| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:09 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan.
The appeal by acting...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - Summit Entertainment's fantasy actioner "Gods of Egypt" to be directed by Alex Proyas ("I, Robot," "The Crow") is expected to shoot in Australia from next month. A union dispute remains to be resolved.
The decision to locate production in New...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time.
It wouldn't have seemed out of...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:49 PM
At one point in Timberlake Wertenbaker's "Our Country's Good," now receiving a handsome and thoughtful (if occasionally too polite) production with Shattered Globe under Roger Smart's direction, the governor of the newly established hamlet of Sydney...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...