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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bollywood's 'English Vinglish' to get wide release in Korea, Japan

    BERLIN - Leading Bollywood distributor Eros International is to give a 150 screen release in South Korea to its 2012 comedy "English Vinglish." The self-distribution move points to a growing penetration of international, and East Asian markets in...
  • Berlin: Bollywod Distrib Eros to Release 'English Vinglish' in South Korea

    Bollywood distributor Eros Intl. is to give a 150-screen release in South Korea to its 2012 comedy "English Vinglish." The self-distribution move points to a growing penetration of international, and East Asian markets in particular, by Indian movies....
  • In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political

    BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political. Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 3, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Seattle, where fans celebrate after the Seahawks won their first Super Bowl in franchise history, prompting fans in Seattle to jump on cars, take over intersections and torched couches....
  • Taiwan's Doze Niu Charged in Film Location Offense

    BERLIN -- Taiwanese film director Doze Niu has been formally charged with using fake documents to smuggle a mainland Chinese cinematographer onto a Taiwan naval base in June last year. He faces up to five years in jail if convicted. Niu (aka Niu Chen...
  • Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique

    Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique
    When it comes to squeezing tiny, individual living cells out into orderly patterns for lab experiments, scientists usually use inkjet printers, but those have their limits. So they've turned to a much older technology for a solution: Chinese woodblock...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 3-9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russia was in the spotlight as they kicked-off the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a theatrical opening ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium....
  • Dizzying auction prices reflect supply and demand for outstanding pieces

    Q: We read in your column about a Yuan Dynasty porcelain that sold at auction for $1.3 mill. My relative lives in Taiwan and collects porcelains. He believes he has a Yuan item. How can I authenticate his claim and determine its value? A: A link sent...