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  1. Tsang's remarks on gays 'inappropriate'

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... respect for human rights. During a question-and-answer session on the policy address with more than 1,000 young people on Saturday, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen made a remark ... but now this no longer exists because women's status has improved. 'We are talking about human rights, which has a moral shield against unreasonable interference over privacy.' Mr ...

  2. Mia Farrow to highlight Darfur crisis during HK parade

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Hollywood actress and human rights activist Mia Farrow will make a public appearance in Hong Kong on the day of the Olympic torch relay in the city to call for China to act on the Darfur crisis. The 63-year-old Golden Globe Award-winning star will be speaking at a Foreign Correspondents' Club lunch on May 2, and hopes to use the Olympics to put pressure on Beijing ...

  3. Election's To sounds off on democracy

    Posted May 28th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in transition,' he said. 'But democracy is a human right, and according to the Basic Law, we will have such a right.' He said the film industry was also ruled by 'one country, two ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    Modern Chinese art to get exposure at a major New York art fair

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... In April, the Brooklyn Museum will stage "Ai Weiwei: According to What?", the artist-activist's first solo show in New York exploring the issues of freedom of expression and human rights. Featured works include S.A.C.R.E.D., the monumental installation detailing Ai's 81-day detention in 2011, which debuted at the Venice Biennale last year. The market, however, ...

  5. Charges against G.O.D. dropped

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... perform in Chinese.' Human Rights Monitor director Law Yuk-kai said he appreciated the police's concern but believed they had overreacted. 'Police should have taken into account ...

  6. Cinematic justice

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... director of the Alliance Francaise, says that justice always tops the agenda among the French. 'French people are always on the frontier of protecting human rights,' he says. 'We ...

  7. Please leave us alone, pleads wife of suspect

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Kong Human Rights Monitor director Law Yuk-kai said police should offer more information about the shoot-out to stop the innuendo and rumours. 'They [the police] said they had enough ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Why fiction is the new reality for acclaimed director Cheung King-wai

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... there was no remorse. There must be some goodness inside her, even just a tiny bit." Cheung used the case as inspiration for a script exploring human nature, but struggled to find the right partner ... will invite local distributors to bid for the rights to the film for the first five years. The film is expected to be released in October. The pressing task for Cheung now is to look for the perfect ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    When it comes to Juno Mak, don't judge a book by its cover

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 10:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... threw up a lot of questions during the 60 days of shooting. But over the time, he says he has managed to build the trust of cast members who are twice his age. “Flaws are humane, and that's what makes it beautiful to me. The wrinkles on their faces meant age and experience. It's humane, and that's very cool,” Mak says. Rigor Mortis has already been picked up by Well Go ...

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    Fear and loathing at the cinema: new films reflect modern tensions in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the city. "While we were going through the tunnel, our city has vanished," screams one passenger played by Kara Hui Ying-hung. "Society's laws, human ethics- they no longer ... of recent mainstream Hong Kong movies that reflect the tension surrounding the 17th anniversary of the handover to China and uncertainty about long-promised voting rights. The films deliberately ...




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