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  • Wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr. to launch a lifestyle magazine for the mega-rich

    Wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr.  to launch a lifestyle magazine for the mega-rich
    When I saw the first tweet about this, I truly thought it was a hoax. But no, it seems wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr. is launching a lifestyle magazine. Wine-searcher.com has the story and describes the mag as aimed at "high net-worth individuals and...
  • World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title

    World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title
    Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca,...
  • RTL Group's Asian Operations Starting to Take Off

    Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012. RTL Group chose the frenetic Indian market for its...
  • Review: Heartfelt 'Ilo Ilo' slowly builds a powerful emotional connection

     Review: Heartfelt 'Ilo Ilo' slowly builds a powerful emotional connection
    "Ilo Ilo" is writer-director Anthony Chen's first film, but breathtaking intimacy in storytelling is already second nature to him. Winner of Cannes' prestigious Camera d'Or for best debut feature, it quietly demonstrates that in the right hands even the...
  • 'Ilo Ilo' filmmaker Anthony Chen recalls the film's inspiration: Aunt Terry

    When growing up in Singapore, filmmaker Anthony Chen's family had a maid from the Philippines, a woman he and his two younger brothers called Aunt Terry. But the family had to downsize in 1997 due to the Asian financial crisis, which plummeted the stock...
  • Nicole Garcia To Head Cannes' Camera d'or Jury

    PARIS -- France's Nicole Garcia, a well-regarded actress-turned-director who has worked with many of French cinemas greats, will serve as president of the Cannes Festival's Camera d'or Award jury. Created in 1978, the Camera d'or prizes the best...
  • Beijing Market Emphasizes Film Production Detail

    BEIJING -- The fourth running of the Beijing Film Market wrapped on Saturday with a quickfire series of set-piece contract signings in front of an array of senior Chinese officials. It was announced that over RMB10 billion ($1.61 billion) of business...
  • Navy bribery scandal figure pleads guilty

    Navy bribery scandal figure pleads guilty
    SAN DIEGO -- A second person pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a bribery conspiracy involving lucrative contracts to service U.S. Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Alex Wisidagama, 40, a resident of Singapore, pleaded guilty in federal...
  • Pictures in the News | March 19, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Singapore, where visitors walk over light art installation titled 'The Pool' during the i Light Marina Bay 2014 festival in Singapore. i Light Marina Bay is a sustainable light art festival featuring 28...
  • Why Thursday may have been the strangest bitcoin news day ever

    The purported unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto by Newsweek on Thursday trumped any other bitcoin news. Whatever else was going on in the world of the world's favorite virtual currency pretty much got ignored. Makes sense.  But to show just how strange...
  • 'Invisible,' 'Tabija,' 'The Darkness' Set For Cannes Atelier

    PARIS - Pablo Giorgelli's "Invisible," Igor Drljaca's "Tabija" and Daniel Castro Zimbron's "The Darkness" (pictured, in concept art) are among 15 projects that will be pitched at the Cannes Festival's 10th Cinefondation-Atelier, a co-production mart and...