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Canberra says not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Canberra says not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia does not know why Chinese authorities have detained Australian citizen and television anchor Cheng Lei, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said on [more…]

Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Australian government says it was not told why Australian journalist detained in China

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s trade minister, Simon Birmingham, said Canberra didn’t know why Chinese authorities had detained Australian citizen Cheng Lei, as he warned that [more…]

Netflix tools up in South East Asia as Disney+ Indonesia launch sets scene for streaming battle

Netflix tools up in South East Asia as Disney+ Indonesia launch sets scene for streaming battle

Published 17/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S streaming giant Netflix is ramping up its mobile-only subscription plans in Southeast Asia and expanding local content, senior executives told Reuters, [more…]

Disney to stream a new ‘Star Wars’ holiday special with Legos

Disney to stream a new ‘Star Wars’ holiday special with Legos

Published 13/08/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A new “Star Wars” holiday special produced with Legos will debut on Walt Disney Co’s Disney+ streaming service in November, the [more…]

MTV’s Video Music Awards drops plans for indoor show due to coronavirus

MTV’s Video Music Awards drops plans for indoor show due to coronavirus

Published 08/08/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - MTV has abandoned the idea of holding its Video Music Awards show at an indoor venue in New York because of [more…]

Swapping shorts for thermals, ‘I’m A Celebrity’ moves to UK from Australia

Swapping shorts for thermals, ‘I’m A Celebrity’ moves to UK from Australia

Published 07/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcaster ITV will this year hold its reality TV show “I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here” in a [more…]

Televisa, Azteca to provide TV learning as Mexican schools stay shut

Televisa, Azteca to provide TV learning as Mexican schools stay shut

Published 03/08/2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican schools will not reopen when the academic year begins on August 24 in order to safeguard the health of students [more…]

Prolific U.S. TV host Regis Philbin dies at 88, People magazine reports

Prolific U.S. TV host Regis Philbin dies at 88, People magazine reports

Published 26/07/2020

(Reuters) - Regis Philbin, a familiar face to TV viewers as an energetic and funny talk and game show host who logged more hours in [more…]

Disney cuts ad spending on Facebook amid growing boycott: WSJ

Disney cuts ad spending on Facebook amid growing boycott: WSJ

Published 18/07/2020

(Reuters) - Walt Disney (DIS.N) has become the latest company to slash its advertising spending on Facebook Inc (FB.O) as the social media giant faces [more…]

Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens

Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens

Published 12/07/2020

(Reuters) - Mickey waved from a distance and visitors wore colorful face masks with mouse ears on Saturday as Florida’s Walt Disney World opened to [more…]