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Quetzal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 03:00 AM
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Taiwan Wants Jackie Chan Movie Banned
Taiwan Wants Jackie Chan Movie Banned

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Jackie Chan's next movie should be banned in Taiwan because of the actor's remarks about last month's presidential election, a senior ruling party lawmaker said.

At a news conference in Shanghai last month, the action star called Taiwan's disputed election "the biggest joke in the world."

"We want to propose a motion at the legislature to ask the government to ban showings of Jackie Chan's new movie," Parris Chang, a senior member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, said Thursday.

Chan's latest Hollywood film, "Around the World in 80 Days," is set to open on the island

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http://news.findlaw.com/ap_stories/e/1402/4-23-2004/200...
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C_eh_N_eh_D_eh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:34 AM
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1. They're taking lessons from American pols, I see.
Of course, judging from everything I've heard about that movie, it should probably be banned anyway for gross stupidity.
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