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TVB Miss Chinese Australia Pageant sponsor prize winners and ambassadors announced

The TVB Miss Chinese Australia Pageant 2015 sponsor prize winners and ambassadors were announced at the Pageant’s press conference on 30 September 2015.

Bands performing at Zandari Festa 2015 give us their thoughts about the festival

Started in 2012, Zandari Festa quickly established itself as South Korea’s largest music showcase festival. The annual event takes place in Seoul’s Hongdae area, the epicenter of youth culture in South Korea and ground zero for the country’s indie music scene. For three days each October, Zandari Festa brings together acts and music industry professionals from around the world for concerts and conferences at more than 20 unique venues around Hongdae. One wristband allows festival-goers access to all of Zandari Festa’s shows.

Hello Asia! Film Review: Lost in Hong Kong (China, 2015)

Best described as a Chinese crossover between the Hangover series and Due Date, Lost in Hong Kong is the sequel to director Xu Zheng’s blockbuster hit Lost in Thailand. Starring Xu Zheng, Zhao Wei, Bao Bei’er and Du Juan, the action-comedy follows painter-turned-brassiere designer Xu Lai as he embarks on a 12-hour adventure through the streets of Hong Kong unwillingly accompanied by a Zach Galifianakis-esque sidekick/brother-in-law Cai Lala.

Hollywood-China joint venture to produce Chinese language films

Flagship Entertainment Group, a joint venture between Hollywood film studio Warner Bros and China Media Capital (CMC), will produce Chinese-language films for distribution throughout Asia and worldwide. Flagship Entertainment will have offices in both Beijing and Los Angeles.

Hello Asia! Interview: SBS 2's Andy Trieu Talks Dating, Meng Fei and "If You Are The One"

Hello Asia editor Johnny Au caught up with SBS 2 host and SBS PopAsia presenter Andy Trieu to chat about dating, Meng Fei and If You Are The One.

Miss Australia Chinese Pageant 2015 Grand Final to be held on 12 October in Sydney

The annual Miss Australia Chinese Pageant Grand Final will be held on 12 October at Sydney’s The Star Event Centre. If you’re curious to see who will be crowned Australia’s most beautiful Chinese beauty, you can take a look at the contestants and full event details below!

Where are we going, Dad? 爸爸去哪兒 third season set to film in Western Australia

Attention Chinese culture fanatics in Perth! For those of you who’ve been sucked in by the craze which is Hunan TV’s reality show Where are we going, Dad? 爸爸去哪兒, you’ll be excited to know that they’ll be setting foot on Western Australia’s sun-kissed shores very soon.

Single? SBS 2 is giving you a chance to participate in the popular Chinese dating show "If You Are The One"

In an Australian network first, SBS 2 is giving single Australians a chance to find their soul mate and be a contestant on the world’s biggest dating show. If You Are the One and SBS 2 are inviting single Australians to take part in the filming of two Australian specials filmed in both Australia and Nanjing, China.

TVB’s Sing my Song Season 3 to hold Australian auditions

TVB’s popular reality talent show, ‘Sing My Song’ is opening up auditions to Australians for its third season. If you think you have what it takes to represent Australia on a world stage, Hello Asia! has all the details below.

Hello Asia! Feature: Stars of TVB Australia Carnival 2015 speak about their participation at the event

Hong Kong television channel TVB held their annual TVB Australia Carnival 2015 at Burwood Park in Sydney. The annual event is a showcase of some of the best Chinese television talent from TVB's lineup from Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. This year TVB has invited their Hong Kong drama stars Kenneth Ma and Natalie Tong, Taiwanese lifestyle television host SaSa and China's Dax and Yali to the Carnival. Below is a transcript of what they said to the media at their press conference.

Fan Bingbing is 4th highest-paid actress worldwide in 2014

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing ranked 4th on Forbes’ recently released list of highest-earning actresses worldwide in 2014.

Five Asian Foods To Try at Highpoint New Dining Precinct

Lucky you Melburnians, the new casual dining and entertainment precinct at Highpoint Shopping Centre is exceptionally designed to present authentic Asian experience. Being a multicultural city, it is never a challenge to find Asian restaurants in Melbourne. The real challenge is to find one that brings Asia right to your table, and Highpoint new eating space does just that.

Chinese film ‘Mr. Six’ to close 72nd Venice International Film Festival

Chinese action comedy film Mr. Six (老跑儿) (previously known as ‘Fading Wave’) will be closing the 72nd Venice International Film Festival in an out-of-competition screening on September 12.

SPL 2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES will screen in Australian cinemas from July 30

Madman Entertainment has announced that the Chinese-Hong Kong martial arts blockbuster, SPL 2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES will screen in Australian cinemas from July 30 and New Zealand from August 13, 2015.

Chinese actress Angelababy to star in Hollywood film ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’

Hong Kong-based Chinese actress and model Angelababy will be starring in Hollywood sci-fi movie ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’.