| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:34 PM
That English has become a dominant world language is a consequence of history. The British Empire spread English to many parts of the globe, first through colonization in the 17th and 18th centuries and then through its leadership in the Industrial...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, has made its way to Virginia via a handful of travelers to the Caribbean.
The Centers for Disease Control has recorded six imported cases in the state this year — double the number counted in 2013 — but...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Production is now under way on a Chinese remake of "Bride Wars," the 2009 comedy that originally starred Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway.
The Chinese-language retread stars Angelababy and Ni Ni and tells of two friends who become rivals and go...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- The irony of recent U.S. foreign interventions is that despite Uncle Sam's best efforts, the ultimate benefactor ends up being America's primary economic rival in the area in question. It should come as no surprise that the two economic rivals...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - The long-running Brisbane International Film Festival is to be replaced by the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival. The new event will be closely linked to the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
The move comes as a result of Screen Queensland, the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dharamani Kale emerged from the manhole, sewage clinging to his body. Next to him, Sona Bai gathered filth in a small round basket and carried it on her head to the end of the street. The unpleasant process had started at dawn and would continue for at...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Japan on Tuesday announced a reinterpretation of its pacifist post-World War II Constitution that allows the country's military to help defend the United States and other allies.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the decision by the Cabinet to adjust the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:31 AM
U.S. and Chinese officials said Thursday that they had “narrowed differences” during two days of high-level, wide-ranging talks on issues including cyber-security, climate change, foreign exchange rates, economic reforms and bilateral...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
MADRID - The U.S. team's FIFA World Cup run may be over, but U.S. production-distribution opportunities for soccer-themed content most certainly is not.
In one of the latest moves, Discovery and Spain's Intuition Films are rolling out docu series "Inside...
| Jul 3, 2014
Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on Japanese military support?