Putting the magic back in movies: Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’

The special effects company that relocated to Taiwan to work on the ‘Life of Pi,’ Ang Lee’s latest outing, should provide a much-needed boost to Taiwan’s film industry By Trista di Genova / Contributing reporter, see full article published in Taipei Times Ang Lee’s (李安) Life of Pi hit Taiwan

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Forumosa Happy Hour this Friday

Friday at 7:30pm – 1:00am Location: On Tap, Zhongxiao East Road Section 4, Lane 216, Alley 11, No.21 (忠孝東路四段216巷11弄21號) Taipei From Forumosa.com: Well, we’ve been promising that we’d have a Friday Happy Hour, and here it is, at On Tap’s brand-new location, no less! Things will kick off around 7:30

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TED Event: 'Hearts And Minds', changed to 9 April

Wild East news staff TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18

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Canadian brings power to the people with clean technologies

By Trista di Genova Staff Writer Toronto native Scott Phipps came to Taiwan with a mission. After graduating from the London School of Economics with a master’s degree in Communication and Development, he consulted governments, then worked with academia, NGOs and international organizations – and the private sector. “As impetus

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Is there a Y1C computer glitch in Taiwan’s future?

by Dan Bloom The Wild East Will Taiwan face massive Y1C computer problems next year when the Republic of China turns 100? Or will it turn out like the Western “Y2K” problem, all for “nought”? You may remember when many feared the changeover to the year 2000 could lead to

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