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  • Sep 23, 2014
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China film: Paramount wins, Bona bombs

New headlines from top Hollywood studio Paramount and publicly listed China filmmaker Bona Film are showing both the huge potential of the China box office, and also the fickle nature of the broader film industry.

Wednesday, 3 April, 2013, 10:00am

Teen's knife rampage leaves nine dead

A teenager who fell out with his girlfriend went on a rampage, stabbing at least nine people to death and injuring another four in a town in the northeast, Xinhua reported.

The 17-year-old's first victims were two relatives of the girlfriend. After killing them, he fled the scene, lashing out at passers-by as he went.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

Photographer captures the hope as post-quake Japan rebuilds itself

Louis Choi Ka-fai, a full-time web designer and amateur photographer, boarded a flight to quake-hit northern Japan less than a month after the disaster struck on March 11 last year, and has since been back four more times.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Purton offers value

Gerald Mosse is the one to beat in the Jockey Challenge, but Zac Purton will be ready to swoop if the Frenchman falters and looms as the value despite only having six rides.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Models join challenge to help disadvantaged children - and that's the real beauty of it

Admit it, sexy sells - especially when the hoopla is for a good cause.

2 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon (Film)

After the debacle that was Revenge of the Fallen, director Michael Bay faced a battle to regain the confidence of Transformers fans.

The third instalment was backed by a nearly US$200 million budget and green-lit by executive producer Steven Spielberg. Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon is an experience worthy of the franchise.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am