"EAR UP INCUBATION" Hong Kong music mentoring programme shows young local indie musicians a way to build a Hong Kong music ecology

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 December 2020 - Now in its fourth year, "Ear Up Incubation" programme invites six local industry masters including Adrian Chow, Veronica Lee, Alok Leung, Gaybird Leu...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 1, the 336th day of 2020. There are 30 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, ...

Royals agree with Minor, sign Taylor to $1.75M, 1-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals agreed to a two-year deal with pitcher Mike Minor and finalized a $1.75 million, one-year contract with outfielder Michael Taylor as they work to piece together a ro...

Rita Ora says sorry for lockdown-breaching birthday party

LONDON (AP) — British singer Rita Ora apologized Monday for breaking lockdown rules by holding a birthday party, saying it was “a serious and inexcusable error of judgment.” The Sun ...

'World’s loneliest elephant' arrives safely in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The pachyderm dubbed the “ world’s loneliest elephant ” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia on Monday by chanting Bu...

Thai protest leaders hear police charges of defaming king

BANGKOK (AP) — Five leaders of Thailand’s pro-democracy movement reported to police Monday to acknowledge charges that they defamed the king, the most serious of many offenses of which they stand accu...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 30, the 335th day of 2020. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30,...

'World's loneliest elephant' Kaavan starts trip to Cambodia

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Kaavan, dubbed the "world’s loneliest elephant" after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo, was readied Sunday for his flight to a sanctuary in Cambodia and the much-needed ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2020. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, ...

'World's loneliest elephant' Kaavan leaves Pakistan for Cambodia

Following years of public outcry and campaigning by Oscar-winning American singer and actor Cher, Kaavan the elephant was set to to embark on a journey from Pakistan to a sanctuary in Cambodia on Sund...

South Taiwan's Kaohsiung Pride parade attracts over 60,000 in 11th year

More than 60,000 people took part in the 11th Kaohsiung Pride parade -- the largest crowd in its history -- under the theme of "We! Around You!" in the southern city Saturday, according to t...

Taipei-based novelist shines a light on indentured servitude at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an outdoor cafe in the shadow of Taipei 101, Canadian journalist J.W. Henley recalls his first night in the city 15 years earlier: “I ended up on the floor of Tai...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 28, the 333rd day of 2020. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28...

Outcry as Cuba removes protesters defending rapper

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have cleared more than a dozen artists and activists from a home they have used as a center for anti-government protests that have gained unusually wide attention. ...

Bad Bunny caps week of awards and Grammy-noms with new album

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of Bad Bunny are used to expecting something different each time he releases new music. He's done it since his first studio album, 2018's “X 100pre” ("Forever");...