| Jun 16, 2014
After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe.
CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
SHANGHAI -- Teresa Cheng has been appointed from DreamWorks Animation to be the new general manager of Lucasfilm Singapore.
She will report directly to Lynwen Brennan, president and GM of Industrial Light & Magic.
Cheng was until recently the senior...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:13 PM
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:10 PM
On a recent Wednesday morning at Joseph Sears School in Kenilworth, second-grade teacher Allison Lopuszynski had a mathematical situation on her hands.
"There's a trapezoid shortage," warned Lopuszynski, handing her students an assortment of paper...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Film production, investment and service companies from Asia and North America are being lined up for a planned media business park in Shanghai, China's commercial capital.
The $1.5 billion D'Hive project is the initiative of Singapore company Cubix and...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
David Myers, the chef whose name is behind Comme Ca, Pizzeria Ortica and Hinoki & the Bird, announced he is leaving the company that manages those restaurants.
Myers said he is exiting David Myers Group to focus on new projects. That includes a...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The former Baltimore journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a fashionista who doubtless looks pulled-together even when she's sick in bed, a woman with a taste for Narciso Rodriguez gowns and Manolo Blahnik shoes.
She also delights in fine food and wine...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:59 PM
A Navy petty officer pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to accepting more than $10,000 in cash, travel expenses and electronic "gadgets" in exchange for providing classified information to a Singapore-based defense contractor.
Petty Officer 1st-...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:00 PM
By charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. corporations on behalf of Chinese industry, the Obama administration claims it is taking a tough step to protect the intellectual property of American companies. In fact, the move isn't...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Backed by Singapore-based U.S. financier Robert Friedland and headed by former GreeneStreet president, John Penotti, (pictured) new production and investment company Ivanhoe Pictures has committed upward of $130 million to making Asian movies.
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Star Chinese Movies has been through a succession of changes in its 20-year history, changes that reflect many of the currents in Chinese cinema and Asian television -- not to mention the shifting tastes of the audiences it serves.
"Hong Kong films...