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  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and...
  • Prior plots England return on West Indies tour

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Matt Prior has dismissed suggestions his England career is over and has targeted April's series in the West Indies for his return from a long-standing Achilles problem. The wicketkeeper will undergo surgery next month on the...
  • Book Talk: Chen pushes boundaries in Singapore, one play at a time

    By Caroline Ng SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Two central themes of Loretta Chen's "Woman on Top" - sexuality and censorship - come at a timely moment for her home country of Singapore. In June a record crowd turned out for a gay rights rally in the...
  • As Russian food import ban bites, trucks lose, shipping wins

    LONDON/HELSINKI/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food...
  • Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women's 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in...
  • Meilutyte grabs second gold of Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women's 100 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday to claim her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games. Meilutyte will...
  • AirAsia denies report it weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd dismissed a media report that it is weighing a bid for Japan's embattled Skymark Airlines Inc , saying it is focused on a budget airline it is setting up with Japanese partners. The Nikkei business daily...
  • Promise of more keeps investors hooked on Asia's frothy markets

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Calling the top in financial markets is never easy. Asian stock and bond markets may appear frothy at their near-record levels after a multi-year rally, but global investors are still betting on a mix of healthy returns and history...
  • Singapore to reform enforced pension saving scheme after protests

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is to reform its mandatory retirement savings scheme and will provide greater support to low-income pensioners, the Prime Minister said on Sunday, in response to growing public criticism of the system. Providing for...
  • Thailand avoids recession in second quarter, but doubts on recovery pace remain

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand avoided recession in the second quarter, though doubts remain about how robustly it can recover after the army stepped in to end political unrest and seek to lift a stumbling economy. Southeast Asia's second largest economy...
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    * Television serial version of Garfield created on Batam island * Southeast Asian film industry is growing * Region still "very new to media game" - studio head By Eveline Danubrata and Caroline Ng JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The comic strip...