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Can you help solve a Sydney dragon boat mystery?

Opinion by PATRICK DANG  Dentist Patrick Dang has been a resident and business owner in Pyrmont since 2007. When he was a student at the University of Sydney in the early 2000s he got into the sport of Dragon Boating.  Little did he know, his hobby would lead him to where he is today- collecting […]

City of Sydney chases Chinese business and tourism

By Mariana Podesta-Diverio Chinese business and tourism relationships remain a focus for the City of Sydney into the new year with the Lord Mayor visiting the country and speaking at a business forum. In November finance company executives, leading academics and government officials met for the fourth annual Sydney China Business Forum. Lord Mayor Clover […]

Clover Moore creates China ties

By Edmund Kirkwood Lord Mayor Clover Moore has recently returned from a two-week long visit to China and Singapore, in an effort to strengthen economic, political and cultural connections between Chinese provinces and the City of Sydney. Visiting five different Chinese provinces as well as attending the World Cities Summit held in Singapore, Ms Moore […]

His Mother’s Voice

His Mother’s Voice takes audiences from 1966 Shanghai at the time of China’s Cultural Revolution, all the way to the eve of the Tiananmen Square protest. An aim of that revolution was to remove from Chinese society all ‘capitalist’ cultural elements. So, learning piano which is at most, a tedious chore to the student, became […]

RED OBSESSION

For centuries Bordeaux's vineyards have been considered the finest in the world. As a sign of decadence and wealth, the wine they produce is high in demand and cost. Australian documentary Red Obsession follows the shifting marketplace of the chateaus of the region - there is a new rising market. One that is quite expected. […]