‘Polar Rescue’ filming delayed again due to drought

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  • Wednesday, 05 Aug 2020

Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen

THE filming of thriller Polar Rescue featuring martial arts star Donnie Yen, which was earlier postponed in China due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has been pushed back again due to a drought in northeast China, Oriental Daily reported.

Originally planned to resume filming in November, producers have since changed the schedule to February next year due to snow caused by the prolonged drought.

The film, directed by Law Chi-leung, tells the story of a rescue mission to retrieve a child who goes missing during a snow storm.

> Chinese influencer Grace Chow, who made headlines recently when she broke up with pop star Show Lo, was in the news again after being seen with two actresses who also previously dated other big celebrities, Sin Chew Daily reported.Chow, 31, was seen hanging out with actresses Karena Ng and Cheng Xiaoyue.

Cheng had posted photos on Weibo on Monday of the three of them in a taxi, all dressed up and ready for a night out.

Their fans have since dubbed them the “ex-girlfriends’ party”.

In April, Chow publicly accused Lo of cheating on her and inviting women to his hotel room whenever he was away on work trips.

Ng, 26, was once in a five-year relationship with actor Raymond Lam, previously known as “Hong Kong’s most eligible bachelor” until he married a model last year.

She is now linked to a tycoon businessman.

Cheng dated actor Ryan Zheng for three years. Both of them appeared on the reality TV series We Are In Love but broke up after the show ended.

Zheng, 34, also ended up marrying someone else a few months ago.

> Singer and songwriter Namewee was photographed stubbing out a cigarette inside a flower pot in Taipei, drawing criticism from fans, Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported.

The Johor-born Namewee, 37, was seen exiting a building, lighting up a cigarette and chatting with someone.

When his taxi arrived, he hurriedly put out the cigarette butt in the flower pot.

Namewee, whose real name is Wee Meng Chee, was criticised online for his behaviour, with fans pointing out that he could be fined between T$1,200 and T$6,000 (RM172 and RM863) for littering.

The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.
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