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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie Rachael Barker Jennifer Lopez will be shaking her shapely stuff in Hong Kong in November. Often voted the world's most beautiful woman, Lopez started her career as a backup dancer for New Kids on the Block. But not even this Puerto Ri ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: bespoke satirical comedy in Personal Tailor

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Are the One (2008) and its 2010 sequel, both of which featured his favourite actor, Ge You, in the leading role. But Personal Tailor sees Feng and Ge return to satirical comedy, a genre that has ...

  3. News - World - UAE

    Shezanne Cassim set for release from UAE prison after satirical video term

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Minneapolis US spoof documentary man due to be released An American who has been held in the United Arab Emirates for nine months in connection with a satirical video about youth culture in Dubai was expected to be released soon, the US State Department said. Shezanne Cassim, 29, was arrested in April, six months after he and others uploaded their spoof ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - YEAR REVIEW

    Video: SCMP.com's satirical look back at 2013's big stories

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:35am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Without doubt, 2013 was a big year for the South China Morning Post as we celebrated our 110th anniversary by honouring the heroes of Hong Kong. It was also the year we brought readers our exclusive interviews with fugitive whistle-blower E ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Taiwanese artist's satirical cartoons about Hong Kong life are an online hit

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:05pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based Taiwanese artist's satirical cartoons about Hong Kong life have become a viral hit, writes Andrea Chen Strip teaser Taiwanese comic artist Chris Tseng Hsin-chieh and his Hong Kong friend Juno Man Chun-lun set up a Facebook page three months ago just for their own amusement. But then the satirical, and often hilarious, strips ...

  6. News - China Insider - Twitter

    Frustrated Chinese bloggers greet Twitter’s successful IPO with satire

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 12:19pm by Chunxiao Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com When Twitter’s successful IPO made newspaper headlines all over China on Friday, many said they were shocked by the exceptional performance of a website that “never existed” in their world. On Thursday, the California-based mic ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef taken off air after satire draws fire

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:56pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Comedian taken off air after satire draws fire A private Egyptian TV station stopped the airing of the latest episode of a widely popular political satire programme after it came under fire for mocking the ultranationalist, pro-military fervour gripping the country. CBC announced the programme by Bassem Youssef, often compared to US comedian Jon ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Bassem Youssef draws anger over satirical attack on Egypt's military

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Prosecutor receives complaints which highlight low tolerance for criticism of military, leaders Comedian under fire over satirical swipe at military Egypt's ... leadership through sexual innuendo, according to the Youm7 news website. Youssef used satire to criticise Mursi during his one year in office. Morsi supporters also sued Youssef for insulting ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - MEDIA

    Another Chinese news outlet falls victim to satire, fooled on fake Krugman report

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:22pm by Ernest Kao

    ... on the wine and cloth joke). The sardonic piece taking a snub at America’s high-priest of Keynesianism was published by satirical news website The Daily Currant last week. And like its competitor The Onion , the Currant banks on two types of audiences: those who appreciate satire; and those who genuinely can’t - and end up taking the news way too seriously. Some Chinese media outlets have ...

  10. News - China - TELEVISION

    CCTV 'misses irony' in using Jon Stewart satire to mock US on Guantanamo Bay

    Posted May 07th 2013, 01:22pm by Ernest Kao

    ... said, sarcastically. Others pointed to CCTV’s blatant and “low-blow” attempt to humour audiences with an American political satire show when few of the sort was on offer domestically. “At least ...




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