Music

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations

Jun 14, 2019

The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company's artists

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

Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Apr 17, 2019

A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui has apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr 14, 2019

President Donald Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China

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

Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB graft trial

Feb 11, 2019

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is hardly lying low ahead of his corruption trial on charges related to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, sales of music, movies

Feb 1, 2019

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, entertainment segment