| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has struck a deal to be involved with the upcoming films of top auteur Wong Kar-wai.
The company revealed the deal in a regulatory filing by Chinavision, the Hong Kong stock market listed company that is soon to be...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The fog hung dense over Sun Moon Lake, obscuring the hilly shoreline that the tourists from mainland China had come to see.
Still, the Chinese crowded the main pier as a light drizzle came down, waiting for boats to ferry them around the scenic lake....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Mike Hainzinger was living in Taiwan in the early 2000s and faced a choice: try to get by with a minuscule bit of Mandarin Chinese that he knew, "pointing at things and smiling," or make an effort to learn the language and immerse himself in the culture....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.
UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed)
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
Turned Pro: 2004...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CANNES- French auteur Olivier Assayas' drama "Sils Maria" has drawn a flurry of buyers in the run-up to its world premiere on May 23 in Cannes.
Nathanael Karmitz' Paris-based MK2 has closed deals with Pinnacle (Australia), California Filmes (Latin...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Demonstrations of Chinese lantern making, Japanese flower arrangement and martial arts will be added to the menu of festivities Sunday at the 10th annual Taste of Asia in Northbrook.
The festival, which celebrates Asian-American and Asian cultures and...
| May 26, 2014
| 9:18 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:23 AM
For the prime minister, Shinzo Abe, it was a milestone. On May 15th a panel published its long-awaited report recommending that the country's "self-defence forces" (SDF) be allowed to act more like a normal army. At present, in Article Nine of its...