Celebrity

Rising Chinese politician under investigation for corruption

Jul 24, 2017

China's ruling Communist Party says a rising star once tipped for a top leadership post is under investigation

Duterte slams Chelsea Clinton again for rape joke criticism

Jun 1, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denounced Chelsea Clinton in an expletive-laden speech for the second straight day after she criticized a comment he made about rapes committed by soldiers.

Indonesian gets 6 years for smuggling migrants to N. Zealand

Mar 16, 2017

An Indonesian court has sentenced a people-smuggling kingpin to six years in jail for organizing a trip for migrants to New Zealand in early 2015

Japan's emperor pays respects to Thailand's late king

Mar 5, 2017

Japanese Emperor Akihito has paid his respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, arriving in Bangkok following a weeklong trip to Vietnam aimed at winning support against Chinese expansionism

Emperor expresses sympathy to Vietnamese left by soldiers

Mar 2, 2017

Japan's emperor expressed sympathy to Vietnamese families abandoned by Japanese soldiers after World War II

Japan emperor to meet abandoned Vietnam families of soldiers

Mar 1, 2017

Japan's emperor and empress, on a landmark visit to Vietnam, are expected to express their sympathies when they meet Thursday with Vietnamese women abandoned by their Japanese soldier husbands after World War II

Japan's Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to Vietnam

Feb 28, 2017

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have arrived in Vietnam for a visit during which they will meet the abandoned wives of former Japanese soldiers from World War II

Star Chinese stock trader jailed for manipulating prices

Jan 23, 2017

A star Chinese stock trader who was arrested after a market collapse in 2015 has been sentenced to 5½ years in prison for manipulating share prices and insider trading

Hong Kong actor Andy Lau injured while working in Thailand

Jan 18, 2017

Hong Kong actor Andy Lau has been injured while working in Thailand

South Korean cinema leads nominees at Asian Film Awards

Jan 11, 2017

South Korean cinema has fared well in the nominations for the Asian Film Awards

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