Arts And Entertainment

Road tripping Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

Oct 9, 2019

Get off Thailand's well-trodden track by rail or road with lesser-known weekend getaways

US priest who gave out gifts in Philippines accused of abuse

Sep 9, 2019

The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken the Philippine village where he lived and revealed how allegations of sex crimes by priests are still ignored in one of the world's most Catholic countries

Women, late-in-life new authors expand Japanese literature

Aug 23, 2019

Beyond Murakami: Japanese literature is expanding with stories from women, young writers and those who took up the craft late in life

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest

Aug 13, 2019

At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day

Mother's voice pierces Malaysia jungle in search for girl

Aug 9, 2019

Malaysian rescuers are stepping up their search for a 15-year-old London girl who vanished from a nature resort six days ago by playing voice recordings of her mother as they comb the hilly forest terrain

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen crackdown, dies

Jul 23, 2019

Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died

A Japanese fire official says nearly 30 people are confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire

Jul 18, 2019

A Japanese fire official says nearly 30 people are confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire

The Latest: Kyoto animation boss says company got threats

Jul 18, 2019

Boss of Kyoto animation company gutted in fire says it got death threats