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  1. Book reveals how late film siren Ti Na was duped into that scene

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The autobiography, Movies- My Absurdity, on sale just over a week after Leung died, says director Li Han-hsiang had led Leung to believe the scene in The Warlord would show her naked back only to the waist. But he had secretly placed another camera that showed her full-length. 'How could this so-called maestro director stoop so low to... pander to the audience?' asks Leung, who died ...

  2. A movie director loses his direction

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... and solace in women, while 9 is that cute animation about numbered humanoids. In 1963, Italian director Federico Fellini released 8?. The title signified the movies he had directed plus the ones he ... 1970s, turned it into a musical with the help of composer Maury Yeston. Set in the 1960s, the story begins as renowned movie director Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) is about to start work ...

  3. Three directors, nine students held in HK$3m loan fraud probe

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Three directors and nine students from two private education centres have been arrested on suspicion of cheating the government out of HK$3.1 million in an alleged student loan fraud. The 10 men and two women, aged 21 to 49, are accused of conspiracy to make fraudulent loan applications. Last night, police were still looking for several intermediaries alleged to have ...

  4. First time director scores high

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse For a first-time director, Drew Barrymore does a great job with roller-skating comedy Whip It. Full of exciting action, charismatic characters, a sweet romance and adorable ... empowered women and joins a team. But everything she cherishes starts to slip away when her secret life is exposed. Barrymore fills the simple story with convincing emotions and realistic ...

  5. Many hurdles remain on road to gender equality

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was only the fourth woman in the 82-year history of the Oscars to be nominated for best director. This should not be a surprise: few women manage to get to make their own movies. Of the top 250 ... with the American director. There was nothing coincidental about the occasions. Women must keep in mind that the award was not about gender- it was for directing. The inequalities run deep in some ...

  6. Boardroom blitz

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Hong Kong companies are not concerned about gender diversity within their boards, according to interviews with female board directors conducted by Community Business. Women are also being ... Shalini Mahtani Fifty per cent of Hong Kong's workforce was female in 2008, up from 46 per cent in 1998. Women are also increasingly taking on senior roles, with 29 per cent ...

  7. HK women struggling to close the gender gap

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... director of the non-profit Women's Foundation, said at an event last week hosted by the French Chamber. Hong Kong fares better when measured against its neighbours. In Japan, only 1 per cent ... that a majority do not play management roles. Many women who are on corporate boards have professional degrees in law and business. More than a third of woman directors in Hang Seng Index companies have ...

  8. Open the boardroom doors to women

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to look for both female and male candidates alike. The lack of women candidates for the post of executive director, too, needs to be addressed. The greatest challenge for women is finding ... Shalini Mahtani India, with its massive population of over 1 billion, has seen a surge of women in industry. Perhaps for the first time, and unlike many of their mothers, these women have ...

  9. A good start in getting more women on board

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan In the 1980s, Norway required that 40 per cent of public committee members should be female. It passed a law in the past decade requiring women to make up 40 per cent of directors of big listed companies. Starting this month, the Hong Kong government is setting a similar target: 30 per cent of members of public-sector boards, advisory committees and other bodies ...

  10. Channel hop

    Posted Aug 01st 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... In part one of the series we are introduced to his closest family at youngest daughter Hala's seventh birthday party. Hussein's vulnerability towards the women in his life- ...




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