Arts And Entertainment

Japanese fans celebrate Osaka's rise to top of tennis world

Jan 27, 2019

Led by a congratulatory tweet from the prime minister, Japan reveled in Naomi Osaka's dramatic Australian Open win on Sunday

Singapore to reduce military training after actor's death

Jan 25, 2019

Singapore's military says it will reduce the length, intensity and frequency of its training programs after an actor died from injuries he sustained while on reservist duty

Chinese model in derided Dolce & Gabbana ads apologizes

Jan 23, 2019

The Chinese model in advertisements for Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana that were widely derided in the country has apologized for her appearance in the campaign

Nissan unveils new Leaf car after Ghosn's arrest delays it

Jan 9, 2019

Nissan is showing the beefed up version of its hit Leaf electric car as the Japanese automaker seeks to distance itself from the arrest of its star executive Carlos Ghosn

Japan emperor greets public in final New Year's appearance

Jan 2, 2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito has waved to throngs of well-wishers eager to see his final New Year's appearance before abdicating in several months

Hui poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

Dec 28, 2018

A Muslim poet fears for his people as China clamps down on minorities and religion

Critique of Thai Miss Universe gown linked to royal insult

Dec 20, 2018

A Thai social media influencer who criticized a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

Dec 17, 2018

Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund 1MDB

Philippines' Catriona Gray named Miss Universe 2018

Dec 17, 2018

The Philippines' Catriona Gray has been named Miss Universe 2018, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

Dec 13, 2018

Arrest of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn spurs speculation over corporate intrigue