A secondary school pupil and two university graduates were among 10 Hong Kong women arrested in an undercover police operation after they were accused of placing online advertisements as part-time girlfriends to offer sex services, police said on Thursday.Part-time girlfriends , also known as PTGF a new form of prostitution in the city has grown popular locally after a crackdown in recent years on compensated dating, police said. Two of the victims publicized this fraud to stop men getting tricked again.The involved student, surnamed Zheng, realized he was tricked and he decided to disguise himself as a whoremaster to draw her out.
Yet, it also seems apt for FEFF, because the festival is itself defiantly hanging on in there, despite diminished circumstances.
Held in the huge Teatro Nuovo Giovanni de Udine, screenings start at nine every morning and continue until well after midnight.
With one huge screen and plenty of seats, there are no difficult choices about what to see or carefully calibrated decisions about whether you can rush across town from one venue to the next in time.
” In the face of Hong Kong cinema’s perilous decline and absorption into People’s Republic of China filmmaking, this is a remarkable statement of defiance – denial even.
In this report, I will consider the circumstances of the festival itself first, then report on the very mixed bag of Hong Kong films presented, and finally cover the awards and the other films in the festival. Despite cutbacks, FEFF remains a wonderful experience and a unique opportunity to get a round-up of the best Asian popular cinema of the year.
The sentencing will be carried out on Monday with each misconduct carrying a maximum sentence of seven years in prison.