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  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' China Sponsor Demands $1.8 Mil Investment Back

    A sponsorship dispute over "Transformers: Age of Extinction" heated up Tuesday after briefly cooling off this week. Beijing Pangu Investment Co., a real estate developer who was brought on to the production's Chinese marketing campaign, is suing two...
  • Tibet: Taming the west

    Tibet: Taming the west
    When it opened eight years ago, the railway from Golmud to Lhasa was one of the most ambitious rail ventures ever attempted. At a cost of $4 billion, tracks were built across 550km (340 miles) of permafrost, reaching an altitude of 5,000 metres (16,400...
  • Hong Kong and China: A showdown looms

    Hong Kong and China: A showdown looms
    China's most prosperous city is becoming dangerously polarised FOR years after the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, China's leaders surprised the world by adhering scrupulously to Hong Kong's unusual political set-up of "one country,...
  • 'Transformers' fight in China continues; Jiaflix swipes at Pangu

    Film company Jiaflix Enterprises is trying to distance itself from the dispute that has ensnared the big-budget "Transformers" movie set for release this week.  The tense situation began late last week when Beijing Pangu Investment Co., the developer...
  • San Francisco firm defends Hong Kong vote from online attack

    Two weeks ago, Matthew Prince, the chief executive of San Francisco tech company CloudFlare, had no clue that people in Hong Kong were preparing to hold a controversial online referendum on democratic reforms. By Thursday night, half a world away from...
  • U.S. envoy Max Baucus to China: More business ties, less cyber-theft

    In his first public address on the U.S.-China relationship since taking up the post of U.S. ambassador, Max Baucus said Wednesday that “the U.S. welcomes China’s rise” and that his priorities include pushing for a bilateral investment...
  • Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?

    Would you breathe bad air for a 15 percent bonus?
    How much should a person be compensated to breathe China's polluted air? If you're an expatriate employee of the Coca-Cola Co., the answer is a 15 percent bonus, according to a report this month in the Australian Financial Review. (Local Chinese are...
  • Hundreds of flights disrupted in Shanghai; military exercises cited

    Hundreds of flights to and from Shanghai were delayed or canceled Monday as Chinese authorities imposed strict air traffic control measures reportedly due to military exercises -- the second such near-shutdown of airspace over the metropolis in eight...
  • 'Transformers 4′: Why the Box Office Smash is a Turning Point in China

    China looms over the film industry, representing its best hope for growth at a time when nimbler competitors such as television and online video are siphoning away attention and audiences. The world's second largest film market cast a shadow over the...
  • Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement
    Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets...
  • Film Review: 'The Breakup Guru'

    Breaking up is hard to do -- unless you hire someone else to do it for you. So goes the premise of "The Breakup Guru," a helming debut for mainland star Deng Chao and theater director Yu Baimei, who have claimed that they're pushing the envelope of...