Entertainment

Singapore to reduce military training after actor's death

Jan 25, 2019

Singapore's military says it will reduce the length, intensity and frequency of its training programs after an actor died from injuries he sustained while on reservist duty

Hui poet fears for his people as China 'Sinicizes' religion

Dec 28, 2018

A Muslim poet fears for his people as China clamps down on minorities and religion

Critique of Thai Miss Universe gown linked to royal insult

Dec 20, 2018

A Thai social media influencer who criticized a gown worn by her country's Miss Universe contestant could end up in court after another online personality filed a complaint with police charging that her thumbs-down fashion comment defamed the royal family

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

Dec 17, 2018

Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund 1MDB

Philippines' Catriona Gray named Miss Universe 2018

Dec 17, 2018

The Philippines' Catriona Gray has been named Miss Universe 2018, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation

Taiwan president defends pro-independence film award winner

Nov 19, 2018

Taiwan's president has expressed her support for the prestigious Golden Horse film awards after a pro-independence director's speech ignited controversy in the mainland

Paraguay contestant wins, then swoons at beauty pageant

Oct 26, 2018

A Paraguayan pageant winner has swooned on stage after admitting the anticipation just before the announcement was unbearable

Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

Oct 18, 2018

Film release for "Air Strike," featuring Fan Bingbing and Bruce Willis, has been canceled after the Chinese actress was ensnared in tax evasion case

Federer, del Potro, Zverev all win at Shanghai Masters

Oct 10, 2018

Federer overcomes second-set stutter, while del Potro and Zverev overcome illness to win at Shanghai Masters

Thailand keeping 'The Beach' of movie fame closed for rehab

Oct 4, 2018

Thailand extending closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists

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