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

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

Historian asks Australian court to reveal Queen's letters

Jul 22, 2017

A historian is planning to ask an Australian court ties to release secret letters that would reveal what Queen Elizabeth II knew of her representative's shocking scheme to dismiss Australia's government more than 40 years ago

Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

May 23, 2017

A tearful Rebel Wilson has testified in an Australian court that a series of magazine articles were a deliberate attack on her character and damaged her career

Rebel Wilson's defamation trial against publisher begins

May 22, 2017

Rebel Wilson's lawyer says his client was devastated by a series of magazine articles the actress says painted her as a liar and subsequently cost her roles in Hollywood

Aussie woman whose Bali drug saga gripped nation going home

May 20, 2017

Following an exhaustively chronicled stint in a Balinese prison for smuggling marijuana to the Indonesian island, Australian Schapelle Corby is expected to return home next week

Court upholds suspended sentence for Pirates' Kang over DUI

May 18, 2017

A South Korean court on Thursday upheld a suspended prison sentence for Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over a drunken driving conviction, a ruling that may complicate his plans to rejoin the National League baseball team this season

Man allegedly posing as Bieber charged with child sex crimes

Mar 9, 2017

Australian police say a 42-year-old man who allegedly posed as Justin Bieber online to solicit explicit images from children has been charged with more than 900 child sex offenses

Pirates' Kang gets suspended 2-year jail term for crash

Mar 3, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang got a suspended two-year prison sentence for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol