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June 22, 2018 12:05 PM Sabah ministry proposes one district, one industry concept

TUARAN: The Sabah Trade and Industry Ministry is currently conducting a study to create a sustainable industry for each district in the state. Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said the ministry would be visiting a number of districts soon. "Initially, we will hold a 'Tamparuli Fest' in Tuaran district next month, which will be launched 4

May 31, 2018 2:08 PM Prison visits on third, fourth day of Aidilfitri

KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the Prisons Department has set the third and fourth day of the festival as visiting days for Muslim inmates. Prisons Department deputy director Supri Hasim said the dates involved all prisons, rehabilitation centres, special rehabilitation and detention centres, as well as the Henry Gurney School 4

April 24, 2018 2:41 PM World Youth Jazz Festival back for 7th edition in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The 7th edition of World Youth Jazz Festival, a gathering of jazz musicians from Malaysia, Indonesia, Poland, Philippines, Bangladesh, Germany and the United States will be back from May 4. Jazz bands, Newsound, Low Flowinder, Return of The Waves, Formula, Indro's Jazz Muda, Four Corners, Ray Infante Trio, Emiko and Magnitudo are among 37

April 20, 2018 4:43 AM ‘Love Gilda’ opens New York’s Tribeca Film Festival (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, April 20 — The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York kicked off on Wednesday with the premiere of Love, Gilda, a documentary about late comedian Gilda Radner. For long time friend and comedian Billy Crystal, the night was bittersweet. “Knowing her back in the beginning of Saturday Night Live. My feelings for her as an entertainer and a comedian 30

April 16, 2018 3:49 PM Beijing rolls out red carpet for film festival (VIDEO)

BEIJING, April 16 — The eighth annual Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off in China’s capital yesterday with an opening ceremony that drew both domestic and international stars and filmmakers. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz was among the festival's attendees. — Reuters picAmerican actress Chloe Grace Moretz graced the red carpet, appearing 16

April 15, 2018 11:02 PM Cannes invite shows Iran cinema still alive, says Panahi

Iranian film director Jafar Panahi responds to his invitation to the Cannes Film Festival, calling it a sign that Iranian independent cinema is still alive. — AFP picTEHRAN, April 16 — Iran's banned film director Jafar Panahi responded yesterday to his invitation to the Cannes Film Festival, calling it a sign that Iranian independent cinema is still 13

April 15, 2018 1:26 PM Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

ROME: Italian filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival winner Vittorio Taviani has died aged 88, according to media reports on Sunday citing family sources. Taviani and his brother Paolo formed one of Italian cinema's most famous duos and together they made more than 15 films. One of their best-known was the gritty biopic Padre Padrone, set in Sardinia, which 19

April 15, 2018 11:01 AM Revellers usher in Songkran with water pistols, buckets of water

PETALING JAYA: Shrieks of laughter filled the air at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple here as revellers gathered to celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year, yesterday morning. Hundreds turned up at the Buddhist temple located near Jalan Gasing here to celebrate the festival. Armed with water pistols, buckets of water and assorted water dispersal equipment 15

April 12, 2018 12:14 AM Netflix to pull all movies from Cannes film festival

An illustration photo shows the logo of Netflix the American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media in Paris September 15, 2014. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, April 12 — Netflix Inc said on yesterday it was totally pulling out of the Cannes Film Festival next month after organisers banned the streaming platform's films from competition for its refusal 11

April 7, 2018 12:38 PM Nizam Titingan blasts Opposition for claiming BN did not develop Sabah

TAWAU, April 7 — Tawau Umno division vice-chairman, Datuk Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan today lashed out at opposition leaders who claimed that the Barisan Nasional (BN) has not developed Sabah. Nizam, who is also the chief political secretary to the Sabah Chief Minister, said the opposition only wanted to win the people’s sympathy ahead of the 14th General 11