Malaysia, China to film ´The Cheng Ho Series´

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and China relations marked another milestone as both countries have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to film an epic biographical series of historical figure Cheng Ho, taking the People-to-People Bond under Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

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Cuba Gooding Jr hammered with multiple molestation charges

NEW YORK: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr, already facing a criminal case over accusations he touched a woman’s breasts in a bar and pinched another’s buttocks in a nightclub, has been charged in connection with a third woman, his lawyer said

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Google’s next big play for your house is here

Two new Nest products articulate Google’s understated blitz on your home. Isabelle Olsson, design lead at Nest, has a simple test when designing new products. She brings them home to her three-year-old daughter and asks, “What is this?” “If she

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The greatest hip hop songs of all time

When Sugarhill Gang’s Rapper’s Delight came out 40 years ago, it was dismissed by many tastemakers as a gimmicky track made to make money. Then the song started moving units in the millions and climbed its way up the US

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Two women accuse actor James Franco of sexual exploitation

LOS ANGELES: Two women filed a civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor James Franco yesterday, accusing him of running a bogus film school where young women eager to advance their acting careers were duped into auditioning nude or shooting explicit sex

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The Joker morphs from campy clown to a terrifying madman

LOS ANGELES: There are no capes, no special powers and no battles between good and evil in the new “Joker” movie, whose portrayal of the most famous villain in comic book history is the most chilling twist on the character

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Thai cave rescue movie promises thrills at Busan

From flooded passages lit by headlamps to urgent voices echoing off cramped walls, the director of The Cave – the first big-screen retelling of Thai rescue operation –promises to capture the peril of the mission when it premieres at Busan International Film Festival.

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Lady Gaga jokes about next album

IN A week full of unusual album teases, the pop powerhouse suggested a surprising title for her next album. Lady Gaga recently tweeted that the highly anticipated follow-up to her 2016 Joanne will be titled after British singer-songwriter Adele. Although this title is

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Floodlights go dark at Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match in Karachi

Floodlights stopped working and went completely dark at Sri Lanka vs Pakistan match in Karachi, leaving netizens in splits. It was an occasion to be remembered for all Pakistani cricket fans as the country celebrated the return of One Day

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EU Film fest 2019 to screen 19 award-winning films

KUALA LUMPUR: The European Union Film Festival (EUFF), which enters its 20th year this year, is back to enthral Malaysian movie fans with 19 award-winning films from across Europe. The EUFF will take place at Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) Mid

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