Arts And Entertainment

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest

Aug 13, 2019

At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day

Mother's voice pierces Malaysia jungle in search for girl

Aug 9, 2019

Malaysian rescuers are stepping up their search for a 15-year-old London girl who vanished from a nature resort six days ago by playing voice recordings of her mother as they comb the hilly forest terrain

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen crackdown, dies

Jul 23, 2019

Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance

May 12, 2019

A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music

Australian DJ known as Adam Sky dies on Bali island

May 6, 2019

An Australian DJ popular on the Asian club circuit has died on the Indonesian resort island of Bali

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand's cave boys

May 1, 2019

Netflix and "Crazy Rich Asians" production company agree to make a film about rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from flooded Thai cave

Michael Wolf, photographer of mega-cities, dies in Hong Kong

Apr 26, 2019

Michael Wolf, an award-winning Hong Kong-based photographer known for his work depicting megacities, has died

Artisan keeps his craft alive with each carved mahjong tile

Apr 26, 2019

With each mahjong tile he carves and paints by hand, Hong Kong artisan Cheung Shun-king is keeping his craft alive

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