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  • John Woo's 'The Crossing' To Be Released In 3D

    BEIJING -- John Woo's upcoming epic "The Crossing" is to be presented in stereoscopic 3D. The decision to convert to 3D, along with its star cast that includes Zhang Ziyi, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Huang Xiaoming and Tong Dawei almost guarantees the pic will be...
  • Taiwanese students protest trade pact with mainland China

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As students occupied Taiwan’s legislative chamber Sunday for a sixth day to protest a free-trade agreement with China, President Ma Ying-jeou denounced the takeover as a threat to democracy. Government officials have pledged...
  • Bigger than Facebook? Chinese tech giant Alibaba plans U.S. IPO

    The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of. Alibaba -- a Chinese e-commerce behemoth that produces more sales and net income than Amazon and EBay combined -- has decided to go public in the U.S....
  • '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....
  • U.S., China and an unthinkable war

    The specter of economic doomsday makes war between China and the United States as unthinkable as fear of nuclear doomsday made Soviet-U.S. war. Or does it? In fact, Chinese and American military planners are thinking in exquisite detail, as they are...
  • The GOP isolationist myth

    They're back! The isolationist poltergeists that forever haunt the Republican Party. Or so we're told. In July, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had a set-to over American foreign policy. Christie clumsily denounced "this...
  • House ethics panel drops Roskam probe, cites 'insufficient evidence'

    House ethics panel drops Roskam probe, cites 'insufficient evidence'
    WASHINGTON--The House Ethics Committee today announced that after examining a $25,000 trip Rep. Peter Roskam and his wife took to Taiwan in 2011, there was “insufficient evidence” to show the travel was improper and “after careful...
  • "Beauty" Takes Documentary Record in Taiwan

    HONG KONG - Aerial feature "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above" has become the highest grossing documentary of all time at the Taiwanese box office and the third placed local film of the year. The film has grossed NT$62 million (US$2.11 million) in the...
  • Fox International strikes $130-million Asian film co-financing deal

    Fox International Productions, the 20th Century Fox Film subsidiary that makes local-language films in foreign countries, has inked a $130-million co-financing deal with Ivanhoe Pictures, a new film and television company. The four-year arrangement...
  • 'Ilo Ilo' Reins in Golden Horse Awards

    Prizes at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, awarded for the year's best best Chinese language films, were roughly split between Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" and Singaporean first time director Anthony Chen's "Ilo Ilo." But "Ilo Ilo" top the top honors....
  • '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...