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  1. Film industry belittles free-trade deal

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) complained yesterday that Cepa was useless for the city's film industry, instead of the 'breakthrough' suggested by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa. 'From the point of view of filmmakers, the agreement is cheati ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... their dazzling array of colours, Mao said. And for those concerned about the environmental affects, Mao says not to worry. Unlike Beijing or Shanghai where they get trapped, the wind along the harbour ...

  3. South Korean film workers take their protest to the red carpet

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... covering their faces, held up signs saying 'No to FTA [free trade agreement]' and 'Yes to screen quotas'. Yang Gi-hwan, director of the Korean Coalition for Cultural Diversity ... to the screaming crowds at the opening of the Cannes Film Festival. The group of 50 film workers took their protest - against their government's decision to cut screening quotas in favour of a free ...

  4. Ground-breaking ceremony set for Shanghai Disney

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the Administrative Commission of Shanghai International Tourism and Resorts Zone and the Shanghai Shendi Group. The commission is a municipal government body established in November to oversee construction ... Will Clem in Shanghai Work is set to begin at the long-awaited Shanghai Disney theme park, with the municipal government and the US-based entertainment giant to hold a ground-breaking ...

  5. China reels in the pirates

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and India are usually imported via flat-fee licences. Chinese-language movies produced in Hong Kong enjoy quota-free access to the mainland under the free-trade agreement Cepa. Meanwhile, films ... dramas, musicals and sporting events. 'One of the reasons for the growth of the live music and entertainment market in China, especially in Beijing and Shanghai, is the development ...

  6. Simply Red

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dave Bannister The Sex Pistols' 1976 gig at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester is more famous for those in the crowd than the punk pioneers on the stage. Among them were aspiring musicians who would go on to form some of the most vital British bands of the next decade: The Fall, Joy Division, The Smiths and Buzzcocks. There was also art student Mick Hucknall, ...

  7. Disney's Shanghai launch a Mickey Mouse affair

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Disney and distinctly Chinese,' he said. The Shanghai Disneyland sits inside a 390-hectare resort zone containing a large artificial lake, two hotels, a conference centre and retail ... Will Clem in Shanghai Shanghai Disneyland will be even smaller than previously reported when it opens in five years, it emerged yesterday- but it remains unclear whether it will beat Hong ...

  8. Shanghai no problem for HK Disney: minister

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong Competition from a possible Disney theme park in Shanghai would not be a problem for Hong Kong, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip Shu-kwan said ... of Ocean Park would help the two parks strengthen their appeal. 'So we think that competition will not be a problem,' Mr Ip said. Shanghai's city government applied to the State ...

  9. What's On

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay agreed to set up a Latin American Free Trade Association 2004: A train carrying petrol and fertiliser derailed and exploded near Neyshabur in northeastern Iran, ...

  10. Lifestyle - ENTERTAINMENT

    Now showing at a cinema near you- if you're lucky

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... million people doubles or even triples the number in Hong Kong. But the city's cinema-goers are much better off than those in the mainland cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. "At ... said. It hoped that new policies such as providing for commercial land-use zoning could help ensure there was a cinema in every district- at more affordable rents. But Film Development Council ...




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