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  1. Beijing hears A-mei after five-year wait

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was forced to cancel her concert in Hangzhou for safety reasons after angry protesters surrounded her hotel, accusing her of supporting Taiwan's independence. The incident has prompted the State ...

  2. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Fear of mainland China cultural influences political claptrap

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... a Singer thus serves as a warning to Taiwan- not politically, but culturally. As Taiwan's Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai says: "We need to cherish our creativity and do our utmost ... Lawrence Chung It's not just a one-way street, as Taiwanese singers and soap operas have been popular for decades across the strait Fear of mainland cultural influences political ...

  3. Brash best-seller seen adding fuel to the flames of nationalism

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Kristine Kwok and Raymond Li in Beijing Forget about catchphrases such as 'rising nation' and 'the world's biggest developing country'. In a new book, a group of Chinese writers has declared that China is not happy. The launch thi ...

  4. China Dreams

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd China Dreams by Sid Smith Picador, HK$132 On the surface, China Dreams seems like the most self-explanatory title of the year: it's about China and there are lots of dreams in it. Yet, like so much in Sid Smith's writing, surfaces don ...

  5. Plaza the perfect place to make a song and dance about beliefs

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung in Taipei Taiwan's newest- and perhaps largest- karaoke venue lets people literally sing out in protest. The plaza outside the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall ... dancing when he sang five patriotic songs about the Republic of China, Taiwan's official name. But the audience's joy turned to rage when the man sang the anthem of the People's ...

  6. Politically sound

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... in China. This year, as Spirit of Taiwan, it has shelved the politics for a more genuine platform of reconciliation in Taiwan. As a result, it has won a broad range of supporters, including former ... band, Chthonic. But for now he's more concerned about Taiwan's own political crisis. 'The big problem in Taiwan isn't the president's scandals- it's that there has ...

  7. Politics the punchline at film awards

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Emily Tsang While A Simple Life cleaned up on the awards front, local politics gave the hosts plenty to laugh about at the 31st Hong Kong Film Awards. The crowd at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui roared as host Ronald Cheng Chung-kai said film fans could have 'predicted' recent political events by watching an old Cantonese film about a large ...

  8. College wins right to grant degrees

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung and Klaudia Lee Taiwan-backed Chu Hai gains approval of Exco Taiwan-backed Chu Hai College has been given approval by the Executive Council to grant degrees and has been renamed Chu Hai Post Secondary College. Vice-president Kong Yau-pak said the new status would pave the way for the college to become a private university by about 2008. The college is already ...

  9. Politicians call a truce for Taiwan Braveheart

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and opposition parties, which have been trying to show how much they treasure Taiwan during their campaigning ahead of the legislative and presidential elections in January. Directed by Wei Te-sheng, whose Cape No. 7 in 2008 was a huge success in Taiwan, the film had the unique honour of being premiered in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei on Sunday- three days after its world ...

  10. Dissecting a black genre of flesh and blood in Taiwanese movies

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Taiwan Black Movies, he was met with embarrassment rather than enthusiasm. 'They would feel really strange about why I'm interested in the movies I asked them about- they tended ... as a university student, made Taiwan Black Movies to rediscover a chapter that he says mainstream film historians has rejected- even when the movies sold well on release during the time. Rather than ...




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