Charice Pempengco, a Filipino singer who played an exchange student in Glee, says she’s a lesbian and has apologised to her family in an emotional TV interview. The 21-year-old said on Sunday’s talk show on ABS-CBN TV that she wants to apologise to those who do not understand and cannot accept her.
In cooperation with NZ On Screen and the NZ Film Commission we’re proud to present Dead Letters as our Anzac Day short film.
TVNZ has handed over Avalon Studios to its new owners, drawing the curtain on almost 40 years of broadcasting history. But a new episode in the story of the site would begin from today, Avalon Studios chief executive Paul Mainwaring said.
Christchurch dubstep outfit Truth have been thrilling dance floors around the world, and this week the duo, Andre Fernandez and Tristan Roake, performed at the influential South by Southwest (SXSW) showcase in Austin, Texas. SXSW Music is the largest music festival of its kind in the world, with more than 2500 performers and bands playing in more than 100 venues over one week
A presidential commission journeys into the nightmare of the past Fulfilling a pledge made on the 30th anniversary of Israel's founding, Jimmy Carter last year appointed a 34-member presidential commission on the Holocaust to develop a memorial in the U.S. to the 6 million victims of the Nazis' “final solution.” Last week, as a first step in that effort, the commission toured the sites in Eastern Europe where the campaign of extermination of Jews took place in a search for historical material that could be included in American archives on the Holocaust
The aging bosses seated at the defense table in the packed federal courtroom in lower Manhattan look harmless enough to be spectators at a Sunday-after noon boccie game.
The pharmaceutical industry is one of the few sectors around that appears to be weathering these difficult times with relative ease.
The global war against drugs is fought seemingly every day in the jungles of Colombia and the mountains of the Hindu Kush, the inner cities of the U.S. and the trafficking corridors of Central America.
As white and Negro Freedom Riders continued their rolling assault against segregation last week, they produced some profound results in South and North alike: In Washington, Attorney General Robert Kennedy urged the Interstate Commerce Commission to start enforcing the vaguely worded federal ban on segregation in restaurants, waiting rooms and toilets at interstate bus terminals. The ICC in 1955 outlawed segregated seating in interstate buses.