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  • Busan's Asian Project Market Unveils Co-Production Friendly Lineup

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SEOUL - Top-flight international directors including Brillante Mendoza ("Kinatay"), Bangladesh's Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television"), Thailand's Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ("Invisible Waves") and Cannes laureate Vimukthi...
  • Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber put stink on Elizabeth Arden

    Elizabeth Arden reported its biggest quarterly loss ever because of a steeper-than-expected sales decline of celebrity perfumes, particularly Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift brands. The company said quarter sales plunged 28.4 percent, the steepest in a...
  • Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit

    Wrapping up his first trip to Asia, Pope Francis on Monday called for forgiveness and dialogue between South and North Korea, and seemed to take the United States to task for its unilateral bombing campaign in Iraq. He also discussed future travel...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • No Palace talk for focused Wanderer Popovic

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says he has not been contacted about the vacant manager's job at former club Crystal Palace and is focused on getting his A-League side into the Asian Champions League semi-finals. Popovic, a...
  • South Korea suggests Northeast Asia nuclear safety group

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday urged the creation of a nuclear safety consultative group in Northeast Asia, given the high number of nuclear power plants in the region and public concerns over safety. South Korea...
  • Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors

    Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors
    (Reuters) - Sensors and electrical controls maker Sensata Technologies Holding NV said it would buy Schrader International to meet growing demand for sensors to monitor car-tire pressure. Sensata, whose shares rose as much as 6.6 percent on Monday...
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • New head of South Korean 2018 Winter Games vows 'success' after delays

    With the organizers of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, hoping to recover from a turbulent summer, the group's new leader met with International Olympic Committee officials over the weekend. Cho Yang-ho took control of the organizing...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, prays for persecuted Iraq Christians

    SEOUL Pope Francis called for Korean reconciliation Monday, and offered special prayers for persecuted Christians in Iraq during the final event of his five-day visit to South Korea. Francis celebrated a Peace and Reconciliation Mass in Seoul's...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...