SuperM, BoA to perform at 2020 Global Goal in South Korea

LOS ANGELES (AP) — K-pop supergroup SuperM and singer BoA will perform at a Global Citizen event in Asia as part of a massive multi-continent concert next year. The advocacy organiza...

S. Korea promotes tourism at Taipei travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea is seeking to boost bilateral tourism with Taiwan at the 2019 Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF) taking place at TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall 1 between Nov...

Seoul police investigating BTS member over traffic accident

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police say they are investigating a member of K-pop superstar group BTS over a traffic accident involving the band member and a taxi driver. Seoul-based Seg...

Tennis, musicals are latest events postponed in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from more pro-democracy protests. K...

Australian analysts reveal 'clumsy' tactics of China disinfo campaign on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In late August, the social media platform Twitter shut down more than 200,000 accounts determined to be spreading misinformation related to the ongoing protests in Hong Ko...

There's history behind worsening Seoul-Tokyo trade dispute

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A runaway train. Crashing billiard balls. A compound fracture. Journalists and academics in Seoul have been running out of colorful descriptions for an intensifying ...

S. Koreans shun Japanese beer, travel, cars as disputes grow

BUNDANG, South Korea (AP) — When Lee Kyung Eon and her friend recently scrapped their plans to go to Japan for their summer vacation and paid $135 penalty for canceling plane tickets, they joined a gr...

Mexico arrests suspect in killing of California businessman

SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in Mexico say they have arrested a suspect in the murder of Jose Arredondo, a U.S. citizen who was found dead earlier this month in a condominium in Baja C...

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift score 10 MTV VMA nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are the top contenders at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, each scoring 10 nominations. MTV announced Tuesday that Grande and Swift wil...

Asian entertainment industries grappling with #MeToo issues

When Wu Ke-xi was looking for a frightening plotline for her latest film, she didn't need to look further than her own industry. The Taiwanese actress and screenwriter's latest movie, "...

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

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Yoo-chun, a former member of the South Korean boy band JYJ, received a 10-month suspended sentence on Tuesday for illegal drug use. Suwon District Cour...

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

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 11:45 a.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that a potential handshake between Pres...

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

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — 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. ...

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas. Establi...

Haechan meets Haechan: K-pop star honored with zoo namesake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby pudu at the Los Angeles Zoo after one of its members, Haechan (HECH'-ehn). This week, the human Haechan got t...