Entertainment

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

Thailand to host 2018 Miss Universe pageant

Jul 31, 2018

Organizers of the Miss Universe beauty pageant say Thailand will host the 2018 contest

Seeking to protect boys, Thailand wants control over films

Jul 21, 2018

Thailand's military government, saying it's concerned filmmakers and media may take advantage of the young soccer boys who were rescued from a flooded cave, wants to control how movies portray their ordeal and heroic rescue

Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai cave

Jul 17, 2018

The youth soccer teammates rescued from a Thai cave last week are a multiethnic, cross-border crew, but some cannot count on a permanent home because they are stateless

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange

Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains

Jul 5, 2018

With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing to pump out water from inside a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimal risk

'I beg skies to show mercy': Thais rally behind cave rescue

Jul 1, 2018

There's been an outpouring of hope, empathy and concern across Thailand for a missing youth soccer team, their families and the army of people working to locate them in a flooded mountain cave

Thai singer acquitted of royal defamation charge

Jun 29, 2018

A Thai court has acquitted a prominent singer of the charge of royal defamation, the second time this week the serious charge has been dropped against a political activist

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