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  • Film Review: 'Rigor Mortis'

    The cause of death would appear to be visual-effects overkill in the case of "Rigor Mortis," a flashy, incoherent and virtually scare-free Hong Kong horror exercise that marks the directing debut of actor, singer, record producer and fashion maven Juno...
  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • Thousands gather in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen Square

    Thousands gather in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen Square
    As government officials continued to stifle any attempts to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on the Chinese mainland, thousands of people held a vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Wednesday in remembrance of the violent...
  • Man who allegedly posed as airport screener is Bay Area businessman

    Man who allegedly posed as airport screener is Bay Area businessman
    A man suspected of posing as an airport security screener and pulling aside female passengers for pat-down searches has been identified as a 53-year-old San Francisco executive. Eric Slighton, 53, was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness about...
  • Vatican Taps Former Hong Kong Governor Chris Patten To Help Devise Digital Era Media Strategy

    ROME - The Vatican has appointed former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten as head of a committee to advise Pope Francis on how to improve its media strategy in the digital age. Patten, 70, who is also the former chairman of the BBC Trust, will head up...
  • Tennis: Willson, Worsnop keep winning

    One has more concrete plans for the upcoming high school girls' tennis season than the other, but the plan on court this week for Newport Beach residents Danielle Willson and Mackenzie Worsnop is simple. They want to win the girls' 18 doubles title at...
  • 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. “...
  • Chicago's Trump Tower signage is offensive

    Chicago's Trump Tower signage is offensive
    Architecture in Chicago is no small thing. It stands more prominently in the public conscience than arguably any other American city. And now, regrettably, so does one sign. The recent installation of nearly 20-foot-6-inch-high letters spelling "TRUMP"...
  • Juno Mak's 'Rigor Mortis' a disorienting Hong Kong horror flick

     Juno Mak's 'Rigor Mortis' a disorienting Hong Kong horror flick
    Co-produced by "The Grudge" director Takashi Shimizu, the unmistakable graphite palette and atmospheric dread of Japanese horror films loom over the Hong Kong import "Rigor Mortis." But typical of Hong Kong cinema, the film goes for broke with its...
  • 'Transformers' Earning More in China Than U.S.

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is a bigger hit in China than it is in the United States, according to numbers released Tuesday by China Movie Media Group, a partner in the production. So far the film has made $134.5 million in the People's Republic in...
  • Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors

     Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors
    Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members. Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were: • Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...