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  • ANALYSIS: Will China Buy Its Way Into Hollywood?

    HONG KONG -- There is a clear sense that many Chinese companies are in a hurry to get somewhere fast. They covet the status and kudos that comes with global recognition, even if it is not the most logical or financially viable thing to do. This is true...
  • Three men indicted in multimillion-dollar fraud and bribery scheme

    SAN DIEGO — Eager to strengthen its ties with the U.S., the government of Thailand agreed not to charge for use of its docks and wharves when three Navy ships arrived in 2010 for a multi-nation exercise at sea. So when a bill arrived weeks later...
  • Extra-Marital Dating Site Told Not To Swing Into Singapore

    Singapore's Media Development Authority has banned extra-marital dating website Ashley Madison. It said that its content is objectionable. The Canadian-owned site, which promotes itself with the tagline "Life is short, have an affair," was established by...
  • AFM: Kristen Stewart's 'American Ultra' Sold in Asia (EXCLUSIVE)

    Indie comedy "American Ultra," starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, has picked up traction at the American Film Market with multiple market sales for Asia. Apsara Distribution, IM Global's pan-Asian rights buying and distribution division,...
  • Suspect at center of Navy bribery scandal due in court

    Suspect at center of Navy bribery scandal due in court
    The owner of a Singapore-based company who was arrested in September in connection with a multimillion-dollar fraud and bribery scheme that has rocked the U.S. Navy, is due in court this week in hopes of getting bail. Leonard Glenn Francis, a 49-year-...
  • Bugis Street Brasserie, popular Singapore tourist spot, now serving L.A.

    Bugis Street Brasserie, popular Singapore tourist spot, now serving L.A.
    Name of restaurant: Bugis Street Brasserie, a Singaporean-Chinese-influenced concept named after a major tourist junction in Singapore. It originates from the UK; this particular location is the only one in the U.S. Owner: Bugis Street is managed and...
  • F1 United States Grand Prix 2013 TV schedule

     
    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...
  • Third senior Navy officer suspended during bribery investigation

    Third senior Navy officer suspended during bribery investigation
    SAN DIEGO — A third high-ranking Navy officer has been suspended from his duties in connection with an investigation into a multimillion-dollar bribery case involving Navy ships in Asia-Pacific ports. Capt. David Haas has been suspended as...
  • 'Ilo Ilo' Reins in Golden Horse Awards

    Prizes at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, awarded for the year's best best Chinese language films, were roughly split between Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" and Singaporean first time director Anthony Chen's "Ilo Ilo." But "Ilo Ilo" top the top honors....
  • TV in Asia: Getting Right Mix for Vast Market a Key Issue for Execs

    Getting content right for the vast Asia Pacific TV market is one of the key issues for executives at the Asian TV Forum & Market in Singapore and Screen Singapore, which both run Dec. 3-6. That's because few channels and shows can really work across a...
  • European countries rank at top for retaining talent, survey finds

    When it comes to producing and retaining talent, European countries rank at the very top, according to one recent survey. Switzerland came out at No. 1, followed by Singapore and Denmark, according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index, which looks...
  • Navy suspends contracts with second firm in scandal over foreign ports

    Navy suspends contracts with second firm in scandal over foreign ports
    In a widening scandal, the Navy cut ties Wednesday with a second international company over "questionable business integrity" involving lucrative contracts to service U.S. ships in foreign ports. The Navy announced that it has suspended contracts with...