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By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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‘Tomb Raider’ reboot with Alicia Vikander wraps production, still set for March 2018

Director Roar Uthaug has shared a new set video to his Instagram account, officially announcing that production has wrapped on his upcoming Tomb Raider reboot which stars Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Various More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Disney sets Niki Caro for ‘Mulan’ live-action film with ‘Jurassic World’ ‘Avatar 2’ writers

A new report appears to confirm Niki Caro is in talks to direct Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic Mulan with Jurassic World and Avatar 2 writers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. Variety reported More...

By Sierra Jones On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Daniel Wu joins the ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot as an ally to Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft

The Lara Croft franchise will get another try as a Tomb Raider reboot is in the works with Alicia Vikander as the popular video game character. Now news comes that Into the Badlands star Daniel Wu has just joined More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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FDR’s Declaration of War- December 8th, 1941 (VIDEO and transcript)

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S Speech to the U.S. Congress on December 8th, 1941 (as delivered): Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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‘Doctor Strange’ synopsis and official details released

“Doctor Strange” concept art Marvel Studios has officially announced the start of production on Doctor Strange, three weeks after the first set photos surfaced on the web. The press release confirms More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Rend Collective sets August release for new album, ‘As Family We Go’

Rend Collective is known for their dynamic live worship, and their upcoming August 21 release, As Family We Go, has captured that same energy and spirit.Claiming neither folk or indie rock, this celebration band More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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How a Global MBA can provide Employment Advantages

Over the past few years, Masters’ in Business Administration have been required to change and grow, adapting to business changes and global economic developments. A popular qualification amongst business-focused More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 7th, 2015
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Purdue’s Fenggang Yang to study religion in China, how Christianity grew

Fenggang Yang, a Purdue University professor of sociology, has received $3.5 million from the John Templeton Foundation to map the religious and spiritual landscape in China and study how religions have flourished More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Tips to prepare for retirement in Asia

An increasing number of retirees are choosing Southeast Asia as their destination of choice. The likes of Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand are emerging as popular spots for those that want their retirement period More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Jon Foo, Justin Hires set to lead ‘Rush Hour’ TV series

A TV version of the Rush Hour film has found leads in Jon Foo and Justin Hires, playing the characters made famous by Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. The 1998 Rush Hour movie helped make Hong Kong film star and martial More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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An introduction to traditional Dim Sum

If you enjoy Cantonese cuisine you will have probably tried dim sum before. This is a popular dish, which consists of steamed dumplings that are filled with a variation of tasty ingredients. The portions are individual More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Japanese encephalitis reported in Hong Kong, Vietnam

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) is urging the public to take measures to avoid mosquito bites after a case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) was reported in mid-June. Image/CIA Laboratory test results More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Hong Kong imported H7N9 avian influenza cases now in double digits

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (April 13) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) affecting a woman aged 85. The patient, with More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Hong Kong investigates another imported human H7N9 avian influenza case

 The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (April 4) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) affecting a man aged 65. This negatively-stained More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Hong Kong investigates imported H7N9 avian influenza case in 5 month-old baby girl

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (March 17) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong affecting a five-month-old baby More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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H7N9 avian influenza: Hong Kong investigates sixth imported case

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (March 4) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong affecting an 18-month-old girl. Hong More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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HIV cases up in Hong Kong in 2013

A total of 559 new cases of HIV infection were reported in Hong Kong in 2013, up from 513 cases reported in 2012, according to a Hong Kong CHP press release today. Hong Kong Image/CIA Dr Wong Ka-hing, Consultant More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Hong Kong investigates another imported H7N9 case

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (February 12) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong affecting a man aged 65. This More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Bird flu update: Five more human H7N9 avian influenza cases reported from China, HK bans poultry import from South Korea due to H5N8 bird flu outbreak

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification yesterday (January 29) of five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Guangzhou More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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4th H7N9 avian influenza case confirmed in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced today the fourth human case of H7N9 avian influenza (AI) in a 75-year-old man, according to a CHP press release Jan. 29. Hong More...


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