| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Wu Shuoyan was waiting for her husband and their 7-year-old son at a McDonald's when she posted a note on a social media site: "I met some crazy people."
Twenty minutes later, she lay dead on the floor, beaten to death with a metal pole. Authorities say...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
BEIJING— On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Black-clad attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming, killing 29 and injuring more than 140.
Reporters leaped into...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
BEIJING -- The fourth running of the Beijing Film Market wrapped on Saturday with a quickfire series of set-piece contract signings in front of an array of senior Chinese officials. It was announced that over RMB10 billion ($1.61 billion) of business...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:13 PM
BEIJING — DMG Entertainment, the Beijing-based company that co-produced Hollywood films including "Iron Man 3" and "Transcendence," is in the process of going public on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
The move will see DMG enter the exchange...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING -- Thanking his Chinese customers for “taking a chance,” Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday handed over the keys to the first nine electric vehicles the California car company has sold in the country.
Plugging in a Model S at...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Premier Li Keqiang wants to wean the Chinese economy off its dependence on export trade in cheap electronics, clothes, toys and tchotchkes of all variety. Let the Chinese people consume instead, he says, and let them consume products and services of...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In its first major transaction, Ivanhoe Pictures is teaming with Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co. to acquire Chinese theatrical and platform rights for "Begin Again."
The deal comes nine months after the musical comedy, starring Keira Knightley as an...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Compared with many other Hollywood A-listers, Hugh Jackman is an old China hand. The Aussie actor has had a string of hits on the mainland in recent years, including "Real Steel," "Les Miserables" and "Wolverine." And Uncle Wolf — as Jackman is...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BEIJING - The Weinstein Company's "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II - The Green Destiny" is expected to shoot in New Zealand and China later this year.
The film is to be directed by Yuen Woo-ping, the veteran martial arts ace who was action choreographer...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:58 AM
TOKYO -- Hiroshi Kyoso says he values Japan’s relationship with the United States highly and feels warmly about Washington’s new ambassador to Tokyo, Caroline Kennedy.
But as the 90-year-old veteran of World War II arrived Wednesday...