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  • Hong Kong activists push democracy through polling

    BEIJING Hong Kong's 3.5 million registered voters are making a statement that they want ballot choices in 2017. China's Communist Party is making a statement it wants to control those choices. Those entrenched positions are clashing this week as Hong...
  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun

    Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun
    Jeff Robinov's new film company is getting a major investment from a Shanghai-based conglomerate, in the latest high-profile partnership between Chinese and Hollywood film companies. Chinese investment firm Fosun International Limited said Sunday it has...
  • Film Review: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

    It's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" -- as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual souls. So who cares if the human characters are even...
  • 'Transformers': How 'Age of Extinction' Plans to Dominate China

    In "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the Autobots and the Decepticons have decamped for China, lured to the world's second biggest film market at a time when the People's Republic's star shines brightly. Paramount executives, star Mark Wahlberg and...
  • '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...
  • China blasts proposal to name D.C. street for dissident Liu Xiaobo

    BEIJING China reacted brusquely Wednesday to a vote in the U.S. Congress that approved renaming a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after China's most famous political prisoner. A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, labeled as...
  • 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: 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...
  • Paramount rushes to end 'Transformers' dispute in China

    Hollywood studios, salivating over China's booming movie market, are falling over themselves to sew up deals on the mainland. But just days before its global launch of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Paramount Pictures got a crash course in just how...