Entertainment

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

Dec 13, 2018

Arrest of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn spurs speculation over corporate intrigue

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

Director Zhang Yimou wins Golden Horse Award for 'Shadow'

Nov 17, 2018

Veteran director Zhang Yimou won best director at the Chinese-language version of the Oscars Saturday night in Taiwan with his monochrome historical epic "Shadow."

Japanese author Murakami reveals plan for library of works

Nov 4, 2018

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has announced a plan to set up a library that would showcase his works and also serve as a meeting place for research and international exchanges

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

French film star Catherine Deneuve receives Japanese award

Oct 23, 2018

French film star Catherine Deneuve has received Japanese prestigious art award, the Praemium Imperiale, and was greeted by Emperor Akihito

Murakami enjoys writing because he doesn't know the ending

Oct 22, 2018

Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn't know how they'll end

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