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  • Enjoy TV shows on new media platform

    June 18, 2018 2:59 AM 23

    ENJOY TV and Film Broadcasting (ETBC) recently launched its new media entertainment platform Enjoy TV, with plans to bring legally-obtained content to Malaysian homes. Its partners include TV AlHijrah, Bernama News, MKTECH, Ninmedia (from Indonesia), China Drama Export Alliance, CCTV/New TV, MASTV (Macau), GobaTV (Thailand) and NowLink (Taiwan)

  • Michael Jackson street naming scrapped

    June 14, 2018 3:21 AM 24

    CHICAGO: An honorary street naming in Detroit for the King of Pop was cancelled Wednesday. Michael Jackson Avenue was supposed to be officially unveiled Friday in Motor City, just as the late artist's surviving brothers prepared to perform at a weekend concert. But the ceremony was called off, as members of the Jackson 5 – the family act where Michael

  • Festive holiday TV watch

    June 14, 2018 3:16 AM 22

    HERE are some festive programmes on the small screen over this long weekend. TV2, 10.30PM: The members of the Malaysian football team must put aside their differences and qualify for the Olympics. Starring J.C. Chee, Luqman Hafidz and Bront Palarae. Raya HD, 12.30PM: Wok Selamat wants to bring home his daughter’s body after she dies overseas. But his sons do not agree

  • Avicii laid to rest in private funeral

    June 12, 2018 10:04 AM 17

    STOCKHOLM: Swedish superstar DJ Avicii has been buried in a private ceremony with just his family and close friends present, his agent said Tuesday. The musician, whose real name was Tim Bergling, "was buried Friday at the Skogskyrkogarden cemetery in Stockholm", Ebba Lindqvist told AFP. Avicii was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, the capital of the Gulf sultanate

  • Wanna One concert tickets on sale June 20

    June 11, 2018 6:08 AM 18

    KOREA'S K-pop band Wanna One is making a one-night-only stop in Kuala Lumpur on July 21 at the Axiata Arena. The 11 members in the band – Kang Daniel, Park Ji-hoon, Lee Dae-hwi, Kim Jae-hwan, Ong Seong-wu, Park Woo-jin, Lai Kuan-lin, Yoon Ji-sung, Hwang Min-hyun, Bae Jin-young and Ha Sung-woon – will be performing their hit singles such as Energetic

  • First Bond girl Eunice Gayson dies aged 90

    June 10, 2018 2:26 AM 17

    LONDON: British actress Eunice Gayson, who played the first Bond girl, has died at the age of 90, the official 007 Twitter account said Saturday. Gayson played the spy's love interest Sylvia Trench opposite Sean Connery in the 1962 film Dr No, the first of the franchise, and then again in From Russia with Love. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara

  • Circus and symphony at DFP

    May 2, 2018 3:09 AM 47

    THE Dewan Filharmonic Petronas will be playing host to an acrobatic and musical performance spectacular the likes of which has not been seen since 2015. Presented by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), the fantastically-themed Cirque de la Symphonie is happening this Saturday at 8.30pm, and a matinee performance on Sunday at 3pm. This breathtaking

  • New season of Hulu’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ dark but inspiring, stars say (VIDEO)

    April 20, 2018 2:28 PM 38

    LOS ANGELES, April 20 — The second season of Hulu’s dystopian saga The Handmaid’s Tale is dark and difficult, but inspiring, its stars said on the red carpet at show’s premiere yesterday. The Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning show is based on Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s bleak portrait of a totalitarian near future where women are forced into sexual

  • Listen to Liam Payne and J Balvin’s ‘Familiar’

    April 20, 2018 12:26 PM 36

    Liam Payne and J Balvin collaborated on Latin-tinged track ‘Familiar’. — Picture via AFPLONDON, April 20 — Former One Direction member Liam Payne and Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin have taken the lid off their new joint single, Familiar. Payne announced earlier this week that the single was coming, also revealing that it would include Spanish lyrics

  • Upcoming season of ‘Strike Back’ to be shot in Malaysia

    April 20, 2018 8:11 AM 46

    American-British action adventure series ‘Strike Back’ is currently in its pre-production stage in Malaysia, with shooting scheduled to begin later this month. — Picture via Facebook/Strike BackKUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The seventh season of the American-British action adventure series, Strike Back, is currently in its pre-production stage in Malaysia