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  1. Inquest opens into women's triple suicide

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The inquest began yesterday in Eastern Court into the deaths of three mentally ill women in a multiple suicide that shocked Hong Kong. Kei Yuen-lai, 38, Chu Chik-wa, 31, and Wong Siu-fong, 39, who had befriended one another at Castle Peak Hos ...

  2. Li revisits Venice with dramatic takes on women's perspectives

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Joey Liu Yan

    ... Joey Liu Yan Mainland director Li Yu deals with women's odd affections in life: love and hate between two lesbians, an amoral relationship between mother and son. Not that she sees ... with men,' she says, 'but I'm concerned with women's issues and I would like to tell stories about them from a woman's perspective.' It's a far cry from her predecessors ...

  3. Film femme steps into dad's shoes

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Taiwanese actress-director Sylvia Chang Ai-chia is known for her delicate portrayal of women's issues in her work. But now she's decided to broaden her perspective, ... different women- his mother, his wife and daughter. 'Somehow it's still about women,'; Chang said. 'My films cannot be separated from women.'; The film is in post production ...

  4. Sun shines on the Olympics

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... LONDON- The rain stopped at last, and spectators have enjoyed the first events of the 2012 Olympic Games. The first match was women's football, and other events have included swimming, diving, cycling and rowing. The Games were opened on Friday by a three-hour spectacular at the Olympic Stadium. The show included music, dancing, parachute jumps and fireworks. ...

  5. Mother feared for her life and her girls', inquest told

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investigation was stymied when he was found with three knife wounds to the stomach. He fell into a coma and died. Women's rights groups alleged that police and the Social Welfare Department had ... the police but he wouldn't let her,' Ms Jin said. Her last conversation with Kim was at noon the next day, when her sister called to say she was going to a women's shelter and would ...

  6. Hui makes it a doubles double

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... yesterday's title at Victoria Park. Hui, who won with Yu Hiu-tung in 2004, partnered Hung to a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Goran Bosalevski and Alistair Todd. The women's doubles title was won by Feng Yidi and Yang Yi who defeated Katherine Ip and Wu Ho-ching 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3. Ip, who is just 13, takes on partner Wu in today's women's singles final. The men's singles final ...

  7. Girls in a man's world

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but cannot watch a single minute of the game. In the hands of a lesser director, Offside could have turned into a preachy movie about women's rights. But Panahi, using a hand-held camera ...

  8. Labour pains

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... advocating women's rights, also welcomes the movie. 'It shows how women are making progress and gives a direction,' says Huang. 'I like the director's feminist stance.' ... hair was black when I first decided to make the film- now it is grey,' says the 46-year-old, running his fingers through his short, spiky do. Based on the novel Women's Lives ...

  9. Chan off to a flying start

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... competition after the first day and Vicky Chan Wai-kei breaking into the top 10 in the women's event. Chan King-yin, enjoyed an excellent run on the Qingdao course, finishing fifth and fourth ... races. But the pace-setter in the women's event was China's Yin Jian, who won both races to move to the top of the standings. It was a good day for China with male sailor Wang Aichen ...

  10. Also showing: Lee Kang-sheng

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... that in Lee's vision, women's very emotions and sexual mores are becoming inseparable from the commodities they crave. As evidence, Lee points to trends like enjo kosai, or 'compensated ... 'Very early on, we told them there would be a lot of nudity, and they were all willing,' says Lee (right), who both directed and starred in the film. Lee, now 40, is best known as the lead ...




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