Arts And Entertainment

Sweden's king, Japan's emperor mark 150 years of diplomacy

Apr 23, 2018

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has escorted Japanese Emperor at a special exhibit on Swedish natural sciences opening in Tokyo marking 150 years of diplomacy

North Korea has a new budget and it's full of fiscal hijinks

Apr 19, 2018

North Korean Economics 101: Pyongyang's new national budget reflects steady growth, gives big boosts to just about everything and perplexes experts trying to understand what's really going on

Kim Jong Un turns to his wife and sister to soften his image

Apr 18, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be testing out a new strategy to shake up the image of his authoritarian regime _ he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

South Korean businessman kills himself in Hong Kong custody

Apr 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities say a South Korean businessman accused of murdering his wife and son in a five-star hotel has killed himself while in pre-trial custody

Ohtani's electrifying start to MLB career a big hit in Japan

Apr 14, 2018

Ohtani's electrifying start to MLB career a big hit in Japan where his games are shown live in the morning by national broadcaster NHK

Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

Apr 6, 2018

Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga" look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died at 82

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

Apr 6, 2018

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

NKorean leader Kim watches performance by SKorean pop stars

Apr 2, 2018

South Korean media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has watched a rare performance by South Korean pop stars visiting Pyongyang

South Korean media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches performance by South Korean pop stars visiting Pyongyang.

Apr 1, 2018

South Korean media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches performance by South Korean pop stars visiting Pyongyang.

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