Monthly Archives: October 2011

Selina Ren’s Wedding

Selina Ren and Richard Chang

Pop singer Selina Ren’s wedding ceremony was held today in Taipei. Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou graced the ceremony and was the chief witness. Over 100 entertainment celebrities attended the wedding. The other two members of S.H.E, Ella Chen and Hebe Tian, served as Ren’s bridesmaids together with Ren’s little sister. Today also marks Selina Ren’s 30th birthday. Ren and her ...

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Zhang Yimou’s The Flowers of War

Zhang Yimou with American actor Christian Bale

After watching the trailer for Zhang Yimou’s new film ‘The Flowers of War’, I can’t help being intrigued by the movie. Based on the novel ‘The 13 Women of Nanjing’ by writer Yan Geling, the film is set during a period which has become historically known as the Nanking Massacre, also called the Rape of Nanking. In 1937, during the ...

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Sushil Kumar Becomes Real-Life Slumdog Millionaire

Sushil Kumar, left, with Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, shows $1 million check after winning on an Indian game show, in Mumbai, India. (AP Photo)

Sushil Kumar is a real-life Slumdog Millionaire after becoming the first person ever to win $1 million on an Indian game show. The poor government clerk from a desolate region of eastern India won on the popular Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”, transforming him into a role model for millions of aspiring youth yearning to escape ...

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Schoolboy Photographer Sam Kaye Is The Youngest To Win Royal Photographic Society Top Prize

Sam captures this image of a  hippo stretching its jaws in a South African lake. Judges of the photos were stunned when they found out Sam's age

12-year-old Sam Kaye has become the youngest ever member of the Royal Photographic Society to gain a distinction for his portfolio of stunning wildlife photos taken while on holiday in South Africa. Fellows of the world’s oldest photographic society were shocked to discover Sam’s age after they judged his work anonymously and awarded him the top honour for the 11-18 ...

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RIP, Marco Simoncelli!

Marco Simoncelli

Italy’s Marco Simoncelli died today as a result of injuries sustained during the Malaysian MotoGP at the Sepang International Circuit. The tragic accident happened four minutes into the race when Repsol Honda rider Simoncelli came off at Turn 11 of the Sepang circuit. On the second lap, Simoncelli  lost control of his Honda bike which veered across the track and ...

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Push Push Video ‘Star’ Txawjvam Hawj Aka Calvin Her

A video of a shirtless 18-year-old Txawjvam Hawj energetically mimicking K-Pop girl group Sistar’s dance moves in their 2010 smash hit “Push Push” has gone viral. In the three-minute video that shot in his bedroom, the teen faithfully copies the exact hand, body and even facial expressions of the four-member girl group in their dance video.

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10-Year-Old Sonia Yang Speaks Ten Languages

Sonia Yang crowned the north west of England s best young linguist

Sonia Yang is only 10 years old but she can speak an incredible 10 languages. The young student at private Greenbank Preparatory School in Stockport has been crowned the north west of England’s best young linguist after stunning teachers with her detailed knowledge. Sonia, from Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, was born in Taiwan but moved to England with her family to ...

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Carlsberg Stunts With Bikers In Cinema – That Calls For A Carlsberg

Imagine entering a cinema filled with not-so-friendly looking tattooed bikers

At the beginning of this year, Carlsberg launched a new global positioning and strapline ‘That Calls for a Carlsberg’. With this global positioning Carlsberg aims to add essence to the brand and tell the Carlsberg story, so every market understands that Carlsberg beer stands for tradition, quality, great taste and making the right choices. To reinforce the new baseline ‘That ...

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