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  1. News - China - LITERATURE

    Nobel winner Mo Yan country's second-wealthiest writer

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Nobel winner Mo Yan nation's 2nd-richest writer Less than two months after winning the Nobel Prize for literature, Mo Yan can claim another distinction: ... The list's founder, Wu Huaiyao, told the West China City Daily that Mo Yan clearly benefited from the Nobel committee's October 11 decision, making him the first Chinese national ...

  2. News - China

    Nobel laureate Mo Yan praised for urging dissident's release

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 04:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington China’s Nobel Prize-winning writer Mo Yan won praise on Saturday from supporters of the jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo after the officially tolerated writer called for his fellow laureate’s freedom. Mo Yan, who has been on the defensive against activists who accused him of being a communist stooge, told a news conference a day after winning ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Lack of trust clouds strategies of China, Japan and the US in East Asia

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... Chow Chung-yan chungyan.chow@scmp.com A lack of trust and understanding cloud the diplomatic strategies of the big three players in East Asia – China, Japan and the United States A place in the The world watches in bewilderment as two of its largest economies inch ever closer to war. It's all the more puzzling given that the countries have become close trading partners in recent years ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's reformers within

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREAS FULDA

    ... author Mo Yan, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, came under fire late last year for choosing not to condemn the principles of censorship, comparing it, perhaps flippantly, to inconvenient yet necessary airport security checks. Salman Rushdie took to Facebook to label Mo "a patsy of the regime" and criticise his refusal to sign a petition calling for the release ...

  5. From merely bizarre to downright stupid

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Li Yong Yan

    ... advantages by freeing the minds of the people. That way, the creative power of a free people will more likely produce a few miracle chips and great aircraft. Li Yong Yan is a China business ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Writers should be true to their convictions

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping isn't convinced that Nobel winner Mo Yan's works honestly reflect his inner struggles Writers should remain true to their convictions to create lasting art ... the novel to try and recapture that thrill, I realised it is gone for good. I also tried to read Mo Yan's other works that I hadn't read before, but I gave up before long. A voice inside ...

  7. News - China - FILM

    Director slams unwritten film censorship rules in mainland

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... rules] demonstrate that the censorship system, which we have long wanted to terminate, is governed not by law, but by men," Xie wrote. "If author Mo Yan had to … wait for advice ...

  8. Yan hungry for more

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau-Kit-wai As all eyes are on China in the run up to this summer's Beijing Olympics. Celebrity chef Martin Yan is jumping on the bandwagon to flex his muscles in possibly the world's largest tourism market. Yan (left) will open Chef Martin Yan's Culinary Arts Centre at the Window of the World theme park in Shenzhen in March, providing expert and leisure cooking ...

  9. Confusion over arrest of vocal journalist

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Associates say there could be many reasons why Zhao Yan was taken away Associates of outspoken journalist Zhao Yan were yesterday pondering the reasons behind his detention, the latest move by authorities to clamp down on freedom of expression during the recent handover of full power to President Hu Jintao. The associates found it difficult to pinpoint ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE

    Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Mo Yi, Qiu Zhijie Zhang Haier, Zhao Liang and Zheng Guogu. “In the past, photography was mainly used for political propaganda and for practical purposes. But since the 1980s many ... with Liu Zheng in the mid-’90s. But for a more comprehensive retrospective, works by pioneers active since the ‘80s, including Zhang Haier, Mo Yi, Gu Zheng and Han Lei, have been included. On show ...




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