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    Prefect Blue Essay

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    1997 was a milestone in Kon's career for two reasons: The release of this particular movie in cinemas and the initiation of his collaboration with Madhouse Inc, who sheltered his genius until his last birth. Prefect Blue was initially meant for a live action TV series; however, after the Kobe earthquake in 1995, the production studio suffered extensive damages resulting in a reduction of the budget, up to a point that solely allowed the shooting of an OVA. Nevertheless, while the shootings were roughly half-completed, Madhouse decided to distribute it as a feature film. Originally, the script was to be based upon the homonymous book by Yoshikazu Takeuchi; however, after some close inspection by Kon and Sadayuki Murai, the co-writer of the script, they asked and eventually received…

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    Entering Hong Kong felt mechanical, as most travel does- this time is so drenched in systematic motions that there’s not a moment to register the change in atmosphere. Leaving the airport, taking the train over the ocean onto the island, seeing rows of apartment buildings as concrete beauties, before they dissolve into the glass towers of the island: these are the moments that jar, that you realise the space you are in. But I realised we were trapped. Situated, from the train to the bus, with no…

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    In the film Chan is Missing, director Wayne Wang creates a detective story in which he allows the audience to be engaged with the characters in the film in order to find Chan. Upon the adventure of finding Chan, the audience comes to realize that Chan is this complex, changing, and elusive figure that Wang has presented. Presenting Chan through multiple perspectives, Wang undercuts the homogenized Asian America stereotypes and shows how they have no solitary identity. In essence, with the…

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    Essay On Exile Documentary

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    claimed that he “just threw together moments before the presentation.” This event was the epitome of casual, and that is what made it great; it felt like an informal community, like our own precious film viewing asylum. As 7:10PM came and went, the professor identified himself as Markus Nornes, an instructor of Asian cinema at the University of Michigan. The event began with a presentation about media censorship in China, where since the beginning of filmmaking, all movies had been…

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    Lavendary Cafe Case Study

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    1.) Levendary Café entered the Chinese market, hitting the ground running with Louis Chen running the show. Chen had a very ambitious attitude and succeeded in opening 23 new Chinese locations in a very short period of time. However, by Chen focusing more on obtaining the highest amount of profits, he did unfortunately sacrifice the image of the Levendary franchise. Before entering this market, research was conducted and it appeared that several other American franchises succeeded due to China’s…

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    INTRODUCTION The objective of this report is to examine the effectiveness of board of directors of China Primary Energy Holding Limited in terms of the communication and other forms of engagement with shareholders. The following passage will discuss the topic above in three main areas that are the degree of compliance with Hong Kong GEM Corporate Governance codes, the impact of ownership structure on company’s performance and the effectiveness of communication with shareholders. BACKGROUND…

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    political leading to the French president not attending the first opening. Disney learnt from the French mistakes which and was able to incorporate their core culture into the Chinese culture with less difficulties. When it came to service orientation, personnel management and training practices was considered a norm. Asia’s interest in Western culture combined with the love of fantasy costumes was a key success and benefited everyone. Products such as souvenirs were a part of the experience in…

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    Monopolies In China

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    Though the mainland does have some degree of capitalism, Hong Kong especially exemplifies this. From 1842 to 1997, the British were in control of Hong Kong. When it did rejoin China in 1997, it did so with the agreement that for 50 years after it rejoined China, Hong Kong would keep its capitalist economic system and voting system (bbc.com). The island 's companies made almost twice the amount of money that was made on the mainland since 2012. Hong Kong is the main center for investment in…

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    Lee Kuan Yew Case Study

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    The first critic was on the separation of Singapore from Malaysia. Malaysia’s first Prime Minister accused him that he led a state government and that Singapore is not loyal. This was because Lee Kuan Yew believed that Singapore, primarily dominated by the Chinese would always be at the disadvantage if it is under a Malay majority country. The second critic towards Lee Kuan Yew was when he made English as the main language in Singapore. He strongly believed that mastering of English is a must…

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    Opium War Effects On China

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    first Opium War. The British government had send its modern ships from Brits-Indie to China. Even though the British fleet was smaller it still defeated the Chinese warships because it was more advanced. After the first Opium war the two parties signed an agreement called ‘Nanking agreement’. Even though it is called an agreement, the details where enforced by the British government and China had no option but to agree. Some of the things that where agreed upon: - No more monopoly on trade in…

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