Shaolin Temple abbot says he believes in 'aliens'

The abbot of Shaolin Temple, Shi Yongxin. Photo: AFP

Days after a Shandong man allegedly electrocuted an alien after claiming he saw five, China’s most controversial Buddhist abbot, Shi Yongxin, said he believed i

Wednesday, 12 June, 2013, 2:17pm 1 comment

Shandong man admits his 'alien' is fake and made of rubber

Li and his electrocuted "alien". Photo: Screenshot via Weibo

A Shandong man who claimed to have electrocuted an alien before storing it in his freezer admitted he had faked the story. Instead he had assembled the extraterrestrial with rubber and wire ropes, reported China's Southern Metropolis Daily on Tuesday.

11 Jun 2013 - 11:33am 1 comment

Saving the planet from power-hungry aliens

Don't they ever learn? Aliens, that is. And don't they have any consideration for our holiday schedule? We've just rung in the New Year and those pesky aliens are at it again. This time in Chris Gorak's 3D sci-fi thriller The Darkest Hour.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Gunning for the aliens

Westerns have seen a revival recently with such films as No Country For Old Men, True Grit and There Will Be Blood. Now here comes Cowboys & Aliens with an all-star cast and crew.

Yet this isn't your traditional Western shoot-'em-up.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

How would you persuade a group of aliens not to invade earth?

Balwinder Singh, 15, Delia Memorial School (Hip Wo)

I would take them around the world to see how happy people are. I would give them a big gift and tell them that humans would really like to be friends with them. A large delegation could greet the aliens when they come to earth, helping to change their minds.

Alice Leung, 16, Ho Fung College

7 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Tale about aliens falls flat

In the deluxe DVD edition of Walt Disney's Race to Witch Mountain, Dwayne Johnson stars as Jack Bruno, a taxi driver in Las Vegas. He unwittingly protects two siblings from outer space who are battling to save our planet from an alien invasion.

The travellers are humanoids who crash landed on earth.

23 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Retro alien invasion Project Blue Earth SOS (OAV version)

A good old-fashioned, Orson Welles-style storyline, where the aliens even have ray-guns, Project Blue Earth SOS is a six-episode original animated video (OAV) series.

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am