| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:57 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares reached new highs Tuesday after an upgrade from an analyst and a report that the social network may have gotten its foot in the door in China.
Shares have more than doubled in the last 52 weeks. They were up $1.69, or 4%...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:25 AM
BEIJING -- Two Hong Kong brothers accused of attempting to extort about $12,800 from the crew filming Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction” last year went on trial Tuesday in the Chinese territory.
Mak Chi-shing, 27, and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Jack Nicholson called them "Dernsies." At least, he did when referring to Bruce Dern, the "Nebraska" star who appeared in the 1971 film "Drive, He Said," which Nicholson directed. So what are "Dernsies"?
"It's not something I set out to do and not...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Now this is spite raised to an art form.
As long as my colleagues are posting unconventional love-related stories on Valentine’s Day, this one might as well get some play too: A Shanghai man whose romance dissolved last year decided to spread...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:20 AM
BEIJING -- A recently dismissed Hong Kong newspaper editor was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday after assailants wounded him in the back and leg and fled on a motorbike.
The assault on Kevin Lau, whose removal as editor of the Ming Pao daily...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:32 PM
BEIJING — In J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books, few dare to speak the name of the evil Lord Voldemort. Lately, Chinese politics has had its own "He Who Must Not Be Named" or "You Know Who": the former domestic security czar, Zhou Yongkang.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Malaysia Airlines flight missing since Saturday had veered hundreds of miles off its flight path by the time of its last radar tracking and appeared to be flying in the opposite direction from its intended destination of Beijing, Malaysian military...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:25 AM
El último álbum de la cantante estadounidense Lady Gaga será lanzado en China tres años después de que la música de la popular artista fuera censurada en el gigante asiático por su "vulgaridad".
Los fans de Lady Gaga ya pueden hacer la reserva de...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The recent death of Li Ming, 47-year-old chairman of Chinese film production, finance, and vfx company Beijing Galloping Horse, happened while he was in police custody under interrogation, reports say.
Le Monde, France's leading daily newspaper, last...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Silence surrounds the release of Cannes prize-winning film "A Touch of Sin" in its domestic Chinese market.
Directed by Jia Zhangke, a darling of the international art-house set, the four part story is a highly critical examination of...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
HONG KONG - Facebook and Twitter may soon be allowed to operate in China, but only within a soon to be launched free trade zone in Shanghai.
The South China Morning Post quoted anonymous sources close to China's central government saying that the...