Celebrity

Kim Jong Un turns to his wife and sister to soften his image

Apr 18, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be testing out a new strategy to shake up the image of his authoritarian regime _ he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life

South Korean businessman kills himself in Hong Kong custody

Apr 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities say a South Korean businessman accused of murdering his wife and son in a five-star hotel has killed himself while in pre-trial custody

MeToo takes off in South Korea, but justice harder to attain

Mar 22, 2018

The MeToo movement took off fast in South Korea, toppling famous men including a prominent politician, but justice for victims and change in a patriarchal society appears harder to attain

Thai court sentences Laotian drug kingpin to life in prison

Mar 20, 2018

A Thai court has given a life sentence to a Laotian drug kingpin who was notorious for a high-flying lifestyle and alleged social connections to celebrities and other VIPs

Japan wrestling official accused of harassment

Mar 1, 2018

A senior official of the Japan Wrestling Federation has been accused of harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho by interfering with her training

Germany, Canada lead in 2-man bobsled, US struggles

Feb 18, 2018

Germany leads, Canada in second, and the U.S. struggling at the midway point of the Olympic two-man bobsled race

The Latest: Shaun White's Olympic gold a highlight of Day 5

Feb 14, 2018

The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt

At the #metoo Olympics, organizers confront sexual abuse

Feb 12, 2018

The winter Olympics in Pyeongchang arrives amid the revolution in women's rights that has brought down American celebrities, politicians and the entire board of U.S.A Gymnastics

Alibaba launches 1st Olympic project as IOC sponsor

Feb 10, 2018

The Alibaba Group has launched its first Olympic project at the Pyeongchang Olympics after paying hundreds of millions last year to become a top-tier sponsor of the IOC

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer