Arts And Entertainment

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

Member of Japan pop group Tokio apologizes for kissing girl

Apr 26, 2018

A member of the popular Japanese male pop group Tokio has apologized for forcibly kissing a teenage girl at his home

Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Apr 26, 2018

Walt Disney Co. highlights deep China connections as it launches an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort

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

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