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Posted in News, on 28 August 2015, by , 0 Comments

– Chang E Flying to the Moon The story of Chang E is the most widely accepted tale regarding the moon and the origin of the Mid-Autumn Festival. It is said that in ancient times, ten suns existed and the extreme heat made people’s lives very difficult. It was the hero Hou Yi, who, owing to his great strength, shot down nine of the ten suns. On hearing of this amazing feat and the hero who performed it, people came from far and wide to learn from him. Peng Meng was among these people. Later, Hou Yi married a beautiful and kind-hearted woman named Chang E and lived a happy life.

One day, Hou Yi came upon Wangmu (the Queen of Heaven) on the way to meet his old friend. Wangmu presented him an elixir which, if took, would cause him to ascend immediately to heaven and become am immortal. Instead of drinking the potion himself, Hou Yi took it home and presented it to Chang E to keep.

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Posted in News, on 27 July 2015, by , 0 Comments

Serving Southbank for more than two decades.

As one of only two remaining Southgate restaurants to have operated since the centre’s opening in 1992, Christine Yong and the team at Red Emperor know a thing or two about Southbank.

While the restaurant was originally established on level 3 at Southgate, it relocated to level 2 three years ago and is still the community’s staple choice for authentic Chinese cuisine.

Having been at Red Emperor since the very beginning, general manager Christine Yong said she and the team still love what they do just as much as when they first opened.

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Posted in News, on 15 July 2015, by , 0 Comments


Call it finding the mother lode. If you need any indication of just how hot Australian dairy is in China right now, these scenes at a Melbourne supermarket tell the story.

The group of 15 journalists and eight minders was travelling with Chinese billionaire Richard Liu, one of the world’s 100 richest men.

Liu was in Australia to invest in dairy, of course, through his company JD Worldwide. After speculation of a takeover bid for a2 Milk, he splashed $20 million buying a stake in Murray Goulburn’s new dairy trust. But even Liu’s appetite for Aussie milk could not match that of his entourage.

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Posted in News, on 15 July 2015, by , 0 Comments

Red Emperor is proud to be associated with the ‘Timeless Melody’ concert by Russian trained Chinese violinist Zhongguo Sheng and his wife, Japanese pianist Hiroko Seta.

Presented by Castiglione Arts and Culture in two sell-out concerts on 3rd and 4th July at the MRC, it was a triumphant return to Australia after 35 years for Maestro Zhongguo Sheng. At that time, he was brought to Australia by the ABC to mark the Agreement on Cultural Cooperation signed by the two countries, which involved performances in all the major cities.

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Chef Hon Kau HUI-Red Emperor

Posted in News, on 19 June 2015, by , 0 Comments

Melbourne 18 June 2015: Red Emperor has announced the return of Chef Hon Kau HUI to his post.

Hon Kau was at the helm of the Red Emperor kitchen from 1995 until it was sold to the current new owners in 2013. He returns with former key members Man Tim NG and Kam Tai HO.

Man Tim was the Head Chef until Hon Kau’s arrival in 1995. He left to work in Japan for many years. Kam Tai was Red Emperor’s Head Yum Cha Chef until 2013.

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