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  • Australia's AMPCO Signs China Fund and Film Deals

    HONG KONG - Australian producer AMPCO Studios has set up a China film fund and committed to two Australian-Chinese movies. The deals were signed last week during an Australian trade delegation to China led by Andrew Robb, Australia's federal minister for...
  • 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...
  • Living the dream, Jason Wu-style

    Living the dream,  Jason Wu-style
    Before his 31st birthday, Jason Wu had dressed a first lady for a presidential inaugural ball not once but twice, making him the youngest designer to have a gown displayed in "The First Ladies" exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American...
  • Taiwan protesters end long occupation of parliament over trade deal

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Hundreds of protesters in Taiwan ended a nearly monthlong blockade of parliament Thursday, giving leaders a fragile reprieve to finish a disputed trade pact with China, the island’s longtime political foe and biggest economic...
  • Mobile phones: The rise of the cheap smartphone

    NEXT month Britons will have yet more smartphones to choose from, when devices from Wiko, a two-year-old French company, go on sale. Wiko will be hoping that its phones, which in France start at around €70 ($96), prove as popular across the Channel...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • Reel China: Director John Woo to lead Beijing film festival jury

    Reel China: Director John Woo to lead Beijing film festival jury
    BEIJING -- Director-producer John Woo will head up the jury at the fourth annual Beijing International Film Festival, which kicks off April 16, organizers said. Woo, 67, is the Hong Kong helmer of films including "Mission: Impossible II," "A Better...
  • FilMart: Black & White To Add Color to HK Market

    HONG KONG- Big-budget Taiwanese action film "Black & White: The Dawn of Justice" will get its first outing later this month at FilMart ahead of a release in the second half of the year. The film is a $13 million sequel to 2012 action blockbuster "Black &...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Peru: Officials are cracking down on so-called nude tourism at Peru's prime historic tourist attraction, Machu Picchu. Four Americans were detained March 14 for stripping to their birthday suits for photographs, and other incidents with naked tourists...
  • South Korea exports show global demand picking up but China a worry

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Advanced economies stepped up their purchases of goods from South Korea last month, data showed on Tuesday, a hopeful sign global consumption will underpin Asia's export-reliant economies even as slackening demand in China drags on...
  • Trade deal essential for Taiwan [Letter]

    Trade deal essential for Taiwan [Letter]
    A concerned citizenry is essential for a healthy democracy. While a great deal of attention is focused on the recent protests in Taiwan, it is our responsibility to elaborate the effort of the Republic of China (Taiwan) government to address concerns...