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May 2, 1988 | MARK ARAX, Times Staff Writer
Wang An's video store on the outskirts of Chinatown does brisk business after 6 each evening. Asian immigrants on their way home from work slap down $3 for the latest episodes of Chinese soap operas--Oriental equivalents of "Dallas" and "Dynasty"--televised only days before in the Far East. But An said the busy scene is deceiving, that he is losing $1,000 a month and is considering closing the shop that he bought a year ago from a man who also could not make a go of it.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 1988 | MARK ARAX, Times Staff Writer
Wang An's video store on the outskirts of Chinatown does brisk business after 6 each evening. Asian immigrants on their way home from work slap down $3 for the latest episodes of Chinese soap operas--Oriental equivalents of "Dallas" and "Dynasty"--televised only days before in the Far East. But An said the busy scene is deceiving, that he is losing $1,000 a month and is considering closing the shop that he bought a year ago from a man who also could not make a go of it.
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January 22, 1989 | Associated Press
Elderly housewife Leung Wan Chou shops at convenience stores and celebrates Thanksgiving since immigrating to the United States, but when it comes to soap operas she heads to Chinatown to rent a Cantonese version of "Dallas." Leung is one of thousands of Asian-Americans whose years in this country have failed to wean them from their love of Hong Kong-style dramas. "I have to watch several tapes (of Cantonese soaps) every night.
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May 21, 1989 | VICTOR VALLE
Nick Roberts, a former Pasadena cop and now a private eye hired by the United States distributor of Asia's biggest producer of TV shows, had been staking out an upscale Glendale home from a hidden vantage point and things were starting to add up. For one thing, Roberts said, the crates being unloaded in the driveway and stored in the garage by the home's Asian residents contained far more tape than even the most avid home video copycat might need...
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