Celebrity

Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai cave

Jul 17, 2018

The youth soccer teammates rescued from a Thai cave last week are a multiethnic, cross-border crew, but some cannot count on a permanent home because they are stateless

Japan's 84-year-old emperor has dizziness, advised to rest

Jul 2, 2018

Japanese Emperor Akihito is advised to rest after feeling nauseous and dizzy

Thai singer acquitted of royal defamation charge

Jun 29, 2018

A Thai court has acquitted a prominent singer of the charge of royal defamation, the second time this week the serious charge has been dropped against a political activist

'I'm so happy': Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet

Jun 12, 2018

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore, as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May 21, 2018

International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption

Japanese actress accuses director, starts #MeToo group

Apr 27, 2018

Japanese actress to start #MeToo group for entertainers from sexual misconduct settlement with director

Sweden's king, Japan's emperor mark 150 years of diplomacy

Apr 23, 2018

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has escorted Japanese Emperor at a special exhibit on Swedish natural sciences opening in Tokyo marking 150 years of diplomacy

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