Arts And Entertainment

Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

Nov 9, 2017

From red carpets to elaborate dinners, Asian leaders are working overtime to woo President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.

The Latest: Trump vows to change 'one-side and unfair' trade

Nov 9, 2017

President Donald Trump is vowing to change "one-sided and unfair" trade relations with China but says he doesn't blame China for taking advantage of the U.S. in the past

The Latest: Trump expects large-scale military sale to Japan

Nov 6, 2017

President Donald Trump says he expects Japan to purchase "massive amounts" of military equipment from the United States

Thai army detains activist for royal cremation comment

Oct 24, 2017

Thailand's army has detained an activist who wrote on Facebook he would wear politically-charged red during King Bhumibol Adulyadej's cremation this week

New film claims to have solved Jim Thompson mystery

Oct 21, 2017

A new documentary is set to stir fresh debate over one of Asia's most enduring mysteries: What happened to Jim Thompson, Thailand's legendary silk king

Michelle Yeoh: Weinstein a 'bully,' 'not always honorable'

Oct 17, 2017

Actress Michelle Yeoh says she was aware of Harvey Weinstein's reputation and would have unleashed "years of martial arts training" on the fallen Hollywood mogul had ever tried to sexually harass her

Donaldson sets up meeting with Nadal in Shanghai Masters

Oct 8, 2017

Jared Donaldson of the U.S. enjoyed an early birthday present in beating Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-4 in the Shanghai Masters first round

Japanese roots of Nobel winner Kazuo Ishiguro celebrated

Oct 6, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro left Japan at a young age, but his birthplace became part of his artistic approach and is celebrating his Nobel Prize in literature

Sands woos Japan with vision for top sports, concert venues

Oct 4, 2017

Las Vegas Sands deploys David Beckham and other top sports, music and entertainment figures in effort to woo Japan as it prepares to issue licenses for casinos.

Japan auteur Kawase exploring how film ties past and future

Oct 2, 2017

From her earliest works with a hand-held camera focused on everyday objects to her prize-winning Cannes films, Japanese director Naomi Kawase has shown her determination to reach for eternity