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  1. Gallery of the unexpected

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by John Kohut

    ... A Paris exhibition by Chinese video artists shows they've shed their political baggage for more personal commentary, writes John Kohut AMONG THE FEW hundred events that are transforming France into a showcase of Chinese culture this year, perhaps no ...

  2. Gabrielle Wang

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sandra Fabbretti Writers from China's diaspora Illustrator turned children's book author Gabrielle Wang says she 'sees' her books before she's even put pen to paper. A student of design, photography and drawing, Wang spent several ...

  3. America must open its eyes to China: Murdoch

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

    ... The media mogul is appalled at how few US schools teach Chinese language and culture, Florence Ng reports from New York The chairman of global media giant News Corp, Rupert Murdoch, has warned that the American public's poor knowledge of China would ...

  4. 24 hours with Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The French Minister of Culture and Communications is at the sharp end of promoting his country's culture, values and lifestyle overseas. In Hong Kong recently as part of a trade mission to China, he tells David Evans it's all about mutual respec ...

  5. Characters and tones the biggest challenges

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor CHINESE IS REPUTEDLY one of the world's most difficult languages to learn. It is really not all that hard. All you have to do is arrange to be born into a Chinese-speaking family. After that, it all comes quite naturally. But what abou ...

  6. Minorities get access to schools through central allocation scheme

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Children who do not speak Chinese have for the first time been offered places in government and aided primary schools through the central allocation system. Of 541 non-Chinese-speaking children who applied for primary-school places, 168 have be ...

  7. New lingua franca has everybody talking

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As China opens up to the world, Putonghua is becoming more popular among foreign students and businesspeople Two facts point to the increasing popularity of Putonghua worldwide: registration of Chinese-character domain names on the internet, and the Chine ...


    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... A global kitchen odyssey serves up sharp insights into the Chinese immigrant experience. Andrew Sun gets a taste for it FILMMAKER CHEUK KWAN has an obsession. A frequent traveller, he seeks out Chinese restaurants each time he visits a new country and tri ...

  9. Blood, sweat and tears

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Peter Goff, Beijing It does not take much for foreigners to master the basic Putonghua sounds. Simply place the tip of your tongue between your teeth and bite hard until you taste blood. Now say 'shi, shi, shi, shi' in undulating tones. Next, ro ...

  10. How minorities could contribute

    Posted Jan 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with interest the letter headlined 'Police build up community ties' (December 22) in response to my letter headlined 'Recruit the minorities' (December 3). While building up strong community relationships is very laudable, it ha ...




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