| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Pretty Little Liars," "Gossip Girl" and "ER" are heading overseas, as WBTV announced today that three of its popular shows have been commissioned and optioned as local versions in the Philippines, Thailand and India, respectively.
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Monorom Neth sat in the tiny Long Beach movie theater, gripped by the emotionally wrenching scenes unfolding on the screen.
There were scenes depicting executions, starvation and forced labor — a haunting reminder of Neth's own life under...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Hyatt Hotels Corp recorded a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue as growing confidence in the U.S. economy drew more business travelers and tourists to its hotels in the Americas.
Hyatt's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a record high after...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS - Bucking Berlin's market downturn, Euro film/TV group Studiocanal is closing a weighty deal on its market debut "Man Up" and has sold much of the world on its major auteur crossover offering at Berlin, "Untitled Stephen Frears Project."
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Yury Shadrin and Tian Lu have got the keyboard covered for an upcoming Sundays at Three concert. This husband and wife duo will play music written for piano four hands on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia.
| Feb 7, 2014
What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:02 AM
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thai election officials said Tuesday that a controversial Feb. 2 vote would proceed as scheduled despite mounting pressure from anti-government protesters and threats of continuing violence.
Although election commissioners initially...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:56 AM
PEN International has condemned the slaying of Thai poet Mainueng K. Kunthee, the pen name of activist Kamol Duangphasuk. The 45-year-old writer was in a car in a parking lot when he was shot by an assailant who fled on a motorcycle; the poet and activist...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...
| Jun 13, 2014
In his best-selling "The World Without Us" (2007), the veteran journalist Alan Weisman painted a startling portrait of what might happen on Earth if human beings suddenly vanished from the planet. In Weisman's exhaustively researched vision of a...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thailand's Peace and Order Maintaining Command (POMC), which has controlled the country since Thursday's military coup, has allowed TV channels to restart broadcasting more or less as normal. But the Internet and other sections of the media remain under...