Arts And Entertainment

China's Wanda denies website report its founder was detained

Aug 28, 2017

The Chinese conglomerate that owns Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment has denied a report by a U.S. website that its chairman was detained by Chinese authorities

Western brand, Chinese characteristics: Club Med at Guilin

Aug 23, 2017

A Club Med resort in Guilin, China, bows to Chinese tastes with a contemplative and serene vibe

8 charged in Thailand's latest case of insulting monarchy

Aug 17, 2017

A legal aid group in Thailand says at least eight people have been charged insulting the monarchy for allegedly burning portraits of members of the royal family

AP PHOTOS: Grand stage rises for late Thai king's cremation

Aug 16, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Mythical creatures, angels and gods are coming to life near Thailand's Grand Palace, thanks to artists and craftsmen working toward a single moment: the cremation of a beloved king

Hong Kong activist says Chinese tortured him for Messi photo

Aug 11, 2017

Hong Kong's main pro-democracy party says one of its members was briefly abducted and tortured by suspected mainland Chinese security agents because he planned to send a signed photo of soccer star Lionel Messi to a dissident's widow

Patriotic 'Wolf Warrior 2' is China's biggest domestic film

Aug 9, 2017

A patriotic film reportedly inspired by evacuations of Chinese civilians in Libya and Yemen has become China's biggest-ever grossing domestic movie

Rising Chinese politician under investigation for corruption

Jul 24, 2017

China's ruling Communist Party says a rising star once tipped for a top leadership post is under investigation

China opens movie theater on disputed South China Sea island

Jul 24, 2017

China has opened a state-of-the-art movie theater on disputed Woody Island in the South China Sea's Paracel group in an effort to improve quality of life for the roughly 200 residents and military personnel on the tiny landmass

British actor stranded for 3 days after fall in Thailand

Jul 20, 2017

A British actor who starred in the EastEnders soap opera was stranded for three days on a Thai island after he fell down a waterfall and broke his kneecap

Malaysia bans 'Despacito' on state radio, TV due to lyrics

Jul 20, 2017

Malaysia's government has banned the Spanish hit song "Despacito" on state radio and television following complains that its lyrics were obscene

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