Music

Taiwan concert clash reveals divisions over China's outreach

Oct 2, 2017

Police are looking for a final suspect involved in clashes at a Chinese-organized concert in Taipei between Taiwanese pro-independence protesters and Beijing supporters that revealed divisions over China's influence on the self-ruled island

Ou-yang Nana swings from Jackie Chan role to Disney album

Aug 8, 2017

Ou-yang Nana may be the new 'it girl,' with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she's returning to her roots and first love: cello

In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

Jul 30, 2017

A generational divide is quietly growing in North Korea, often hidden behind the relentless propaganda

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' and the UN have a new rhyme

Jul 12, 2017

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' and the UN have a new rhyme, to promote sustainable development

Missiles and music: For Kim Jong Un, they go together

Jul 11, 2017

North Korea's successful intercontinental ballistic missile launch is now music to its leader's ears _ quite literally

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

May 17, 2017

A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system opposed by Beijing

From teenager to warlord in 'Farewell My Concubine'

May 16, 2017

As a teenager, Zhao Hailong had a small role in the award-winning film "Farewell My Concubine," the story of the life-long friendship between two men who met as apprentices in the famous Peking opera

Roland founder, digital music pioneer Ikutaro Kakehashi dies

Apr 3, 2017

Ikutaro Kakehashi, the Japanese engineer who pioneered digital music and founded synthesizer giant Roland Corp., has died at age 87

Correction: Japan-Shaping Sound story

Feb 9, 2017

Correction: Japan-Shaping Sound story

Wham!'s influence felt in China after landmark 1985 concert

Dec 26, 2016

George Michael's death brought back memories in China of the heady 1980s when Wham! was the first major Western band to play after the death of Mao Zedong

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