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Kyoko Altman

Hong Kong, China

Kyoko Altman has worked as a correspondent and anchor for CNN and CNBC, and as a news-magazine reporter for Japan's top-ranked news program 'News Station' on TV Asahi. She has covered more than twenty countries. Close.

Kyoko Altman

Hong Kong, China

Kyoko Altman has worked as a correspondent and anchor for CNN and CNBC, and as a news-magazine reporter for Japan's top-ranked news program 'News Station' on TV Asahi. more »

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February 26, 2007 6:30 AM

Martin Scorsese's Movie, The Departed, Weakens Hong Kong Classic

The movie The Departed -- a remake of the Hong Kong classic Infernal Affairs -- may be considered one of the hottest movies of the year in America. But here in Asia most film critics and movie-goers agree that the original is far superior.

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March 1, 2007 10:59 AM

China's Frightening Beauty Industry

“The women’s cleavage displayed in the film ‘Curse of the Golden Flower’ has sent ladies rushing to plastic surgeons for breast enhancement,” writes the Shanghai Daily. In 1999 Shanghai had hardly any plastic surgery hospitals. Today there are more than one hundred. Women in China are racing to get their eyes double-lidded, their waists slimmer, their breasts enlarged in the pursuit of beauty and sexuality with dangerous consequences.

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