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Hong Kong to amend law to step up film censorship

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday said they plan to amend a film censorship law to forbid screenings of movies deemed contrary to national security. The proposed changes to Ho...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 18, the 138th day of 2021. There are 227 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 18,...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 16-22

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 16-22: May 16: Jazz drummer Billy Cobham is 77. Actor Danny Trejo is 77. Actor Bill Smitrovich (“Crime Story,” “Life Goes On”) is 74. Actor Pi...

Ang Lee on 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' 20 years later

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s physically impossible to get to the forest scene atop the slender bamboo trees in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and not say out loud “Whoa.” Twenty years late...

Ann Hui wins lifetime achievement award at Venice festival

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Hong Kong director Ann Hui paid tribute to her home city as she received a lifetime achievement award from the Venice International Film Festival. The acclaimed ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 18, the 139th day of 2020. There are 227 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 18, 198...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 17-23

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 17-23: May 17: Singer Taj Mahal is 78. Drummer Bill Bruford of Yes and King Crimson is 71. Singer-guitarist George Johnson of The Brothers Joh...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 18, the 138th day of 2019. There are 227 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 18, 1...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 12-18

May 12: Composer Burt Bacharach is 91. Actress Millie Perkins ("Knots Landing") is 83. Country singer Billy Swan is 77. Actress Linda Dano ("Another World") is 76. Singer Steve Winwood is 71. Actress ...

Chow Yun-fat spotted on Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after being spotted riding the Taipei MRT and jogging in Da'an Forest Park, Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun-fat (周潤發) today was sighted running on Taipei's Yangmings...

Chow Yun-fat spotted on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to promote his film "Project Gutenberg", Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun-fat took a jog in Da'an Forest Park yesterday morning before riding the Taipei MRT ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, May 18, the 138th day of 2018. There are 227 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 18, 195...

False rumor of Chow Yun Fat’s death causes a stir on Chinese internet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The rumor that 62-year-old iconic movie star Chow Yun Fat (周潤發) died of an acute disease in a hospital in Hong Kong circulating on Chinese internet on Monday has been debute...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 18, the 138th day of 2017. There are 227 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 18, 1...