Entertainment

Chinese viewers balk at 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film censorship

Mar 27, 2019

Moviegoers in China say the version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" shown in Chinese theaters erases mentions of Freddie Mercury's sexuality

K-pop star Jung Joon-young arrested in sex video scandal

Mar 21, 2019

South Korean police have arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations that he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent

S. Korean police questioning 2 K-pop stars in sex scandals

Mar 14, 2019

Police are questioning two K-pop stars over interlocking scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce they are retiring from the entertainment industry

Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on drug charge

Mar 14, 2019

Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also known as "Judge Eyes," after one of its actors was arrested on drug charges

Correction: Japan-Emperor story

Feb 26, 2019

Correction: Japan-Emperor story

Japan's emperor marks 30th year of reign at Tokyo ceremony

Feb 24, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito has attended a ceremony to mark the 30th year of his reign while calling for the country to embrace openness in a more globalized world

Japan scholar and translator Donald Keene has died at 96

Feb 24, 2019

Donald Keene, a giant in the field of Japanese literature and translation, has died at the age of 96

Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

Feb 21, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia aiming to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent

Thai party that nominated princess faces court decision

Feb 14, 2019

A Thai court says it will decide whether to dissolve a political party that broke tradition by nominating a member of the royal family as its candidate for prime minister in next month's general election

The Latest: Thai court says it will look at party ban issue

Feb 13, 2019

Thailand's Constitutional Court has confirmed receiving a recommendation from the state Election Commission to dissolve the Thai Raksa Chart party ahead of a March general election. The court said it will consider Thursday whether to formally accept it