Missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing spotted in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After mysteriously disappearing for over three months, Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing has finally been sighted in public this Monday (Oct. 15) at the Beijing Capital Internatio...

Release of film featuring fallen Chinese celebrity Fan nixed

BEIJING (AP) — The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges. ...

China will soon issue Chinese ID documents to Taiwanese citizens: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese academic warned Friday that the new Chinese residence card for Taiwanese citizens was only a temporary measure which would lead to the direct issuing of Chinese ID d...

Fan Bingbing issues apology for evading taxes, thanks Communist Chinese Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke today that Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing is going to be slapped 880 million Chinese yuan (US$128 million) in fines for tax evasion, she issued a formal apolog...

Missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing fined nearly US$130 million for tax evasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Having mysteriously disappeared for three months after being accused of evading taxes with "yin-yang contracts," China's state-run news agency Xinhua to...

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say tax authorities have ordered X-Men star Fan Bingbing to pay taxes and fines worth hundreds of millions of yuan but would spare her from criminal prosecution. ...

Chinese media say actress Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay taxes and fines but won't be prosecuted if taxes are paid

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say actress Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay taxes and fines but won't be prosecuted if taxes are paid.

Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

BEIJING (AP) — In a story Sept. 24 about missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, Fan's name was misspelled as Fang in the next-to-last paragraph of the story. A corrected version of th...

Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment. ...

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. ...