Entertainment

EU, Sweden call for China to release detained publisher

Jan 24, 2018

The European Union has joined Sweden in calling for China's immediate release of a Swedish book publisher who was taken off a train in front of his country's diplomats by Chinese police 4 days ago

Activists rip Kim Jong Un's photo in Olympic protest

Jan 24, 2018

Anti-Pyongyang activists have ripped photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the latest of protests against South Korea's outreach to North Korea over next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

Jan 22, 2018

From reportedly going before a firing squad to stealing the Olympic spotlight, North Korea's top pop diva is an unexpected headliner in run-up to Pyeongchang Games

North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South

Jan 21, 2018

Head of popular North Korean girl band triggers media frenzy in South Korea amid Olympic cooperation between rival nations

Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

Jan 19, 2018

Athletes from both Koreas marching behind one flag was an emotional moment at 2000 Olympics, but the plan to do so again isn't generating much enthusiasm among South Koreans for Games in their own country

Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Jan 18, 2018

Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

Japanese public TV says staffer sent missile alert in error

Jan 17, 2018

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says an erroneous alert about a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member who meant to transmit a different news flash

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics

Jan 15, 2018

North Korea's delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea will include a 140-member art troupe

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