Arts And Entertainment

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

Jun 15, 2018

North Korea is presenting President Donald Trump in a new, respectful light as a way to keep its people on board with the tectonic shifts in their country's relationship with the United States

China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

May 22, 2018

China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times

Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

May 22, 2018

Sony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing

Snoopy joining Sony? Electronics maker buying Peanuts stake

May 14, 2018

Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp.'s music unit is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown

In Japan, Ichiro's move starts long 'Sayonara'

May 4, 2018

In Japan, Ichiro's move the start of a long 'Sayonara' for a national, baseball hero

Member of Japan pop band Tokio quits over sexual misconduct

May 2, 2018

Tatsuya Yamaguchi of Japan's star pop group Tokio, who acknowledged last week he had sexually harassed a teenage girl, says he's quitting the band

Peppa Pig wins street cred, attracts censors in China

May 2, 2018

A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as online fans use her porcine likeness in sardonic memes and "gangster" catchphrases

Universal Studios Japan coaster stalls with riders hanging

May 2, 2018

Sixty-four passengers were left hanging in the air for up to two hours after a roller coaster made an emergency stop at Universal Studios Japan

The Latest: UN chief applauds 'truly historic' Koreas summit

Apr 27, 2018

The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is applauding the "truly historic summit" between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea

Japanese actress accuses director, starts #MeToo group

Apr 27, 2018

Japanese actress to start #MeToo group for entertainers from sexual misconduct settlement with director

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