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Pixar’s Turning Red to go straight to Disney+, skipping theatrical release
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COVID-19 strikes again and disrupts yet another theatrical release. Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’ is heading directly to streaming: “The animated film will be released exclusively on Disney+ in March, Disney announced Friday, becoming the third straight Pixar movie to forgo a theatrical release amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Like its predecessors Soul in 2020 and Luca in 2021, Turning Red will be available to Disney+ […]

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Port of Los Angeles
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The busiest container port in North America, the Port of Los Angeles has sustained its rank as number one for more than two decades with record volumes for containerized trade. The Port maintains an efficient, sustainable supply chain, adopting new technologies to improve the reliability, predictability and efficiency of the flow of cargo across global […]

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Promoting intellectual property trading
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Hong Kong will capitalize on the support of the National 14th Five-Year Plan in developing into a regional intellectual property (IP) trading center, said Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the opening session of the Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum (Dec 2). The HKSAR Government will implement a series of initiatives to promote IP trading, including […]

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Contactless e-Channel service launched
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The Contactless e-Channel service was launched (Dec 1) at the Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and Shenzhen Bay control points, providing faster, more convenient travel and a more hygienic immigration clearance service for Hong Kong residents. The clearance procedure only takes around seven seconds. Residents can still continue to use fingerprint verification technology or traditional […]

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Man Pleads Not Criminally Responsible in Cinder Block Attack
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Darryl Doles is charged with attempted murder in anti-Asian attacks on three Baltimore businesses. In Baltimore, a man accused of attacking two Asian American woman with a cinderblock inside their liquor store is pleading not criminally responsible. 50-year-old Darryl Doles is charged with attempted murder and hate crime offenses, among a list of other charges, […]

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UN trade law to extend to Hong Kong
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Hong Kong is in the process of extending the application of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) to Hong Kong. The Convention, which provides a set of uniform rules governing contracts for the international sale of goods, will be implemented in Hong Kong next year. Speaking at the 2021 Colloquium on International Law […]

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Ivy League Olympians Chloe Kim and Nathan Chen prepare for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
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When I read about these two Olympic athletes who are favorites for gold in the 2022 Beijing Olympics, I was struck by a number of the similarities in their lives and mental approaches.  Figure skater Nathan Chen is a favorite, having recently dominated the world championships.  Chloe Kim became a household name with her victory […]

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Advocates Push for AAPI Curriculum in New Jersey Schools
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Bill would require schools to teach students about the history and contributions of AAPIs to the U.S. In New Jersey — where Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group — a coalition of teachers, students, parents, politicians, and community members are fighting for “thoughtful and comprehensive Asian American and Pacific Islander studies into K […]

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‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel Officially in the Works
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It’s on: a sequel to Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is officially in the works, with Destin Daniel Cretton returning to direct and write. The filmmaker has also signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu’s Onyx Collective, and is reportedly in development on a new MCU series for Disney+. […]

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