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  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Leads Foreign Box Office, 'Apes' Still Swinging

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" dominated the international box office this weekend, powered by the global strength of the Marvel brand. The space adventure blasted off with $66.4 million in 43 territories, including Russia, where the film bowed to $13...
  • New South Korea finance chief has a brand; product to follow?

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Three frenetic weeks into the job, South Korea's new finance minister Choi Kyung-hwan has made such a splash that his name already describes Seoul's plans to rev-up faltering growth. But while "Choinomics" is proving an effective...
  • Film Movement Takes U.S. on 'Marie's Story'

    BOURG MADAME, France - New York-based Film Movement has closed U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Ameris' "Marie's Story," which world premieres at next week's Locarno Festival as a Piazza Grande screening. The sale and Locarno berth - a Piazza Grande slot is...
  • China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations

    China, Japan ramp up rhetoric amid downturn in relations
    The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever." But in recent months, curators at the museum dedicated to Japan's 1931-...
  • Luc Besson's 'Lucy' To Open Locarno Film Festival

    ROME - Luc Besson's Scarlett Johansson-starrer "Lucy" will open the 67th Locarno Film Festival on August 6, out-of-competition. Touted by EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert as the biggest-budget pic Besson's shingle has ever produced, "Lucy" is the tale...
  • Top official for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics abruptly resigns

    The leader of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, unexpectedly resigned on Monday. President Jin-sun Kim delivered his surprise announcement during an executive staff meeting at the committee's Seoul...
  • South Korea second-quarter GDP seen slowing as government works on stimulus

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's economy likely posted its weakest growth in more than a year in the June quarter, with a deadly ferry accident hitting consumption and offsetting a modest recovery in exports. The trade-reliant economy had earlier this...
  • U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations

    U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations
    The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
  • Seoul moves to ban Uber, create own app

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, South Korea The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful. After all, you can use it to summon Optimus Prime. For many cab...
  • International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say

    International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say
    Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills has felt different to its tournament director....
  • Seoul moves to ban Uber, create own app

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, South Korea The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful. After all, you can use it to summon Optimus Prime. For many cab...