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  • Osaka Fest Rewards Philippines, Korea Titles

    HONG KONG - The Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan wrapped on Sunday with its top prize going to "Shift" by Philippines director Siege Ledesma. The jury said that films from South Korea and The Philippines stood out, and that it had awarde the Grand...
  • Baltasar Kormakur Chats About 'Everest,' 'Vikings' and 'On The Job'

    Warm and candid, Baltasar Kormakur, who is Iceland's top film director and producer, is attending Goteborg fest to receive the inaugural Nordic Honorary Dragon Award and give a masterclass. While taking a quick break from shooting "Everest," the helmer...
  • U.S. has second slowest LTE speeds in the world, report says

    U.S. has second slowest LTE speeds in the world, report says
    American carriers do a solid job providing coverage with their LTE networks, but when it comes to speed, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have a hard time keeping up with the rest of the world. U.S. carriers average the second-slowest speed among...
  • Mitch Albom: Love of books endures in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines -- The white-haired woman is short but stands straight, in a pink blouse and flat shoes, with mostly unwrinkled skin, a wide nose and a broad smile that nearly leaps from her face when she laughs. You congratulate her on being 90 years...
  • Is 'Bones' trying to kill another squintern in 'Big in the Philippines'?

     
    "Bones" is putting another squintern in danger of death in "Big in the Philippines." Who is it, and why is the show being so sad this season?...
  • Death toll from Philippines typhoon surpasses 6,000

    Death toll from Philippines typhoon surpasses 6,000
    Disaster response workers trawling through piles of debris continue to find bodies more than a month after a powerful typhoon swept through the central Philippines, pushing the death toll to more than 6,000, with nearly 1,800 people still unaccounted for,...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and friend

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and friend
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • Paul Walker memorial draws fans from afar

    Chris Harrel and his friend Conner Eddy of Washington state braved a 20-hour drive through ice and snow in order to make it to Sunday’s memorial for “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker in Valencia. Harrel, 20, and Eddy, 16, stopped to...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Section Completes Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section, which is devoted to art-house cinema, with a particular focus on auteur movies, has completed its lineup of fiction pics. It includes 24 world premieres. The Panorama Dokumente program, which is...
  • Q&A: The Whoevers

    Q&A: The Whoevers
    In spite of the Whoevers’ relatively anonymous moniker, the hip-hop duo of Lloyd "Dotkom" Dotdot and Jesse “J. Arthur” Manaois is slowly starting to make a name for itself.   The pair, who met in 2009 while attending school at Northern...
  • Temporary U.S. immigration status urged for Filipinos after typhoon

    Advocates are putting pressure on the U.S. government to grant temporary refuge to Philippine nationals because of Typhoon Haiyan. Only Filipinos already in the U.S. would be eligible for temporary protected status, which is granted to foreign...