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Facility for disabled on Ukraine front line mulls evacuation

TAVRIISKE, Ukraine (AP) — There’s dancing in the garden, and ball games. A soft wind blows, cooling the spring sunshine. But there is an ominous accompaniment to the music and laughter: the unmistakab...

Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies in quarantine hotel

HONG KONG (AP) — Veteran Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang has died while in a COVID-19 quarantine hotel in the southern Chinese city, local media reported. Tsang was best known internat...

Today in History: April 7, LA becomes second biggest

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 7, the 97th day of 2022. There are 268 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 3-9

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 3-9: April 3: Actor Marsha Mason is 80. Singer Wayne Newton is 80. Singer Tony Orlando is 78. Singer Richard Thompson is 73. Bassist Curtis ...

Wang Leehom faces permanent ban in China over divorce scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a war of words between Taiwanese-American crooner Wang Leehom (王力宏) and his ex-wife Lee Jinglei (李靚蕾) over the weekend, Chinese state-run media is calling for Wang...

AP Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Shang-Chi' star Simu Liu

NEW YORK (AP) — When little-known actor Simu Liu tweeted in 2014 asking Marvel for an Asian American superhero, he wasn’t vying for a job — he was venting at Hollywood’s status quo. ...

Tokyo festival features Yoshida's films of hope amid despair

TOKYO (AP) — Boxers, janitors, fishermen, the heroes of Keisuke Yoshida’s movies are Japanese society’s angst-filled losers, struggling against odds in a violent, imperfect, often-crazed world. ...

'Jackie Chan curse' strikes Evergrande

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande faces a crisis of epic proportions, some netizens are attributing its misfortunes to the "Jackie Chan curse" that affl...

Hong Kong to amend law to step up film censorship

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday said they plan to amend a film censorship law to forbid screenings of movies deemed contrary to national security. The proposed changes to Ho...

Taiwanese singer Angela Chang spotted belting out red song for CCP's 100th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (June 30) criticized Taiwanese singer Angela Chang (張韶涵) for singing at a lavish performance marking the 100th ann...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 7, the 97th day of 2021. There are 268 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April...

Lives Lost: Indian doctor embodied his family's dreams

NEW DELHI (AP) — To his family, Joginder Chaudhary was the star son. The 27-year-old was a doctor, the first from their tiny village in central India. He was the eldest son, counted...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan vs. Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cartoonist Hong Kong Guy on Sunday (Aug. 16) posted this humorous comparison of the political realities in Taiwan and Hong Kong. In a comic strip titled "Taiwan vs...

Jackie Chan backs China's draconian security law for HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (May 29), Jackie Chan (成龍), the "Clown Prince of Kung fu," joined over 2,000 performing artists in supporting China's new repressive security law f...

Celebrities deny endorsing Beijing's encroachment on Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An announcement claiming to represent the Hong Kong entertainment industry and listing 2,605 names in support of Beijing's new national security law for the territory ...