Lady Gaga announces star-studded coronavirus benefit telecast

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Pop music superstar Lady Gaga on Monday (April 6) announced a worldwide telecast featuring Paul McCartney, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and...

Coronavirus: S.H.E’s Ella Chen shows fans what stay-at-home looks like in a $5 million...

Ella Chen from Taiwan girl group S.H.E has come a long way since her days as a rookie singer. When she first started out, Chen, together...

Separate but happy together on air: How DJs co-host radio show amid Covid-19

SINGAPORE - When you listen to DJs talk on the radio, you probably have a pretty clear idea of what's going on. You kind of...

Apple of his eye: Taiwanese director Giddens Ko announces birth of daughter

Taiwanese novelist and director Giddens Ko, known for novels that have been made into films such as You Are The Apple Of My Eye...

Coronavirus: S.H.E.’s Ella Chen shows fans what stay-at-home looks like in a $5 million...

Ella Chen from Taiwan girl group S.H.E. has come a long way since her days as a rookie singer. When she first started out, Chen,...

Singapore Shelf: 6 reads for April

SINGAPORE - In need of new books to pass the time while you stay home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic? In this monthly...

Hyun Bin would not make an attractive North Korean, says defector

Although Hyun Bin is a well-loved heartthrob in South Korea, the 37-year-old actor actually falls far below North Korea's standards, according to a North...

How arts groups and freelancers are coping with Covid-19: Going digital and looking to...

SINGAPORE - As theatres go dark, artists and companies are trying to find alternative ways to engage with audiences. Both the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO)...

Covid-19 has cost the Singapore arts scene at least $2.6 million in box office...

SINGAPORE - The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a crippling financial blow to Singapore's arts scene. The cost to nine companies The Straits Times spoke...

British singer Duffy reveals details of rape ordeal

British singer Duffy has shared more details about her rape ordeal after she disclosed on Instagram in late February that her long absence from...

Canadian actress and activist Shirley Douglas dead at 86

TORONTO (AFP) - Canadian actress and civil rights activist Shirley Douglas died on Sunday (April 5) at the age of 86, her son actor...

Movies On My Mind: New releases, classics and award-winners head to streaming

SINGAPORE - Coming soon to that iPad in your hand are the Vin Diesel cyborg action pic Bloodshot, the Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus...

Hong Kong singer Shirley Kwan quits show business

Hong Kong singer Shirley Kwan, who shot to fame in 1989 with the hit, Happy Are Those In Love, announced on social media that...

Tanya Chua launches Covid-19 version of her song Dark Cloud

SINGAPORE - Home-grown singer Tanya Chua was originally supposed to hold her concert in Taipei in May, but it has been postponed due to...

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting a girl

Almost a month after announcing her pregnancy, American pop star Katy Perry got her wish - she is expecting a girl. Perry, who is engaged...

The Life List: 6 things to know about hit Netflix documentary Tiger King

SINGAPORE - If you see jokes and references on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter about how "Carole totally fed her husband to tigers" or "My...

Actress Zoe Tay and her family are staying home as much as possible

SINGAPORE - During a telephone interview with the reigning queen of local dramas Zoe Tay, her dog was barking loudly and vague voices of...

Tourism hot spots: Then & now

Once heavily thronged, global tourist hot spots now lie empty. Gaggles of tourists posing for selfies and vendors hawking souvenirs are things of the...

Tourism hot spots then & now

Once heavily thronged, global tourist hot spots now lie empty. Gaggles of tourists posing for selfies and vendors hawking souvenirs are things of the...

Even in an empty stadium, Wrestlemania must go on

It's billed as "the showcase of the immortals", the marquee extravaganza that's the centrepiece of WWE's packed calendar. Wrestlemania, originally slated to take place in...

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