HONG KONG (AP) — Jackie Chan suggests in a recent interview that protests should be restricted in the freewheeling Chinese city of Hong Kong. The action star lamented that Hong Kong has become a city of protests, where people “scold China, scold the leaders, scold anything, protest against anything. “There should be regulations on what...
If you’re a big Jackie Chan fan, you’ll probably be disappointed to know that he has landed his last punches and kicks before the camera as an action star. Although he’ll still probably appear on film in the future, his hallmark action stunts will, from now on, be conspicuously missing from the script. He is...
My birth city Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province in central China, came under spotlight last week on the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Revolution, also known as the Xinhai Revolution, for being the first city to break apart from the Qing government (1644–1911). One hundred years ago on October 10th, mutineers from Wuhan and its...
By Tom Hancock An American style rodeo planned for Beijing’s former Olympic stadium has aroused strong opposition from Chinese animal rights activists. Now Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan has been dragged into the controversy. A photo showing Jackie Chan holding a cowboy hat and smiling alongside Beijing Rodeo promoters Richard Tucker and Matt Shiozawa...
HONG KONG (AP) — Jackie Chan and other Hong Kong stars will stage a charity concert on April 1 to raise funds for victims of Japan’s massive earthquake and tsunami. The veteran action star and dozens of Hong Kong singers and actors on Thursday recorded the theme song for the concert, “Succumb Not to Sorrow.”...
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