Tag Archives: East

News: Government to take control of East Coast Main Line from Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group will hand back operation of the East Coast Main Line to the government, the train operator has said. The organisation, which has run the franchise with Virgin Trains since 2015, said it had been advised an “operator of last resort” would be appointed to run the London to Edinburgh service. The company’s subsidiary, East Coast Mainline (trading as ...

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Talking Points Memo Unionizes With Writers Guild of America East

The editorial staff of the political news site Talking Points Memo has unionized with the Writers Guild of America East. The guild announced Thursday that management has recognized it as the collective bargaining representative of the organization’s 11-member staff. “This morning TPM editorial staffers in New York and Washington DC contacted me to let me know that they’d agreed unanimously ...

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South East Asia’s Purin Fund Expands in Spring Funding Round

South East Asian film fund, Purin Pictures has handed out $ 170,000 of finance to a quintet of regional movie projects. Established last year and launched officially in Busan, the fund has shifted up a gear. An open project submission process has replaced previous reliance on project markets and grant organizations such as Busan’s Asian Cinema Fund or the Rotterdam ...

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