Entertainment

Fervent Thai fans of Korean actor overstep airport security

Sep 19, 2018

Extreme efforts by two Thai female fans to meet their South Korean idol have raised concerns about security procedures at Thailand's main airport

7 die of suspected drug overdoses at Vietnam music festival

Sep 17, 2018

Seven people have died of suspected drug overdoses during a music festival in Vietnam, 5 others sickened

Japan's foreign minister says country to open to foreigners

Sep 13, 2018

Japan's foreign minister says it is gearing up to welcome more foreign workers

Philippine president vents anger toward fierce critic on TV

Sep 11, 2018

The Philippine president has vented his anger toward his fiercest political critic on a TV talk show, prompting opposition calls for him to focus instead on worsening inflation, rice shortages and an approaching powerful typhoon

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile member of a Chinese tech elite who enjoy the glamor of movie stars in their homeland

Singapore: 'Crazy Rich Asians' author skipped service duty

Aug 22, 2018

Singapore says author of 'Crazy Rich Asians' failed to register for national service as required

'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

Aug 22, 2018

Hoopla over 'Crazy Rich Asians' to premiere in Singapore as critics debate its take on city's uber rich

Gretzky named global ambassador for Beijing Kunlun Red Star

Aug 8, 2018

Wayne Gretzky has been named a global ambassador for Beijing's Kunlun Red Star as the Chinese capital seeks to boost the profile of hockey domestically ahead of hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022

Shanghai Shenhua accuses Changchun Yatai player of racism

Aug 5, 2018

Chinese Superleague team Shanghai Shenhua has accused an opposing player of racially abusing its Senegalese star forward Demba Ba during a match Saturday

X-Men's Fan Bingbing off social media amid China tax rumors

Aug 2, 2018

X-Men actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving China during a tax evasion investigation

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