Entertainment

The Latest: North Korea to send orchestra to South Korea

Jan 15, 2018

South Korea says North Korea to send 140-member orchestra to perform in Seoul during Olympics

YouTube punishes star blogger over apparent suicide post

Jan 11, 2018

YouTube says it has punished well-known blogger Logan Paul over a video that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest that is said to be a suicide spot

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

Jan 8, 2018

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster

China tries Tibetan language advocate featured in NY Times

Jan 4, 2018

An activist promoting the Tibetan language has been tried in western China for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times

China's 2017 movie ticket sales rise 13.5 percent

Jan 1, 2018

Domestic movie ticket sales rose 13.5 percent in 2017 in China, the world's second-biggest global film market

Popular S. Korean boy band member dies in possible suicide

Dec 18, 2017

Police say the lead singer of popular South Korean boy band SHINee has died in a possible suicide

China warns citizens in Pakistan of possible terror attacks

Dec 8, 2017

China has warned its citizens in Pakistan to be on alert after receiving intelligence reports about possible attacks targeting Chinese

Japan's Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

Dec 1, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, in Japan's first such abdication in about 200 years

Sumo wrestler Harumafuji retires over assault allegations

Nov 29, 2017

Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji announced his retirement from sumo on Wednesday, taking responsibility for allegations he assaulted a lower-ranked wrestler and tarnished the image of Japan's national sport

Taiwanese crime thriller claims 3 top Golden Horse awards

Nov 27, 2017

Taiwanese crime thriller "The Bold, The Corrupt, The Beautiful" claimed three top Golden Horse movie awards, including best feature film

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