Music

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

Sep 18, 2018

Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector

Moon's traveling entourage includes CEOs, 'Korean Beyonce'

Sep 18, 2018

Samsung scion and a pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce" are included in Seoul's delegation to the third Korean summit

7 die of suspected drug overdoses at Vietnam music festival

Sep 17, 2018

Seven people have died of suspected drug overdoses during a music festival in Vietnam, 5 others sickened

X Japan hopes new album will lead to elusive success in West

Sep 13, 2018

Legendary Japanese rock band X Japan is hoping its new album will find success in the U.S. now that there is more interest in the West in music from Asia

Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

Sep 6, 2018

Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought acclaim to the country, and it has sparked a national debate on military service

Author Murakami talks music, running, novels on radio show

Aug 5, 2018

Best-selling Japanese author Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show featuring some of his favorite songs he runs to, says writing novels is about rhythm, as in music and running

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange

Rescuers race to drain water inside Thai cave before rains

Jul 5, 2018

With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing to pump out water from inside a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimal risk

'I beg skies to show mercy': Thais rally behind cave rescue

Jul 1, 2018

There's been an outpouring of hope, empathy and concern across Thailand for a missing youth soccer team, their families and the army of people working to locate them in a flooded mountain cave

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