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  1. It's been a sweet year: Stars of Taiwanese hit 'Apple of My Eye' give fans a slice of holiday cheer

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen The Taiwanese romantic comedy You Are the Apple of My Eye now holds the Hong Kong box office record for a Chinese-language film after two months at the top, beating comedy king Stephen Chow Sing-chi's 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle. The new feature, centred on the friendships and puppy loves of a group of secondary school students, has been so well received locally ...

  2. Taiwanese actor looks to Hong Kong

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

    ... Lee Wing-sze Hit gangster film Monga is opening doors for Taiwanese heartthrob Ethan Ruan Jing-tian, whom director John Woo Yu-sum is rumoured to be considering for a new project. ... screen. It's unbelievable,' he said. The actor gained popularity with Taiwanese television dramas such as Wayward Kenting and My Queen. Although Monga is about the underworld, Ruan does ...

  3. Film company will go to court over row with Taiwanese government

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... it return a subsidy for its production Miao Miao, which was withdrawn from the Melbourne International Film Festival. The GIO had accused the company of not registering Miao Miao as a Taiwanese ... production subsidy and ban it from applying for government grants in Taiwan for three years. Jet Tone, which co-produced Taiwanese director Cheng Hsiao-tse's NT$30 million debut movie, ...

  4. Grand mafia-style funeral for boss of Taiwanese gang

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese watched with a mixture of fascination and fear as the body of a high-profile gang leader was flown home from Hong Kong yesterday for an elaborate family ... Shui-bian criticising the media for portraying him as a hero. The gang boss was made famous for his killing of Taiwanese American writer Henry Liu in San Francisco in 1984. Court records showed Chen ...

  5. Too young to grow old?

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai What will your life be like when you are old? That's a question James Mark, a 70-year-old acclaimed director and veteran stage actor, wants students to ask themselves after watching Grandpa & His Lover. The surreal play, written an ...

  6. She's got issues

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Karen Ma

    ... Yan Geling has a gift for creating complex female characters, and her latest work is no exception, as Karen Ma explains AFTER YEARS OF roaming, Yan Geling is turning her focus back to China. A Shanghai native, Yan spent most of the past 15 years in the US ...

  7. Man arrested for weapons sold online

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A man accused of selling illegal martial arts weapons to people in Hong Kong via the internet has been arrested in Taiwan. The 25-year-old Taiwanese man was arrested at his ... the items were sold on internet auction sites. During the January raids across the city, Hong Kong police seized weapons including stun guns and air rifles. The Taiwanese man is also accused ...

  8. Not easy to get in mood

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Best known for crime thrillers such as Infernal Affairs, director Andrew Lau Wai-keung said it took him a while to mentally prepare to make a romance. His latest film, A Beautiful Life, is about a Hong Kong girl who falls for a Beijing policeman. It stars mainland actor Liu Ye and Taiwanese actress Shu Qi and will be released in May. Lau (right), 50, said the film ...

  9. Filmmakers to attend Swiss festival

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Hong Kong Tourism Board agreed to pay the travel expenses of two filmmaking brothers invited to compete in a Swiss film festival. Lam Wai-to and Lam Wai-wai were sponsored by the board to make a film advertising the city to Taiwanese viewers last year. Modelled on Japanese role-play games, the interactive film has a choice of ending, and was a surprise hit ...

  10. Triple triumph for Hong Kong film

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 1999. However, A Simple Life missed out on the award for best film, which went to the Taiwanese historical epic Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale. The film also won the awards for best ... From beginning to end, A Simple Life is a gift for me. I think it is a very satisfactory film.' Ip, 63, saw off competition from Shu Qi, Qin Hailu and the Taiwanese starlet Michelle Chen ...




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