Chicago trial for R Kelly tentatively set for next April

CHICAGO (TCA/DPA) - R Kelly now has a trial date, at least a tentative one. A federal judge in Chicago on Wednesday (Sept 4) set...

South Korea’s Parasite wins Oscar for Best International Feature Film

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - South Korea's Parasite, a pitch-black comedy about haves and have-nots in modern Seoul, won the Oscar for Best International Film...

Stars of Frozen and Hamilton in new animated musical series Central Park

LOS ANGELES - Debuting on Friday on Apple TV+, Central Park is an animated musical about a family living as caretakers in New York's...

The Life List: 10 places to ring in 2020 in Singapore

SINGAPORE - From swanky, sky-high parties that offer stunning views of fireworks over Marina Bay and themed throwback dos at hotels and bars, to...

One-Armed Swordsman actor Jimmy Wang Yu to get Golden Horse lifetime achievement award

Jimmy Wang Yu once slayed box-office opponents as the One-Armed Swordsman (1967) on screen. The actor went on to introduce the martial arts genre of...

89-year-old Tan Hock Seng Cake Shop, famous for Hokkien pastries, will stay open for...

SINGAPORE - For months, the fate of Tan Hock Seng Cake Shop, an 89-year-old bakery specialising in Hokkien pastries, was in limbo. The traditional confectionery...

Ambitious Singapore-Taiwan drama All Is Well to air different episodes back to back on...

SINGAPORE - Television A-listers from both Singapore and Taiwan showed up last Friday to launch one of Mediacorp's most ambitious projects yet. Suspense drama All...

Donnie Yen floors competition, completing #bottlecapchallenge blindfolded

It is a challenge that Jackie Chan - known for his audacious stunts in movies - would not shy away from. But it is instead...

Conservationist Jane Goodall: Disrespect of nature caused pandemic

LOS ANGELES - Primatologist and conservation icon Jane Goodall believes the coronavirus pandemic was caused by humans' disrespect for animals and nature, but that...

James Cameron salutes Avengers: Endgame for breaking his Avatar box-office record

NEW YORK (AFP) - Director James Cameron congratulated Avengers: Endgame on Monday (July 22) for beating his film Avatar to become the highest-grossing movie...

Taylor Swift to perform at MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Taylor Swift is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced on Wednesday (Aug 7) that the pop...

Rolls-Royce sales hit record high, Bentley also on a roll

SINGAPORE - Despite weak global economic sentiment, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered an all-time high of 5,152 cars globally last year, up 25 per cent...

Five standout moments from the Grammys

The Grammys took place on Monday (Jan 27) in Los Angeles hours after news broke that basketball legend and Lakers star Kobe Bryant and...

The Life List: Song and dance tributes to those fighting coronavirus outbreak

SINGAPORE - Orchestras and schools around the world have turned to music to rally the people of Wuhan, where the coronavirus originated, and to...

Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Coronalogues is a play about, and for, the pandemic

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Repertory Theatre is the first company to commission and produce a work about Covid-19, made specifically for these circuit breaker...

Katy Perry shows up at skincare launch of fiance’s ex-wife Miranda Kerr

Pop star Katy Perry is on a mission to make as many friends as possible. Days after ending her years-long feud with fellow pop star...

Bachelorette star Tyler Cameron, 26, flirts with actress Jennifer Garner, 47, on Instagram

Is The Bachelorette star Tyler Cameron, 26, hitting on American actress Jennifer Garner, 47? On Wednesday (Jan 22), Garner shared on Instagram a collage of...

A$AP Rocky to be held in Sweden for 6 more days as protest clamour...

STOCKHOLM (NYTIMES) - It started as a quarrel on a quiet Stockholm street, but the case of A$AP Rocky, the rapper detained in Sweden...

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