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Malaysian rapper's dog video sparks claim of insulting Islam

Feb 23, 2018

Malaysian police say an ethnic Chinese rapper has been detained over complaints that his latest music video featuring dancers wearing dog masks and performing "obscene" moves insulted Islam and could hurt racial harmony

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and beyond welcome Lunar New Year

Feb 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and around the world have been celebrating the Lunar New Year Friday

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

Feb 4, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year

EU, Sweden call for China to release detained publisher

Jan 24, 2018

The European Union has joined Sweden in calling for China's immediate release of a Swedish book publisher who was taken off a train in front of his country's diplomats by Chinese police 4 days ago

Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Jan 18, 2018

Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

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

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

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Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards'...

Jan 18, 2018

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

Jan 17, 2018

China's 2017 movie ticket sales rise 13.5 percent

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

Jan 1, 2018

New film claims to have solved Jim Thompson mystery

A new documentary is set to stir fresh debate over one of Asia's most enduring mysteries: What...

Oct 21, 2017

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

Actress Michelle Yeoh says she was aware of Harvey Weinstein's reputation and would have unleashed...

Oct 17, 2017

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok announces he's a father

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok has announced on social media that he's a father

Sep 22, 2017