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  1. Film studies: stereotypes

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... non-Chinese roles. A recent example of the latter is Himalaya Star (2005), with Ronald Cheng Chung-kei essaying the title character's Indian yogi (below). The best that can be said is that his ... cry from Himalaya Star, and an indication that Hong Kong may not be as averse as some producers assume when it comes to viewing non-stereotypical non-Chinese. ...

  2. Choice cuts

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... film, Himalaya, was nominated for a best foreign film Oscar a few years ago.' Founded in 1956, the Asia Society is a non-profit educational organisation dedicated to increasing ... Valli's Himalaya. The acclaimed 2000 film is set in the remote villages near the world's highest mountain range. The inter-generational story tells of a struggle for leadership during ...

  3. China Diaries

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by John Fox

    ... John Fox China Diaries by Louis Stannard Universe $195 Airline pilot Stephen Cannon never knew his parents. All he knows about them is what he's been told by his grandparents, who brought him up, or learned from his parents' journals. His father, Alex, died in 1943 flying a DC-3 cargo plane across 'the Hump'- the treacherous air route over the Himalayas from ...


    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not generally expected. Few restaurants have menus in English, but most have pictures. Himalaya Restaurant and Bar For a touch of Tibet, try the Yak burger Average food cost Y-YY Cuisine Tibetan Housed in one of the few remaining villas in this once-stylish residential neighbourhood, the Himalaya Restaurant and Bar is dripping with ethnic Tibetan touches, from the beautiful exterior- tastefully ...

  5. Polar pioneer eyes new frontier

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... Saudi Arabia, which is at a similar latitude.' The Himalayas block the moist monsoon winds, turning them east to bring moisture to southern China and the Yangtze River area, he explained. ...



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