Arts And Entertainment

Rival Korean leaders to meet April 27 in historic summit

Mar 29, 2018

South Korean officials say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27

Koreas to hold high-level talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

Mar 24, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to hold high-level talks next week to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Mar 23, 2018

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs in a move that tightens party supervision over public life

MeToo takes off in South Korea, but justice harder to attain

Mar 22, 2018

The MeToo movement took off fast in South Korea, toppling famous men including a prominent politician, but justice for victims and change in a patriarchal society appears harder to attain

South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North Korea

Mar 20, 2018

South Korea says it will send a 160-member artistic delegation to North Korea, including about 10 popular K-Pop singers

Mocha master: SKorea barista adorns coffee with works of art

Mar 16, 2018

A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on the foamy cream topping their drinks

South Korean actor under sexual abuse probe found dead

Mar 9, 2018

A veteran South Korean actor who was under investigation for alleged sexual abuse of his students has been found dead

Japan wrestling official accused of harassment

Mar 1, 2018

A senior official of the Japan Wrestling Federation has been accused of harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho by interfering with her training

In patriarchal Japan, saying 'Me Too' can be risky for women

Feb 28, 2018

The #MeToo movement has not caught on in Japan, where speaking out often draws criticism rather than sympathy, even from other women

South Korea president joins country's growing MeToo movement

Feb 26, 2018

South Korea's president has joined a growing number of supporters of the country's MeToo movement, adding momentum to recent allegations of sexual misconduct against some of the most powerful men in the nation's art and entertainment industry

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