Fan Bingbing's arrest could spell end of career: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Having mysteriously disappeared for three months after being accused of evading taxes with "Yin-Yang contracts," China's state-run Securities Daily (證券日報) yesterd...

Taiwanese stars could fall victim to China crackdown on tax evasion by actors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China has launched an investigation into nearly 200 actors for tax evasion, and the list includes some top Taiwanese stars, the Central News Agency reported Friday. The...

China actor Fan drops off social media amid tax probe rumors

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she is the target of a tax evasion investigation. Fan is usually a prolific user of China's ...

Cannes: Chastain's female-led spy film sells to Universal

CANNES, France (AP) — In one of the biggest sales of the Cannes Film Festival, Universal Pictures has acquired the female-led spy thriller "355," which Jessica Chastain has promoted as an antidote to ...

Cannes: Chastain, Nyong'o, Cruz promote female-led spy film

CANNES, France (AP) — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Jessica Chastain noticed the paucity of female-led action films at the movie marketplace. This year, she brought a corrective. ...

Is Cannes ready to adapt to the age of #MeToo?

The experience of watching a few dozen or more films inside two weeks at the Cannes Film Festival can be jarring, exhilarating and exhausting — even for those who live and breathe cinema. ...

Jackie Chan moves ahead of Chinese leader Xi Jinping as most admired man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Actor Jackie Chan (成龍) moved ahead of Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) to take third place in the list of the world’s most admired men published on Great Britain&rsqu...

Local, Taiwan-American designers to feature in New York fashion show

Five Taiwan and Taiwan-American designers are set to feature their works Sept. 23 at the AsianInNY 2017 Fashion Show, New York City’s largest event focusing on the works of Asian fashionistas, a...

Will Smith, Paolo Sorrentino join Cannes Film Festival jury

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith, Jessica Chastain and Italian director Paolo Sorrentino are joining the jury for the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Festival organizers announced the jury line...

China overtakes US in screens but cinemas sit empty

ZHUOLU TOWN, China (AP) — The brightly-decorated 3-D cinema in this town outside Beijing is showing the latest Chinese and Hollywood films, to row after row of empty red seats. So few people come to w...

South Korean cinema leads nominees at Asian Film Awards

HONG KONG (AP) — South Korean cinema has fared well in the nominations for the Asian Film Awards. Director Park Chan Wook's erotic period drama, "The Handmaiden," received six nomina...

Insider Q&A: De Beers CEO talks diamonds, millennials

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of romantic proposals and engagement rings, the commercials trying to sell a new generation on diamonds show young couples rolling around on a bed, arguing in a car and even qu...

De Beers Diamond Jewellers Unveils Its New Home on Madison Avenue, New York City

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2016--De Beers is proud to announce the unveiling of its new home in the USA on Madison Avenue in New York City. This Smart News Release features mu...

Feng Xiaogang wins Golden Horse for 'I Am Not Madame Bovary'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang picked up the best director award for his social satire "I Am Not Madame Bovary" at the 53rd Golden Horse Awards, considered the equivalent...

GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: China's Zhou Dongyu, Ma Sichun win best actress

Chinese actresses Zhou Dongyu and Ma Sichun on Saturday shared the Golden Horse Award for best lead actress with their performances in the romantic drama "Soul Mate", about the lov...