Maroon 5 play to 17,000 fans from across the region

Earlier this week, Grammy award winning band, Maroon 5 played a sold-out concert to an audience not seen before. The Red Pill...

‘Oh, bother’: Chinese censors can’t bear Winnie the Pooh

Has Winnie the Pooh done something to anger China's censors? Some mentions of the lovable but dimwitted bear with a weakness for "hunny" have...

‘Painted by ghosts’: Chinese bottle art revived by Peppa Pig

Delicate designs painted on the inside of miniature Chinese snuff bottles by artists like Zhang Yuhua and her husband usually feature calligraphy,...

Indonesia’s halal tourism bid faces pig pushback

Indonesia's bid to lure more visitors by spreading halal tourism across the archipelago is facing a backlash, with a Christian celebration of...

New film shows painful legacy of China’s one-child policy

To see what China's one-child policy has done to the most populous country on Earth, you just have to look around you,...

‘Blurred Lines’ legal saga ends in $5mn ruling favoring Marvin Gaye family

A combination of file photos shows (from left) US-Canadian singer Robin Thicke at the MTV European Music Awards (EMA) 2013 at...

Colombian bombshell Vergara, Joe Manganiello tie the knot

Colombia-born film star Sofia Vergara, America's highest-paid TV actress, tied the knot Sunday in what the entertainment world called the celebrity wedding of the...

‘Pete’s Dragon’ (pleasantly) stays earthbound

After an exhausting summer buffet of set pieces, superheroes and whatever s-word you might use for "Suicide Squad," the gentle "Pete's Dragon" is a...

Pop star Brown named in sex assault lawsuit

A Los Angeles woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Chris Brown and a fellow rapper, alleging she was repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted...

South Africa’s Pops rocks

A unique musical blend of tradition and modernity  In an ambience of melodious tones, South Africa's Pop Mohamed and his group enthralled the audience as...

Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ a top winner at Critics’ Choice Awards

From left) Nicolas Celis, Alfonso Cuaron, Yalitza Aparicio, Adam Gough, Marina De Tavira, Jeff Skoll, and Eugenio Caballero accept the Best...

Coronavirus puts damper on Albania’s blowout wedding tradition

Elona Demollari wears a wedding dress at Geraldina Sposa salon in Tirana.—AFP Elona Demollari...

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