Agamemnon’ amazes audiences in Beijingmnon premiered

Agamemnon’ amazes audiences in Beijingmnon premiered

  The bilingual drama Agamemnon, a co-production of the National Theater Company of China a nd the National Theater of Greece, represents a refreshing innovation for Chinese theater lovers.   The play by ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus, often called the "father of tragedy", is the first part of his only extant tr…
An announcement by Alibaba Pictures said the Beijing

An announcement by Alibaba Pictures said the Beijing

based company decided to invest in Green Book in July, as the decision-maker were attracted by its heartwarming theme, positive values and quality narrative. Following the decision, the Paper said, Alibaba Pictures recommended the film to Hu axia Film Distribution, and both sides agreed to introduce Green Book to Chinese…
Some with extensive experience inside North Korea

Some with extensive experience inside North Korea

  worry about overzealous use of the Vietnam comparison.   Jean Lee is one of the few Western journalists who has worked in North Korea on a consistent basis. She opened the Associated Press's bureau in Py ongyang in 2012 after extensive haggling with the government, spending a total of three years…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences endu

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences endu

  red a series of missteps leading up to the telecast, beginning with the proposal to introduce a "popular film" category. That id ea was quickly scuttled, as was a subsequent plan to move four awards into the commercial breaks to help st reamline the ceremony, which prompted a rebellion from…
We can no longer act as bystanders. We are honour bound to

We can no longer act as bystanders. We are honour bound to

  We find it unconscionable that a Party once trusted on the economy, more than any other, is now recklessly marching the country to the cliff edge of no d eal," the group said. "No responsible government should knowingly and deliberately inflict the dire consequences of such a destructive exit on…
Venezuelan troops defect at the border with Colombia

Venezuelan troops defect at the border with Colombia

  Three members of the Venezuelan National Guard defected Saturday at Venezuela's border with Colombia, the Colombian immigration department said.   The troops abandoned their posts at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge on the Colom bia-Venezuela border and requested help from Colombia's immigration officials.   Also Saturday, soldiers with Venezuela's National Guard fired…
Guaido has been working with a raft of global partners to br

Guaido has been working with a raft of global partners to br

  Venezuelans desperately needed food and medical supplies. The White House urged the Venezuelan military to allow aid into the country in a statement Friday.   "The United States strongly condemns the Venezuelan military's use of force against unarmed civilians and innocent v olunteers on Venezuela's border with Brazil," White House press…
Leaving Saudi Arabia is not a simple undertaking for women

Leaving Saudi Arabia is not a simple undertaking for women

  who rebel against the system. Permission is needed from a male guardian for many basic activities, including international travel.   Reem and Rawan say they had been planning their escape in secret for two years. They didn't dare discuss it in case they were overheard, so, instead, they swapped WhatsApp messages,…