Thirty teenagers, thousands of hours of training, dozens of shattered dreams: it all comes to a head next week when the Blitzers will be launched into the cut-throat K-pop market, hoping to become the next BTS.
In a court clash with potentially huge repercussions for the world of mobile tech, Fortnite maker Epic Games takes on Apple starting Monday aiming to break the grip of the iPhone maker on its online marketplace.
Tiny unicorns and cartoon girls in clown costumes line the shelves of Wang Zhaoxue’s study in Beijing — tokens of China’s mania for “blind boxes” that has made fortunes for toymakers and even caught the attention of those in power.
The reality TV ordeal of a Russian who joined a Chinese boy band show by accident — and made it to the finals despite urging fans to vote him off — has finally ended after nearly three months.
Beijing-born Chloe Zhao was scrubbed from Chinese social media on Monday as a nationalist backlash airbrushed out her remarkable achievement of becoming the first woman of colour to win the best director Oscar.
The Japanese animated film “Demon Slayer” this weekend had the best opening ever recorded in North America for a foreign language film, a new milestone after already setting a box office record in Japan.
Surfers in the coastal Australian town of Byron Bay staged a “paddle out” protest Tuesday as locals rally against a planned Netflix reality show some say could attract hordes of “vacuous” Instagram tourists to their beachside paradise.
Kai of K-pop group EXO made history as the first Korean celebrity to release his collection with fashion powerhouse Gucci. This special capsule collaboration adds a surprising element to Gucci’s classic vibe.
The Oscars are the glitziest night of the year in Hollywood and millions across the globe tune in, but they threaten to be a dud in China after the nomination of a Hong Kong protest documentary.
Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” won this year’s top Hollywood directing award Saturday — the final major guild ceremony before the Oscars, and an important late bellwether in Tinseltown’s pandemic-delayed and mainly virtual award season.
Colombo police on Thursday arrested the current “Mrs World” on charges of assault over an on-stage fracas in which she pulled the crown off the head of the new “Mrs Sri Lanka”.
The Brave Girls were losing courage just weeks ago, on the verge of breaking up and abandoning their dreams of K-pop stardom after years of going nowhere.
A Sri Lankan beauty pageant winner who had her crown yanked off by last year’s champion in an ugly on-stage fracas has been re-declared the victor and says she will sue.
Chloe Zhao’s US road movie “Nomadland” has stoked controversy in China, but it will be “another few years” before the Beijing-born director will dare tackle her childhood roots on screen, she told the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Tuesday.
Leyna Bloom and Yumi Nu are the newest Sports Illustrated models that have made history this year. The first Black-Asian, and curvy Asian models, respectively, are proving that women of all sizes and colors can stand out in fashion.