Celebrity

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

K-Pop star Park Yoo-chun given suspended sentence for drugs

Jul 2, 2019

Park Yoo-chun, a former member of the South Korean boy band JYJ, has received a 10-month suspended sentence for illegal drug use

Rebuked by many, Saudi crown prince feted at G20 summit

Jun 29, 2019

Rebukes are piling up elsewhere for the Saudi crown prince, but you wouldn't have known it by the lavish public reception the prince has received this week at the G-20 summit

South Korea's 'Song-Song' couple seek divorce, stunning fans

Jun 27, 2019

South Korean star couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo are seeking a divorce after less than 2 years of marriage

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito has announced his abdication at a palace ceremony, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era

The Latest: Japan PM Abe thanks Akihito on behalf of people

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, representing the people at Emperor Akihito's abdication ceremony, thanked the outgoing emperor for seeking peace and happiness for his people and for reaching out to them in times of difficulty

Emperor Akihito to abdicate, Japan embraces end of era

Apr 30, 2019

Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate, as Japan embraces the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era

Emperor Akihito saw diplomacy as path to make amends for war

Apr 26, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito has had a lifetime mission: Make amends for a war fought in his father's name

Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Apr 17, 2019

A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui has apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi

Japan's emperor and empress celebrate 60 years of marriage

Apr 11, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary just three weeks before he abdicates his throne

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