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History abounds with tales of the great museum heists, from the Louvre’s Mona Lisa heist of 1911 to the Gardner Museum, Boston, heist of 1990. Kevin Ang harbours no such great ambitions following in the steps of these daring men: all he wants to do is steal a million-dollar smartphone prototype from …

SINGAPORE: Television will be a major medium of the Presidential Election campaign, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) outlining guidelines for the election. In a release on campaigning for the Presidential Election on Friday, it said because of the TV medium’s wide reach at the national …

Fast-talking comedian Willy Revillame is one of the most popular television personalities in the Philippines with a legion of poor fans who crave the thick wads of cash he hands out to audience members. But to many critics, the 50-year-old star represents all that is wrong with an industry that …

A mountaineer-philanthropist who shot into the best-seller lists with a book detailing his efforts to build girls’ schools in remote villages of Pakistan and Afghanistan fudged many of the facts in his heart-swelling story and has exaggerated the extent of his charity work, claims a documentary by CBS News to …

The BBC stands accused of being ‘a cheerleader for assisted suicide’ after filming a man killing himself at the notorious Dignitas clinic for a controversial documentary. Sir Terry Pratchett, a prominent supporter of euthanasia, presents the programme which follows a man in the late stages of motor neurone disease as …

MediaCorp has won three World Medals at the 2011 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards. The winning entries are programmes that were produced for and telecast on Channel NewsAsia, Channel 5 and okto, as well as a documentary produced for the international market.