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  • 'The Grandmaster' Grandly Masters Asian Film Awards

    MACAU - Martial arts fantasy "The Grandmaster" dominated proceedings at the Asian Film Awards on Thursday. The picture, which has also been the most commercially successful outing for director Wong Kar-wai, claimed seven wins at the AFAs. They included...
  • Global Location Report: 5 Film Spots in the News

    GEORGIA Over the past few weeks no location has been in the news more than Georgia, site of the tragic railroad accident that killed crew member Sarah Jones during the filming of Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." The incident -- which has renewed...
  • Bac Films Scores Asian Deals On 'Human Capital' At Hong Kong Filmart

    PARIS- Bac Films has locked key Asian deals on Paolo Virzi's Italian B.O. hit "Human Capital" ("Il capital Umano") at Hong Kong's Filmart. Bac Films' sales manager Clementine Hugot, who was on hand to shop "Human Capital" at the market, inked deals...
  • Samsung Electronics shares extend gains as earnings worries ease

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of South Korea's Samsung Electronics rose 3.5 percent on Thursday, following on from Wednesday's 3.0 percent gain, as bargain hunters outnumbered investors concerned about upcoming first-quarter earnings results, analysts said....
  • North Korea test-launches 2 medium-range missiles

    SEOUL –- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, officials said. The South Korean military said the missiles were launched just after 2:30 a.m. and flew for a...
  • South Korea March consumer sentiment index unchanged from February

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's key consumer sentiment index held steady in March from the previous month, reinforcing signs of recovering confidence in the economy, a central bank survey showed on Thursday. The Bank of Korea said in a statement its...
  • Wedded: Hyerim Shin and Frank Glover

    Wedded: Hyerim Shin and Frank Glover
    Date: Jan. 18 Her story: Hyerim Shin, 26, was born and grew up in Gyeongju, South Korea. After graduating from college there, she moved to Singapore in 2011, where she got a job with DHL. She moved to the U.S. in November. Her parents, Kukhwan Shin...
  • North Korea fires two medium-range ballistic missiles

    SEOUL -- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday off its east coast in its longest-range launch since 2012, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported, citing military sources. The South Korean military said...
  • Korean Air scheme to help local sliders hit new heights

    SEOUL (Reuters) - National flag carrier Korean Air has announced it will build bobsleighs for the South Korean team to use at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games, a decision that caught many by surprise - including the country's bobsleigh association....
  • South Korea revised fourth quarter GDP up 0.9 percent quarter on quarter, same as estimated

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent in the October-December period from the previous quarter, revised data from the central bank showed on Wednesday, unchanged from its earlier estimate. The Bank of Korea...
  • China's plan for global yuan hits speed bumps

    HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Turbulence in Chinese financial markets, reflecting growing worries about investing in the country's assets, could slow the yuan's rapid emergence as a major international currency. Over the past five years, the yuan has...