TOKYO (AP) — Acclaimed Japanese film star Ken Takakura, known for many stoic heroes he played on silver screen, has died of lymphoma. He was 83. His office and media reports said Tuesday that Takakura died Nov. 10 at a Tokyo hospital where he had been treated for the illness.
It’s that time of year again when the highly-skilled and meticulous Thai mask dance, Khon, returns in Bangkok (Nov 24-Dec 9). The performances will be as beautiful, traditional and prestigious as last year’s, but does anybody care?
In about two weeks Cambodians who lost their love ones in 2010’s Water Festival tragedy will mark the fourth anniversary of the stampede.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese online video site says it is bringing the “Big Brother” reality TV show to China.
Thailand has made strides in the fight against HIV, but must do more to directly prevent HIV transmission among men who have sex with men, transgender people, and sex workers. Midnight Poonkasetwattana, Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM), says it is crucial that the government and healthcare providers create a more welcoming and supportive environment for high-risk groups.
China seeks help in hunting down fugitive officials
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 3:17PM UTC
South Asian leaders gather at regional summit
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 3:10PM UTC
Strong earthquake hits China’s Sichuan province
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 9:59AM UTC
Cambodia Khmer Rouge trial suspended until January
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 9:56AM UTC
China state media says 24 coal miners die in fire
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 9:47AM UTC
China tries students of convicted Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 4:30PM UTC