Arts And Entertainment

X-Men's Fan Bingbing off social media amid China tax rumors

Aug 2, 2018

X-Men actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving China during a tax evasion investigation

Tokyo 2020 names director for opening and closing ceremonies

Jul 30, 2018

A renowned actor in traditional Japanese theater has been named creative director for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

Jul 21, 2018

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reuse some classic venues from the city's '64 games

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange

Japan's 84-year-old emperor has dizziness, advised to rest

Jul 2, 2018

Japanese Emperor Akihito is advised to rest after feeling nauseous and dizzy

All aboard Hello Kitty: Pink bullet train debuts in Japan

Jun 30, 2018

A Hello Kitty-themed "shinkansen" bullet train has debuted in Japan

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun 22, 2018

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping

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

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