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  1. News - China - CULTURE

    Does Xi Jinping look like South Korean TV star? Chinese first lady makes allusion on Seoul visit

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:25pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... will look like Xi?” wrote a commentator from Beijing. Peng will focus on cultural exchange during her visit, accordnig to Chinese news agency Xinhua.  Also at the tour of Changdeokgung Place Complex ... – as gifts from Cho Yoon-sun, secretary of political affairs for President Park Geun-hye, according to the Korean Yonhap News Agency. Peng’s comment even merited a short segment on a Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1546688/does-xi-jinping-look-south-korean-tv-star-chinese-first-lady-makes
  2. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    Renewed ghostwriting accusations against Chinese author, director Han Han trigger media storm

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:35am by Chris Luo

    ... while maintaining a busy schedule and public presence. No direct evidence has been presented to prove the claims, however. Peony Literary Agency, which represents Han for his works’ foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1577596/ghostwriting-accusations-against-bestselling-chinese-author
  3. 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

    ... and give away tickets for free or even pay the audience to attend,” the state-run Xinhua news agency said, reporting on the notice. “They will then advertise using slogans like ‘as staged ... to regret popularising the Golden Hall in China. “I set a bad precedent,” she said at a public event during this year’s parliamentary session in Beijing, according to the Shenzhen Evening News ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1551055/how-chinese-government-decree-could-take-glimmer-out-viennas
  4. News - Asia - CULTURE

    'Fish listeners', Malaysia's mysterious culture, may be dying out

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Malaysia Men profess to be able to hunt fish by 'hearing' their songs, but those are being drowned out by dredging and other modern threats WATCH: Disquieting times for Malaysia's fish listeners One hand clinging to his boat’s gunwale, Harun Muhammad submerges himself, eyes and ears wide open underwater as he “listens” for fish sounds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576994/fish-listeners-malaysias-mysterious-culture-may-be-dying-out
  5. News - World - CULTURE

    Peking Opera troupe honours icon of the form with US tour

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:01pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Peking Opera troupe honours icon with US tour With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate make-up and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 Peking Opera performers and musicians began a special US tour this week at New York's Lincol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578626/peking-opera-troupe-honours-icon-form-us-tour
  6. News - China - CULTURE

    China dusts off 1930s film classics in culture war

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Classics from 1930s golden era, now restored, added to soft power push Taking on Hollywood, China digs into film vault China is turning to a 1930s prostitute with a heart of gold- played by a doomed actress- to arouse a cinematic renaissance and fend off a cultural onslaught from Hollywood. A new digital restoration of The Goddess, a 1934 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572392/china-dusts-1930s-film-classics-culture-war
  7. News - China - CULTURE

    Japanese emperor urged to return inscribed Chinese relic

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:53pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... professor at East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, was quoted by The Beijing News as saying that it was normal practice for governments rather than civic groups to call ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571343/civic-group-asks-japanese-emperor
  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Street life: Hong Kong in the 1950s as seen through a teenage photographer's lens

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Ho Fan's photographs of old Hong Kong will go on display in a new hotel Lensman looks back with nostalgia When Ho Fan took up street photography in the 1950s, Central was still a poor neighbourhood with shabby houses and dirt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570201/photographer-ho-fans-pictures-old-hong-kong-go-display-new-hotel
  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a hand in marriage

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Author calls for more people to join fight for vows made by same-sex couple's not to be rendered meaningless by bureaucracy Time for a hand in marriage If Taiwan's experience in fighting for same-sex rights is ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570788/time-hand-marriage
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Local 'Oscars for books' awards call on public, experts to vote for winners

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com 'Oscars for books' to spur city's readers Local books and authors are set to vie for their first merit awards based on voting by experts and the public. The first Hong Kong Golden Book Award- dubbed the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568552/local-oscars-books-awards-call-public-experts-vote-winners

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