Zhang Ziyi



Bo Allegations Raise Dangerous Questions For CCP

After the Friday announcement that former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai had been expelled from the Communist Party and will face criminal prosecution, The New York Times reports that his youngest son, princeling Bo Guagua,...

Zhang Ziyi Denies Bo Rumours

Actress Zhang Ziyi has denied rumours, originating online and spreading to some mainstream media, that she had been barred from leaving China pending investigation by the authorities. Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, as well as...

Hung Huang: China’s Soft Power Army

On cnreviews, Charles Custer of ChinaGeeks translates a blog post by Hung Huang, in which she responds to an academic’s comments about China’s soft power that, “One Yao Ming, one Zhang Ziyi are more effective...

Viewers Criticise Lip-synching Ziyi in CCTV Gala

A bit late with this one, but with Chinese celebrity news focused so fully on the Hong Kong sex photo scandal the past couple weeks, we figure a little mainland star bashing might offer a welcome change of pace. From China...

Is Zhang Ziyi Pretty or Not

The following poem was written by Tianjin-based poet Li Wei, translated by CDT: Is Zhang Ziyi pretty or not? Some say she’s pretty. Some say she’s not. Liu Ping in my office says she’s not pretty. However,...

Video: The Portrait of Ziyi Zhang

Ziyi Zhang, the most well-known Chinese movie star, has become the global symbol of Chinese cinema. After being discovered by Chinese film director Zhang Yimou for a role in her first

‘Jasmine Women’ blooms – Xu Wei

From Shanghai Daily (link): It’s a long overdue work: Shanghai movie buffs have been waiting for three years to see “Jasmine Women(ËåâËéâËä±ÂºÄ),” the directorial


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