On a hot summer evening, a crowd gathers around a paper horse as tall as a man to hear a hair-raising tale of the unlikely.
Flamboyant Peking University president Zhou Qifeng has sparked a public debate over filial piety after returning to his ancestral home in Hunan province for his mother's 90th birthday.
Businesses on the mainland that help people sweep their relatives' graves during the annual Ching Ming festival have come under a media spotlight, and sparked controversy over the...
When Ching Cheong was a pupil at the elite St Paul's College four decades ago, he made a name for himself as a bit of a troublemaker - not for bad conduct, but for his uncompromising...
History is often said to be about studying the past to better understand the present. Nothing could be truer for Professor Chen Zhi of Hong Kong Baptist University.
China: A Religious State
by John Lagerwey
Hong Kong University Press HK$125
Stop blaming the West for all of Chinese society's ills
I refer to the letter by Hermia Lee ('Young people will benefit from ethics', February 21).
Worshippers worried about missing fortune sticks spoiling their readings should proceed to Wong Tai Sin Temple next month, when it introduces a hi-tech system to ensure all sticks are present and...
You may have noticed the ancestral tablets that can be found in homes across Asia. They consist of an upright piece of flat wood standing on a wooden pedestal. Both the pedestal and the borders...
The developer of a private cemetery on a Tai Po island has disputed an order to demolish unauthorised structures on Ma Shi Chau.
For Chinese romantics looking to light a flame in the hearts of their lovers, Yang Fan has the answer.
It seems that it is impossible to escape the economic meltdown even in death - people are buying paper offerings in smaller denominations for the Ching Ming festival this year.