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  1. Lai See

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in short supply The inaugural annual forum of the Fung Global Institute- the Asia-Global Dialogue- moved its final session to Shenzhen on Saturday. There, Mao Yushi, a liberal economist well known ... had asked him: 'What advice do you have for our young students?' Mao's reply was crisp: 'Today there are fewer and fewer young people in China. Two decades ago, China had ...

  2. From the red poppy to Mao

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... to rouse support from their people and China trades in symbolism in ways that some find simply stomach-churning. At the heart of the capital in Tiananmen Square looms a massive portrait of Mao ... the Cultural Revolution. The Chinese leadership feels that it cannot abandon the symbolism associated with Mao without undermining the legitimacy of the communist state he founded. So the mass ...

  3. Fredric Mao Chun-fai

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Property developers eyeing the West Kowloon cultural district project have suddenly started taking an interest in sponsoring local arts. Good news or bad? Fredric Mao Chun-fai Artistic director of the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre: 'It's good that property developers have expressed an interest in local culture and arts and that they want to participate in it by way ...

  4. Bao Bao's Odyssey

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mao. 'We know you are a liar and every word from your mouth is a lie,' shouts the Great Helmsman, before ordering guards to drag him away. This is a nightmare, part of the rich and vivid life described in Bao Bao's Odyssey: From Mao's Shanghai to Capitalist Hong Kong, by Paul Ting. The Fuzhou-born Ting left China when he was a student. He has lived in Hong Kong, ...

  5. Artist makes interesting connections with sardonic figures

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... in a Mao suit situated next to a street walker. 'People like to perceive higher-up officials with a positive image, but I thought that may not always be true. There could be a hidden side, so ...

  6. Local performers need nurture, arts veterans say

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Frederic Mao Chun-fai said. Mao said there were a lot of home-grown productions but the city did not nurture these or promote them to become shows that could represent Hong Kong. He cited ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong shows off its arts and culture for a week in Taiwan

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... 19 performances in Taipei during the event, called "Hong Kong Week 2012- Culture & Creativity @ Taipei", which will run from November 23 to December 2. Fredric Mao, chairman ... the past six years], and what have we got?" said Mao, a veteran drama director. "For nine major art groups to perform back-to-back over 10 days outside Hong Kong is something we have ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Fu Baoshi paintings on display are fakes, says his granddaughter

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 01:59pm by Ivan Zhai, Thomas Chan

    ... of oriental art at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. After returning, he taught in the art department of Central University, now Nanjing University. A set of paintings by Fu illustrating poems by Mao ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of years. When Mao Zedong ruled China it was a taboo subject. However, if we look back over different dynasties we can see that many people held Confucius and his analects in high regard. Some ... Unfortunately China's male chauvinistic society has not adhered to Mao Zedong's old dictum that, 'women hold up half the sky'. Until the men running the country realise that equality ...

  10. Unofficial history finds voice in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the most famous are The Private Life of Chairman Mao, by his doctor Li Zhisui, published in 1994; the Chinese version of the biography of Mao Zedong by Jung Chang, in 2006; and Prisoner ... with this and so lets Hong Kong go on playing its role. Take Mao. On the shelves of Hong Kong bookshops, visitors can read of mass killings, personal brutality and a sex life more varied than ...




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