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  1. News - World - NAMIBIA

    Namibian greens, tour firms say filming of Mad Max damaged desert

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Windhoek Environmental and tourist groups claim film crew destroyed sensitive areas; government agencies say there was no lasting impact Filming Mad Max in desert park splits Namibians Namibian environmental groups and tourism companies expressed fury about a film crew's alleged destruction of sensitive areas in the world's oldest desert while ...

  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Greenpeace films Asian 'laundering' of tuna

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Asian boats 'laundering' illegally harvested tuna Fishing vessels registered in the Philippines, Indonesia and Cambodia have been filmed "laundering" illegally caught tuna, environment activist group Greenpeace International said yesterday. Greenpeace said it recorded secret transfers of skipjack and yellowfin tuna involving four ships ...

  3. Xun weeps during earth film dub

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Mainland actress Zhou Xun said she wept as she dubbed the environmental film Home, which premiered this week in the UN Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo. 'I cried when I was voicing for the film in Chinese,' the 35-year-old said. 'It was really sad to see how human desires are damaging the earth.' Zhou (left), who this year won the UN Environment ...

  4. Furry Vengeance (film)

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Wang

    ... YP intern Christopher Wang Animals may not have been hurt in Furry Vengeance, but Brendan Fraser's career sure is. The cheerless animal 'comedy' relies on tired, predictable gags, trying to squeeze laughter out of the audience. Fraser plays ...

  5. Summer film harvest keeps Zhang busy

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Mainland actress Zhang Jingchu won't have much time to relax this summer, with three movies coming out over the next couple of months. Besides starring in Lee Lik-chi's comedy Flirting Scholar 2, she also features in Aftershock, out ...

  6. Feng sleepless over quake film

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Filming hasn't even begun on Feng Xiaogang's latest outing, but it's already giving the mainland director sleepless nights. Based on the 7.8-magnitude quake which ... than filming The Banquet (2006) and Assembly (2007),' Feng said in Beijing. 'I can't sleep well at night.' The quake, said to have killed as many as 240,000, is the second ...

  7. Green group warmly greets film's chilly plot

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... kelvin Chan Is it getting chilly or what? That is the key question behind the new movie The Day After Tomorrow, which opens tomorrow. The film is about catastrophic changes to the global climate that all happen in just one week. London, Moscow and Tokyo get buried in snow while New York freezes solid. The film has been criticised for twisting and distorting scientific facts, ...

  8. Fine over damage caused by epic film

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Authorities have fined the makers of the movie The Promise 90,000 yuan, a fraction of the film's 300 million yuan costs, for damaging a scenic area in Yunnan ... for the film and restore the original ecology. In the circular, the movie production team was also criticised for building a set at Bigu Lake in Yunnan's Three Parallel Rivers region. The epic ...

  9. Al Gore flying in for global warming film debut

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... States withdrew from Kyoto in 2001 and since then Mr Gore has campaigned in America for action against global warming. The film, released with Mr Gore's book of the same title, was promoted ... of the 2,000-metre-thick Greenland ice sheet. The rising sea level could drown Beijing and Shanghai, resulting in at least 50 million 'ecological refugees'. Mr Gore argues in the film that global warming ...

  10. Promise to investigate film crew's damage of scenic spot

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin A State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) official said yesterday that its Yunnan branch would investigate whether the film crew working on director Chen ... Yunnan bureau to file an investigation report. 'First of all we have to evaluate the case, that is, to see whether the film crew harmed the environment, and if so, the extent,' he said, ...




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