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  • 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...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    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...
  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films

     Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films
    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...
  • 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...
  • Singapore to Get Hong Kong Entertainment Channel

    HONG KONG -- Asian TV channel operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment will next week launch a new channel, cHK, focused on Hong Kong entertainment. Its first outing will be on SingTel's mioTV platform in Singapore on Oct. 18. Content is expected to range...
  • 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...
  • South American banking giant solid despite recent losses

    About Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Ticker: BSBR Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Full-service bank in Brazil 2010 Financial report: Net sales: $29.7 billion Net income: $4.4 billion Q. Is this a good time to buy a bank stock such as...
  • San Sebastian Film Review: 'Final Recipe'

    Standard-issue ingredients get folded into "Final Recipe," a largely English-lingo heartwarmer about a high-school student entering a "MasterChef"-type contest and finding his long-lost father along the way. The always welcome presence of Michelle Yeoh...
  • HBO Asia Travels a New 'Road'

    It's fitting that HBO Asia's first original series is a reflection of the region itself, featuring a story that walks a multicultural line, careful not to offend while at the same time relevant and entertaining enough to play to the different audiences...
  • '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...