n.31 July 2010

By the thousands, Tibetan refugees embark on a perilous journey across the Himalayas to reach Nepal and Katmandu, which has a flourishing Tibetan neighborhood. Most of those who make the journey areadolescents and children who have sent away by their despairing parents.They hope their Diaspora children will ensure the maintaining ofTibetan traditions far from home. But surviving the trek isn’t easy.

As China's domestic economic prowess grows, so does its interest in developing a local fashion industry. But with uniformity placed ahead of originality, developing stylists is a difficult task.Moreover, the Chinese government has yet to give the creative world same support it gives to its export industry. As a result, affluent Chinese crave foreign luxury brands such as Dior, Prada, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. But things are changing.

The Cultural Revolution of the 1960s devastated most of China's traditional festivals..As puts Mao's legacy into the past, a number of colorful festivals are gradually clawing their way back to the forefront. The process is gradual. . Many still worry about offending the government while others lack historical awareness of the festivals. Fortunately, unscathed Hong Kong has good memory for color.