Arts And Entertainment

The Latest: North Korea to send orchestra to South Korea

Jan 15, 2018

South Korea says North Korea to send 140-member orchestra to perform in Seoul during Olympics

Criticism of Margaret Court is muted at Australian Open

Jan 15, 2018

Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags on the first day of the Australian Open to protest Margaret Court's views on gay marriage. Several, however, stopped short of saying Court's name should be stripped from the venue

World champ Sagan wins prelude to Tour Down Under

Jan 14, 2018

Triple world champion Peter Sagan wins prelude to World Tour's Tour Down Under

Cyberbullying blamed for Australian child model's suicide

Jan 12, 2018

A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of Australia's iconic Akubra Hats was being remembered after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying

N Korea: Popularity of 'Fire and Fury' foretells Trump's end

Jan 11, 2018

North Korea has found good material to attack U.S. President Donald Trump: Michael Wolff's bombshell new book, "Fire and Fury"

Aussie actor Craig McLachlan denies sexual misconduct claims

Jan 9, 2018

Australian actor Craig McLachlan has left a stage show and production of a television series he was to star in has been suspended after three actresses accused him of indecent assault, sexual harassment and bullying four years ago

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

Jan 8, 2018

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster

Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures

Jan 5, 2018

Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival

China tries Tibetan language advocate featured in NY Times

Jan 4, 2018

An activist promoting the Tibetan language has been tried in western China for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times

China's 2017 movie ticket sales rise 13.5 percent

Jan 1, 2018

Domestic movie ticket sales rose 13.5 percent in 2017 in China, the world's second-biggest global film market