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Jack Ma pulls a stunt in movie debut, Entertainment News - AsiaOne - AsiaOne

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:52

AsiaOne

Jack Ma pulls a stunt in movie debut, Entertainment News - AsiaOne
AsiaOne
Gong Shou Dao features some of the country's top kung fu stars and action choreographers. PHOTO: Alibaba Pictures. Xu Fan. China Daily/Asia News Network.
Jack Ma pulls a stunt in debut movie - Ecns.cnecns

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WellU to offer weekly Tai Chi Classes - College Heights Herald

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 20:34

College Heights Herald

WellU to offer weekly Tai Chi Classes
College Heights Herald
Tai Chi, which originated in China, is based on the philosophies of Taoism. Like Taoism, Tai Chi emphasizes the balance in all things. WKU Libraries is partnering with the WellU program to bring the ancient practice of Tai Chi to students on campus.

Young Chinese, Indians less likely to understand key Malay traits ... - The Straits Times

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 17:03

Free Malaysia Today

Young Chinese, Indians less likely to understand key Malay traits ...
The Straits Times
Eating halal food, wearing the tudung as well as avoiding alcohol and not touching dogs are perceived as important traits of being a Malay in Singapore.. Read ...
For Singaporeans, race still matters, Latest Singapore News - The ...The New Paper

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Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon Launches On November 16 - Gaming Union

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:58

Gaming Union

Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon Launches On November 16
Gaming Union
Paradox Interactive announced that Crusader Kings II: Jade Dragon, the latest expansion to the medieval grand strategy role-playing game, will release on the 16th of November. The Emperor of China is powerful, but not invulnerable. Clever rulers can ...

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The Louvre Abu Dhabi Will Open This Week—Here's What to Expect - Condé Nast Traveler

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:00

Condé Nast Traveler

The Louvre Abu Dhabi Will Open This Week—Here's What to Expect
Condé Nast Traveler
This means that ancient objects created by early civilizations in Central Asia, Egypt, and Europe, for example, will all be seen together, as will works related to a variety of world religions, from Islam to Judaism, Christianity to Buddhism and Taoism ...

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Modern Tokyo Times | Re-Alignment of China and Japan: Rich ... - Modern Tokyo Times

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 16:41

Modern Tokyo Times

Modern Tokyo Times | Re-Alignment of China and Japan: Rich ...
Modern Tokyo Times
The ancient Middle Kingdom of China impacted greatly on the culture of Japan and this notably applies to the legacy of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism, ...

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Much ado about nothing - The Star Online

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:18

Much ado about nothing
The Star Online
He said it would be ideal to allocate RM30mil each for the development of Christianity, Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism, Sikhism and other minor religions yearly. In a statement as well, Penang Women's Development Corporation applauded the RM300 yearly ...

Unwind and Reconnect with Traditional Chinese Medicine - The Keene Sentinel

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:47

The Keene Sentinel

Unwind and Reconnect with Traditional Chinese Medicine
The Keene Sentinel
Is it the fact that Tui Na is a dynamic healing art, rooted in the philosophy of Taoism and treatment principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)? Do I believe it holds keys to wellness because it is one of the four pillars of treatment in TCM ...

Green investors and right-wing sceptics clash on the meaning of ... - The Economist (blog)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:02

The Economist (blog)

Green investors and right-wing sceptics clash on the meaning of ...
The Economist (blog)
WHEN the Western Christian world divided down the middle exactly 500 years ago, both the Catholic and Protestant sides became adept at using scripture to ...

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Bruce Lee Podcast #70: Interview with Chris Hardwick - Nerdist

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:42

Nerdist

Bruce Lee Podcast #70: Interview with Chris Hardwick
Nerdist
As a teen studying kung fu in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was taught the ancient wisdom of Taoism and Asian philosophies that were the foundation of his martial arts training. He went on to study philosophy in college and eventually developed his own martial ...

Medvedev: CPC congress enhances ties - Chinadaily USA

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:32

Medvedev: CPC congress enhances ties
Chinadaily USA
He has an interest in Chinese traditional culture, such as Taoism, and has encouraged Russian people to learn Chinese on a variety of occasions. Medvedev has met Xi five times in the past five years, and in those meetings they stressed the importance ...

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Singapore bans two Muslim preachers, citing divisive views - Reuters

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:28

Singapore bans two Muslim preachers, citing divisive views
Reuters
“(Their views) are unacceptable in the context of Singapore's multi-racial and multi-religious society,” the ministry said. Reuters was not in a position to reach out to the pair. Singapore is predominantly Chinese, many of whom follow Buddhism and ...

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Singapore Bans Two Muslim Preachers, Citing Divisive Views - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:24

Singapore Bans Two Muslim Preachers, Citing Divisive Views
U.S. News & World Report
"(Their views) are unacceptable in the context of Singapore's multi-racial and multi-religious society," the ministry said. Reuters was not in a position to reach out to the pair. Singapore is predominantly Chinese, many of whom follow Buddhism and ...

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The best things to do on a Chengdu visit: it's not all pandas and spicy hotpot - South China Morning Post

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:46

South China Morning Post

The best things to do on a Chengdu visit: it's not all pandas and spicy hotpot
South China Morning Post
Another renowned mountain easily accessible from Chengdu is Mount Qingcheng, famous for being the birthplace of Chinese Taoism in the second century AD. Less than an hour by high-speed train northwest of Chengdu, the mountain is dotted with temples ...

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Malaysian dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt - Global Times

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 06:48

Malaysian dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt
Global Times
Ethnic Chinese make up a quarter of Malaysia's 31 million inhabitants, with the majority of them following Taoism - a philosophical and religious belief system rooted in Chinese customs - or Buddhism. About 60 percent of Malaysia's population is Muslim.

John Andersen: The religion of Halloween - Chippewa Herald

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 05:08

Chippewa Herald

John Andersen: The religion of Halloween
Chippewa Herald
On Oct. 6 in the New York Times, an article appeared written by Robert Pear, Rebecca R. Ruiz and Laurie Goodstein. The article quoted President Trump as saying “We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced anymore.” Whose ...

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Plans to promote more cultural exchange between China and Malaysia - The Star Online

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:32

The Star Online

Plans to promote more cultural exchange between China and Malaysia
The Star Online
The event at Wisma Fui Chiu on Wednesday saw participants from various parts of China and Malaysia. Guan Gong is one of the best known Chinese historical figures throughout East Asia. In Taoism, Guan Gong is worshipped as the god of literature, god of ...

Ningbo native: a man of vision, heart and talent - Shanghai Daily

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:47

Ningbo native: a man of vision, heart and talent
Shanghai Daily
As a man with a wide range of interests, he spent the first three decades of his life studying different schools, including Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. He also practiced various activities including horse riding, archery and traveled widely. He ...

China daily slams Rajnath Singh's 'India dominated China for 2000 years' remark - WION

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 02:10

WION

China daily slams Rajnath Singh's 'India dominated China for 2000 years' remark
WION
Buddhism has little to do with contemporary India, whose mainstream religion is Hinduism, the Global Times said quoting experts in China. The newspaper said Chinese civilization features various schools of thought, including Confucianism, Taoism and ...

A Feast for Nestorius: Maybe Heretic, But, in the Dream Time, Founder of My Buddhist-Christian Church - Patheos (blog)

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 23:02

Patheos (blog)

A Feast for Nestorius: Maybe Heretic, But, in the Dream Time, Founder of My Buddhist-Christian Church
Patheos (blog)
What if something emerged out of Christianity, and Buddhism, and Daoism streaming together as a new version of the ancient Watercourse Way? What would that be? What could that be? So, for me, blessings on the saint. Blessings on that dream church, ...