LONDON: Wearing ear plugs to muffle the chimes of Big Ben, a team of abseilers is busy this week cleaning the clock faces at the Houses of Parliament in London.
MANILA: The Philippine director of an international award-winning movie returned home Monday to presidential accolades and the challenge of finding an audience for his five-hour film.
NEW YORK: Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone’s action ensemble “The Expendables 3” was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut.
THOMASTON, Alabama: Mandy Stokes put her pearls.
TOKYO: Robin Williams fans are asking Nintendo to name a character in the next instalment of its popular “Legend of Zelda” series after the Oscar-winning actor, who died last week.
JAKARTA/SINGAPORE: The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indo
DUBAI: The trailer of Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan’s (SRK) new Dubai-set blockbuster “Happy New Year” has been unveiled.
BEIRUT: In a red-lit cafe in Beirut, a Filipino Syrian rapper Nasser Shorbaji, and local singer Marwan Alameh try not to knock the microphones over while laughing during the broadcast of their weekly
LOS ANGELES: Uzo Aduba is an Emmy winner for her breakout role as a prisoner known as “Crazy Eyes” in Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black.”
GENEVA: A five-and-a-half-hour film from the Philippines, “From What Is Before,” scooped the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the Locarno film festival in Switzerland.
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