Celebrity

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May 21, 2018

International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption

Japanese actress accuses director, starts #MeToo group

Apr 27, 2018

Japanese actress to start #MeToo group for entertainers from sexual misconduct settlement with director

Sweden's king, Japan's emperor mark 150 years of diplomacy

Apr 23, 2018

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has escorted Japanese Emperor at a special exhibit on Swedish natural sciences opening in Tokyo marking 150 years of diplomacy

Kim Jong Un turns to his wife and sister to soften his image

Apr 18, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be testing out a new strategy to shake up the image of his authoritarian regime _ he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life

South Korean businessman kills himself in Hong Kong custody

Apr 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities say a South Korean businessman accused of murdering his wife and son in a five-star hotel has killed himself while in pre-trial custody

Thai court sentences Laotian drug kingpin to life in prison

Mar 20, 2018

A Thai court has given a life sentence to a Laotian drug kingpin who was notorious for a high-flying lifestyle and alleged social connections to celebrities and other VIPs

Japan wrestling official accused of harassment

Mar 1, 2018

A senior official of the Japan Wrestling Federation has been accused of harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho by interfering with her training

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

YouTube punishes star blogger over apparent suicide post

Jan 11, 2018

YouTube says it has punished well-known blogger Logan Paul over a video that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest that is said to be a suicide spot

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