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Haruki Murakami grants a wish to a young woman who turns 20

After reading two short stories by other authors, Haruki Murakami decided to write his own: The Girl of the Years. It is now reissued with illustrations by Kat Menschik, who from DN pre-publishes today A long story by Haruki Murakami, The Girl of the Years, arrives at…
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Shares in managers of K-pop's BTS double on market debut

Shares in the management agency of K-pop sensation BTS more than doubled on their stock market debut Thursday, making an instant multi-billionaire of its chairman and boosting the seven band members’ own fortunes. The initial public offering of shares in…
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Billionaire Elon Musk's space odyssey inspires HBO series

The multimillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk will have his space odyssey with SpaceX transposed into a television series being prepared by the HBO chain, this Monday was announced. According to the international ´online´ portal Deadline, news about cinema, television and…
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Disney revamps itself to emphasize streaming

Disney announced Monday a reorganization of its media and entertainment business that aims to further boost its streaming service, which has boomed during the coronavirus pandemic. The entertainment giant tapped longtime company executive Kareem Daniel to lead the Media…
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250 million euro Mao Tsé Tung scroll is stolen and cut in half

A scroll attributed to Chinese leader Mao Tsé Tung, which had been stolen from a collector’s house in September, was found in Hong Kong, local police said on Thursday. However, the historic item, which is worth about 250 million euros, was cut in half by the bandits…