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  • Taiwanese woman is the first human to be sickened by H6N1 bird flu

    A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1. The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...
  • Wheat Golden Farmer? A lesson in a new Chinese name

    Wheat Golden Farmer? A lesson in a new Chinese name
    BEIJING — Ms. Wheat Golden Farmer. Was that really the new me? When I was offered the chance to move to Beijing, I was excited about picking a Chinese name. After all, how often does one get to select a new identity? In China, the names of...
  • Film Review: 'Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above'

    Starting off like a tourist promo, "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above" swiftly morphs into an ecological cautionary tale. Inspired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home" (2009), this first aerial documentary from Taiwan, produced by Hou Hsiao Hsien and helmed...
  • Din Tai Fung opens at Americana at Brand with cocktails and truffle dumplings

    Din Tai Fung opens at Americana at Brand with cocktails and truffle dumplings
    Soup-dumpling temple Din Tai Fung is about to open its doors at the Americana at Brand shopping center in Glendale, with exclusive truffle soup dumplings and a full bar. Its debut is scheduled for Monday. Located next to the lobby entrance of Nordstrom,...
  • BlackBerry Crumble: Device Maker Posts $4.4 Bil Loss, Strikes Deal with Foxconn

    BlackBerry sank deeper into a jam in the most recent quarter, posting a staggering $4.4 billion loss for the three months ended Nov. 30, 2013, as the company's sales continued to crater. Separately, BlackBerry announced a five-year outsourced...
  • Dr. Timothy D. Baker, Hopkins professor of international health

    Dr. Timothy D. Baker, Hopkins professor of international health
    Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88. His...
  • Korean Content Is Hot in Asia, but an Acquired Arty Taste Elsewhere

    The recent Busan market delivered solid overseas business for Korean sales companies, which hope to continue the trend at this week's AFM, where they're introducing new titles and can address a more global audience. The pattern of Busan business,...
  • AFM: Beta Enjoys Alpha Sales

    Germany's foreign-language Oscar contender "Two Lives" was acquired by multiple distributors in the first days of AFM. Starring Liv Ullmann and Juliane Koehler, the secrecy-themed drama (pictured) was licensed by German's Beta Cinema to CDI Films for...
  • Fox International Productions and Ivanhoe Pictures Announce Asian Film Co-Financing Deal

    Fox International Productions and Ivanhoe Pictures have closed a four year, multi-picture, co-financing deal for local language films in India, Korea, China, Japan and Taiwan. Ivanhoe will invest in 10 FIP-produced films in varying stages of production...
  • AFM: Kristen Stewart's 'American Ultra' Sold in Asia (EXCLUSIVE)

    Indie comedy "American Ultra," starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, has picked up traction at the American Film Market with multiple market sales for Asia. Apsara Distribution, IM Global's pan-Asian rights buying and distribution division,...
  • 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...