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Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Apr 26, 2018

Walt Disney Co. highlights deep China connections as it launches an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

British show's take on rendang curry riles Southeast Asians

Apr 4, 2018

Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting a Malaysian contestant's chicken rendang curry should have been crispy

Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

Mar 29, 2018

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Mar 23, 2018

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs in a move that tightens party supervision over public life

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

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Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio...

Mar 29, 2018

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything...

Mar 23, 2018

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