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News Links - 12/20/08

Postby dleedlee » Sat Dec 20, 2008 4:53 pm

Hou Hsiao-hsien shaves head in Sanying (Taiwan) protest
to show support for residents of the Sanying Aboriginal Community
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/ ... 2003431577

Indian director plans film on Chinese legendary hero Monkey King
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008- ... 528488.htm

City Hunter comes to U.S. television (maybe)
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/City-Hun ... 10492.html

Hmong get a mixed debut in new Clint Eastwood film Gran Torino
First mainstream film to prominently feature Hmong-Americans.
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/displa ... rantorino/

Takeshi Kaneshiro Zorro-like in new film K20: Legend of the Mask
Taiwan release scheduled for February 27
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/f/p/2008-12-20 ... 4567.shtml
http://www.nipponcinema.com/trailers/k_ ... n_trailer/ (trailer,summary)
http://www.thefilmcatalogue.com/catalog ... hp?id=6258

Karen Mok photo shoot in the spirit of Mei Lanfang
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2008-12-20 ... 4858.shtml

Gong Li at sina.com 10 year anniversary celebration
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/p/2008-12-20/02562304425.shtml

Fans Revel in Jay Chou's Toronto Concert
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/20/1722s434901.htm

2R Race and Roseanne become comic book figures
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http://www.hongkonghustle.com/art-desig ... -works-hk/

Joe Nieh dating Miffty Zhang over two years
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081218/t ... bb342.html
Celebrities' Thoughts on Vivian Chow and Joe Nieh's Marriage
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Celebrit ... 10364.html

Chinese ship captain recalls Somali pirate fight
Pirates asked for shoes, fuel to get away
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7791901.stm

Looking back over China's last 30 years
http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/1 ... index.html
President Hu's new catchphrases
http://www.danwei.org/front_page_of_the ... hrases.php

Severed cable disrupts web access
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7792688.stm
Severed cables bring down phone lines linking Europe, Asia, Mideast
http://tech.yahoo.com/news/afp/20081219 ... nettelecom
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