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  • For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term

    His largest one-man show opened in Berlin in April, two more exhibits recently debuted in Britain, and his art currently occupies center stage at the Brooklyn Museum. Come September, he unveils an installation on Alcatraz. But that's not all Ai Weiwei...
  • China calls in sick, burns midnight oil to watch World Cup

    The matches are broadcast in the dead of night, and China can’t even root for itself this year. But that hasn’t stopped Chinese soccer enthusiasts from going World Cup crazy. Hard-core fans were preparing for the action by buying fake...
  • Remember Liu Si [Commentary]

    Remember Liu Si [Commentary]
    History is peppered with memorable dates, spoken so many times over that they become embedded into the tongue, words and numbers that carry their own familiarity and flavor. July Fourth, Sept. 11th. In Chinese, remembering dates is even easier —...
  • Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits

    Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits
    A blazing sun was melting the Rev. Chu Yiu-ming’s brow as he worked the pavement outside a subway stop in Hong Kong, but the 70-year-old Baptist minister just kept refreshing his grin and pressing fliers into the palms of passersby. “...
  • '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...
  • Chinese hotel suspends cooperation for new 'Transformers' movie

    Chinese hotel suspends cooperation for new 'Transformers' movie
    The investment company behind Pangu Plaza, a Beijing property featured in the new "Transformers" movie, said on Friday it is suspending cooperation with the film.  The company said it revoked permission to use Pangu’s image in "Transformers: Age...
  • 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...
  • Hong Kong votes in unofficial democracy poll in defiance of China

    Hong Kong votes in unofficial democracy poll in defiance of China
    More than 780,000 votes were cast by Sunday, the final day of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by local and mainland Chinese authorities. Hong Kong, a free-wheeling,...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • China's Enlight Unveils $1.6 bn Studio Facility, Pacts With Bruno Wu

    SHANGHAI - Beijing Enlight Media, one of China's top film groups, unveiled plans to build a $1.6 billion (RMB10 billion) production studio and theme park in Shanghai. It also unveiled a joint venture with Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Media. Enlight, which is...
  • '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...