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Mar. 31st
- [Note] Hi all, I will be traveling till the middle of April. If you feel you can not wait for my updates, you may try
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Mar. 30th
- Video: Combating Wildlife Trafficking with Michele Yeoh   (00:45)

- New reports:
Malay Mail: Michelle Yeoh to be Sabah wildlife conservation advocate
Borneo Post: Orangutan conservation envoy to protect turtles
Borneo Post: Michelle Yeoh won't let resistance stop her
The Star: Bond girl in fight to save Malaysian wildlife

    Michelle said she will work with the Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry on a documentary to highlight Sabah's marine treasures including its turtles and coral reefs. She will also work with the Sabah wildlife ministry on educating the public on the importance of conserving wildlife in the state.

- Photos from the Asean Regional Forum (ARF) Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking, March 30th.

(1) (L to R) Malaysia's Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, U.S. Under Secretary for Economic Growth,
Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli, Michelle, Malaysia's Minister of Tourism,
Culture & Environment. Environment Masidi Manjun

(1) Michelle and Malaysia's Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman
(photos from "U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur", "Malay Mail", "The Star", "Eunice" and "SayangSabah")

- Michelle in Sabah, March 29th:

(photos from "SabahGo" and "Weibo")

Mar. 29th
- Photos: Michelle at Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Sabah, Malaysia, March 29th.

Michelle is attending the Asean Regional Forum (ARF) Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking, held from March 30 to April 1 in Tuaran, Sabah. She will be a guest speaker for the Workshop. Michelle is the ambassador for Orangutan Conservation in Sabah and made the ducumentary Among the Great Apes with Michelle Yeoh in 2009.

The Sun Daily: M'sia, US to host ARF workshop on combating wildlife trafficking

(photos from "Nissy", "AddySaridi" and "DavinaDave")

Mar. 26th
- Michelle will be featured on "Conde Nast Traveler" Chinese version, to be published on April 10th.

Here are more photos from last month, taken at Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia.

Mar. 24th
- Michelle will attend the 2015 ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA), to be held April 9-11, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. She won the first AIFFA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.

Mar. 23rd
- Michelle returned to Paris over the weekend, after having spent about a week in Los Angeles.

- Netflix will launch in New Zealand and Australia this month. According to "Hollywood Reporter", Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II, as Netflix' first feature film, "will launch day and date with their U.S. and European releases."

Mar. 20th
- More photos from the photoshoot trip in Australia for "Conde Nast Traveler".

- Final Recipe stills (click on the link to see more new images)

Julia, executive producer for the culinary competition "Final Recipe"

- Video: Michelle Yeoh @ Paris Fashion Week Shiatzy Chen Show   (00:16)

Mar. 17th
- Michelle is currently in the U.S., discussing a partnership with a U.S. studio on a future project.

- More from amfAR Hong Kong gala:

Redcarpet videos:
  video 1   (00:35 Michelle appears 00:24-00:29)
  video 2   (02:25, Michelle's parts start 00:42, interview in Mandarin and Cantonese)

... Michelle Yeoh, who received an amfAR humanitarian award for her contribution to the global struggle against HIV/AIDS, her voice breaking with emotion, said it "will always remind me of the responsibility that comes with it, to boldly champion our cause to give the voice to the voiceless."   (reported Bloomberg)

(1-2) Michelle with American actress Gwyneth Paltrow
(photos from "amfAR", "Reuters", "Ashiongonerogue", "Rex", "PurePeople" and "Weibo")

Mar. 15th
- "Together, all of us, I know that we can succeed and make this world a better place." - Michelle Yeoh, at amfAR fundraising gala in Hong Kong

(1-2) Michelle giving speech   (4) Michelle, event chair Pansy Ho (R) and co-chair David Tang

(1) Michelle during the amfAR gala dinner   (2-3) Michelle with Angelica Cheung, editor in chief of Vogue China
(4) Angelica Cheung, Michelle, Victoria Beckham, English businesswoman, fashion designer, model and singer

(photos from "amfAR", "Vogue", "Occasions", "Rohmir" and "Harry Winston")

Straits Times: Stars turn out for Hong Kong's Aids fund-raiser which collects over $2.7 million
Variety: First amfAR Hong Fund Raiser Assembles Stars, Collects $4 Million For AIDS Research

Mar. 14th
- Michelle attended amfAR (The American Foundation for AIDS Research)'s inaugural fundraising gala in Hong Kong on March 14th. She was honored with the amfAR Humanitarian Award during the event for her longtime contributions to the global struggle against HIV/AIDS.

News photos: Michelle arriving on the red carpet during the 2015 amfAR Hong Kong gala at Shaw Studios.

Michelle with U.S. designer and amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole on the red carpet

(1-2) with amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole   (3-4) Michelle with her goddaughter Dee-Dee Poon
(photos from "amfAR", "AP", "TungStar", "Getty", "Corbis", "Sohu", "News" and "Epa")

Mar. 12th
- These were some photos of Michelle in Australia, taken last month for the travel magazine "Conde Nast Traveler".

- More photos from the Paris Fashion Week, March 10th.

(1-2) Michelle during an interview with QQ right before attending the Shiatzy Chen show

(photos from "QQ", "Yoka", "Liberty Times" and "Weibo")

Mar. 10th
- Photos: Michelle attending Shiatzy Chen fashion show during the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016, March 10th, Paris.

Michelle with Taiwanese fashion designer Shiatzy Chen

(1-2) Chinese actress Yao Chen (L), Shiatzy Chen, and Michelle

(photos from "Sina", "Apple Daily", "163", "Corbis", "Haibao", "Oriental", "CFP", "News", "Elle", "Aucoeur" and "styleTV")

Mar. 6th

- Book cover of the novelization of the film script. For more information please see Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II.

Mar. 5th
- Malaysia Chronicle: Michelle Yeoh's mum happy she's getting married - AT LAST!

Mar. 1st
- Michelle, as an ambassador for UN Road safety, will be in Mumbai, India attending the Women's Rally on Sunday March 8th. The car rally, organized by Western India Automobile Association (WIAA), supports the cause of 'Women's safety' and aims to to raise awareness of building a protective society for women.

- Michelle has returned to Paris.

- Video from the Roberto Cavalli Fashion Show in Milan   (00:18, in Cantonese)

  More photos from Milan Fashion Week:

(1) (L to R) English fashion model Daisy Lowe, Franca Sozzani, Italian journalist and the editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia,
Michelle, Jean Todt, English fashion model Amber Le Bon   (2-3) Franca Sozzani, Michelle, Jean Todt

(photos from "Roberto Cavalli", "Corbis" and "Apple Daily")

Feb. 28th
- Michelle attended Roberto Cavalli 2015 Fall/Winter Fashion Show in Milan, Italy, February 28th.

Here is an English tranlstion of a report from Hong Kong "Oriental Daily":
International Star Michelle Yeoh and fiance Jean Todt were at Milan, Italy to attend the Roberto Cavalli 2015 Fall/Winter Fashion Show. When asked about her plan for work, she revealed she will head to Mainland China to film the latter part of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II. In addition, she also invested in an American drama series and details are still being finalized. Regarding the wedding, she said: "Soon and should be this year. (Will it happen in Hong Kong or Italy?) Don't know yet but the wedding isn't going to be huge. It will be just a meal to celebrate the occasion with friends and family."

When asked if Michelle Yeoh is here to support Cavalli's rumored last show, she said: "I know him very well so I purposely came here this morning and will be leaving tomorrow. I hope I will have time to do some shopping. I also plan to eat dinner with friends tonight. Afterward, I will fly to Paris, then onto India to promote road safety, fly back to Paris for Fashion Week, then fly to Hong Kong." (AH MIKE)

So, looks like we are going to see plenty of Michelle, busy as always. Keep tuned. ;-)

News photos: Michelle and Jean Todt at the Roberto Cavalli 2015 Fall/Winter Fashion Show in Milan.

(photos from "Reuters", "Getty", "Wire", "Oreintal Daily", "iFeng", and "Apple Daily")

- Michelle and Jean Todt visiting the Buriram United International Circuit (Chang International Circuit), Buriram, Thailand, February 27th.

(2) Michelle, Jean Todt and Newin Chidchob, a former Thai Deputy Minister and president of Buriram United

(3) at Buriram United   (4) at Amari Buriram United Hotel
(photos from "Chang International Circuit", "Karuna Chidchob" and "Amari Buriram United")

Feb. 27th
- Photos: Michelle and Jean Tod meeting with Deputy Minister of Transport Arkom Termpittayapaisith in Thailand on road safety, February 26.

(photos from "Thailand Transport Portal")

- Photo from Malaysia: Michelle at Doi Chaang Coffee Ipoh branch. (photo posted last week by "Doi Chaang Coffee Malaysia")

Feb. 24th
- Final Recipe: screening next month at the Prague International Film Festival in the Czech Republic.

- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will be screened during Doha Film Institute's Awards Season Showcase in Qatar, Saturday Feb. 28.   (tickets & info)

- Some "new" photos of Michelle and Jean Todt --

Feb. 19th
- Soothsayer: Happy Year of Me! ...baaaa... ;-)

Story read: Soothsayer - Kung Fu Panda Wikia

Feb. 17th
- The Year of the Sheep/Goat/Ram will begin Thursday, February 19th. Happy Chinese New Year Michelle and everyone!

Some 2015 Year of Goat postage stamps around the world --

Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong

Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Slovenia

Taiwan, U.K., U.S.A.

- Michelle has been in Malaysia -> Australia -> Malaysia for the past 10 days.

(1) Michelle in Australia last week
(2) Michelle in Perak, Malaysia Feb 7

Feb. 13th
- Novel of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" is coming out in March. See descriptions and publish dates in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II.

Feb. 9th
- Michelle will receive the Special Recognition Award from amfAR for her longtime contributions to AIDS awareness. The inaugural amfAR Hong Kong event will take place on March 14 at Shaw Studios, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Details and tickets

Michelle is an ambassador for amfAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research) and she has been supporting AIDS research and prevention programs for more than a decade.

Feb. 7th
- Cinemax video: Strike Back Season 4: Production Recon #2 - Budapest, Hungary (01:25, featuring Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton and director Michael J. Bassett)

Feb. 6th
- Strike Back updates.

Feb. 3rd
- Principal filming of Mechanic: Resurrection has wrapped in Thailand.

Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe (Sam Hazeldine) kidnaps the love of his life (Jessica Alba). Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations (Femi Elufowoju jr, Toby Eddington and Tommy Lee Jones), and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

Wait... what is Michelle's character - named "Mae" - going to do in the film??

Feb. 2nd
- Michelle left New York City and returned to Paris over the weekend.

- Updates in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: more information on cast/characters and some set photos (one with Michelle).

Jan. 31st
- I guess not many of us have seen Michelle dancing on a stage? Here in this video, Michelle was a special guest at the Finals of the 1986 ATV Future Idol Contest, a singing contest held by Hong Kong's Asia Television (ATV). She led the dance performance - yep, definitely worth seeing! :-DDD

The video is about 6 minutes long. If you don't know Cantonese, you may skip the first 01:20 where hosts were talking and no Michelle.

Video: Dance Performance at the 1986 ATV Future Idol Contest Final, March 25, 1986, Hong Kong   (05:58)

(for more special videos, visit Videos -> Specials page)

Jan. 30th

- Photo at left: Michelle, Jean Todt, Benjamin Teper (L), CEO & Founder at Soho Mavericks Agency, and Francesco Panella (R), owner of Antica Pesa Restaurant, at Antica Pesa Restaurant, Brooklyn, New York City, January 29th.   (photo courtesy of Benjamin Teper)

Jan. 28th
- Photos: Michelle attending the 2015 International Automobile Festival ceremony, Hotel National des Invalides, Paris, France, January 27th.

FIA: Jean Todt awarded at the International Automobile Festival

Michelle and Jean Todt at the ceremony

(1-2) Carlos A. Rosillo, Bell & Ross CEO, presents Jean Todt with Palme d Or Award
and Bell & Ross BR 03 Festival Automobile limited edition watch

(1) Remi Depoix, the founding president of the Festival Automobile International,
Carlos A. Rosillo, Bell & Ross CEO, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, president of the Jury, Jean Todt, Michelle,
and Alain Prost, French racing driver and four-time Formula One champion

(photos from "Festival Automobile", "Bell & Ross", "FIA", "AutoMoto", "MechanicsinMotion", "Cedric Faiche", "Drive Guide Guru" and "Gtplanet")

Jan. 26th
- From Thailand's De Warrenne Pictures (production services): "It's a wrap for this amazing Lady on MECHANIC RESURRECTION"

In the photo: Michelle with Tom Waller, line producer of Mechanic: Resurrection and owner of De Warrenne Pictures, Jan. 26.

Jan. 22nd
- Photo at left: Michelle and her Mechanic 2 co-star Jessica Alba, Ko Yao Yai (island), Phang Nga Bay, Thailand.

Filming of Mechanic: Resurrection has been taking place at various locations in Thailand including Phuket Island. Principal photography is expected to wrap early next month.

Jan. 17th
- Michelle has joined the filming of Mechanic: Resurrection in Thailand.

Jan. 15th
- More from the flood relief trip to Kuala Krai, Kelantan, Malaysia, January 14th. Michelle visited Kampung Batu Jon, Dusun Nyior, and Kampung Gua with the volunteers from Chihui Tang and Fo Guang Shan Malaysia.

The Star: Michelle Yeoh lends a hand in flood relief work

(photos from "Chihui Caring Center", "Best Wishes Cultural Center", "The Star" and "Singchew")

Jan. 14th
- Astro Awani: Michelle Yeoh helps out flood victims in Kelantan

  Astro Videos: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh visits flood victims
  video 1 (00:34, English)   video 2 (01:30)   video 3 (01:18, Mandarin)  

(1) Michelle (left) helping villagers set up a tent for flood victims during her visit
(4) Michelle in Dusun Nyior village, Kuala Balah, Kelantan, Malaysia, Jan 14

("Astro Awani" photos)

- More photos from yesterday:

(photos from "Nanyang" and "Guangming")

Jan. 13th
- Michelle returned to Malaysia on Monday. On Tuesday January 13, she joined the flood relief donation drive in Kuala Lumpur, organized by 7 religious organizations. Malaysia experienced one of its worst ever floods in history, with more than two hundred thousand people affected and 21 killed. Michelle will be going to the flood-stricken Kelantan State tomorrow to help deliver supplies to the flood victims.

Michelle will soon join the filming of Mechanic: Resurrection in Thailand.

Videos: Michelle at the donation drive for flood victims in Malaysia
video 1 (00:53)   video 2 (00:50)  

(photos from "Sing Chew", "ChinaPress", "Chihui Caring Center", and "Best Wishes Cultural Center")

Jan. 9th
- Final Recipe: tickets information for the screening at the Victoria Film Festival in Canada, Feb 10.

- Southeast Asia Globe: An interview with Michelle Yeoh
  taken during Michelle's road safety trip in Cambodia last month.

Jan. 8th
- Strike Back: Cinemax U.S.) announced the fourth and final season of Strike Back will premiere this summer.

- Photo at left: another party in Beijing. (L to R) Carina Lau, Wendi Deng, Hong Kong actor Tony Leung, Michelle. January 8th.

Jan. 7th
- Photos: Michelle at a welcome party for Anna Wintour, English editor-in-chief of Vogue, in Beijing, China, January 7th.

(2) Michelle and her "Silver Hawk" co-star Li Bingbing   (3) with Hong Kong actress Carina Lau
(4) (L to R) Michelle, Li Bingbing, Zhang Ziyi, Carina Lau

(2) (L to R) Anna Wintour, Hong Kong mogul Silas Chou, Michelle, Carina Lau
(photos from "Vogue", "Sina" and "Weibo")

Jan. 4th 2015
HAPPY 2015 everyone!

- After a well deserved tropical island getaway, Michelle returned to Hong Kong.

- EviDenS Hong Kong shared several photos of Michelle with Helen Ma, director of the skincare brand in Hong Kong, when they came upon each other earlier in Bali, Indonesia.

- Final Recipe will be screened at the 2015 Victoria Film Festival, Victoria, B.C., Canada, Feb 6-15.

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