As protests against a proposed extradition law and the subsequent official response continue to...
by Anne Henochowicz | Mar 12, 2015
Once an official in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yang Hengjun is a commentator and novelist...
by Anne Henochowicz | May 22, 2013
The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online...
by Sophie Beach | May 29, 2010
The Los Angeles Times reports on the filming of the updated version of the Karate Kid in China: With more than 1.3 billion residents, China is both the world’s most populous nation and one of Hollywood’s biggest...
by cschultz | Apr 18, 2009
At the annual Boao Forum held on Hainan island, during a discussion on censorship, movies and society, Jackie Chan stated “we Chinese need to be controlled”: “I’m not sure if it’s good to have...
by Zhaohua Li | Apr 21, 2008
‘The Forbidden Kingdom’ (功夫之王), the first collaboration between martial arts film legends Jet Li and Jackie Chan, appears to have a set a new record for a “Chinese” film. From Hollywood Today: It was the...
by Sophia Cao | Jul 31, 2007
Jackie Chan’s new movie “Rush Hour 3” makes Chinese officials unhappy and “it may not be released there,” BBC says. They are unhappy at a scene where a family involved in organised crime visit Paris, according to Variety Asia, which quotes sources close to the film. And this association with Triad gang members has angered […]
by Sophia Cao | Feb 10, 2007
From CRIENGLISH via Xinhua: Chinese action stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li will team up for the first time to star a new film inspired by legendary classical Chinese novel “Journey to the West (Ë•øÊ∏∏ËÆ∞)” written during the Ming Dynasty. According to investor Huayi Brothers Company, Jet Li and Jackie Chan will play two famous […]
by Wu Nan | Jan 2, 2007
From ApunKaChoice.Com: Martial Arts superstar Jackie Chan said on his Web site Tuesday that he has a new film company in China. “I just started a company in China and I will be producing 10 films,” Chan said on his official Web site. The Hong Kong action star, who is currently filming ‘Rush Hour 3’ […]
by Sophia Cao | Dec 6, 2006
From Onemanbandwidth: He says he wakes up daily feeling pain in his waist, knees and shoulders. Not bad for a guy‚Äìwho should be a spokesperson for some 24-hour Emergency-care chain‚Äìwho has broken every bone in his 5‚Ä≤6‚Ä≥ body. He banged up his chest on the set of the China smash hit “Rob-B-Hood,”and then reinjured it […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods