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Hollywood Talent Drawn East to Big Projects

Hollywood Talent Drawn East to Big Projects

More Hollywood actors are expected to appear in starring roles in Chinese films as China’s film industry continue to expand, with bigger productions looking to meet international standards and feed the growing appetite for domestic blockbusters. So far, however, the top Hollywood stars joining the ensemble casts of these blockbusters have almost all been men. Opportunities […]

Future security in Europe

Future security in Europe

Good afternoon. Estoy encantado de estar hoy aqui en Madrid! (Translation – I am delighted to be in Madrid today.) I’d like to thank the organisers, EFE, for hosting this event. I’ve been lucky enough to hold various posts within the British government. But one similarity between them all is that I spend a lot […]

Wyndham Hotels plans 30% portfolio growth in the Middle East

Wyndham Hotels plans 30% portfolio growth in the Middle East

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the New York-listed hospitality company, expects to grow its portfolio of hotel rooms by 30 per cent by 2022 from 10,500 rooms today, to capitalise on rising demand in the mid-scale sector as travellers seek cheaper deals. “We always say ‘follow the planes’ as this is the best indicator of which […]

UK newspaper industry regulator wants Google and Facebook to pay journalism tax

UK newspaper industry regulator wants Google and Facebook to pay journalism tax

UK newspaper revenues have plummeted in the last 10 years. Should social media sites pay a tax to prop them up again?Image: Thanasak Wanichpan / Getty images By Stan Schroeder2018-09-25 11:42:24 UTC Google, Facebook and other sites that host news content on their platforms should pay an annual tax to fund journalism in the UK. […]

So, is Kentucky really good at football?

So, is Kentucky really good at football?

Is Kentucky really good? Clearly, the idea is hard for everyone to get their heads wrapped around. The normally spot-on odds makers in Las Vegas must have been caught off guard when Sunday when the line bounced around within minutes of being posted and eventually settled on the Wildcats as the favorite.. Here’s what we […]

Russia upgrades Syria's defense system in blow to Israel

Russia upgrades Syria's defense system in blow to Israel

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Here's How This Latina Navigated Her Transition From Finance To Tech

Here's How This Latina Navigated Her Transition From Finance To Tech

Marlene ArroyoMarlene Arroyo Marlene Arroyo may have started her career in finance, but it was the human aspect of any job that always drew her in. From Dell to her current role as the lead of People Operations at a high growth tech company in Silicon Valley, she has made it her career mission to […]

'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHO

'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHO

The struggle to contain the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing a “perfect storm” of challenges, including rebel violence and pre-election manipulation, the UN said Tuesday. Attacks by armed opposition groups in North Kivu province hit by the outbreak have risen in recent weeks, including a deadly raid in the […]

The Mesmerizing Texture of Asteroids

The Mesmerizing Texture of Asteroids

The images are unlike the majority of previous observations of asteroids. For many decades, other spacecraft and telescopes have shown asteroids as tiny specks of light, or fuzzy blots, or hazy lumps of smooth rock. My personal favorite description of one picture, from 1989, reads: “The slightly elongated smudge in this image is the asteroid.” […]

Roberto Osuna receives chilly reception in return to Toronto

Roberto Osuna receives chilly reception in return to Toronto

Houston Astros closer Roberto Osuna heard a chorus of boos Monday while making his first appearance in Toronto since being arrested on an assault charge in May. Osuna earned his 19th save in 20 opportunities by closing out the Astros’ 5-3 win over the Blue Jays. Many in the crowd of 23,463 jeered each of […]

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