| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:48 PM
David Rosoff, longtime general manager for the Mozza group of restaurants, has resigned. But he's not gone yet. He’ll be in command at the restaurants owned by Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich until March 7.
In an email, he states:...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - Alivenotdead, the Hong Kong-based online Asian talent community, has been acquired by social media group mig33.
Established in 2007 by Rotten Tomatoes co-founders Patrick Lee and Stephen Wang, as well as Asian celebrities including Daniel Wu,...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There are two broad categories of government reformer. One is the type who tries addressing government inequities where and as they occur — a housing crisis here, a water crisis there, racial discrimination here, there and everywhere. Then there's...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The purported unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto by Newsweek on Thursday trumped any other bitcoin news. Whatever else was going on in the world of the world's favorite virtual currency pretty much got ignored. Makes sense.
But to show just how strange...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
While the explosive growth of China's film industry -- its box office hit $3.57 billion in 2013 -- is attracting the attention of its Asian neighbors, challenges including censorship, as well as cultural and social mores, have so far prevented a unified...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - Cathay, one of the great old names of Chinese-language film-making is to return to production for the first time in 15 years.
As a one-off venture to celebrate its 80th year of operation, the Singapore-based Cathay Organisation will...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Here is a list of menu items and their prices for the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. It is arranged by marketplace, going in a counterclockwise direction around the park's World Showcase Lagoon, starting from the entrance from Future...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:39 PM
BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
| Aug 29, 2013
Bathed in an eerie blue glow, a narrow wall of tightly packed skulls looms over the staircase descending into Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago's newest tiki lounge and most recent Lettuce Entertain You venture. Evocative of the shrunken heads of campy tales...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region.
Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
F1 United States Grand Prix 2013 TV schedule: NBC Sports presents live coverage of the United States Grand Prix from Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 2pm ET. Sebastian Vettel will be driving for a record eighth straight...