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  1. Dancehall Acts Hit By U.S. Visa Cancelations

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Several Jamaican dancehall artists have had their U.S. visas canceled in recent weeks, leading to concerns among the reggae community that it is suffering because of a dispute between the two countries. There has been unprecedented en masse cancel ...

  2. Cuban Govt Honors Kool And The Gang

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Cuban culture minister Abel Prieto presented U.S. band Kool & the Gang with an honorary award from the Cubadisco 2009 Festival, given to artists who contribute "to human improvement," Cuban media reported. Cubadisco is the annual Cub ...

  3. Internet Boycott Calls To Mark China Filter Debut

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Chinese Internet users are calling on fellow Web surfers to stay offline on July 1, the debut of a controversial software filter that critics say the Chinese government is using to tighten censorship. New regulations from Beijing mandate "Gre ...

  4. Grammys Satellite Link For Winehouse

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse will be making an appearance at the Grammy Awards this Sunday, but only in a virtual sense. The artist will be performing at the 50th annual event via satellite link-up. Winehouse's visa application to enter the United States wa ...

  5. U.S. Examines DVD Piracy In China

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever U.S. piracy czar demanded here Sept. 14 that officials show tangible results from ramped up efforts to crush the counterfeiting of films, drugs and clothes, and said he had the backing BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The first-e ...

  6. China Toughens Stance On Intellectual Property

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST China promised on Dec. 21 to get tougher on copyright and patent violations, a long-awaited move that may ease U.S. concerns over rampant piracy believed to cost foreign businesses billions of dollars BEIJING (Reuters) -- China promised on Dec. 21 ...

  7. Missy Cancels Indonesian Date

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop star Missy Elliott has canceled a planned concert in Indonesia after the U.S. Embassy warned Americans about potential terrorist attacks in the country, according to the singer's promoter. Hip-hop star Missy Elliott has canceled a pla ...