Michelle Yeoh http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/48264/all en Malaysian star Yeoh at centre of political storm http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/malaysian-star-yeoh-at-centre-political-storm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Malaysian film star Michelle Yeoh has been heavily criticised following a report that she will attend a function in support of the country's ruling coalition as a divisive election looms.</p> <p>Supporters of the political opposition, which is mounting a serious challenge in the May 5 polls, branded the 49-year-old star of "The Lady" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" a traitor and government stooge.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/malaysian-star-yeoh-at-centre-political-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Malaysia Malaysian Muslims Michelle Yeoh Politics of Malaysia Technology AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 04:45:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5818972 at http://www.globalpost.com