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  1. Bjork faces ban after provocative Tibet call

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Quirky and controversial, Icelandic singer Bjork is likely to be banned from the mainland after making a call for Tibetan independence during a weekend performance in Shanghai. In the final performance of her encore, the singer chanted 'Tibet, Tibet' near the end of her song Declare Independence, people who attended the show said. 'It ...

  2. TV slur fury highlights poor channels of communication

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... by prominent western media outlets in reports on Tibet. CNN was criticised for posting a photo in March on its website that cropped out Tibetan rioters attacking Chinese targets to focus on a Chinese ... Post was also criticised for mismatching an online photo showing Nepali police clashing with Tibetan protesters in Kathmandu with a caption claiming they were Chinese police in Lhasa. While ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Make-Do Publishing translates independent Chinese writers for West

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Independent Chinese writing translated for West A potent mix of state censorship, conservative publishing choices and scant translation means international readers ... Kong-based translator. "Now it's more about avoiding political errors." Make-Do focuses instead on independents such as Murong Xuecun and Chen Xiwo, who tend to offer something ...

  4. Melbourne

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sue Green Sixty years ago, when a group of friends decided to stage a mini-film festival in an outer Melbourne suburb, little did they know it would become Australia's largest film festival, a 17-day winter highlight for more than 200,000 people. The ...

  5. Tibet

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... office, a new wave of more contemplative films from Tibet are garnering critical attention both at home and abroad. At the centre of the movement is Pema Tseden, the son of nomads and the only sibling of three to attain higher education. A graduate of the Beijing Film Academy, Pema Tseden, now 41, is the first filmmaker to make a feature in the Tibetan language using an all-Tibetan cast ...

  6. Independents' day

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Justin Sweeting

    ... of this underground movement. Rockit Festival founder Nimal Jayawardena says the label is on the right track. 'Harbour Records is a great idea. We support them and what they are trying to do. Like ...

  7. Almost anything goes for Shanghai shows

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... line is no nudism and no talk of Tibetan or Xinjiang independence,' he said. Two young choreographers from Tsao's company have tailor-made a gala for two shopping malls in Shanghai. ...

  8. Politicians call a truce for Taiwan Braveheart

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com A new Taiwanese film, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale, is causing a huge buzz on the island even before it has gone on general release. The 4 1/2-hour epic- to be shown in two parts- is already being h ...

  9. Dirty Bass (CD) Far East Movement

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Candace Kwan Judging from a cursory glance at the track list- actually, just from a glance at the first two tracks- Far East Movement have taken their unexpected collaborations up ... to sing, Far East Movement is once again the host of an all-inclusive party for everyone, whether or not they're old enough to get into the clubs. Not surprisingly, there is no clear-cut ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by MARK PETERS

    ... … An integral voice of the South African anti-apartheid movement in the mid-1970s, Tutu celebrated his 80th birthday last year with a church service and picnic with close friends. Known for his ... visa to one of the invitees, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama … In an attempt to bring fresh ideas to the monastic system, the 77-year-old in July appointed Swiss-born Nicholas ...




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