Music

Pell's appeal pitted word of former choirboy against priest

Aug 20, 2019

Cardinal George Pell's appeal against his convictions for child molestation was largely a question of whom the jury should have believed, his accuser or a senior priest whose church role was likened to Pell's bodyguard

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest

Aug 13, 2019

At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day

K-Pop star Park Yoo-chun given suspended sentence for drugs

Jul 2, 2019

Park Yoo-chun, a former member of the South Korean boy band JYJ, has received a 10-month suspended sentence for illegal drug use

The Latest: Possible Trump, Kim DMZ meeting 'a 'good thing'

Jun 29, 2019

President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea agree that Trump's possible meeting on Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone with North Korea's Kim Jong Un would be a "good thing," according to a South Korean official.

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations

Jun 14, 2019

The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company's artists

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance

May 12, 2019

A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music

Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

Apr 17, 2019

A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui has apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr 14, 2019

President Donald Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China

Chinese viewers balk at 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film censorship

Mar 27, 2019

Moviegoers in China say the version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" shown in Chinese theaters erases mentions of Freddie Mercury's sexuality

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