Arts And Entertainment

K-Pop star Park Yoo-chun given suspended sentence for drugs

Jul 2, 2019

Park Yoo-chun, a former member of the South Korean boy band JYJ, has received a 10-month suspended sentence for illegal drug use

The Latest: Possible Trump, Kim DMZ meeting 'a 'good thing'

Jun 29, 2019

President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea agree that Trump's possible meeting on Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone with North Korea's Kim Jong Un would be a "good thing," according to a South Korean official.

Rebuked by many, Saudi crown prince feted at G20 summit

Jun 29, 2019

Rebukes are piling up elsewhere for the Saudi crown prince, but you wouldn't have known it by the lavish public reception the prince has received this week at the G-20 summit

South Korea's 'Song-Song' couple seek divorce, stunning fans

Jun 27, 2019

South Korean star couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo are seeking a divorce after less than 2 years of marriage

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations

Jun 14, 2019

The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company's artists

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

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito has announced his abdication at a palace ceremony, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era

The Latest: Japan PM Abe thanks Akihito on behalf of people

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, representing the people at Emperor Akihito's abdication ceremony, thanked the outgoing emperor for seeking peace and happiness for his people and for reaching out to them in times of difficulty