In 2012 Joshua Oppenheimer’s ‘The Act of Killing’ broke new ground in the field of documentary film-making, collecting a multitude of international awards and helping to shed light on one of history’s most forgotten genocides.
TOKYO (AP) — Acclaimed Japanese film star Ken Takakura, known for many stoic heroes he played on silver screen, has died of lymphoma. He was 83. His office and media reports said Tuesday that Takakura died Nov. 10 at a Tokyo hospital where he had been treated for the illness.
It’s that time of year again when the highly-skilled and meticulous Thai mask dance, Khon, returns in Bangkok (Nov 24-Dec 9). The performances will be as beautiful, traditional and prestigious as last year’s, but does anybody care?
In about two weeks Cambodians who lost their love ones in 2010’s Water Festival tragedy will mark the fourth anniversary of the stampede.
China leader cautions against external forces
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 1:41PM UTC
North Korea denies connection with Sony hacking
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 12:18PM UTC
Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 12:04PM UTC
Sony on shelving ‘The Interview': ‘We had no choice’
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 11:52AM UTC
FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hack
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 11:46AM UTC
Trade between China and Mozambique nears $3 billion
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