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    Year of the Pig 2019

    Stuffed pigs used in drill to instruct Hong Kong agricultural officials in how to cull sick animals in event of African swine fever outbreak
    Photos of the exercise, which were posted on health minister Sophia Chan’s Facebook page, proved to be a surprising social media hit
    PUBLISHED : Friday, 07 December, 2018, 8:31am
    UPDATED : Friday, 07 December, 2018, 12:52pm
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    Toys pigs, with a price tag of up to HK$700 (US$89) each, were enlisted to a drill this week to help train Hong Kong agricultural officials in how to kill sick animals in the event of African swine fever spreading across the border to Hong Kong farms.

    Whether it is a bargain or not is a matter of opinion, but taxpayers have been told the toy pigs will cost them a total of about HK$20,000.

    The surreal scenes of officials, in full protective gear, playing with the pink fluffy toy pigs – sending them to the cull one by one – quickly attracted the attention of the public after the pictures were posted on the official Facebook page of health minister Sophia Chan Siu-chee.

    The post, uploaded on Tuesday night, quickly became Chan’s most popular post in at least the past month, attracting over 43 comments and 156 “shares” in two days, compared with her usual Facebook posts that draw only a few comments.

    One comment read: “The pigs are so cute.” Another read: “Can I adopt one?” Some were not too amused though, questioning if it was a waste of taxpayers’ money to buy toy pigs.


    Agricultural officials conducting a swine fever culling drill using stuffed pigs. Photo: Facebook

    The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department confirmed in a statement on Thursday that it had conducted a “drill” two days earlier “to strengthen the preparedness of [the department] in case of an outbreak of [African swine fever]” on local farms.

    The department did not elaborate on the mood of staff or the atmosphere during the training exercise, or who had first raised the idea of buying toy pigs for the drill, only saying that “more than 30 staff members, all of whom were from [the department], were involved in this drill”.

    “A total of 28 big prop pigs (around HK$700 each) and two small prop pigs (around HK$80 each) were used during the drill. Prop pigs have not been disposed of but are currently stored away for reuse,” the statement read.


    Marching the pigs to the cull. Photo: Facebook

    How useful using toy pigs in a pig culling drill is, is anybody’s guess. The department statement also noted: “In reality, the method to be adopted for pig culling is subject to various factors, including the environment of the farm concerned, the number of pigs within the farm, the health conditions and size of the pigs, etcetera, and international guidelines on the culling of animals.

    “Under objective conditions, [the department] will primarily make use of carbon dioxide for pig culling.”

    Chan said in her post that she was there to oversee the drill, including inspecting the method employed to kill pigs. She was also briefed by the officers on their plans for a possible outbreak of African swine fever in Hong Kong farms.


    Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee with health officials during this week’s swine fever drill. Photo: Facebook

    African swine fever is a highly contagious viral disease that infects pigs. It does not affect other animal species or humans.

    China reported its first outbreak in August in the north-eastern province of Liaoning. A total of 81 cases of the disease had been reported in 21 provincial regions as of December 3. Officials claimed the outbreaks were generally under control in China.

    In her Facebook post, Chan said the government would take “decisive action” to minimise the impact on local farms if African swine fever were to spread to Hong Kong.

    Additional reporting by Elizabeth Cheung
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    Ominous

    DECEMBER 18, 2018 / 3:59 AM / UPDATED 4 HOURS AGO
    China agriculture ministry confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Chongqing
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    BEIJING, Dec 18 (Reuters) - A new outbreak of African swine fever has been confirmed on a small pig farm in southwest China’s city of Chongqing, the country’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday.

    The virus was detected on a farm with 23 pigs in Chongqing’s Bishan district, infecting eight animals and killing three, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement.

    China, home to the world’s biggest pig herd, has reported around 90 outbreaks of the highly contagious fever since August and earlier on Tuesday launched a campaign to crack down on illegal hog slaughtering to contain the spread. (Reporting by Tom Daly; editing by David Evans)

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    Peppa Pig

    China to mark Year of the Pig with Peppa Pig movie as ‘subversive’ cartoon rehabilitated
    30 December 2018 08:00 AFP 2 min read

    China is set to mark the Year of the Pig with a film starring “Peppa Pig,” the popular British cartoon character that fell foul of its censors earlier this year.

    A government document listing upcoming movie projects shows a new film in the works titled “Peppa Pig celebrates Chinese New Year” to be released in February 2019 during the Lunar New Year holiday.


    Photo: Wikicommons.

    The film includes Chinese New Year customs such as a dragon parade and fireworks, state-run China Daily reported.

    Co-developed by Alibaba Pictures and Canadian media company Entertainment One — which currently produces Peppa Pig — the film includes the entire “Peppa Pig” cast and two new characters named Dumpling and Glutinous Rice Ball, two popular Chinese new year delicacies.

    The series, introduced in the mid-2000s in China, has become extremely popular through episodes dubbed into Mandarin.

    This fervour intensified at the end of 2017 among a young adult audience. Many internet users including stars sported temporary “Peppa Pig” tattoos in selfies, and cups, watches and clothes appeared bearing the image of the heroine Peppa.

    A Chinese internet platform in May gave “Peppa Pig” the chop as state media lamented the series had become a “subversive” icon for slackers and anti-social young people.


    Peppa the Pig. Photo: Wikicommons.

    At least 30,000 clips of the British cartoon were removed from the popular Douyin video-sharing platform, while the #PeppaPig hashtag was banned from the site.

    People who upload videos of Peppa Pig tattoos and merchandise and make Peppa-related jokes “run counter to the mainstream value and are usually poorly educated with no stable job,” state-run Global Times said after the ban.

    “They are unruly slackers roaming around and the antithesis of the young generation the [Communist] party tries to cultivate.”
    I've never watched Peppa Pig. Now I'm thinkin I should, just to get a handle on this. Anyone seen it?
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    73,000 pigs

    This is really bad.

    JANUARY 2, 2019 / 3:21 AM / UPDATED 9 HOURS AGO
    African swine fever hits huge, foreign-invested Chinese farm
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    BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported an outbreak of deadly African swine fever on a huge pig farm part-owned by a Danish investment fund, showing the spread of the virus to modern industrial farms expected to have the best levels of disease prevention.


    A vendor prepares pork for sale at a market in Beijing, China December 26, 2018. Picture taken December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee

    The outbreak occurred on a farm in Suihua city with 73,000 pigs in northeastern Heilongjiang province, owned by the Heilongjiang Asia-Europe Animal Husbandry Co Ltd, a company established in 2016.

    The farm’s herd included 15,000 breeding pigs, according to its website, and it was aiming to produce 385,000 pigs for slaughter a year. Some 4,686 pigs had been infected and 3,766 animals died, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said late on Wednesday. All animals on infected farms must be culled under current rules.

    The farm is the largest yet to be hit by the disease, which has infected almost 100 farms across China since August 2018, spreading faster than in any other country to date.

    More than 200,000 pigs on infected farms have been culled, according to a Reuters tally of official figures, while hundreds of thousands more in the vicinity have also been put down.

    China has the world’s largest hog herd and the rapid spread of African swine fever has roiled the country’s trade in pork, the nation’s most popular meat, disrupting supplies and pushing up prices in some areas.

    Neither Heilongjiang Asia-Europe Animal Husbandry nor its majority owner, state-owned Zhejiang Rural Development Group Co. Ltd, responded to calls for comment.

    Steffen Schiottz-Christensen, vice president for North Asia at Denmark state fund IFU, confirmed the outbreak but declined to comment further as he had yet to be fully briefed.

    IFU, which provides risk capital and advice for investment in developing countries, invested 28.4 million DKK ($4.32 million) in the farm in 2017, according to its website, although its shareholding has since been diluted, Schiottz-Christensen said.

    “The African swine fever situation is only getting worse. Small farms, big farms, slaughterhouses, feed - the whole production chain basically all got hit,” said Yao Guiling, an analyst with consultancy China-America Commodity Data Analytics.

    Beijing has banned feeding kitchen waste to pigs, and restricted transport of live pigs and products from infected areas.

    But the virus has now reached 23 provinces and municipalities across China. The disease is deadly to pigs but does not affect humans.

    “The policies are good, but the increasing outbreaks show that there might be some problem with execution at the local government level,” said Yao.

    China’s agriculture ministry also said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need to test their pork products for African swine fever before selling them to the market.

    Slaughterhouses must slaughter pigs from different origins separately, and can only sell the products if blood from the same batch of pigs tests negative for the virus.

    If the virus is detected, slaughterhouses must cull all pigs to be slaughtered and suspend operations for at least 48 hours, according to the regulation, which will go into effect from Feb. 1.

    (For a graphic on 'Swine fever in China' click tmsnrt.rs/2QMhmzL)

    Reporting by Hallie Gu and Dominique Patton; editing by David Evans and Richard Pullin
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    LEGO Chinese New Year DRAGON Dance & DINNER 2019 Set!

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    Vicky and Burberrry's Pig Campaign

    It's Zhao Wei again, with her huge spiritually-damaging billionairess gorgeous eyes.

    Netizens creeped out by Burberry’s new Chinese New Year ad campaign
    Elegant or ominous?
    by Alex Linder January 7, 2019 in News



    A Chinese New Year ad campaign from the luxury British fashion house Burberry has failed to strike the right chord with its intended audience who have criticized the campaign as being something straight out of a horror movie.

    The campaign, directed by American photographer Ethan James Green, stars a pair of famous Chinese actresses, Zhao Wei and Zhou Dongyu. In one shot, the two are seen posing in a “family photo” with other models dressed in signature Burberry styles but failing to wear their smiles.

    On its social media accounts, Burberry describes the shot as being a “portrait of togetherness, gathering the cross generations of family for a seasonal celebration.”


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    However, on Weibo, while some referred to the shots as “elegant” and “beautiful,” many failed to pick up on the alleged festive vibe of the photos, instead calling them downright “creepy” and “strange.”

    “This looks like a family plotting against each other to kill their wealthy grandma for the inheritance,” reads one popular comment. “Is this an image from Zhao Wei’s upcoming horror movie?” wondered another.



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    Continued from previous post



    On the bright side, at least none of the models are trying to eat a pizza with chopsticks?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeneChing View Post
    I've never watched Peppa Pig. Now I'm thinkin I should, just to get a handle on this. Anyone seen it?
    Yes! It is an awesome and positive show.
    Obviously, it's for little kids, but still, it is great to watch. All the littles giggling is a kick. I put it on for my dogs when I go to work and they love it.
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    Dirty Pig

    Quote Originally Posted by David Jamieson View Post
    I put it on for my dogs when I go to work and they love it.
    Haaaaaaaaaaa! FTW David! I wonder what your dogs would think of Vicky Zhao Wei?

    I'm a little annoyed with the article below because it stole my 'dirty pig' line that I'm using for the title of my upcoming 2019 CNY article. Next year is the earth pig, thus dirty. Then again, I used it last year for the Year of the Dirty Dog.

    “You dirty pig”: Chinatown’s “hideous” Chinese New Year decor draws flak
    By Jewel Stolarchuk - January 9, 20194059



    The annual Chinese New Year Decorations have drawn flak from visitors for looking “dirty” and hideous”.

    2019 is the year of the pig, according to the Chinese zodiac calendar, but an installation of pigs at the centre of the enclave has drawn the ire of several Singaporeans who feel the pigs neither look festive nor spread cheer, like the installations of years past.

    This year, Chinatown features almost 180 lighting fixtures of piglets for their festive decor. The main attraction is a group of 9.5-meter-high, 7-meter-wide pig-shaped giant lights, located near Upper Cross Street. It is this attraction that has drawn criticism for not being aesthetically pleasing.

    One couple who spoke to the Chinese daily excoriated the design of this year’s installation. The retired couple who are in their sixties went to Chinatown specifically to see this year’s Chinese New Year decorations but were left disappointed.

    Noting that the pigs at Chinatown look grimy instead of cute, clean and adorable, the couple told reporters: “The colors are not powdery (pink), and those browns look dirty, like ‘dirty pig’.”

    Several others online have chimed in and criticised the installation. One netizen called this year’s design “worse than previous years” and “hideous,” while another asked: “Who is the designer? Who is the consultant? I would like to have a word.”

    Another netizen noted that the large pigs look as though they are “ready to be slaughtered”:

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    SCREAMING
    Have you EVEN seen the new decorations they have put up for the Year of the Pig at Chinatown?????

    Who is the designer? Who is the consultant? I would like to have a word.

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    Actually, the reported didn't pick up on the earth=dirty angle, so we good.
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    7 million Chinese tourists

    7 million Chinese tourists expected to travel abroad this Spring Festival holiday
    Look out, world!
    by Alex Linder January 11, 2019 in News



    Over this year’s upcoming week-long Spring Festival holiday period, some 7 million Chinese tourists are expected to head abroad, escaping the travel hell that their country becomes.

    Once again, Thailand is the top destination for Chinese tourists traveling overseas, followed by Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, and Vietnam, according to an annual report compiled by the China Tourism Academy and Ctrip. Last Spring Festival, 6.5 million Chinese ventured abroad. Back in 2014, it was only 4.73 million.

    The annual exodus is always a big boon for many countries’ tourism sectors. For six years running, Chinese tourists have been the world’s biggest spenders. Of course, they also tend to bring along a fair share of chaos as well.

    Recently, a flight was delayed in Anhui province after a passenger apparently tried to throw coins into the engine for good luck. Somehow, this is the third time this has happened.
    Throwing coins in the engine for good luck.
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    Pricey pork

    UPDATE 1-CHINA URGES PIG FARMS TO RESTOCK AMID WORRIES OVER PORK SUPPLY, SWINE FEVER
    1/15/2019
    * China pork prices "very likely" to rise in H2 -govt official

    * But does not expect them to climb in run up to Lunar New Year

    * Wants pig farmers to restock quickly

    * China battling African swine fever, has culled 900,000 pigs (Recasts; adds comment, detail)

    BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) - China's pig farmers should quickly replenish their herds, a government official said, as the world's biggest pork producer looks to curb price rises for the meat expected to bite later this year in the wake of African swine fever outbreaks.

    Pork prices in China are "very likely" to rise in the second-half of 2019 as the number of pigs has been falling, Tang Ke at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Wednesday.

    "We recommend most farmers adjust their production and increase replenishment in a timely manner," said Tang, even as they carry out steps to prevent and control African swine fever.

    The comments come as China battles the world's fastest spreading epidemic of African swine fever, which has now reached 24 of its provinces and led to the culling of more than 900,000 pigs. The disease is deadly to hogs, but does not affect people.

    The outbreaks have not yet hit national pork prices and supplies are currently "sufficient", said Tang, who expected no major volatility ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday beginning in early February when the meat is widely consumed.

    However, measures implemented to control the spread of the disease have kept live pig prices in some parts of the country at loss-making levels, leading to liquidation by small farmers and slow restocking.

    National pig stocks in December were almost 5 percent lower than the previous year's level, said Tang, while numbers of breeding sows were down by more than 8 percent. He did not give total numbers for the herd size.

    "For three consecutive months the drop was more than the 5 percent warning level, meaning that in the second-half of this year, the number of live pigs to reach the market will be lower and the likelihood of pig prices rising is very big," he said.

    The ministry would work to ensure production and supplies by smoothing the transport of pigs and making sure animals can be sold, he added.

    The average weight of pigs in the country was at a record of around 124 kg (273 lb) in December, said Tang, indicating difficulty in selling pigs in key producing regions.

    CONSUMER CONCERNS

    For now, live pig prices are still low, and may even be slightly weaker in the run up to the Lunar New Year, Tang also said.

    The average price of live pigs in the second week of January was 13.65 yuan ($2.02) per kg, down 1.6 percent from the previous week, and has dropped for four consecutive weeks, he added.

    Pork prices have also declined in the last week by 0.9 percent to 23.55 yuan per kg, and are down almost 8 percent versus last year.

    "The volumes of pork traded at monitored farmers' markets has dropped by 14.4 percent, consumer demand is weakening," Tang said. ($1 = 6.7684 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Dominique Patton; Editing by Joseph Radford)
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    Pigsy!

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    2.99 b

    Biggest migration in human history kicks off, 2.99 billion trips forecast for Spring Festival travel rush
    CNY is coming
    by Alex Linder January 21, 2019 in Gallery



    That most wonderful time of the year is here once again as millions upon millions of people journey home to spend the Chinese New Year holiday with their families in what will become the largest migration in human history.

    This year, the annual Spring Festival travel rush, known as chunyun (春运), officially kicked off on January 21st and will continue on until March 1st. During that time 2.99 billion trips are expected to be taken, 0.6 percent more than last year.

    Broken down that means, 2.46 billion trips by road, 413 million by train, 73 million by air, and 43 million by boat, according to China’s state-run media.

    The first day of the Chinese New Year is February 5th and people across China will get February 4th to 10th off from work (though they’ll have to make up for that by working on Saturday and Sunday). Over the next two weeks, expect to see more and more people heading for the train station as China gradually slips down through the circles of travel hell.
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    JANUARY 3, 2019 Photo by Louis Raphael
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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CHINESE NEW YEAR IN SAN FRANCISCO

    On Feb. 23, 2019, San Francisco will welcome the Year of the Pig. Or if you prefer, it’s the year 4717 on the lunar calendar. In San Francisco, as in other Chinese population centers, the first days of the Year of the Pig will be celebrated within the immediate family circle. While most of the festivities will be concentrated in Chinatown and San Francisco’s downtown area, there are activities scheduled throughout the city. For more details, check out our handy guide to this year’s events.

    Year of the Pig
    According to lunar new year pros, the Year of the Pig is one in which many good things can come your way: greater wealth, exciting career changes, and even new love! Just be sure to exercise the better qualities that the pig is known for in Chinese tradition (responsibility, optimism, and generosity) and don't, well, wallow in the lesser ones.

    According to several astrological sources, people born in the Year of the Pig are easy-going, sociable, and independent. Famous individuals born in the Year of the Pig include authors Ernest Hemingway and Stephen King, singers Carrie Underwood and Amy Winehouse, actresses Julie Andrews and Lucille Ball, one former American president (Ronald Reagan) and one former First Lady (Hillary Rodham Clinton).

    Dim Sum and Then Some
    There is little doubt that Chinese food as we know it in America started in San Francisco in the mid-1800s. The adaption of Chinese cuisine has gone through countless transformations and has produced some of the best restaurants on the West Coast.

    Explore Chinatown and Union Square
    Most Chinese New Year activities will be in Chinatown, the oldest and one of the largest of its kind in the United States. The parade will start on Market Street, snaking around downtown with the end of the parade route in the heart of Chinatown. Join Linda Lee as she navigates the neighborhood on a video tour of this community.

    Night Moves
    No New Year’s celebration is complete without nighttime libations. Find the best places to have a drink in Chinatown or any other San Francisco neighborhoods with our guide to the city.

    Walking Tours
    Chinatown’s rich history is difficult to condense. Luckily, San Francisco City Guides, Wok Wiz Tours and All About Chinatown Tours are reliable ways to get educated about this storied neighborhood as you explore with all your senses. Be sure to include a visit to the Chinese Historical Society of America in your plans for a deeper understanding of the community, too.

    Here Be Dragons (And Lions)
    Be sure you know the difference between a dragon and a lion when you’re talking about lunar wildlife. The dragon mascot of the annual Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year parade measures more than 200 feet long and takes a team of more than 100 men and women from martial arts group White Crane to propel along the parade route. While there are some smaller versions, there’s no mistaking the behemoth that climaxes the parade amid a fusillade of firecrackers. Lions, on the other hand, usually only require two performers – one to handle the head and another for the tail; in most cases, the tail extends about 12 feet.

    What’s All the Noise About?
    Firecrackers, beating drums, gongs and crashing cymbals drive away evil spirits. Throughout the Chinese New Year celebration—and especially on parade night—the festivities will be preceded by a loud outburst of firecrackers. Bring earplugs.
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    44 Shaw Brothers Movie Marathon via Twitch for CNY 2019

    Shaw Brothers’ Kung Fu Movie Marathon to Stream on Twitch
    MOVIE NEWS SHAW BROTHERS STREAMING TWITCH
    BY KYLIE HEMMERT ON JANUARY 23, 2019


    Shaw Brothers’ kung fu movie marathon to stream on Twitch

    GammaRay (presented by Skybound Entertainment) and Celestial pictures have announced they will stream a Shaw Brothers movie marathon on Twitch from February 4 to February 8, 2019. The marathon will include 44 full-length features from the Shaw Brothers’ extensive library of kung fu titles, including iconic films such as King Boxer, Crippled Avengers, and Five Deadly Venoms. This viewing event will be streamed globally and exclusively on Twitch, marking the first time Twitch has featured kung fu films.

    After the marathon airs from February 4-8, there will be double feature movie nights on Thursdays and Fridays at 5:00 pm PT for four weeks. The marathon is also the first time GammaRay has hosted full-length features on Twitch.

    “We’re excited to introduce cult classic movies from the 70s and 80s to our fans on Twitch for the first time,” said GammaRay COO Do Duong. “Kung fu has influenced filmmaking, hip hop music, and pop culture, so we’re thankful to Celestial Pictures for access to their Shaw Brothers action titles, and to Twitch for using their service to introduce a larger audience to the kung fu phenomenon.”

    “The Twitch community has lots of interests, with martial arts and film-based marathons among them,” said Jane Weedon, Director of Business Development at Twitch. “We’ve seen it in the games they play, their cosplay outfits, and the programming they watch, with the Shaw Brothers’ kung fu films being the perfect pop culture combo of these fandoms. Thanks to GammaRay, we get to livestream over 40 of the Shaw Brothers’ seminal movies with an interactive global audience.”

    Celestial Pictures is the owner of the Shaw Brothers library of over 760 digitally remastered classics. The custodian of the Shaw Brothers legacy, Celestial Pictures continues to keep the love for peak kung fu cinema alive by presenting it to loyal enthusiasts and new-found audiences across the globe.

    “We’re thrilled to bring the quintessential Shaw Brothers films to a new generation of fans through this collaboration with GammaRay,” said Agnes Cheung, Executive Vice President of Celestial Pictures. “Interactive streaming will open up a new horizon for the passionate fandom of kung fu cinema. The marathon will allow the audience to be immersed without interruption in the everlasting Shaw Brothers magic.”

    44 Titles will be featured during the Twitch livestream including the following kung fu classics:

    –King Boxer (1972): A student (Lieh Lo) of kung fu meets resistance on his way to a major Chinese tournament.

    –Crippled Avengers (1978): After the death of his wife, warlord Dao Tian-du (Kuan Tai Chen) turns evil and holds a town in thrall to his reign of fear with the help of his sadistic son. Four of the villain’s victims — a blind man, an amputee, a deaf-mute, and an insane fighter — seek the help of a wise kung fu master as they train to eliminate the tyrant for good.

    –Five Deadly Venoms (1978): A dying master sends his last student to check up on five former pupils, who each know a special style of kung fu.

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