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  1. Hu's opportunity to strengthen his leadership

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ancient Korean sites Koreans regard Koguryo as a source of their distinct heritage. The ancient kingdom covered parts of northeast China and much of the Korean Peninsula. North and South Korea tried to have Koguryo sites in the peninsula listed on Unesco's World Heritage List, but due to Chinese objection they were unsuccessful. When Unesco announced in Suzhou last July ...

  2. Unique exhibition promotes UN event and Chinese culture

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... World Heritage sites around the world, with more than half the sites in the mainland. Monuments depicted include the Mexican prehistoric city of Teotihuacan, the Longmen Grottoes in Henan ... and China's Cultural Heritage Day, which occurs every second Saturday of June. The mainland's first Cultural Heritage Day was in 2006, and the tradition continues tomorrow. The 'Art ...

  3. Now read this

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... of the FBI and various Swat teams. In 2002, he accepted his greatest challenge: to train six Chinese teenagers to become world-class professional fighters within two years. China: The Longest Journey ... FormAsia More than three years in the making, this superbly photographed book documents Buddhism's finest and lesser-known heritage sites. From India, where it took root more than 2,000 years ...

  4. Striking a balance amid growth

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... that China, now the world's top carbon emitter, will help lead efforts to build a greener world have reinforced the government's change of heart. Shandong party publicity chief Li Qun told ... areas, cultural heritage protection zones and near drinking water sources. This is an edited version of an article that appeared in the South China Morning Post on October 8, 2010. ...

  5. The Planner

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 8 Christmas Spirits Festive collection of oils, watercolours, lacquers and photographs from artists from China, Indonesia, Korea, Myanmar and Malaysia. Daily, 10.30am-6.30pm, Asia Fine Art Gallery, 14 ... Para/Site Art Space, G/F, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Jan 16 Time As Quick as an Arrow Joint exhibition of works that touch on time-space phenomena by two close friends: ...

  6. The Planner

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Yvonne Teh Exhibitions Asia World City: Post Factory Works by 20 artists about the conditions in our city that examine the meanings and trajectories of cultural production within it. Today, noon-8pm, Museum of Site (MOST), L7-12A, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 9802 9440. Ends today Icon & Idea Works that are part ...

  7. Rise and shine

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... the environment. Take Liuzhou, on the mainland, on the edge of a karst-like mountain range that has become a Unesco World Heritage site, there is a limestone mine. During mining operations to extract ... to save Holland, and the world. 'Many people hate cities but most human beings live in one,' says Jacob van Rijs, one of MVRDV's three partners. 'As architects we have ...

  8. Letters

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Great advert for 'one country, two systems' As the starting point for the Beijing Olympic torch relay for China, Hong Kong was given the golden opportunity to show the world how ... This festival started 16 years ago and annually continues to provide a rich array of cultural events for Hong Kong residents and visiting tourists to appreciate and enjoy. China considers Tibet ...

  9. Greens hail deal to protect Borneo's pristine 'Lost World'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... the remote location's long-term future by nominating the area as a World Heritage Site. The decision last week was hailed by scientists and conservationists as a victory for the environment ... for the Maliau Basin to be nominated as a World Heritage site by Unesco. Reynolds said such a decision would not have been possible just 10 years ago. Coal deposits alone have been valued ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Yvonne Teh Exhibitions Building the City Exhibition about inspirations for- and developments in- construction technology in Hong Kong. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Discovery ... on the confrontation between the Thai establishment and the country's rural underclass. Wed-Sun, noon-7pm, Para/Site Art Space, G/F, 4 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Oct 24 The Grandeur ...




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