Jack Ma says movies should be made with passionij

With Green Book won best picture at the 91st Academy Awards ceremo ny, its co-producer Alibaba Pictures Group, the movie unit of the world’s largest e-com merce company, claimed to be the first internet film company to co-produce an Oscars winning movie. Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group, said a good movie does not necessarily have to … Read moreJack Ma says movies should be made with passionij

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 audience. Only four days after … Read moreAn announcement by Alibaba Pictures said the Beijing

The country will also push for high-quality developmen

of the sector with a focus on improving financial services and forestalling financial risks. Opening-up of China’s financial factor has sped up, as the country re moved foreign ownership caps of banks and financial asset management firms last year. Richard Turnill, global chief investment strategist of BlackRock, an American global investment man agement corporation, is … Read moreThe country will also push for high-quality developmen

He called on the country to go along with the general

  development trend of relying more on innovation, creation and creativity to foster a change in the structure and quality of financial services.   When it comes to the support of financially-strained private enterprises, he said that market laws shall be respected more and that targeted financial services are needed.   Private firms who are temporarily in difficulties … Read moreHe called on the country to go along with the general

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly rejected exte

  Article 50 — the legal process under which an EU member state can leave — and refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit.   The UK Parliament is due to debate the divorce again on Wednesday when May is expected to update lawmakers on any pr ogress made in talks with European counterparts on the divisive … Read moreUK Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly rejected exte

Because of sanctions, Iran’s health sector is struggling to

  keep up with soaring prices of medications and medical instruments, doctors tell CNN.   European banks, fearing secondary US penalties, are reluctant to do business with Iranian companies even those not blacklisted b y the US. Medical companies have had to resort to paying intermediaries exorbitant sums to secure ne eded supplies, including imported medicines and … Read moreBecause of sanctions, Iran’s health sector is struggling to

Iranians attack police after women detained for wearing

  group of Iranians attacked a morality police van in Tehran last week after two young women were detained for “impro perly” wearing a compulsory headscarf, according to state-owned Iranian media and activists.   Officers fired shots into the air to disperse the crowd of people who to re off one of the doors of the vehicle, … Read moreIranians attack police after women detained for wearing

The world looks longingly at a post-Trump eraon is CNN’s intern

  If Europe’s leaders, diplomats and security professionals had a vote in the 2020 US presidential elections, it doesn’t see m likely they’d give it to President Trump. At least, that’s how it seemed at the 2019 Munich Security Conference.   Hundreds of dignitaries crammed into tight corridors, moving between the modest meeting halls of Munich’s Bayerischer … Read moreThe world looks longingly at a post-Trump eraon is CNN’s intern

This year I saw the greats of the Obama-era Iran nuclear

  deal breeze between meetings in a way impossible at the height of those negotiations.   Yet a few years later, their sage experience is the valued currency of many backroom conversations.   John Kerry’s sidekick, Wendy Sherman, strolled down t he street past former US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, also a member of the Iran nuclear dea … Read moreThis year I saw the greats of the Obama-era Iran nuclear

An archive video report of Trump’s 1996 Moscow trip

  emerged online in late January. The news report — misidentified on You Tube as dating from 1995 — shows Lorber, Lebow and Trump in discussion with Mo scow’s then deputy mayor, Vladimir Resin, and his staff, with Geovanis looking on from the background.   Blocked numbers and ‘dirt’ on Clinton   Lorber has already been linked to … Read moreAn archive video report of Trump’s 1996 Moscow trip