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19 July 2012

Mainland mothers in Hong Kong

2016-11-24T01:14:14+08:00July 19th, 2012|book excerpt, china, hong kong|9 Comments

The issue of mainland Chinese mothers coming to Hong Kong to give birth is much in the news lately, with some people hoping new chief executive Leung Chun-ying will take steps to limit the number of beds available to mainland mothers. I thought it was a good time to excerpt this story from Yeeshan Yang’s book Whispers and Moans — [...]

26 April 2009

Tibetan tales: the making of a novel

2016-11-24T01:14:48+08:00April 26th, 2009|authors, new books|1 Comment

Hong Kong movie star Francis Ng Chun-yu (吳鎮宇) is more than an award-winning actor… he’s also a director, scriptwriter and now the author of Tibetan fairy tale Pelma’s Tears. What led city-born Francis to write about people and events on the far-off Tibetan plateau? The idea came to him when a visit to monasteries and orphanages in the region was [...]

20 April 2007

Hong Kong director brings Blacksmith title to the silver screen

2017-10-05T21:20:55+08:00April 20th, 2007|authors, hong kong, media attention|0 Comments

Yeeshan Yang’s book of investigative journalism Whispers and Moans has been brought to the big screen by Hong Kong filmmaker Herman Yau. Starring Athena Chu, Candice Yu and Monie Tung, the movie (Chinese title: 性工作者十日談) had its premiere at the Hong Kong International Film Festival on 28th March. The prolific Herman Yau is this year’s Director in Focus. There’s an [...]