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  • China Airline Fire

    A plane belonging to Taiwan's China Airlines exploded and caught fire soon after landing on Japan's southern island of Okinawa on Monday, but officials said all 165 people on board had escaped safely.

  • Hong Kong Disney

    Disney reports that it continues to support the struggling Hong Kong Disneyland. Well, now we may know one reason why it's struggling. Just as every Disney movie going back to "Steamboat Willie" probably has been pirated in China, China now has a state-owned amusement park that recently included a mouse character, a woman with black hair surrounded by seven... elves... and pirate music. Not pirated music (well, maybe it was), but pirate music.

  • Citigroup has agreed to buy Taiwan's Bank of Overseas Chinese (BOOC) for $426 million, a BOOC executive said on Monday, amid growing foreign interest in Taiwan's undervalued banking sector.