"Chinese New Year" Essays and Research Papers

Chinese New Year

significance of the Chinese holidays celebrated in Suriname which has significances among the Surinamese people. These two significant holidays are: The Chinese New Year and The Chinese Moon Festival. They are also the most important and economic holiday for the Surinamese Chinese and also worldwide for the Chinese people. These holidays are not nationally in Suriname as yet. This is not only celebrated by the Chinese but also celebrated by the non-Chinese people. These Chinese holidays are to bring...

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Chinese New Year Concern

I am very exciting to tell you about the Chinese New Year Concert that held on Feb 2, 2013 in San Francisco Symphony Hall. This is a program concert that conducted by Mei-Ann Chen. I picked this concert because the program contains traditional Chinese Lion Dance, Spring Festival melody with children’s dance, Geoge Gao’s erhu solo, The Butterfly Lovers. Tyzen Hsiao’s The Angel from Formosa and my favorite music piece with singing Ali Mountain Evergreen. Geoge Gao’s erhu solo, The Butterfly...

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Chinese New Year Event

the Chinese New Year event is that it is a big event in my home country. It represents the history and culture from thousand year ago in China. In this report, it covers certain dimensions: the background, rise in the event industry, event as a role in the society, positive and negative aspects and the conclusion. Background The Chinese New Year festival, also named as the Lunar New Year festival, is based on the Lunar calendar. It starts with the New Moon on the first day of the New Year...

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Chinese New Year Foods

China Tours City Tours Create My Trip Ideas Yangtze Cruises China Guide Home China Guide Chinese Culture Chinese New Year Food Chinese New Year Food Chinese New Year Food Chinese New Year Foods are very important to Chinese people. All family members come together to eat at this time. Chinese New Year foods are not only delicious but it is traditional to eat certain foods over this festival. Chinese Dumplings, Fish, Spring Rolls, Nian Gao are usually seen as delicious and eaten at this time...

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Preparation for Chinese New Year

Preparations for the New Year begin a couple of weeks before the big day. This is a fun time full of anticipation and joy as we get ready for the thrill and excitement of the celebrations. According to the traditions, this is the time to clean the house, prepare food for the feast and make banners and decorations special for the New Year. A clean house to welcome the New Year Before the New Year comes, it is one of the Chinese New Year customs to clean the house from top to bottom to get rid off...

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Chinese New Year

CHINEESE NEW YEAR Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the New Year and ends on the full moon 15 days later. The 15th day of the New Year is called the Lantern Festival, which is celebrated at night with lantern displays and children carrying lanterns in a parade. The Chinese calendar is based on a combination of lunar and solar movements. The lunar cycle is about 29.5 days. In order to "catch up" with the solar calendar the Chinese insert an extra month once every few...

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New Year Festival in Vietnam

Lunar New Year (Tet) in Vietnam Vietnamese Lunar New Year, commonly known by Vietnamese as Tết Nguyên Đán or Tet, is the most important and popular holiday and also festival in Vietnam. Do you know: Vietnam Lunar New Year 2012 will fall on January 23rd. 2012 is the year of Dragon   About Tet Vietnamese Lunar New Year, commonly known by Vietnamese as Tết Nguyên Đán or Tet, is the most important and popular holiday and also festival in Vietnam. Similar to Lunar New Year in South...

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Chinese New Year? Is it Real or Fake?

Chinese New Year? Is it Real or Fake? This year’s Chinese New Year is going to be on: 2013 | 2013-02-10 | Snake (2013-02-10—2014-01-31) | | | | Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally ran from Chinese New Year's Day itself, the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern...

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Chinese Festival

Chinese New Year holds the most significant position among all Chinese festivals and holidays. The Chinese New Year is accompanied by a belief in good future. Chinese New Year is also called Spring Festival (1). Putting the spring festival scrolls up, hanging the lanterns, having reunion meals, having dumplings, sitting up late and waiting for the ring of the New Year are all Spring Festival’s customs. (2) Spring Festival is the day for family reunions. On New Year’s Eve...

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New Year

 New Year’s Eve: a comparison between China and Brazil. Raif Remígio Alves SBA, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China. e-mail: raifalves@hotmail.com Introduction A moment to calm, review the contents of the past, to establish in the present and generate power to carry the future. Thus it is that most people around the world celebrate the new year, regardless of their country of origin, culture or financial condition. The New Year is always celebrated with much joy, peace and prosperity wishes...

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Chinese Lion Dance

Chinese Lion Dance The lion dance is a traditional dance performed in the Chinese culture. The performers mimic the moves of the lion inside a costume that looks in a way like a lion. Many people who are not very familiar with the Lion Dance often gets it confused with the Dragon Dance, since both are performed, for the most part, for the same occasions. It is simple to tell the two dances apart. The Lion Dance is performed most of the time with only two people. The Dragon Dance is performed with...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Vietnamese Culture: Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Frequently asked questions about Vietnamese culture: Vietnamese Lunar New Year. Hà Nội: Thế Giới Publishers, 2003. 116 pp. Culture is the aspect I’m especially interested in. And I find it amazing to read a cultural book in bilingual. It helps me to improve not only my knowledge, but also my new English vocabularies. Recently I have been impressed greatly by “Frequently asked questions about Vietnamese culture: Vietnamese Lunar New Year” - a book written by a cultural scholar Hữu Ngọc and an American...

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New Years

Gabriela J. Bachman Professor Lathrop Writing 1 19 October, 2009 New Years at Home As I described in essay one, New Years for my family is a very important event and we celebrate it with a number of activities based in superstition. According to Wikipedia (1) superstition is defined as “a credulous belief, not based on reason. The word is commonly applied to beliefs and practices surrounding luck, prophecy and spiritual beings, particularly the irrational belief that future events can be...

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Chinese Moon Festival

Enjoy a Chinese Moon Festival In United States there are some holidays that are celebrated together with family, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Independence Day. In China, we also have family reunion days and the Moon Festival is one of them. The Moon Festival is also known as Mid-Autumn Festival or the Zhongqiu Festival. Of course, this festival has equivalents in other countries, such as Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and South Korea. If you are not familiar with the Chinese Moon Festival...

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TRADITIONS OF Chinese wedding ceremony

TRADITIONS OF Chinese wedding ceremony :  TRADITIONS OF Chinese wedding ceremony The wedding ceremony :  The wedding ceremony A formal Chinese wedding requires the bridegroom to pick up the bride at the bride's home after respectfully greeted the parents-in-law to be. The couple-to-be will then go to the bridegroom's home, where the bride will greet her parents-in-law to be, or to the banquet location. If they choose to go to the bridegroom's home, the young couple will have to greet the parents-in-law...

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Chinese New Year

you celebrate Chinese New Year with your family and friends? Well in “Begin with a Bang” by Jasper Connor and “The Night Of Lights,” by Brenda Comper, both discuss Chinese celebrations. Did you know that each tradition the Chinese people must perform has its own symbolic meaning? Chinese New Year is very different from other New Year celebrations. It has its own significance celebration and traditions. For example, in “Begin With A Bang” by Jasper Conner he talks about what Chinese people do in...

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Early Memory

the self” 55-61 3. Annie Dillard “An American Childhood” 110-116 Respond: Analyze Dillard’s character study of her mother – indirectly, of herself 4. Exercise #1 earlier memory – Chinese New Year Memories of Chinese New Year Growing up hapa meant celebrating the Lunar New Year with my Chinese side of the family each winter. My mom would pull out the silk cheongsams and mandarin-collared coats she kept in a cedar chest that smelled of mothballs. Opening it up was like peering into...

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Chinese New Year Facts

Chinese New Year Fun Facts! In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year. Twelve came and Buddha named a year after each one. People born during the year of the snake are wise, charming, generous, and smart. Red, the color of Chinese New Year, symbolizes fire which drives away bad luck. Long ago, people in China lit bamboo stalks, believing that the crackling flames would frighten evil spirits. Tangerines symbolize luck and prosperity. The traditional...

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hong bao history

Envelope & Hong Bao Chinese have their own New Year by using old calendar, the new year is commonly called Spring Festival. Every year is different if you compare with the calendar we are using right now. The New Year in this year is the 9th of Feburary. Chinese Spring Fesitival is a great happy time for family reunion and celebration of one country. During the Chinese traditional New Year, it is a time to give and receive the Red Envelope, we called it as “Hong Bao” in Chinese. The gift in red envelope...

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Essays

The Chinese festivals have helped to bring together different Chinese people from different regions. In some celebrations, the main point has been to help young men and women find their mates and, thus, the festivals involve dances, which help to bring together the young men and young women. Many of the Chinese people met their mates through these festivals and ended up getting married and enjoying a happy marriage. This simply means that the celebrations and festivals have a very positive effect...

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ancient rituals

idea which is to celebrate and become united. The first day of the calendar year is known as the beginning of the New Year. The celebration of the New Year is a very important ritual in China. Some of the important details about the ritual are the Chinese calendar, the preparations, and the festivities. The Chinese calendar has been recreated during different dynasties. According to the website nationsonline.org the Chinese civilization begins with Pangu who is the creator of the universe. The 21st...

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The Spring Festival

Wishing is free, so why not do that——Shoulian Zhou(my paternal grandmother) When I was younger, I asked to my grandma that why people eat rice dumplings during the Dragon Boat Festival. She told me about Chinese traditional food and its beginning in our five thousands years old Chinese culture. My grandma said that our ancestors created lots of festivals such as The Spring Festival, The Lantern Festival, The Dragon Boat Festival, Moon Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival was created to commemorate...

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Celebration in Malaysia

importantly, good food(!) all year round.Almost every month of the year, tourists and locals alike immerse themselves in one celebration or another, thanks to the diverse cultural practices we have.To help our foreign friends have a better overview of the festivities to look forward to when visiting Malaysia, and also for the benefit of locals, here is a list of the monthly cultural celebrations and festivities Malaysia has to offer. (Note: Some celebrations may vary from year to year as they are based on...

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Races in Malaysia

MALAYSIA CHINESE There are a number of traditions associated with Chinese New Years, and these often vary from province to province and even from town to town.  A few traditions, however, are fairly universal to the Chinese people, practiced among at least most of the Chinese to some degree. New Clothes On New Years Chinese will wear new clothes.  It is common to purchase many new things and divest oneself of old things (after New Years) during this time. Spring Cleaning Before New Years, the people...

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Malaysia a Multi-Cultural Country

islands just similar as New Zealand, the only difference is West and East Malaysia and they are sharing the island with other countries as has mentioned before. The capital city (Kuala Lumpur) is located in West Malaysia, and Sabah (Borneo) and Kuching (capital city of East Malaysia) are located in Sarawak (East Malaysia). The major religious in Malaysia are Muslims, Buddhists, Christians, and Hindu. Malaysian official language is Malay, and English the second. Apart from Chinese, Indian and Malay, there...

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Unforgetable Spring Festival

Unforgettable Spring Festival The Spring Festival, which is commonly known in the west as Chinese New Year, is the most important festival for the Chinese people and the moment that all family members get together just like Christmas. People who live or work away from home will go home before the Spring Festival. Therefore, it is the busiest time for the transportation systems. Spring festival is my favorite festival because all my family members can get together and that family plays an important...

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China: School Project

Confucius and Explorers……………………………………….9 7. Chinese calendar………………………………………………..10 8. Important cities…………………………………………............11 9. Festivals………………………………………………………...12 10. Government…………………………………………………….13 11. Martial arts……………………………………………………..14 12. Conclusion……………………………………………………...15 The Great wall of China [pic] • Goes through 58 cities • The Great Wall of China was built over 2,500 years in 259-210 B.C ago to protect against invaders...

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Malaysian Culture

Malaysian Culture. INTRODUCTION : Malaysia’s has a multicultural and multiethnic population consisting of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Bumiputra of Sarawak and Sabah, in which people of different religions, countries of origins and race live in a peaceful and harmonious society has influenced its arts and culture. Each of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Bumiputra celebrates different festivities that they hold from their great great grandparents. BODY : 1) First of all, Malays are the largest...

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Spring Festival

Festival The first day of the first month by the Chinese Lunar Calendar is Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year; it is the most important traditional holiday in China. Spring Festival dates back to four thousand years ago, originated in the Shang Dynasty. The year of 2011 was the Year of the Rabbit; due to my parents went to Bengal for missionary work, my uncle who lives in the countryside invited me to his house for Spring Festival this year. I didn’t like the idea at first because the countryside...

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Peninsular Malaysia

a multiracial country. Malaysia has a population of 23.27 million consisting of 61 % Malays, 30%, Chinese, 8 % Indians and 1% of other ethnic groups. To understand, virtue, ethics, and morality we must first understand their meanings. Besides that, the minority groups in the Peninsula include the:- * Chinese peranakan : It is a culture that encompasses the best of old ancient malay, chinese and European influences and absorbs the best of other cultures as well to form a cohesive and united...

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New Year's Day National Public Holiday, New Year's Eve is usually celebrated by the urban community throughout Malaysia with lively parties to usher in the New Year. Sporting events, competitions, exhibitions and cultural performances by Malaysian multi-ethnic groups are held in various states. Hari Raya Aidil Fitri Hari Raya Puasa (or Hari Raya Aidil Fitri) falls on the first day of the Muslim month of Syawal and is a joyous occasions for all Muslims. It marks the successful observance of fasting...

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Festivals and celebrations in Malaysia

good food(!) all year round. Almost every month of the year, tourists and locals alike immerse themselves in one celebration or another, thanks to the diverse cultural practices we have. To help our foreign friends have a better overview of the festivities to look forward to when visiting Malaysia, and also for the benefit of locals, here is a list of the monthly cultural celebrations and festivities Malaysia has to offer. (Note: Some celebrations may vary from year to year as they are based on...

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Safety and Quality of Traditional Packaging

Safety and Quality of Traditional Packaging 1) Traditional Chinese Food There are lots of Traditional festivals in Chinese community that can be recognize in the traditional Chinese food on that particular day. Usually, many of Chinese foods are intended to respect or celebrate either the gods or divine persons in past history. Among the Chinese traditional foods, there are three traditional Chinese foods that using leaves for the packaging which are include Zongzi, Nian Goa and Lotus Rice...

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The Essence of Chinatown

It is Chinese New Year. The hustle and bustle of trade, the haggling of prices fills the air as people jostle through the crowd to buy that kilogram of barbecued pork, or that bunch of golden rat-shaped decorations to welcome the year of the Rat. However, many people simply run through the epicentre of joyful noise and energy that can only be Chinatown without stopping to wonder at the past it possesses and the reason for its existence in a predominantly Chinese Singapore. Modern day Chinatown ...

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Rooster

Rooster 2013 The Rooster is a keen planner and is careful and meticulous. The Dragon year (23 January 2012 – 9 February 2013) is fast paced and not always a respecter of carefully laid plans or set procedures. Many a Rooster will have felt uneasy and disturbed by events in it and in the remaining months will need his wits about him. However, while the Dragon year may not be the best for the Rooster, it will not be without its benefits. Sometimes events will force him into change which he might...

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A Comparative Study on Festival Culture Between China and Western Countries

…………………………………………………………………………….............5 3.2 Negligence of the traditional Chinese festivals……………………........... …………………………………………………………………………….............5 4. Countermeasures of the phenomenon .................................................................. .................................................................................................................................5 4.1 Parents’ awareness of the tradition Chinese festivals …………………...... .............................................

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Managing Diversity in Organisation

“indigenous” groups), Chinese (24%), and Indians (7%), and Others (11%). (W.Guinee. 2005). (In addition to the three primary named groups, there are many other peoples in Malaysia such as the multiple groups of “natives” of Sabah and Sarawak, the “Orang Asli” indigenous groups of the peninsula, Eurasians, Europeans, Thai, Indonesians, Arabs, and so forth. (W.Guniee, 2005) For instance, normally there were three or four races working together in the organisation in Malaysia, such as Chinese, Malay, India...

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Front Cover Discussion

Below are brief footnotes to each image featured. Enjoy the discussion! (From top, left to right) The Gathering Ireland 2013: One of the most exciting events of 2013 will last the entire year. The Gathering Ireland initiative aims to entice Irish emigrants and their families to return to Ireland during the year. It will do this by organising local events which include the NYE ball 2012, Galway Arts Festival, Killarney SummerFest and the Cork Film Festival. Let’s get our pens and markers at the ready...

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Fireworks

Fireworks originated in China some 2,000 years ago. The most prevalent legend has it that fireworks were discovered or invented by accident by a Chinese cook working in a field kitchen who happened to mix charcoal, sulphur and saltpeter (all commonly found in the kitchen in those days). The mixture burned and when compressed in an enclosure (a bamboo tube), the mixture exploded. Some sources say that the discovery of fireworks occurred about 2,000 years ago, and other sources place the discovery...

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Mao's Last Dancer

their yard”. They weren’t given much but they manage to survive their dire living conditions under Mao’s reign. Each year, Li and his family looked forward to celebrations such as Chinese New Year. It was a time where hunger wouldn’t be a problem. Where friendships would become stronger and where the Li family would celebrate the festivities. Li described Chinese New Year as an occasion where “Happiness filled everyone’s hearts. We would forget hardship. We felt privileged.” They enjoyed it to...

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rizal yeah

Chapter 11 In Hong Kong and Macao, 1888 Rizal was a full-grown man of 27 years of age when he was forced to leave his country for a second time in February 1888. On February 3 Rizal left Manila for Hong Kong on board the Zafiro. He was sick and sad during the crossing of the China Sea. He did not get off his ship when it made brief stopover at Amoy on February 7 for three reasons: -He was not feeling well -It was raining hard -He heard the city was dirty Visit to Macao On...

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Why Chniatown Should Be Conserved

stood on as they contributed to make Singapore what it is today. But with Singapore’s fast growth rate and overwhelming need to develop further, it is not surprising that its historical heritage is being considered to be demolished to make way for the new. Conservation We wish to conserve Chinatown, as it allows us to be connected to our past. Our heritage reminds us of where we started from and of how we managed to progress from being a small fishing village to the bustling city that we are now, giving...

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2015 jan CSC 1208 Assignment 1 1

ideas, products, images and inventions. There is no evidence of new thought. 6% The work is an extensive collection and rehash of the other people’s ideas, products, images and inventions. There is no evidence of new thought. 8% The product shows evidence of originality and inventiveness. While based on an extensive collection of other people’s ideas, products, images and inventions, the work extends beyond that collection to offer new insights. 10% The product shows significant evidence of originality...

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"The rebel" by D.J. Enright, and "Festival"" , by Kenneth Wee.

continuous flow of new life and creativity-some varying ways of doing normal things that may be better or can just add some spice and additional interest. "Festival", however, is written from a first person view, as seen from the use of 'I' and 'We' in the poem. It is also very much like a personal recount, the persona relates his own experiences and feelings during a Chinese festival, probably the New Year, for lion dancers and spring couplets [used as good luck charms to usher in a good year ahead (only...

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Bee Cheng Hiang

Bak Kwa, which also known as “Rou Gan” is one of the Chinese traditional barbecued meat product similar to jerky and it is usually made from pork. In the early years, Bak Kwa means “dried meat” in Hokkien, and its origin came from the Fujian province in China (Ee Ling, G., 2010). To be more specific, Bak Kwa is known as a Hokkien famous delicacy, which usually prepared for Chinese New Year Celebration. Several decades later, there were many Chinese immigrants moved to the South East Asia region and...

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CID@Chingay

stilt walking performances are Beijing, Shanxi and Shandong. The Chinese and Malay outfits come from China and Malay respectively. The Malay performers are playing drums. There are at least 14 types of traditional drums. Drums and other traditional percussion instruments are often made from natural materials. Music is traditionally used for storytelling, celebrating life-cycle events, and times like harvest. As the Malay and Chinese culture contributes greatly to our Singapore culture, thus it is...

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Country Automany

freedom Street politics "talks about the incident of the watering-down of a feisty New Year’s message which was preparing to run in Southern Weekend latest edition.The new trigged several gatherings in Guangdong Province.Police appeared unruffled.People were surprised with the free gartherings that never happened before. People on the Internet were abruze.They would have urged the Communist Party to uphold the Chinese constitution and the freedoms it purportedly guarantees. The second interpret...

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Social and Cultural Environment in Malaysia

cultural relativism and spread the attitude of multiculturalism. For country like Malaysia, culture is learned, practiced and shared through cultural diffusion. Many have learned that Malaysia is rich with diversity of races ranging from Malays, Chinese, Indians, and Bumiputera however very few people understand who Malaysians are. True enough that we are separated by different culture and beliefs.  Though the mode of celebration, the dates and the traditions vary, the spirit remains as one Malaysia...

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Rizal

Rizal’s Journey in Hong Kong and Macao Hounded by powerful enemies, Rizal was forced to leave his country for the second time in February 1888. He was then a full-grown man of 27 years of age, a practicing physician, and a recognized man-of-letters.  • February 3, 1888 - after a short stay of six months in his beloved Calamba, Rizal left Manila for Hong Kong. He was sick and sad. To aggravate his discomfiture, he was sick during the crossing of the choppy China Sea. • February 7...

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Chinese New Year and C

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August, 2013. Hari Raya Puasa is celebrated at the end of the Ramadan month every year to mark the end of the fasting season. It is celebrated in a grand scale in Malaysia whose population and administration are predominantly Muslim. Hari Raya Puasa is also known as Hari Raya Aidilfitri, or simply called Hari Raya for short, even though the latter term is also used for other Muslim celebrations throughout the year. When translated Hari Raya Puasa literally means “Celebrate the fast” or “Feast of...

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Suyuan Woo and Jing-mei (June) Woo: Like Mother Like Daughter

Suyuan Woo and Jing-mei (June) Woo: Like Mother Like Daughter The Joy Luck Club encompasses the stories of four Chinese women leaving China, to live in a new world of people, language, and culture in America. The book written by Amy Tan features each woman’s story, her American born Chinese daughter’s life, and culture clashes between them. Also an American born Chinese, Amy Tan empathizes with the daughters and the mothers of her novel. Each mother tells her daughter her story of hardships and...

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Metrojaya Berhad

services and the greatest shopping experience has always been the criterion of the Metrojaya group's mission. Although they are profit orientated organization, their main aim is to stay in business and provide jobs opportunities to Malaysians. Over the years in retail industry, Metrojaya's achievement in increasing their customer line and expanding its range of lifestyle goods has made it been recognized as the frontrunner in Malaysia's modern retail industry Since its establishment in 1974, Metrojaya...

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Folk Custom

into being, and by and by they are established as folkways, or folk customs. In China, for instance, chopsticks are used at meals, which is a Chinese folk custom. Northerners eating jiaozi and southerners eating rice cakes in Chinese New Year Festival, all people eating moon-cakes on Mid-Autumn Day and greeting each other with “Have you eaten?” are all Chinese folk customs. Folk customs are shared and practiced by members of a nation in their daily life. There are folk customs governing the daily life...

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How Does You Race, Religion, Nationality, Gender and Culture Define You?

No one can tell you that you are not something you are; that is to say, the things that define who we are cannot simply be taken away because we do not meet their expectations. People’s expectations say more about them than it does you. I am Chinese. But I am not from China. Skin colour is only skin deep. The genes for skin colour have nothing to do with athletic ability, musical talent or forms of intelligence. Unfortunately in Malaysia today, almost everything is race-based, which makes me...

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Cultural Difference in Malaysia

main races in Malaysia are Malays, Chinese and Indian. In addition, Malaysia is a homeland to approximately for 80 ethnic groups, especially in East Malaysia including Baba and Nyonya, Kadazan and Iban. The total of Malaysia’s population is 28.3 million of which 91.8 % are national citizens while 8.2 % are non-citizen. Furthermore, indigenous people were 67.4 %, of which 56.4% are Malays ethnic and 11% of the other natives. Approximately, the total of Chinese ethnic in Malaysia’s population is 24...

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Vietnamese New Year Traditions

Vietnamese New Year Traditions New Year in Vietnam is not only a holiday but also the biggest event of the year. It is tradition of thousand years of history. In Vietnamese, New Year means Nam Moi or Tet Nguyen Dan, which also means “the very first morning”. Nevertheless, people commonly call it Tet as its short form. As traditionally, the holiday lasts three days, starting from January first on lunar calendar. However, the spirit of Tet starts on December twenty third, seven days before Tet’s...

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Unity is foreign

Malaysia were established by the Chinese and Indians and they use their respective languages in these schools. This kind of education system is still being practiced until today. Vernacular schools not only separate the three main races in Malaysia, they also indirectly promote racism. The children were confined within their own race and are not exposed to mix with other people of different race and culture. During Chinese New Year celebrations for example, Chinese schools will have more days of holidays...

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Tusita Herbal Education

Lee Jok Keng SMS: 012.3726310 Putra Heights, Subang Jaya. Feb 2014 (12) Dear friends, The Chinese lunar New Year celebration culminates with the first full moon of the new year (14th Feb 2014). Traditionally the first full moon of the year is celebrated as the Lantern Festival (元宵灯节 Yuan Xiao Deng Jie) but in SE Asia, this name is rarely used, instead it’s simply known as Chap Go Mei, the Chinese Hokkien dialect meaning the 15th night (full moon). In SE Asia, fireworks have replaced the ...

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My Country, My Home

Selangor nearby Port Klang, sells lot of fresh seafood and just catch of the fishermen. Thus, I would buy a lot of seafood, then cook at restaurant and enjoy my tasty meat. Malaysia is a multiracial’s country. There are Malays, Indian, Chinese, Iban and Kadazan. Although my country is a multiracial country, Malaysians always work together to make sure our country is in a good position. Do not be as afraid as a grasshopper and think being multiracial will bring harm to Malaysia like a war...

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