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  • Revamped Singapore Festival Stresses SE Asian Credentials

    HONG KONG -- Yuni Hadi, producer of Anthony Chen's breakout film "Ilo Ilo" has been set as festival director of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), which is being revived this December. The latest, 25th iteration of the festival, is...
  • LPGA Tour's new international focus opens up a world of possibilities

    Michael Whan remembers the first question he was asked by the media after taking over as LPGA commissioner in January 2010: What was he going to do about the overwhelming international influence on the tour? "I want to pour more gas on the fire," he...
  • FilMart: Jack Neo Floats 'Frogmen'

    HONG KONG -- Singapore showman Jack Neo is to direct action comedy "Ah Boys To Frogmen," the third instalment in his hit "Ah Boys to Men" feature franchise. Production gets underway in July 2014, with Chinese New Year (February) 2015 set as a target...
  • Break California into six states? A fine idea, but...

     Break California into six states? A fine idea, but...
    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...
  • Wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr. to launch a lifestyle magazine for the mega-rich

    Wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr.  to launch a lifestyle magazine for the mega-rich
    When I saw the first tweet about this, I truly thought it was a hoax. But no, it seems wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr. is launching a lifestyle magazine. Wine-searcher.com has the story and describes the mag as aimed at "high net-worth individuals and...
  • RTL Group's Asian Operations Starting to Take Off

    Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012. RTL Group chose the frenetic Indian market for its...
  • Review: Heartfelt 'Ilo Ilo' slowly builds a powerful emotional connection

     Review: Heartfelt 'Ilo Ilo' slowly builds a powerful emotional connection
    "Ilo Ilo" is writer-director Anthony Chen's first film, but breathtaking intimacy in storytelling is already second nature to him. Winner of Cannes' prestigious Camera d'Or for best debut feature, it quietly demonstrates that in the right hands even the...
  • 'Ilo Ilo' filmmaker Anthony Chen recalls the film's inspiration: Aunt Terry

    'Ilo Ilo' filmmaker Anthony Chen recalls the film's inspiration: Aunt Terry
    When growing up in Singapore, filmmaker Anthony Chen's family had a maid from the Philippines, a woman he and his two younger brothers called Aunt Terry. But the family had to downsize in 1997 due to the Asian financial crisis, which plummeted the stock...
  • Nicole Garcia To Head Cannes' Camera d'or Jury

    PARIS -- France's Nicole Garcia, a well-regarded actress-turned-director who has worked with many of French cinemas greats, will serve as president of the Cannes Festival's Camera d'or Award jury. Created in 1978, the Camera d'or prizes the best...
  • Beijing Market Emphasizes Film Production Detail

    BEIJING -- The fourth running of the Beijing Film Market wrapped on Saturday with a quickfire series of set-piece contract signings in front of an array of senior Chinese officials. It was announced that over RMB10 billion ($1.61 billion) of business...
  • Fox Consumer Products Expands Into Asia

    BEIJING - Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is to set up its first branch in the Asia Pacific region. It has appointed Pinky David as VP to run the new offshoot that handles licensing and retail programs. She will be based in Singapore. "Pinky...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

    With President Obama set to arrive Wednesday in Tokyo for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, thorny issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be a key subjects. Here are the basics on the TPP: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?...