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  • Airline passengers at front lines of dispute over China air zone

    Airline passengers at front lines of dispute over China air zone
    TOKYO -- Although she is a seasoned traveler who frequently flies the route between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Kazuyo Ito confessed to some preflight anxiety as she checked in Thursday for Japan Airlines Flight 29. "It is a little scary," said the 59-year-...
  • Taiwanese woman is the first human to be sickened by H6N1 bird flu

    A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1. The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...
  • Baseball: JSerra is excited about its transfer from Taiwan

    Lyle Lin, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound sophomore catcher from Taiwan, will become eligible at JSerra in April, and by then he could be ready to make an impact. Coach Brett Kay said, "He is just learning but can flat out play." Besides learning English, Lin...
  • 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' explores being gay in Taiwan

    'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' explores being gay in Taiwan
    Filmmaker Arvin Chen found his inspiration in the comment of a forty-something gay Taiwanese friend: A lot of gay men in Taiwan come out of the closet but later decide to live as straight married men. "Taiwan is pretty open culturally," said Chen, 35....
  • Tsai Ming-liang's 'Stray Dogs' Finds Theatrical Homes

    HONG KONG - "Stray Dogs," the austere, and possibly final film, by Tsai Ming-liang is after all to be given a theatrical release in the U.S. and in Tsai's adopted home, Taiwan. Taiwan distributor, Atom Cinema said that it would give the film one or two...
  • HAF Project Mart Picks Pang, Mendoza, Benegal

    HONG KONG - Asian film-making talent including Brillante Mendoza, Dev Benegal and Jun Robles Lana will line up in March with projects at the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). Some 29 projects will be pitched to co-producers, investors and...
  • Trotting out the Year of the Horse in Glendale

    Trotting out the Year of the Horse in Glendale
    Hundreds of families gathered at the Americana at Brand in Glendale Saturday afternoon for its sixth annual Lunar New Year festival, featuring dozens of dragon dancers, stilt walkers, drummers and performers. Among those ringing in the Year of the Horse...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Glenn Weyant bangs mallets against the border fence in Sasabe, Ariz., turning it into a musical instrument.  The sound is created by the metal posts vibrating when struck by the mallets.  Weyant, a Tucson resident,  has...
  • Berlin: Top Media Investors Give Media Asia $10 Million (EXCLUSIVE)

    Two of Taiwan's top media investors have injected $10 million into Hong Kong studio Media Asia. Fubon Financial Holding Venture Capital and KBro Media, one of Taiwan's leading cable TV groups, agreed to buy new Media Asia shares representing 14% of the...
  • 'Grandmaster' tops Asia Pacific Fest Awards nominations

    HONG KONG -- Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" tops the nominations for the awards at the upcoming Asia Pacific Film Festival (Dec. 13-15, 2013,) which will be held in Macau for the second consecutive year. Wong's martial arts fantasy scooped nine...
  • ATF: Viki Adds Mandarin-Language Content

    SINGAPORE -- Viki, the TV website, has partnered with Chinese Web portal Sohu to distribute Sohu's original online series and with Taiwan's TVBS and Sanli Entertainment Television. The deals were unveiled on the eve of the Asia television Forum and...