BBC China editor Carrie Gracie praised for resigning over 'secretive and illegal' pay inequality

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC China editor Carrie Gracie praised for resigning over 'secretive and illegal' pay inequality Telegraph.co.ukTop BBC journalist quits after accusing corporation of 'secretive and illegal pay culture' The Independent#IStandWithCarrie: Dozens of BBC women break their silence to support senior editor Carrie Gracie as she quits over ... Daily MailFull coverage

Bekraf co-produces Indonesia-China film 'Boundless Love'

The Indonesian Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) celebrated on Thursday its collaboration with Red and White China and PT Kamala Media Cipta to produce Boundless Love, a romantic drama to be directed by China's Wing Yiming. Gansu Biaoshi Culture Communication Group has also contributed co-production funding​ ​for Boundless Love. “This is not the first Chinese movie to be set against the backdrop of Indonesia. However, this is the first time Bekraf will be directly involved in the filming process,” Bekraf marketing deputy Joshua Puji Mulia Simanjuntak said at the agency's Central Jakarta office, reported Antara News Agency (https://www.antaranews.com/berita/672612/bekraf-dan-china-berkolaborasi-buat-film-boundless-love). The jointly produced film is a direct result of the Indonesian Creative Incorporated (ICINC) for Film, which was introduced in May in Shanghai. Read also: Agency to host pitching, financing forum for Indonesian film projects The 90-minute drama tells of the rom..

China: A perfect blend of culture and progress

| Hadee Junaidi in the People’s Republic of China | WITH a booming population, tricky language barrier, and fast-paced lifestyle, China can be exhausting for first time travellers. I was one of those first time travellers as I joined a delegation comprising two government officials and five media officials for a cultural trip organised by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Brunei Darussalam. During the visit from November 10 to 18, we were taken to various places of interest in Suzhou and Nanjing in the Jiangsu province – from cultural heritage sites to modern economic areas. A country with more than a billion people, China with its economic upturn mixes its various cultures with the steady progress of technology seamlessly. Upon arrival at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, we were greeted by Jerry and Xing, officials from the government of the People’s Republic of China who accompanied us throughout the trip. The delegation in a group photo with Imams of Taiping..

Bamboo worlds: the beauty of Chinese aquaculture – in pictures

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Bamboo worlds: the beauty of Chinese aquaculture – in pictures The GuardianFull coverage

New Year elements in China's traditional culture

Video PlayerClose Recently, China issued a set of zodiac stamps to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog. The theme for this round of zodiac stamps is "happy family," and the new stamps depict Chinese domestic dogs. The year 2018 marks Chinese "Wu Xu Year," the Year of the Dog. In fact, not only zodiac stamps, elements of Chinese New Year can be found in many forms of Chinese folk arts. Zodiac stamps for Year of the Dog A customer shows a first day cover with the newly issued zodiac stamp in Xicheng District of Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 5, 2018. China Post issued a set of special zodiac stamps for the Year of Dog with two different designs Friday. The Year of Dog, or Chinese traditional lunar New Year of this year, starts from Feb. 16. (Xinhua/Li He) China Post says the first stamp depicts a male dog with its chin up and its eyes straight ahead. Its two ears point upward, while its hind legs are forcefully thrust against the ground, ready to pounce on any int..

China Tibetan Culture Picture Exhibition kicks off in Myanmar

Video PlayerClose YANGON, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- The 2017 China Tibetan Culture Picture Exhibition kicked off in Myanmar's Shwedagon Pagoda on Sunday afternoon. Present at the opening ceremony of the two-day exhibition were Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Chairman of Yangon Region Parliament U Tin Maung Htun and other officials as well as eminent monks. Speaking at the ceremony, Chinese Ambassador Hong Liang expressed his belief that the exhibition will be a great opportunity for the Myanmar people to know more about tradition and culture of China's Tibet and it will strengthen the friendship between China's Tibet and Myanmar. U Sein Win Aung, chairman of the Myanmar-China Friendship Association (Central), said the exhibition aims to exchange culture, friendship and Buddhism between China's Tibet and Myanmar. It is the first time of visit to Myanmar for China's Tibetan Culture Delegation and the exhibition highlights the bilateral exchange of Buddhi..

A Chinese Empire Reborn

Opinion|News Analysis The Communist Party’s emerging empire is more the result of force than a gravitational pull of Chinese ideas. A military parade in Beijing in 2015.CreditJonah M. Kessel/The New York Times Jan. 5, 2018I am the son of two empires, the United States and China. I was born in and raised around Washington in the Nixon-to-Reagan era, but my parents grew up in villages in southern China. My father was a member of the People’s Liberation Army in the 1950s, the first decade of Communist rule, before he soured on the revolution and left for Hong Kong. So it was with excitement that I landed in Beijing in April 2008 to start an assignment with The New York Times that stretched to almost a decade. I had just spent nearly four years reporting on the bloody failure of the American imperial project in Iraq, and now I was in the metropole that was building a new world order. China had entered a honeymoon phase with other nations. For years, anticipation had built for the 2008 Summ..

Jack Ma martials his forces to break a record

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Jack Ma martials his forces to break a record Telegraph.co.ukFull coverage

Futurepath Technology's Chinese culture-based promotional video displayed on giant screens overlooking New York's …

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 2, 2018, a promotional video clip shot by Futurepath Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. was displayed on the giant screens overlooking New York's Times Square. The promotion did not talk about technologies to market the company's products but rather what constitutes the core culture of the Chinese nation, "Humility as the Core", attracted the attention of both Chinese and foreign viewers. In the video, Futurepath Technology chairman Xiao Jun vividly describes the Qian Hexagram (or Hexagram of Humility) as depicted in the Book of Changes and the Taoist notion of the highest goodness is like water, as a vehicle for explaining to the world the principle that is at the core of all Chinese culture. "Humility as the Core" facilitates harmonious coexistence of all ethnic groups around the world. Benefiting from his in-depth study of modern management ideas and China's traditional cultures, Mr. Xiao assembled a collection of bes..

west-line studio's triangular-shaped cultural center in china pays homage to shui people

located in the southeastern part of guizhou province, the shui cultural center is a gateway to sandu county, the land of the shui. this community is one of the ethnic minority groups in china, most of whom live in guizhou — where west-line studio works exclusively — which is why the office pays special attention to researching minority cultures and traditions in order to bring some of their particular elements into the design. aerial view of the shui cultural center in sandu county despite being few in number, the shui people have still retained their own language, together with their unique system of pictographs. they have around 400 characters used mostly during ceremonies and sacrifices. the iconic shape of chinese based west-line studio‘s cultural center pays homage to the shui language, following the shape of the character for ‘mountain’. the facade pattern is also inspired by their traditional characters, starting again from the basic triangular shape of the mountain, which is r..

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