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The Hong Kong International Film Festival Association yesterday announced that Michelle Yeoh (Yeung Chi King) will receive the Excellence in Asian Cinema Award for her contribution to promote Asian films. The award will be presented on March 18 at the 7th Asian Film Awards. Yeung Chi King will personally accept the award. Yeung Chi King was very honored. "Asian films and filmmakers are both full of energy and creativity. With the Excellence in Asian Cinema Award, I will continue to work hard to promote Asian films." Event director Roger Garcia praised that Yeung Chi King's incredible talents has led her from actions films in Hong Kong to international works like THE LADY.