Arts And Entertainment

Monkey Punch, creator of megahit Japan comic Lupin III, dies

Apr 17, 2019

Cartoonist Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of the Japanese megahit comic series Lupin III, has died at age of 81

Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Apr 17, 2019

A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui has apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr 14, 2019

President Donald Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China

Mom of 3-year-old model in China sorry over apparent beating

Apr 11, 2019

The mother of a 3-year-old girl who models clothing for a Chinese shopping website has apologized after videos of her appearing to beat her daughter appeared online

Japan's emperor and empress celebrate 60 years of marriage

Apr 11, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary just three weeks before he abdicates his throne

The Latest: Ghosn predicted arrest in French TV interview

Apr 4, 2019

Carlos Ghosn predicted his latest arrest in a French television interview filmed hours before prosecutors descended on his Tokyo apartment

Brunei invokes laws allowing stoning for gay sex, adultery

Apr 3, 2019

Brunei invokes Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning, triggering international outcry

Japan gov't says era name translates as 'beautiful harmony'

Apr 2, 2019

Japan's government says the official translation of the era name for the new emperor will be "Beautiful Harmony," setting off confusion while offices rush to make changes before Crown Prince Naruhito takes the throne

New Japan era to be called 'Reiwa,' or pursuing harmony

Apr 1, 2019

The era of Japan's next emperor, which begins May 1, to be named "Reiwa," connoting pursuit of harmony

The Latest: Name for new era of Naruhito to be 'Reiwa'

Apr 1, 2019

Japan's government spokesman says the name of the era for the soon-to-be-emperor Naruhito will be "Reiwa."