Celebrity

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

Bali volcano grounds 'Stranger Things' star Brown on island

Dec 2, 2017

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown is stuck on Bali by a weeklong volcanic eruption, but the teenager isn't complaining

Japan's Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

Dec 1, 2017

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, in Japan's first such abdication in about 200 years

Victoria's Secret China show struts on despite controversy

Nov 20, 2017

Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry didn't make it but the Victoria's Secret show in Shanghai has managed to strut on without them

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