Buzzing

First Cirque du Soleil entertainment centre

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group plans to open its first family entertainment centre in a mall in Toronto in September next year, in partnership with a real-estate firm. It is also talking with other partners for sites outside the country.

Cirque du Soleil's 24,000 sq ft Creactive centres will offer acrobatic and other recreational activities, such as bungee jumping, aerial parkour and juggling.


Rebel Wilson's defamation payout cut

Actress Rebel Wilson's defamation payout has been slashed on appeal to A$600,000 (S$605,500).

She was awarded A$4.5 million in damages against publisher Bauer Media last September over articles claiming she lied about her age and background to further her career.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2018, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe