Talk about talking heads. Oscar’s Guide to the Chinese Zodiac, TV3’s Inside New Zealand documentary which went to air on Wednesday at 9.30pm, had so many Kiwi celebrities and New Zealand notorieties in it, it was distracting viewing and hard to absorb the information
Coming soon to a theatre near you: China’s Communist Party. From demanding changes in plot lines that denigrate the Chinese leadership, to dampening lurid depictions of sex and violence, Beijing is having increasing success in pressuring Hollywood into deleting movie content it finds objectionable
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula — the man widely credited as being the force behind “Innocence of Muslims” — once cooperated with federal authorities, according to court documents obtained by The Smoking Gun. The Movie The movie, which features an unfavorable portrayal of Muhammad, has prompted violent riots in a number of Arab countries. The Smoking […]
Call it the Davos of nose, the olfactory Olympics, the Sundance of Scent. On June 5, representatives of more than 50 top fragrance-and-flavor companies will converge at the World Perfumery Congress in Cannes, France, to charm potential customers and herald their latest innovations.
When the Beijing LGBT Center screened a prerecorded lecture on gay-themed movies last year, the venue was so packed that latecomers had to jostle for a spot on the windowsills of the rented classroom doubling as their makeshift theater. This year, however, a similar event attracted only a handful of people, leaving much of the same room empty.
“Exchange the role of guest for that of host.” That’s one of the so-called 36 Strategies, a collection of ancient Chinese proverbs whose provenance is uncertain.
In the province of Szechwan in China lived until last week Li Ching-yun.
One month after a traffic fatality touched off widespread protests in the northern Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, a court has sentenced a coal truck driver to death for running over and killing an ethnic Mongolian herder. The rapid trial and sentencing showed the speed with which Chinese authorities have moved to tamp down unrest in the region.
Thirty years ago, Vietnamese soldiers waged a final, furious battle in the hills of Lang Son near the country’s northern border to push back enemy troops. Both sides suffered horrific losses, but Vietnam eventually proclaimed victory