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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen attends the television operations launch event of TaiwanPlus, a government-backed English language news channel, in Taipei

Taiwan launches English language TV channel to give it more international punch

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Taiwan launched its first English-language news, lifestyle and entertainment television channel on Monday to give it a bigger voice internationally at a time China when is squeezing the island's footprint and seeking to assert sovereignty. The government-backed TaiwanPlus began operations last year as a mostly online streaming platform and has… Read

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Kim Kardashian fined $1 million by SEC over crypto promotion

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The long list of celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies just got shorter. Kim Kardashian is being barred from doing so for three years — and will pay a $1 million fine -- to settle federal charges that she recommended a crypto security to her 330 million Instagram followers without making clear that… Read

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Ringo Starr tour on hold as he recovers from COVID-19

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Ringo Starr has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the former Beatle to cancel several scheduled concerts in Canada with his All Starr Band. Five concert dates from Tuesday to Sunday — in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Lethbridge, Alberta; and the British Columbia cities of Abbotsford and Penticton — will be… Read

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Met Opera starts streaming of live performances to homes

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The Metropolitan Opera is expanding its live telecasts to direct-to-home streaming in areas that don’t have movie theater transmissions, among them Brazil and Italy. The Met launched its high-definition telecasts to movie theaters in December 2006 and plans 10 broadcasts per season. The company said Monday that operas will be… Read

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Native American actress who refused Oscar for Brando dies at 75

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Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American activist and actress who was booed in 1973 as she refused an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando, has died aged 75, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Sunday. The Academy announced her death in a tweet that quoted Littlefeather as saying:… Read

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Ed Sheeran becomes Pokemon anime character for new music video

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Back in August, the Pokemon World Championships were held in the UK for the first time, and none other than Ed Sheeran welcomed fans and Trainers to the competition in a special video greeting. That wasn’t the end of the collaboration between the Sheeran and the Pokemon franchise, though, as the video for the British… Read

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For Naomi Judd's family, tour is a chance to grieve, reflect

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Fans of Naomi Judd, the late matriarch of the Grammy-winning country duo The Judds, will have a chance to say goodbye and rejoice in their hits in a final tour helmed by daughter Wynonna and all-star musical partners. The Judd family continues to grieve her sudden death during a year… Read

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Brad Pitt’s 'Bullet Train' adds Japanese subtitles for its Japanese dialogue

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Something cool about going to a movie theater in Japan is that films from overseas are shown in both Japanese-subtitled and dubbed-into-Japanese formats. Finding a subtitled screening doesn’t require you to go to some tiny arthouse cinema or wait until a late-night showing, either, as subtitled versions are regularly shown throughout… Read

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Springsteen takes on Temptations, Supremes, Four Tops

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Bruce Springsteen takes on the Four Tops, Temptations, Supremes, Frankie Wilson, Jimmy Ruffin and other soul legends in an album of cover songs due out next month. The disc “Only the Strong Survive” is named for the Jimmy Butler song, among the 15 other cover songs, which will be released… Read

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Made in Madrid: The Spanish tailors outfitting world cinema

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With a vast wardrobe catering to everything from "House of the Dragon" to "The Crown", Spain's Peris Costumes has carved out a well-tailored niche for itself, renting costumes to producers across the globe. "Here, you can find everything," says CEO Javier Toledo showing off a vast array of costumes and… Read

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