Celebrity

Hong Kong businessman and socialite David Tang dies at 63

Aug 30, 2017

David Tang, a flamboyant and outspoken socialite and entrepreneur who founded the Shanghai Tang fashion brand, has died

8 charged in Thailand's latest case of insulting monarchy

Aug 17, 2017

A legal aid group in Thailand says at least eight people have been charged insulting the monarchy for allegedly burning portraits of members of the royal family

Hong Kong activist says Chinese tortured him for Messi photo

Aug 11, 2017

Hong Kong's main pro-democracy party says one of its members was briefly abducted and tortured by suspected mainland Chinese security agents because he planned to send a signed photo of soccer star Lionel Messi to a dissident's widow

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

Japanese club Vissel Kobe has high expectations for Podolski

Jul 6, 2017

Japanese club Vissel Kobe rolled out the red carpet for German striker Lukas Podolski on Thursday, hoping the high-profile signing will improve their fortunes in the J-League

Japan lower house OKs bill allowing emperor to abdicate

Jun 2, 2017

A bill allowing the 83-year-old emperor to abdicate has cleared the more powerful chamber of Japan's parliament

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.

Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

May 19, 2017

Japan's Cabinet has approved a bill to allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate

Japan's Princess Mako to marry ocean-loving legal assistant

May 17, 2017

Princess Mako, the granddaughter of Japan's emperor, is getting married to an ocean-lover who can ski, play the violin and cook, according to public broadcaster NHK TV

Japan crown prince: Malaysia can be model for diversity

Apr 11, 2017

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito says Malaysia's success is based on its diversity and tolerance, and the country can be a model for a world faced with conflicts

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