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  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title

    World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title
    Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca,...
  • Oakwood Worldwide in $4-billion deal

    Oakwood Worldwide in $4-billion deal
    Oakwood Worldwide hopes to triple its pioneering extended-stay housing brand through a new joint venture that will spend $4 billion to buy and build furnished apartment buildings globally. The partnership that the Los Angeles company has struck with...
  • 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?...
  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal
    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...