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The Hot 100 list for 2018

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Every year, we carefully curate the most sought-after items on the market. Audrey Simon, Michelle Zhu, Benjamin Cher, Sunita Sue Leng and Justin Harper highlight 2018’s favourites.

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Screen gems

SINGAPORE (Aug 6): In the 1950s and 1960s, Singapore-made Chinese and Malay movies enjoyed huge success and many of them were produced by the Cathay-Keris movie company1953. Many movies were made in a studio located on East Coast Road, in a residential area called Keris Estate, where the roads were named after movies made in Singapore during that golden era. Here are Options’ favourite local movies, made in recent times.

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4 things to do this weekend

Savour the world
Come celebrate the launch of the foodie event of the year as 17 restaurants and bars come together in one event, Savourworld. Plenty of drinks and food to treat your palate to a global cuisine.

Venue: 2 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118222 (nearest MRT is Kent Ridge)
Date: 30 Sept 2017, Saturday
Time: 6pm to 8pm

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Sony to take $1.4 bil writedown on movie business

TOKYO (Jan 31): Sony Corp. said it will take a 112 billion yen ($1.4 billion) writedown in its movie business after reviewing the future profitability of its operations.

The company said it would book the charge in the fiscal third quarter and is examining how that will affect its forecasts. To offset part of the loss, the company also said it would sell shares in the medical web service M3 Inc. to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Japan unit, in a deal worth about 37 billion yen.

The stars are aligning for this entertainment stock

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): RHB is keeping its “buy” call on Spackman Entertainment Group” at a target price of 22 cents, with the view that the stock’s outlook is currently at its best since its initial public offering (IPO) in 2014.

 This comes after the entertainment production company on Thursday posted 3Q16 earnings of US$1.5 million ($2.1 million) compared to its loss of US$1 million a year ago.

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