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  • Taipei Festival Sets New Features Competition

    HONG KONG - Two local Taiwanese films will play in the New Talent competition at next month's Taipei Film Festival (June 27 - July 19, 2014). The competition is open to first and second features and comes with a first prize of $20,000. It has been the...
  • CANNES: Fortissimo Entranced by China's 'Great Hypnotist'

    HONG KONG - "The Great Hypnotist," on course to be one of the biggest Chinese films of the year, is set to get a global outing. The supernatural-mystery will be represented jointly by Hong Kong's Fortissimo Films and China's Wanda Media, and will be...
  • Film Review: 'My Old Classmate'

    Charting a love story that spans two decades, Frant Gwo's "My Old Classmate" is a Chinese campus romance that manages to make the genre's most time-worn themes feel as fresh as spring water. Alternately cute as a button and unapologetically melodramatic,...
  • 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...
  • Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

    Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced
    Translating a book is arduous and notoriously low-paid work. It's a labor of love for most. With a few blockbuster exceptions (think Gabriel García Márquez or Haruki Murakami) publishers don't make much, if any money from the translated titles they offer....
  • 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...
  • Isla Vista returning to normal as painful questions linger

    Isla Vista returning to normal as painful questions linger
    In his elaborate blueprint to kill strangers across this beachside college town, Elliot Rodger had vowed to start inside his own charcoal-gray building on Seville Road, with people he knew well: his roommates. He would kill them first to "secure the...
  • 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....
  • Hong Kong Biz is Tested as Mainland China Vies for Filmmakers' Attention

    As the Hong Kong film industry has sought to keep up with the changes forced on it over the past 20 years it has been pulled in many different directions. But these days, only two sets of pressure are at play. On one side, there is steady business in...
  • At Howard County Chinese School, a celebration of culture and roots

    At Howard County Chinese School, a celebration of culture and roots
    As the nation observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, students and staff at a scholastic program in Columbia can boast that they highlight Chinese heritage year round. Each Sunday, they gather at Howard Community College in Columbia for...
  • Review: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos

    Review: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos
    It's hard to convey China's transformations to two kinds of people: people who have never been there and people who have just been there for the first time. Experiencing China in 2014 for the first time, many Americans are struck by the modernity of...