Malaysian rapper's dog video sparks claim of insulting Islam

Feb 23, 2018

Malaysian police say an ethnic Chinese rapper has been detained over complaints that his latest music video featuring dancers wearing dog masks and performing "obscene" moves insulted Islam and could hurt racial harmony

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment

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

Pharrell Williams sounds warning about climate change

Nov 15, 2017

Grammy winner Pharrell Williams sounds warning about climate change with song titled "100 Years"

Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

Nov 9, 2017

From red carpets to elaborate dinners, Asian leaders are working overtime to woo President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.

The Latest: Trump vows to change 'one-side and unfair' trade

Nov 9, 2017

President Donald Trump is vowing to change "one-sided and unfair" trade relations with China but says he doesn't blame China for taking advantage of the U.S. in the past

Sands woos Japan with vision for top sports, concert venues

Oct 4, 2017

Las Vegas Sands deploys David Beckham and other top sports, music and entertainment figures in effort to woo Japan as it prepares to issue licenses for casinos.

Malaysia bans 'Despacito' on state radio, TV due to lyrics

Jul 20, 2017

Malaysia's government has banned the Spanish hit song "Despacito" on state radio and television following complains that its lyrics were obscene

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' and the UN have a new rhyme

Jul 12, 2017

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' and the UN have a new rhyme, to promote sustainable development

Missiles and music: For Kim Jong Un, they go together

Jul 11, 2017

North Korea's successful intercontinental ballistic missile launch is now music to its leader's ears _ quite literally

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