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  1. 82 Republic New Year Show

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... artists of contemporary China by their galleries. Chan Yu, Guo Hongwei, Li Shurui, Wan Yang and Zhou Siwei belong to the age group that 'grew up as a privileged generation with exposure ... the exhibition is the continuation of the galleries' 82 Republic programme set up in 2006 to showcase the works of Chinese artists born in the 1980s. 'They enjoyed the undivided attention ...

  2. people's republic of desire

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... before.' 'Of course not,' says Beibei. 'We don't want our friend to leave us. And anyway, life in China is great now. Look at Niuniu. She's really talented, and she came ... way of thinking. It's difficult to make a living as a writer in China. Even a best seller doesn't guarantee a big payout or a steady income. For instance, it's common practice ...

  3. people's republic of desire

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... an affair with one of their idols, every single one would say yes. For a long time, their idol was Ricky Martin. Beibei's company brought Martin to China in 1998, and she and Lulu got front-row ... and explosive. And he didn't seem arrogant. Not like those Chinese pop stars who think they're big shots even though almost no one knows them outside China. No matter what people said about ...

  4. Ode to joy celebrates the republic

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Vincent Mak

    ... Vincent Mak Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Sha Tin Town Hall Ended yesterday As a collective musical force, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra offers high hopes. In its concert celebrating the anniversary of the People's Republic of China at Sha Tin Town Hall on Wednesday, the violins gleamed with a bright tone and the woodwinds chirped in clearly. The cellos were powerful (especially ...

  5. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    How popcorn has become a 390 million yuan hit with mainland Chinese movie-goers

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:02pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Snack big revenue earner at cinema chain as China has become the world's second-largest film market outside the US Popcorn has become a big money maker ... About 467 million trips were made to movie theatres in the whole of 2012. Box office takings have climbed from 950 million yuan in 2002, when China started to introduce a cinema chain system, ...

  6. Republic of sounds

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou What is Taiwanese culture? This year's Taiwan Culture Festival promises to offer a less-than-conventional answer to that question. From October 29 right through to the end of November, a horde of performing groups and artists in music, fi ...

  7. China's new faces

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the mainland; it is likely to break box-office records. This is propaganda - but high-class propaganda, an example of how China is getting better at packaging its message that the republic is founded ... For years, China has been trying to improve its global image, to be seen as a cultured and dignified nation, not the sweatshop of Asia or known for a regime that suppresses human rights. ...

  8. The Founding of a Republic (DVD)

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui It has been said The Founding of a Republic will only appeal to people born after the 1980s who are keen on Chinese history, elderly citizens who lived through the cultural ... is where Mao plays with his daughters in a field full of flowers. This was meant to be war. The film isn't a bad way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic. And if you ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Tastemaker: Stacey Rodda, founder of Music Beyond Borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by OLIVER

    ... at RTHK's Studio One dedicated to Iberian culture was discussed over lunch at the China Tee Club. The show went ahead and its success allowed me to turn a single concert into an entire project ...

  10. China ranked as third largest film market in world

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Mainland cinema box-office revenue is expected to have surged nearly 30 per cent to 13 billion yuan (HK$16 billion) last year, with China becoming the third-largest film market in the world. But the top 10 list was still dominated by Hollywood blockbusters, a consultancy says. The Chinese film market is likely to now only trail the US and Japan, ...




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