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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM (1994)

    Rewind, film: 'Chungking Express' directed by Wong Kar-wai

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead Chungking Express Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Faye Wong, Takeshi Kaneshiro Director: Wong Kar-wai Shot over two months with writer-director Wong Kar-wai penning the script as he went along, Chungking Express is one of the most romantic films ever made in Hong Kong- and certainly the coolest. It's really two films stitched together with parallels between the two ...

  2. News - China

    Is Chungking Mansions a trap for Wong Kar-wai movie fans?

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:26pm by Amy Li

    ... Inspired by Wong Kar-wai’s award-winning film Chungking Express,  a young journalist surnamed Han had booked herself a room at a hostel in Tsim Sha Tsui's Chungking Mansions out of what she ... as scary as portrayed in Chungking Express ,” Han said, “we women should still prioritise safety when travelling and do research about the hotel.” “Wong Kar-wai should be tried,” wrote influential ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chungking Mansions a study of life lived in the raw

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in the five, 17-storey blocks has sat in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui for more than half a century. But it was the 1994 Wong Kar-wai movie Chungking Express that earned the buildings in Nathan Road ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com An alleged rape at Chungking Mansions is just the latest chapter in the life of a notorious destination with a rich history of anything goes A study ...

  4. Business - Money - ENTREPRENEURS

    Chungking Mansions a global business hub

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anne-Sophie Briant

    ... Anne-Sophie Briant moneypost@scmp.com Landmark building is a hub of enterprise with global reach, writes Anne-Sophie Briant Riding the Chungking express Every day around 2pm, the first floor of Chungking Mansions is covered with boxes ready to be picked up for airfreight. Most are heading to Africa. They are filled with the latest models of mobile phones made by little-known ...

  5. Chungking Mansions- it's world trade

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... after Wong Kar-wai portrayed it as a dark, mysterious place in his classic film Chungking Express. 'We often think about globalisation in terms of rich people and rich companies, where ... the day-to-day business of Chungking Mansions, where people from more than 120 countries mix and mingle, is the true stuff of modern world trade, an anthropologist argues. 'Chungking Mansions ...

  6. Kansa Hung of Miracle Arts Club

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... California Dreaming- The Mamas & the Papas This popular tune appears in many different movies from Chungking Express to Forrest Gump. An uplifting hippie tune that makes you want to dance all ...

  7. Investors crowd into Chungking

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... and second floors of the building and named them ChungKing Express. He split the number of shops on the second floor into 360 units (out of an original 200) to attract small investors. Mr Poon said ... Peggy Sito Shop spaces in Chungking Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui, home of the famous low-budget guesthouse, are now much sought-after property among local and foreign investors. A total ...

  8. City's own 'global ghetto'

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the power supply room causes a blackout, leaving residents without water and electricity for 10 days. 1993-94 Director Wong Kar-wai shoots scenes for his movie Chungking Express there, helping ... business of Chungking Mansions, where people from more than 120 countries mix and mingle, is the true stuff of modern world trade, an anthropologist argues. 'Chungking Mansions is a centre ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Lawmakers blast MTR Corp officials over express rail line's delay

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by ADA LEE AND TANNA CHONG

    ... Ada Lee and Tanna Chong Lawmakers demand explanation for rail delay Lawmakers say they will launch an investigation into the delay in completing the high-speed cross-border railway if the administration and the MTR fail to explain the situation in detail ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong to Guangzhou express rail link facing delay of up to 2 years, says MTR

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 04:15pm by Ada Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ada Lee and Ng Kang-chung MTR chiefs heading HK$67 billion project blame damage to tunnel boring machine and problems at West Kowloon terminus Cross-border rail link facing two-year delay The much-heralded HK$67 billion high-speed railway linking Hong Kon ...




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