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Taoist priest spreads ancient wisdom

The principal philosophy and religious traditions of Taoism, which incorporate elements of Buddhism, were established in China about 2,400 years ago. Yet even today, the lives of Taoists may still appear veiled in mystery to the casual observer.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 7:05am

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

On a hotline to help Hong Kong mothers get baby formula receiving over 5,000 calls ...

20 Feb 2013 - 4:12am

It's time for Hong Kong to make its own luck

No matter how one spins these fortune sticks at the Che Kung Temple, as Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat tried to, this is one of those "rituals" we need to let go of.

18 Feb 2013 - 1:59pm 1 comment

Taoist omen warns Hongkongers to beware of 'wicked people'

A stick bearing the number 95 was drawn by Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat at Sha Tin's Che Kung Temple in the annual ritual. The prediction for stick 95 says: "In a splendid carriage you embarked on your journey. Today, you came home barefoot. Is it that you failed the imperial exam? Or did you lose all your gold in business?"

12 Feb 2013 - 9:39am 3 comments

Taoist hall asks court to declare it religious, to house human ashes

A Taoist hall asked a court to declare it a religious institute, so it could serve as a repository for human ashes.

9 Dec 2012 - 3:59am

Eight Immortals' Adventures Prequel

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Daring to keep it real in PR

Contrary to what some might think about public relations (PR) executives, Clara Shek has never been one to sugarcoat or gloss over things. Instead, she advocates a policy of candour and authenticity, which, as MD at Ogilvy PR, she employs in both internal and external dealings.

Why emphasise authenticity?

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

We should strive to be ourselves

Recently, I read a book about the need to be yourself. Yet I have to admit I don't find it easy.

We also behave differently towards different people.

We often get along with our family without pretence. They can accept us the way we are. However, with friends, we may become more careful so as not to appear in a bad light in front of them.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

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22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Plagiarism claims hound 'running dogs' professor

Peking University professor Kong Qingdong, who hit the headlines recently for calling Hongkongers 'running dogs', has been accused by a scholar of plagiarising a book he wrote 17 years ago.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am