19 September 2014
Macao 28°C
 
Arts and Culture
Dots and Strokes
Dots and Strokes
Chinese characters sweep from Asia across the world By Mark O´Neill Photos by Carmo Correia, Xinhua, AFP and Eric Tam On December 12 each year, at the Kiyomizu Buddhist temple in Kyoto, a monk in colourful robes can be seen beside a large sheet of white paper. On it he inscribes a Chinese chara
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Chinese Zodiac Dragon
Chinese Zodiac Dragon
Personality Occupying the 5th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the Dragon is the mightiest of the signs. Dragons symbolise such character traits as dominance and ambition. Dragons prefer to live by their own rules and if left on their own, are usually successful. They’re driven, unafraid of chal...
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Generous Gift
Generous Gift
Taiwan sculptor gives mountain museum to his people By Staff Reporter On a mountainside in northern Taiwan overlooking the East China Sea, is a large outdoor museum. It houses the works of the island’s most famous sculptor. Ju Ming bought 27 acres of land and ...
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A Revolution Remembered
A Revolution Remembered
Macao plans museum to honour Dr Sun Yat-sen By Staff  Reporter Photos by Eric Tam On the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai revolution, Macao has been remembering the man behind it – Dr Sun Yat-sen. The city played an important part in his life, serving as a base for his revolution and as the ...
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From intellectual to pioneer priest
From intellectual to pioneer priest
Famous Chinese painter seeks truth from the West By Mark O’Neill Wu Li was one of the most famous of the Chinese painters, poets and calligraphers of the 17th century, whose work can be found in museums in China and overseas. At the age of 50, he had an extraordinary conversion and...
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