Arts And Entertainment

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

Emperor Akihito to abdicate, Japan embraces end of era

Apr 30, 2019

Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate, as Japan embraces the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era

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

Sony returns to profit on game software, Spotify gains

Apr 26, 2019

Sony Corp. is back into profitability for the quarter through March, boosted by robust demand for game software and network services as well as gains from Spotify

Emperor Akihito saw diplomacy as path to make amends for war

Apr 26, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito has had a lifetime mission: Make amends for a war fought in his father's name

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