Pro-democracy Hong Kong actor under quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong actor Wong Chau-sang (黃秋生) has disclosed early Tuesday morning (May 12) that he is under quarantine in Taiwan while hinting at the possibility of p...

Hong Kong Film Awards winner Ip Man 4 back to Taiwan Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three award-winning Hong Kong blockbusters will return to Taiwan's cinemas on Friday (May 15). The 39th Hong Kong Film Awards announced the winners via a virtual ce...

Taiwan chooses ‘The Great Buddha+’ as its contender for foreign-language Oscar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The five Golden Horse award-winning film "The Great Buddha+" has been selected to be a contender at the 91st Academy Awards (Oscars) in the Best Foreign Language...

Theater adaptation of ‘A Chinese Ghost Story’ comes to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hong Kong Dance Company will perform a special theater adaption of acclaimed 1987 movie "A Chinese Ghost Story" (倩女幽魂) at the National Theater in Taipei on D...

The Great Buddha+ wins Hong Kong Film Award

Taipei (CNA) - The Great Buddha+ (大佛普拉斯), a Taiwanese dark comedy, won Best Film from Mainland and Taiwan at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday. Other films nominated in the category were Tai...

Anthony Wong calls out Jackie Chan's 'China film theory' at Hong Kong Film Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong (黃秋生) stunned the crowd at the Hong Kong Film Awards when he indirectly called out fellow actor Jackie Chan for his statement last month that there...

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

HONG KONG (AP) — Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him. Tsang said at a news conference Wednesday that all of the allegations...

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok announces he's a father

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok is a dad. Kwok shared the good news with fans on his social media page on Friday. He posted a photo of a newborn bab...

Hong Kong singer and actress Josie Ho is making new music

HONG KONG (AP) — To say that Josie Ho has been busy is an understatement. The Hong Kong singer and actress is putting out new music, touring Asia and has shot a new travel show on TL...

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ASIA: PHILIPPINES-FIGHTING — At least six people have been killed in battle between Philippine forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extr...

Thriller 'Trivisa' wins big at Hong Kong Film Awards

HONG KONG (AP) — Crime thriller "Trivisa" was the big winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards, taking home five awards including the prize for best film. The movie, which takes place on ...

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ASIA: JAPAN-US — Japan is charting its own course to deal with a radically different U.S. president, an approach that will be tested at the end of this week when Prime Minister Shinz...

'Soul Mate' leads Hong Kong Film Awards nominees with 12

HONG KONG (AP) — Romance drama "Soul Mate" has charmed the Hong Kong Film Awards. The coming-of-age tale of two girls falling for the same boy received 12 nominations, with Zhou Dong...

China tightens censorship on film award broadcast

The Chinese government has yet again tightened its censorship, banning some words as well as the broadcasting of two major movie award ceremonies. China will enact a strict law which states all fo...