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  • Damien Puckler tries to get his foothold in a land of action heroes

     Damien Puckler tries to get his foothold in a land of action heroes
    The man in the backyard carries the tattoos and scars of a fighter. He spins and kicks. Dust flies, a punching bag shimmies on a rusted clothesline. Sweat drips around blue eyes and seeps through a thin beard. The lines on the face show, but barely. He'...
  • Newcomers Heralded at Thailand Destination Festival

    HONG KONG - Thailand's deputy prime minister Yukol Limlamthong was on hand at the closing ceremony of the Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2014 which wrapped Tuesday in Bangkok. Awards were presented to winners of the Amazing Thailand...
  • Foreign Briefing: Rome seeks money for antiquities restoration

    Roman officials are trying to raise $271 million to restore gladiator training grounds next to the Colosseum and to catalog 100,000 boxes of excavated artifacts, among other projects. This is the latest effort to seek outside funding for conservation in...
  • ABC's 'Rising Star US' to Shine in Asia

    HONG KONG -- A trio of broadcasters in Asia are to air ABC's music show "Rising Star US." The 10-episode series, produced by Israel's Keshet International, will be broadcast from this weekend (Sunday, June 22). It will be hosted by international singer/...
  • Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute

    Thailand protesters use 'Hunger Games' salute
    Supporters of Thailand's military junta are trying to hijack a gesture used by demonstrators opposed to last month's coup, saying the three-fingered salute signifies the ills of the deposed government, and not resistance to the takeover. The salute,...
  • Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Jackie Chan Among Stars Set to Shine at Shanghai Festival

    HONG KONG - The Shanghai International Film Festival (14-22 June) looks set to be a starry affair. Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Hayden Christensen, and Korean superstar Rain ("Speed Racer") will be on the festival's red carpet on opening night. The...
  • Asian Versions of 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Gossip Girl' and 'ER' Planned

    "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. The 22-episode...
  • Oscar-nominated film on Khmer Rouge hits home for Cambodian Americans

    Oscar-nominated film on Khmer Rouge hits home for Cambodian Americans
    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...
  • Hyatt revenue climbs on higher room rates

    Hyatt revenue climbs on higher room rates
    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...
  • Berlin - Studiocanal Powers Up Sales on 'Man Up,' 'Untitled,' 'Paddington' (EXCLUSIVE)

    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." After...
  • Piano duo Shadrin and Lu plays for Sundays at Three [Classical music]

    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. Besides their...