1376. Tomb Raider Chronicles - JOLIE BATTLES TO SAVE CAMBODIAN FOREST
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has persuaded Cambodian ministers to cancel a planned hydroelectricity project in a huge forest near her home, Prime Minister Hun Sen said after meeting her. The Oscar-winning actress, who has an adopted Cambodian son Maddox and owns a residence in the Samlot district of northwestern Battambang province, often visits the war-torn kingdom and has been campaigning on environmental issues. Hun Sen told reporters that Jolie, who met him along with a team of ministers and diplomats, had asked him about conflicting plans to build hydroelectricity plants as well as to protect Samlot's forests.
Last Updated: Jul 4, 2004
1377. Tomb Raider Chronicles - IT'S A CAMBODIAN CELEBRITY INVASION
In the beginning was Angelina. Then came Minnie, Ashley, Jackie, Rupert, Roger and Cliff. After decades of war and the genocide of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge, Cambodia is back on the tourist map and Hollywood is jumping on the plane - not to mention the bandwagon. With a well-founded reputation for eastern mystique and a less well-founded one for danger, as well as a litany of social woes from desperate poverty to the highest Aids infection rate in Asia, it has become a top destination for celebrities seeking heart-warming headlines.
Last Updated: Jul 4, 2004
1378. Tomb Raider Chronicles - NOAH TAYLOR ATTACHED TO NEW WORLD
Batman Begins star Christian Bale is boarding director Terrence Malick's 17th century American epic The New World. David Thewlis, Noah Taylor and Q'orianka Kilcher have also joined the cast, which already includes Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer, August Schellenberg and Wes Studi. The New Line project is described as an epic adventure set amid the encounter of European and Native American cultures following the founding of the Jamestown settlement in 1607 and inspired by the legend of John Smithand Pocahontas.
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2004
1379. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER NEWS AGGREGATION SERVICE
Tomb Raider Chronicles has been providing unparalleled intelligence and media to fans of the phenomenally successful Lara Croft Tomb Raider franchise for almost four years. Fearless with our appetite to unreservedly report breaking news with impartiality and professional journalism, our content continues to be syndicated across the Moreover Network who provide breaking news and intelligence to over 16 million users via internet portals including Yahoo! Alta Vista and Ask Geeves.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2004
1380. Tomb Raider Chronicles - JOSEPH OLIN WINS PRESTIGIOUS ARTS ROLE
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the professional organization of the interactive entertainment industry, announced today that Joseph Olin has been named President. Olin will assume his new position at the Academy July 1, 2004. As President, Olin will lead the day-to-day operations of the Academy, including the strategic planning and coordination of the 8th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards and 2005 DICE Summit. He will also be responsible for securing new strategic alliances to help raise the profile of the Academy within the interactive entertainment industry and among consumers.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2004