| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon in L.A.'s Chinatown to greet supporters and visit local Chinese community associations.
The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, is a sign of the country's...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou was greeted in Los Angeles Chinatown on Tuesday by lion dancers and hundreds of flag-waving supporters.
The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, was a sign of the country's improving relationship with the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou greeted hundreds of flag-waving supporters in Los Angeles' Chinatown on Tuesday, an unusual public appearance on American soil that was a sign of the island's improving relationship with China.
Ma was on his way home...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Argentinian first-time helmer Benjamin Naishtat's drama "History of Fear," which world preemed Sunday in the Berlin competish, is among twenty recipients of the Doha Film Institute's new first global grants program.
The DFI's new film fund, first...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:27 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela didn't coin the term "Rainbow Nation" or the phrase "Proudly South African." But the optimism, determination and compassion of the country at its best owed everything to him.
In recent years, however,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- Military interventions by powerful nations into lesser ones, such as now continues in Mali (and Afghanistan), and is being urged by many into the Syrian civil war, are inherently reckless since even the most powerful states can have the whole...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Los Angeles Fashion Council kicked off its second day at the Grove shopping center with a pair of runway shows by the winners of its recent Open Runway competition (for "brand-new and barely emerging designers"), Amabelle Aguiluz and Rose La Grua....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:45 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Almost a week after the African Union called for the International Criminal Court to delay its prosecution of Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, the judicial body responded by excusing Kenyatta from having to be in court for...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services, telecommunications and electrical upgrades as the U.S. military deepens its footprint in...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market, now in its 19th year, will feature 330 films from 49 countries, including 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres and 14 U.S. premieres.
The films will be showcased in 53...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:40 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Greg Warmoth looks at charity in the region on “Central Florida Spotlight,” which airs at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. Warmoth interviews Washington Nationals Manager Davey Johnson...