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  • Fox International and Bona to Produce Chinese 'Bride Wars' Remake

    HONG KONG -- Production is now under way on a Chinese remake of "Bride Wars," the 2009 comedy that originally starred Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway. The Chinese-language retread stars Angelababy and Ni Ni and tells of two friends who become rivals and go...
  • Russia and China subverting Obama's 'pivot' to Asia

    PARIS -- The irony of recent U.S. foreign interventions is that despite Uncle Sam's best efforts, the ultimate benefactor ends up being America's primary economic rival in the area in question. It should come as no surprise that the two economic rivals...
  • Asian tiger mosquitoes carry several diseases

    Asian tiger mosquitoes carry several diseases
    Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, has made its way to Virginia via a handful of travelers to the Caribbean. The Centers for Disease Control has recorded six imported cases in the state this year — double the number counted in 2013 — but...
  • India's young voters look to Narendra Modi for change

    They have grown up in a modernizing India, with 3G networks and 24-hour ATMs allowing freer access to money and information than their parents ever had. They are more educated and ambitious, too, but their middle-class aspirations have stalled in a...
  • Northbrook's Taste of Asia offers new activities

     Northbrook's Taste of Asia offers new activities
    Demonstrations of Chinese lantern making, Japanese flower arrangement and martial arts will be added to the menu of festivities Sunday at the 10th annual Taste of Asia in Northbrook. The festival, which celebrates Asian-American and Asian cultures and...
  • CANNES: Japan's Showgate Holds 'Grudge' Horror Sequel

    "Ju-On," Japan's most famous horror movie series, is to get a new sequel helmed by horror-meister Masayuki Ochiai. The original film, directed by Takashi Shimizu, went into sequel in Japanese and was also remade in English as "The Grudge" by Shimizu....
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down
    Six weeks before the Afghan election, at a meeting at the presidential palace, women's rights activist Sima Samar gently teased President Hamid Karzai about being a short-timer. Karzai suddenly grew emotional, Samar recalled. "To be honest, my sister, I...
  • U.S.-based Medient Forms Pact with Malaysia's Tarantella

    HONG KONG - Medient, a Georgia, U.S.-based production company, has struck a deal with leading Malaysian producer Tarantella Pictures to create "a content and distribution pipeline." The two will jointly develop, finance, produce and distribute content...
  • Bodies recovered from South Korea ferry; death toll rises to 49

    SEOUL — The official death toll in South Korea's ferry disaster rose to 49 early Sunday after divers gained access to the submerged vessel and recovered more than a dozen bodies. Government officials reported that divers had retrieved the bodies...
  • Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage
    BEIJING — The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For...
  • En route to Asia, Obama to survey Washington landslide damage

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, on his way to a weeklong trip to Asia, is headed to Washington state Tuesday to survey damage from the landslide and meet with survivors, first responders and local officials one month after the tragedy. More than 40...