, writes Paul Mooney Time has not been good to Baiye (White Leaf) village, in Zhaoan ... in this poor village could change dramatically, locals said, if their most famous native son- albeit separated by the Taiwan Strait and nine generations- could somehow accept unification ...




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