The abbot of Henan’s Shaolin Monastery, the Chan Buddhist institution famous for being the...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 15, 2013
China has seen a series of bloody incidents in recent years, most recently including a string of...
by Liu Yong | Jan 27, 2009
From AP: Liang Yusheng, a pioneer in Chinese martial arts novels, has died, news reports said. He was 85. Liang died at his home in Sydney, Australia on Jan. 22, the Australian edition of the Hong Kong newspaper Sing Tao Daily...
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 Zhaohua Li | Aug 11, 2007
Think China’s art of the fake reached its height with fake eggs? Think again. From the BBC: The Chinese authorities say they have foiled a plot to smuggle immigrants abroad disguised as martial arts performers from the Shaolin Temple. Twelve young men were trained in traditional lion dancing and given fake passports before joining real […]
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