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Jackie Chan praises return of looted China statues

By Sat, Oct 26, 2013 4:33PM UTC Comments Off Jackie Chan. Pic: AP.

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Jackie Chan says his mission is complete. Chan wrote, directed and stars in “Chinese Zodiac,” an action comedy which centers on a team attempting to steal some of the 12 bronze statues looted from a Chinese palace in 1860. Since the movie was released in China last year, two of...

Report: Jackie Chan suggests Hong Kong curb rights

By Thu, Dec 13, 2012 5:41PM UTC Comments Off Jackie Chan. Pic: AP.

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...

Jackie Chan, the soon-to-be former action star

By Sat, May 26, 2012 11:42AM UTC Comments Off Jackie Chan, the soon-to-be former action star

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...

Wuhan: Experience the real 1911

By Fri, Oct 21, 2011 3:17PM UTC 3 Comments 1911 by Jackie Chan

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...

Jackie Chan dragged into Beijing rodeo row

By Sat, Jul 23, 2011 5:37PM UTC 6 Comments Jackie Chan dragged into Beijing rodeo row

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...

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