| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After Lisa Ling gave a speech at Tufts University, students asked her what advice she had for young people. "The best education I have ever received was through travel," said the California-based journalist. "You'll become more conversant, poised and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
An American expat residing overseas in London, Kalliope Lee makes her novel debut with "Sunday Girl" (Psychopomp Press). Set in 1991 Seoul, the book tells the story of two college-age friends struggling to live with the violent attack they both survived....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:15 AM
A dance season has tended to be defined by one or two international companies of hefty size that have the selling power equivalent of a blockbuster movie. As with the blockbuster, however, that model has morphed.
It has become prohibitively expensive...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Shortly after the America's Cup began last month, the trophy Jimmy Spithill and his crew had taken home from Valencia, Spain four years earlier was put out for the 34-year-old skipper and his Team USA crew on their way down to the dock each morning....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Imagine the book you need to ace the exam showing up at your door, care of your friendly neighborhood drone.
A textbook rental company is trying to mimic the instantaneous speed of e-book delivery for printed books by utilizing civil drones in Sydney,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - It's as much a part of Australia as kangaroos, the Sydney Opera House or vegemite, and General Motors Co's decision to stop manufacturing Holdens in the country looks like the marketing equivalent of a car crash.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Vic Darchinyan has been, is, and always will be a loud trash-talker.
He's flung insults at his opponents, calling one foe a coward for refusing to stand toe-to-toe with him in the center of the boxing ring. He's said that one of his counterparts had been...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A garden shed in a northern-beaches suburb of Sydney, Australia, may sound like a remote connection to a Three Stooges film festival being held at Glendale's Alex Theatre on Nov. 30, but the rare find by a film collector there has fans of the zany...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
DUBAI - Wayne Borg, Chief Commercial Officer at Abu Dhabi media and production hub twofour54 is leaving his post after six years during which the former Universal exec expanded the scope of the government-backed industry driver which now oversees the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:13 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, new students at the University of Granada medical school in Spain are pelted with food by older students during a traditional fall hazing ritual. Tokyo: Japanese businessmen contend with strong wind and rain as deadly...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - "The Great Gatsby" managed a clean sweep of all seven technical awards in the feature film segment of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts on Tuesday.
"Top of the Lake" was the biggest winner in the television categories,...