Arts And Entertainment

Japanese public TV says staffer sent missile alert in error

Jan 17, 2018

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says an erroneous alert about a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member who meant to transmit a different news flash

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

YouTube punishes star blogger over apparent suicide post

Jan 11, 2018

YouTube says it has punished well-known blogger Logan Paul over a video that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest that is said to be a suicide spot

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

Jan 8, 2018

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster

Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures

Jan 5, 2018

Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival

China tries Tibetan language advocate featured in NY Times

Jan 4, 2018

An activist promoting the Tibetan language has been tried in western China for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times

Logan Paul makes more extensive apology for suicide video

Jan 3, 2018

Logan Paul has issued a more extensive apology for a video showing what appeared to be a body in a Japanese forest known as a suicide destination

China's 2017 movie ticket sales rise 13.5 percent

Jan 1, 2018

Domestic movie ticket sales rose 13.5 percent in 2017 in China, the world's second-biggest global film market

China warns citizens in Pakistan of possible terror attacks

Dec 8, 2017

China has warned its citizens in Pakistan to be on alert after receiving intelligence reports about possible attacks targeting Chinese

Bali volcano grounds 'Stranger Things' star Brown on island

Dec 2, 2017

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown is stuck on Bali by a weeklong volcanic eruption, but the teenager isn't complaining