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News Links - 12/26/08

Postby dleedlee » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:38 pm

Looking For A Star poster
Jan. 26 release scheduled
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Andy Lau and Shu Qi
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 556287.htm


"Look for A Star" to Open on Spring Festival
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http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/21/1221s435232.htm

First trailer of Looking For A Star
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/First-tr ... 12191.html

'Red Cliff II' to Premiere Earlier than Planned
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/26/1261s436664.htm

Mainland artists allowed to travel to Taiwan film in John Woo's 1949
Filming to begin in June with (?)Zhang Ziyi, Fan Bingbing, Zhang Fengyi (unclear whether they are actually cast or not)
Taiwan relaxed restrictions on number of mainland actors, limit increased from two to five
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/m/2008-12-26/08392314788.shtml

Cape of gold
Taiwanese filmmaker Wei Te Sheng struck gold with Cape No.7.
Tanaka is set to appear in another Taiwanese romantic flick titled Sumimasen, Love early next year
http://star-ecentral.com/news/story.asp ... sec=movies

'Romantic Island' Loses Spark (south Korea)
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/ar ... 36732.html


Ning Hao's Silver Medalist ('Crazy Racer')
Huang Bo
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Xu Zheng
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/m/c/2008-12-26/11282315117.shtml

Top 10 Movies of 2008
http://english.cri.cn/6666/2008/12/26/1722s436613.htm

4 1/2 hour Tojo drama starring Takeshi Kitano broadcast on Christmas eve
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Tojo-dra ... 12143.html

Tiffany Tang Yan - Storm Warriors
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/m/p/2008-12-25 ... 3988.shtml

Future Cop's Tang Yi-Fei
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/m/p/2008-12-25 ... 4045.shtml (more)

10 best single-film DVDs of 2008
Chungking Express, Irma Vep and Woman on the Beach
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/ ... 9094.story

Tony Leung kisses Carina Lau; romantic wedding album revealed
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Tony-Leu ... 12137.html
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2008-12-26 ... 4694.shtml


Gigi Leung's 2009 Taiwan calendar
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/y/2008-12-24/15352311400.shtml (more)

Zhou Xun orchid representative
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 556791.htm

Jackie Chan's illegitimate daughter is tall and thin; appears in Hong Kong with her mother
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Jackie-C ... 12214.html

Nic Tse advert
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 561155.htm
Vivian and Joe seen holding hands together to a X'mas Eve party
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Vivian-a ... 11846.html
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 555914.htm

Charlene Choi invites Gillian Chung for one day trip to Taiwan
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Charlene ... 11747.html

Former Japanse AV star Ai Iijima found dead at Tokyo apartment
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Former-p ... 11701.html
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081225/t ... bb342.html
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 555679.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 555931.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2008-12/2 ... 555696.htm
Police say Iijima was dead 1 week before body was found
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Police-s ... 12065.html

Shenzhen Bay
Groundbreaking drama shows mainlanders escaping across the border to Hong Kong
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200812c.brief.htm#014

Indie online film from Wang Xiaofeng
http://www.danwei.org/video/when_a_child_is_born.php

Taiwan Pop Stop
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/ar ... 2003432142

Snark attack
Xiao S (hostand sister of Barbie Hsu/Da S) talked about Zhang Ziyi being late: It's such a bother when celebrities are tardy
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/Xiao-S+t ... 11982.html

Ispy: Jackie Chan with bodyguard in NYC shopping on Christmas EVe
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/h/p/2008-12-25 ... 2690.shtml

Southern Weekly's bridal calendar
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http://ent.sina.com.cn/s/p/2008-12-26/09592314885.shtml (more)

M.C. Jin puts a smile on party-goer’s faces!
http://www.hongkonghustle.com/parties/5 ... /#more-503

40 Years and Counting - Fong Fei Fei Continues to Amaze
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081225/t ... bb342.html

Photos: Yao Ming vs Yi Jianlian in New Jersey
The I Heart China gang was there in full force
http://shanghaiist.com/2008/12/24/photo ... anlian.php

Chinese basketball clubs fined
http://app2.rthk.org.hk/pda/news/content.php?id=547982

Customer Asks Huge Compensation from ASUS
Extortion and counter claims on laptop maker
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2008/12/25/1781s436471.htm

Toxic melamine is suspected in seafood from China
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-m ... 7706.story

180,000 Chongqinq citizens gather for Christmas Eve and Set 'Jinisi Record'
"mindless celebration of Christmas is an risible and absurd act"
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200812c.brief.htm#021

The Most Beautiful Female "Lei Feng"
An act of kindness captured on video
http://www.zonaeuropa.com/200812c.brief.htm#016

Happy Boxing Day!
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Postby Brian Thibodeau » Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:43 pm

6 go on trial for selling tainted melamine:
http://www.suntimes.com/news/world/1350 ... 08.article
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