WA Multicultural Association encourages lasting friendships – Have a Go News

Multicultural Youth Talent Quest 2019

Most days Perth man Franco Smargiassi gets out and about, walking in his local community area. The president of the WA Multicultural Association is always delighted when he meets people from other countries, he tells Have a Go News.

“The other day in my walk I chatted with a man originally from Punjab in India and then a lady from Durban in South Africa, whose ancestors were of French origin. …

Groundbreaking TV event on tonight | Chronicle – Chronicle

The bamboo steamers were a dead giveaway.

Shawn Seet, the director of miniseries Hungry Ghosts, which started last night on SBS and goes for another three nights, knew as soon as he walked onto the set that the presence of bamboo steamers was wrong.

“I said, ‘no Asian family would have bamboo steamers there, they’d all be stainless steel!’,” Seet told news.com.au.

It’s a small detail but what viewers now see on screen is more …

Hungry Ghosts on SBS: Groundbreaking Australian series examines our shared cultural heritage – The Cairns Post

The bamboo steamers were a dead giveaway.

Shawn Seet, the director of miniseries Hungry Ghosts, which started last night on SBS and goes for another three nights, knew as soon as he walked onto the set that the presence of bamboo steamers was wrong.

“I said, ‘no Asian family would have bamboo steamers there, they’d all be stainless steel!’,” Seet told news.com.au.

It’s a small detail but what viewers now see on screen is more …

After JEDI win, Microsoft pushes Cloud package outside US: Report – ETTelecom.com

San Francisco: After winning a $10 billion Cloud computing contract from the US Department of Defence, Microsoft is now signing deals with governments in other countries for similar offerings, the media reported.

The kind of Cloud service package that Microsoft is offering the US Department of Defence for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, has now attracted the attention of intelligence agencies and militaries outside the US as well, reports CNBC.

Microsoft may even …

Jason Derulo Still Wants You to Want Him — And Thanks to His TikTok Reinvention, More People Do Than Ever – Billboard

The 30-year-old singer-dancer-actor has revitalized his image time and again to remain relevant. Now, over a decade since his big break and with the largest following of his career suddenly at his fingertips, he’s putting in the work to not let the opportunity slip away.

It’s hard to take your eyes off Jason Derulo — and he knows it.

Take his July 22 TikTok video, which previewed his latest single, “Take You Dancing.” Decked …

Buckle up as SBS commissions new heist series The Unusual Suspects – Mediaweek

SBS has announced the award-winning creative team behind its new original Australian fiction commission The Unusual Suspects, as pre-production commences in Sydney.

Produced by Aquarius Films for SBS and About Premium Content, with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Screen NSW, the four-part heist caper is a fun, yet gripping story about female friendship and a celebration of Filipino culture and community.

Set in Sydney’s glamorous Eastern suburbs, this tale of female …

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Business of Media Zenith Australia promotes Elizabeth Baker to national head of investment role

Zenith Australia CEO, Nickie Scriven, has appointed Elizabeth Baker (pictured) to the role of national head of investment, moving from her existing responsibilities as Sydney head of investment.

Baker commences in her new role, effective immediately and will report directly into Scriven. “Lizzie has been with Zenith for 17 years and has been instrumental in the development of our agency’s investment …

Buckle up as SBS commissions exciting new Australian heist series THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS – TV Blackbox

SBS today announced the talented and award-winning creative team behind its new original Australian fiction commission The Unusual Suspects, as pre-production commences in Sydney.

Produced by Aquarius Films for SBS and About Premium Content, with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Screen NSW, the four-part heist caper is a fun, yet gripping story about female friendship and a celebration of Filipino culture and community.

Set in Sydney’s glamorous Eastern suburbs, this tale …

Melvin Montalban to make his TV directing debut on SBS’s ‘The Unusual Suspects’ – Inside Film

Melvin Montalban and Natalie Bailey.

Short films, music videos and TVC director Melvin Montalban will make his TV debut on The Unusual Suspects, Aquarius Films’ four-part heist caper commissioned by SBS.

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Natalie Bailey, whose recent credits include helming three episodes of Avenue 5, Armando Iannucci’s HBO comedy starring Hugh Laurie and Run, an HBO series starring and executive produced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, will direct the other two episodes.

Scripted by Vonne Patiag (Halal Gurls), …

VJ Day: UK commemorates 75th anniversary as royals lead tributes – BBC News

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The Royal Family has led the UK’s commemorations on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day – the day World War Two ended with Japan’s surrender.

The Prince of Wales led a two-minute silence at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, as part of a service of remembrance.

Later, in a TV address, his elder son Prince William urged the public “to learn the lessons of the past”.

And …