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Hong Kong

Hong Kong
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Top Hong Kong Articles

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  • 'Classmate' Keeps China Box Office Lead

    HONG KONG -Chinese-language films took the top three places at the mainland Chinese box office, though "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" delivered a record setting opening and claimed fourth spot from a single day of business. Romance, "My Old Classmate"...
  • Chinese Online Video Firm iQiyi Seeks IPO

    HONG KONG - iQiyi, the Chinese online video service, will seek a stock market listing within the next three years, according to reports. The company is currently a unit of Baidu, the NASDAQ-listed Chinese search engine giant, having been founded in...
  • Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong

    Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong
    Of all the weighty issues about self-rule and democracy confronting China and Hong Kong, the former British colony that reverted to mainland control in 1997, who could have imagined it would come to this? A 2-year-old boy defecating on a Hong Kong...
  • Film Review: 'Iceman 3D'

    A remake of the 1989 kung fu fantasy "The Iceman Cometh," in which a Ming dynasty warrior time-travels to contempo Hong Kong, "Iceman 3D" is snowed under by f/x of variable quality, as well as a crucial lack of gut-busting martial arts. Theoretically, the...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Review: 'No Place to Hide' by Glenn Greenwald

    Review: 'No Place to Hide' by Glenn Greenwald
    File under irony: Earlier this month Politico reported that former National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander is launching a consulting firm to help corporations firm up their cybersecurity to protect them from surveillance or other outside...
  • International Star You Should Know: Josie Ho

    CLAIM TO FAME Thirty-nine-year-old Josie Ho has been featured in more than 30 films since 1994, but Teddy Chen's 1999 actioner "Purple Storm," in which she plays a ruthless female terrorist, earned her supporting actress noms at the Golden Horse and...
  • Israel's Made for Web Film Contest Highlights Future of Content Creation

    At the fourth annual Hong Kong Intl. Mobile Film Awards in March, more than half of the films competing for prizes were products of Israel, created for a new Internet film competition that brought together the Israeli government, entertainment and tech...
  • CANNES: Fortissimo Entranced by China's 'Great Hypnotist'

    HONG KONG - "The Great Hypnotist," on course to be one of the biggest Chinese films of the year, is set to get a global outing. The supernatural-mystery will be represented jointly by Hong Kong's Fortissimo Films and China's Wanda Media, and will be...
  • CANNES: Fortissimo Boards 'Atlantic', 'Last Summer'

    HONG KONG - Rinko Kikuchi-starring, English-language drama "Last Summer" has been acquired for global distribution by Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films. Set largely on a boat off Sicily, "Last Summer" (pictured) sees a troubled woman trying...
  • CANNES: Korean Sales Co. Finecut to Handle Romance 'Obsessed'

    Korean sales powerhouse Finecut will handle "Obsessed," a steamy romance from Kim Dae-woo, writer of "Untold Scandal." The pic gets a wide release today in South Korea through hard-charging indie distributor Next Entertainment World. Recently launched...
  • Is stress of Wall Street killing its bankers?

    It's probably just a sad coincidence, but the sudden deaths since December of a group of young men who worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. (or who once did) have conspiracy theorists in a tizzy. For the less conspiracy-minded, the deaths again raise a...