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Tag Archives: Asia

  1. THE ASSASSIN – Satoshi Tsumabuki, Shu Qi & Chang Chen

    In 9th-century China, Nie Yinniang is a young woman who was abducted in childhood from the family of a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth as an exceptional assassin, with orders to kill […]

    October 11, 2015Cinema, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. ATTACK ON TITAN – Japanese Science Fiction

    Mankind has retreated behind walls in the wake of the man-eating humanoid giants known as the Titans. After a century of relative peace, a young boy named Eren and his friends Armin and Mikasa venture to the wall’s edge with hopes of seeing what’s on the other side. Then the unthinkable happens: a titan larger […]

    October 9, 2015Cinema, Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. DIGICEL AGREES TO SELL ITS 75% HOLDING IN MYANMAR TOWER COMPANY TO EDOTCO GROUP

    Digicel has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with respect to the sale of its 75% stake in Digicel Asian Holdings Pte Ltd., the parent of Digicel Myanmar Tower Company Limited, to the Edotco Group Sdn Bhd. Closing of the sale is currently expected to occur by November 30, 2015, and the closing is conditional […]

    October 7, 2015BusinessNo comments
  4. Republic of China (Taiwan) donates to Nevis’ Alexandra Hospital

    The Republic of China (Taiwan) has demonstrated its understanding of technology in enhancing services by presenting a much needed Information System and wheel chairs to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for use at the Alexandra Hospital. The handing over ceremony was held on the Alexandra Hospital grounds; Resident Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), […]

    September 28, 2015HealthNo comments
  5. “The Beauty Inside” (2015) Jin-wook Lee, Hyo-ju Han: Korean Romantic Drama HD

    Woo-jin wakes up in a different body everyday, regardless of age, gender and nationality. Sometimes he’s a man, a woman, old, young, or even a foreigner. He’s the same person on the inside, but on the outside he’s always someone new. Looking at a different face in the mirror every morning is hard for him […]

    September 23, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. A BRILLIANT YOUNG MIND – (Asa “Ender’s Game” Butterfield: 2015)

    Teenage math prodigy Nathan struggles when it comes to building relationships with other people, not least with his mother, Julie. In a world difficult to comprehend, he finds comfort in numbers. And when Nathan is taken under the wing of an unconventional and anarchic teacher, Mr. Humphreys, the pair forge an unusual friendship. Eventually, Nathan’s […]

    July 30, 2015Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Third Year for the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist from the Developing World Award

    The 2015 ‘Young Journalist from the Developing World‘ award sponsored by the Thomson Foundation is open for entries. The competition is part of the UK Foreign Press Association Awards. It will enable journalists aged 30 and under from countries with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of less than $20,000 to enter their work […]

    July 22, 2015EducationNo comments
  8. “ASSASSINATION” (Action – 2015) Snipers. Marksmen. Hired guns. Double agents. Hitman…

    Snipers. Marksmen. Hired guns. Double agents. A group of exiled rebels are planning a hit on an Army Commander in Japanese-occupied Korea, but the only killer for the job is in prison. Now, the Resistance must devise a jailbreak, break out a hitman… and discover which of them is a traitor.

    July 21, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “Sniggering at China not in anyone’s interest” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The rapid and continuing slump of the stock market in China has so far been domestically concentrated, but there will be some effect that could reduce global economic growth. So no country should assume that this is a distant problem from which they are entirely insulated. China is no ordinary country. Over 33 years, from […]

    July 15, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. BARBADIAN TOURISM BUSINESSES TO EXPLORE NEW IDEAS & FRESH THINKING FOR GROWTH

    Tourism stakeholders in the public and private sectors in Barbados will explore new and exciting ideas on how to grow and develop their businesses using one of the world’s top development models as a case study. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has organized a half-day tourism forum on The Singapore Tourism Experience on Friday 17 […]

    July 10, 2015TravelNo comments
  11. “The Commonwealth’s future – Part 2” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    In 2009, recognising the dangers to the grouping, Commonwealth Heads of Government at their meeting in Trinidad and Tobago instructed that an Eminent Persons Group (EPG) be established to inquire into the association and provide a report to their 2011 meeting in Australia. I was a member of the Group and its rapporteur. Chaired by […]

    July 8, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  12. Ex-Pakistan captain to join defending Hero CPL T20 champions for Jamaica Tallawahs clash

    Former Pakistan captain, Misbah-ul-Haq, will replace his compatriot, Shoaib Malik, for the Barbados Tridents in the Hero Caribbean Premier League. Malik has been called up to the Pakistan squad for the One Day International series against Sri Lanka, and will play his last game for the Tridents on 3rd July against St Lucia Zouks. Misbah […]

    June 30, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  13. LIMACOL RENEWS CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE DEAL

    New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company Incorporated (NEW GPC INC), under its popular Limacol brand, has today confirmed that it will continue as a Principal Partner of the Caribbean Premier League. As part of the agreement, Limacol will become Umpires and Referees Partner, which will see Limacol represented on the Umpires’ uniforms and during the Third Umpire […]

    June 12, 2015CricketNo comments
  14. HERO MOTOCORP IS THE NEW TITLE SPONSOR OF CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE

    The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) just announced the appointment of Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, as the new Title Sponsor of the league for a period of one-year. Synonymous with some of the marquee sports partnerships in India as well as globally, New Delhi (India)-headquartered Hero MotoCorp has for long had a […]

    June 10, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  15. “China: Strike while the iron is hot” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    China’s Premier Li Keqiang, accompanied by over 100 senior Chinese business leaders, visited four South American countries for eight days in May. Along the way, he pledged hundreds of billions of dollars to Brazil, Peru, Chile and Colombia. US$53 billion was announced for Brazil alone. The Chinese pledges were met with scepticism by Western analysts […]

    June 3, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Jackie Chan’s “POLICE STORY LOCKDOWN” (2015)

    Police Captain Zhong Wen (Jackie Chan) knows all about sacrifice. He’s always been too busy chasing bad guys to be a father to his daughter Miao (Jing Tian). Tonight, he’s seeing her for the first time in years – and meeting her fiance, club owner Wu Jiang (Liu Ye). But Wu knows Zhong. And his […]

    May 26, 2015Crime, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. “LEARNING TO DRIVE” (Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson)

    A Movie directed by Isabel Coixet Cast: Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Grace Gummer, Jake Weber, Sarita Choudhury, Avi Nash, Daniela Lavender, Harpreet Singh Toor, Samantha Bee and John Hodgman Release Date: August 21, 2015

    April 29, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. ‘Skin Trade’ – Tony “Ong Bak” Jaa, Ron “Hellboy” Perlman & Dolph “Expendables” Lundgren

    After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

    April 24, 2015Crime, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. ‘Pound of Flesh’ – Jean Claude Van Damme, need we say more?

    A man’s heroic attempt to help a woman in distress ends up with him waking up the next day without a kidney and plotting his revenge.

    April 10, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. “Lee Kuan-Yew’s Caribbean rescue in the Commonwealth” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Lee Kuan-Yew, who led Singapore for three decades, died on March 23rd. He was a remarkable man who is best remembered for courageous leadership that converted a tiny island with virtually no natural resources into one of the wealthiest countries in the world. This commentary recalls a particular role that he played on the Caribbean’s […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. NO ESCAPE – Drama Adaptation (Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan & Lake Bell)

    An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.

    March 13, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Samsung & LIME unveil Galaxy A5 smartphone: 6.7 mm’s thick

    Samsung and LIME have announced the launch of the Galaxy A5, that thanks to its ultra-sophisticated design, refined metal body and the inclusion of the most advanced features for use on social media, is ideal for young consumers. With the introduction of the Galaxy A5, LIME and Samsung are putting within reach of Barbadians the […]

    February 23, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  23. LIAT seeks to allay flight nerves after Trans-Asia disaster with fellow ATR

    It is with regret that the Management and Staff of LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, received the news of the accident involving an ATR 72-600 aircraft operated by TransAsia Airways. The LIAT Board of Directors, Management and Staff wish to express deepest sympathy to the families, friends and all those who were affected by the accident. As one […]

    February 10, 2015TravelNo comments
  24. “China’s Yuan will rival US dollar globally” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Within the next ten years the world community should expect China’s Yuan (also called renminbi) to be as widely used as the United States dollar. For almost a decade now the Chinese currency has been popular with neighbouring countries which, along with China, are among the fastest growing economies. Now, the yuan is becoming popular […]

    February 10, 2015Business, EditorialNo comments
  25. SHAHID AFRIDI CONFIRMED FOR CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2015 DRAFT – Pakistan cricketer raises his bat to CPL

    One of Pakistan’s most beloved cricket heroes, Shahid Afridi, has been confirmed to join the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2015 Draft – adding to the talent pool for the upcoming tournament. On joining the draft, Afridi, said; “I’m looking forward to playing in the CPL, what’s not to like? Beautiful venues, knowledgeable crowds and top […]

    February 1, 2015CricketNo comments