As protests against a proposed extradition law and the subsequent official response continue to roil Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific airline has found itself in the center of the turmoil, subject to an assault from Beijing that is “unprecedented in its speed and scope,” according to The...
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 Scott Greene | Feb 1, 2012
Residents of Wukan, the village in Guangdong province which garnered global attention in connection with violent land grab demonstrations late last year, went to the polls Wednesday to select a committee to oversee the election...
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 […]
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