Music

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

Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch sales slow

Feb 1, 2019

Nintendo chief says company to count on business outside the game sector as sales of its Switch console machines fall short of forecasts

Singer in Thai girl band apologizes for swastika shirt

Jan 28, 2019

A popular Thai music act has apologized after a member wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of Nazi Germany during a performance

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

New Okinawa chief embodies complexity of Japan's US bases

Oct 2, 2018

Denny Tamaki is the first half-American elected leader of Okinawa, and he is promising to reduce the U.S. military presence on the southwestern Japanese islands

The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean volcano

Sep 20, 2018

The Latest: South Korean pop diva sings to Korean leaders at North Korean crater lake

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