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  • China Film Business Struggles With Asia Collaborations Despite Box Office Boom

    While the explosive growth of China's film industry -- its box office hit $3.57 billion in 2013 -- is attracting the attention of its Asian neighbors, challenges including censorship, as well as cultural and social mores, have so far prevented a unified...
  • Singapore's Cathay Returns to Production With 'Sister Mambo'

    HONG KONG - Cathay, one of the great old names of Chinese-language film-making is to return to production for the first time in 15 years. As a one-off venture to celebrate its 80th year of operation, the Singapore-based Cathay Organisation will...
  • Break California into six states? A fine idea, but...

     Break California into six states? A fine idea, but...
    There are two broad categories of government reformer. One is the type who tries addressing government inequities where and as they occur — a housing crisis here, a water crisis there, racial discrimination here, there and everywhere. Then there's...
  • Why Thursday may have been the strangest bitcoin news day ever

    The purported unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto by Newsweek on Thursday trumped any other bitcoin news. Whatever else was going on in the world of the world's favorite virtual currency pretty much got ignored. Makes sense.  But to show just how strange...
  • 'Invisible,' 'Tabija,' 'The Darkness' Set For Cannes Atelier

    PARIS - Pablo Giorgelli's "Invisible," Igor Drljaca's "Tabija" and Daniel Castro Zimbron's "The Darkness" (pictured, in concept art) are among 15 projects that will be pitched at the Cannes Festival's 10th Cinefondation-Atelier, a co-production mart and...
  • Navy bribery scandal figure pleads guilty

    Navy bribery scandal figure pleads guilty
    SAN DIEGO -- A second person pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a bribery conspiracy involving lucrative contracts to service U.S. Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Alex Wisidagama, 40, a resident of Singapore, pleaded guilty in federal...
  • 'Like Father, Like Son' Wins Asia Pacific Festival Awards

    HONG KONG - Japanese film "Like Father Like Son" was named as the best film at the Asia Pacific Film Festival awards ceremony in Macau. The picture, about the families of two boys who were swapped at birth, also won best director for Kore' eda Hirokazu....
  • Berlin: Nikki Reed Receives 'Email' Horror Role

    "Twilight" star Nikki Reed has come on board Kelvin Tong's upcoming horror movie "Email," which will go into production in Singapore in May. Highland Film Group will handle worldwide sales and introduce the title to buyers at the European Film Market...
  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Film Review: 'Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above'

    Starting off like a tourist promo, "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above" swiftly morphs into an ecological cautionary tale. Inspired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home" (2009), this first aerial documentary from Taiwan, produced by Hou Hsiao Hsien and helmed...
  • NCIS agent pleads guilty in bribery scandal, may get 20-year sentence

    SAN DIEGO -- A Naval Criminal Investigative Service senior agent pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of bribery in a contracting scandal involving U.S. ships in the Asia-Pacific region. The two counts could lead to a sentence of 20 years in prison....