Asia Day Ahead: A spending boost for Japan's workers?
Major Japanese firms like Toyota are set to announce salary increases while Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific reports high-flying earnings. Plus, Thailand's central bank meets to set policy. Tara Joseph reports.
Chinese firms and Tinseltown are a match made in heaven, and by teaming up will be better able to cash in on what will soon be the world’s largest film market, says Breakingviews' Peter Thal Larsen.
Marvel Studios presents "Marvel Avengers Assemble"-the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Brave follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus (voice of Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (voice of Emma Thompson). Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land: massive Lord MacGuffin (voice of Kevin McKidd), surly Lord Macintosh (voice of Craig Ferguson) and cantankerous Lord Dingwall (voice of Robbie Coltrane).
Released on August the 17th 2012.