President tells UN to treat sovereign states with due respect

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called on the United Nations (UN) to treat all sovereign states, irrespective of size or strength, equitably, and with due respect for their institutions and their heritage. The President said it is his Government’s firm intention to build a prosperous, stable and secure future for all Sri Lankans, regardless of ethnicity, religion, … Read more

“It’s going to take time”: NY Fed president on North Country’s economic recovery

Sep 22, 2021 — A key economic figure says the coronavirus pandemic will continue to slow down the North Country’s economy for a while. The Federal Bank of New York in Manhattan. Photo provided. The economy is in a precarious place right now. Much of it is still due to the coronavirus pandemic and the … Read more

Best Celebrity Cameos on Rick and Morty

The animated series of the alcoholic scientist and his nervous grandson follows the lives of these two characters who divide their lives between everyday situations and time, space and intergalactic travel. This series has a feature in common with the well-known comedy series The Simpsons, and it is the voice cameo and from time to … Read more

Saban Films President Talks Cannes Shopping Spree, Future Plans in ‘Theatrical Business’

There were bigger yachts docked in the harbor at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, but production company Saban Films is returning to Hollywood with more movie acquisitions than any other bidder at this year’s international film market. The division, part of billionaire Haim Saban’s media empire, racked up five total  by the end of the … Read more

Angelina Jolie wins as ‘president’ in Comelec internet voting test run – Manila Bulletin

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie won as president in the internet voting test run of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) held from September 11 to 13. Comelec/MB Jolie, who garnered 90 votes bested actor Brad Pitt who in turn received 82 votes. For vice president, actor Christian Bale won with 84 votes over singer Mariah Carey’s … Read more

IFC Films president Arianna Bocco talks Cannes slate, indie sector optimism | Features

IFC Films president Arianna Bocco arrives in Cannes in the first year of her new role at the helm of the only US distributor with three films in Competition. She is eager to be back and engage with a vastly different world from the last physical edition two years ago. Last year was meant to … Read more