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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: What Do You Pack? If You Are Never Coming Back, by Roberto Di Marco

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:16pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... in a motorcycle accident in Pattaya, and that his wife has inherited his considerable wealth. But is Vincent's death accident or murder? The widower goes to find out. This is one of 15 remarkable ... and moves into the house Vincent bought. But he begins to suspect her of ordering the killing of his friend and moves out. What is best about this book is the wealth of detail. Each chapter ...

  2. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    How a Chinese government decree could take the glimmer out of Vienna's Golden Music Hall

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... in Vienna’, and declare themselves famous.” In its notice, the ministry said it has banned any unapproved use of government funds for the rental of illustrious venues. Only concerts approved ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    How ziplining nomadic tribesmen could help to change people's perception of entrepreneurs

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Amy Nip

    ... who are they?" asked Gift's founder, Chandran Nair, yesterday. Nair wants to challenge the conception linking wealth to successful entrepreneurship and instead give credit ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Four Hongkongers in running for Sovereign Asian Art Prize

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Four Hong Kong artists are on this year's list of 30 finalists vying for the region's biggest art award, the Sovereign Asian Art Prize. And some of them took the opportunity to call for better funding and support for artists in the city, saying the private sector could not continue to drive development in the arts. Among the award finalists announced yesterday were ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Warning- handle heritage with care: Government warned treasures could be lost

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 02:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Ghost Festival. These are also on Hong Kong's list. Hui said that while the government had no plans to set up a designated fund for ICH, "the most important thing about safeguarding ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Heritage listings welcomed- but cash is needed

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Denise Tsang and Olga Wong

    ... of the committee advising the government on intangible cultural heritage, urged the government to draw up conservation plans, including designating funding and manpower to record the activities, to save ... fund as cash was available elsewhere. "Cantonese opera now has its own development fund while other items can be financially supported by the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust," she said. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon Cultural District needs to develop a 'human side': expert

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Zuni Icosahedron, said it lacked a blueprint connecting it with the rest of the city's cultural infrastructure, including arts funding and education. "The current budget does ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    French filmmaker Philippe Muyl takes China's story to Europe

    Posted May 31st 2014, 03:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and muses on the theme of loosening family connections at a time when an economic boom is leading to growing material wealth. Muyl says his Chinese co-writers helped him adapt the French story ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Gormley works may come to Hong Kong despite controversy following suicide

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:12am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Sponsor withdraws funding for installation 'Event Horizon' following banker's death Roof-edge art may come to HK despite suicide Hongkongers may ... in February. Property company Hongkong Land, which has a major client in the US investment bank, is withdrawing funding for the "Event Horizon" art installation. J.P. Morgan reportedly ...

  10. News - China - CULTURE

    Ai Weiwei makes acting debut in crowd-funded sci-fi film ‘The Sandstorm’

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 07:01pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... crowd-funded on  Kickstarter, stars Ai as a water smuggler in a movie that is being heralded as a metaphor for life in a city suffering both ecological and informational desertification. Described ... of the film is slated for a summer release date. Only a week into its Kickstarter campaign, the short has already raised over US$60,000, and Wishnow plans to use these funds to cover the cost ...




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