Arts And Entertainment

Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

Jul 21, 2018

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reuse some classic venues from the city's '64 games

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

Japan's 84-year-old emperor has dizziness, advised to rest

Jul 2, 2018

Japanese Emperor Akihito is advised to rest after feeling nauseous and dizzy

'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

All aboard Hello Kitty: Pink bullet train debuts in Japan

Jun 30, 2018

A Hello Kitty-themed "shinkansen" bullet train has debuted in Japan

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

Sridevi, 'Jurassic World' actor Khan win Indian film awards

Jun 25, 2018

The late Sridevi was among Indian cinema performers honored at the International Indian Film Academy Awards