Blackpink’s Ddu-du Ddu-du tops 1.1 billion YouTube views

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The music video of K-pop girl group Blackpink's 2018 song Ddu-du Ddu-du topped 1.1 billion YouTube views...

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies, aged 92

PARIS (AFP) - Albert Uderzo, who drew the Asterix And Obelix comics that delighted legions of children and adults over the past six decades,...

Coronavirus: American playwright Terrence McNally dies of complications

NEW YORK (AFP) - Terrence McNally, a revered American playwright, librettist and screenwriter whose long career earned him four Tony awards and an Emmy,...

Money FM 89.3 Podcast: Author Jung Chang on her work and new book

Your Money: Author Jung Chang on her work and new book 14:57 mins Synopsis: Host Michelle Martin speaks to author, Jung Chang about her array of...

Goh Soon Tioe Centenary Award for violinist or string player open for applications

SINGAPORE - The Goh Soon Tioe Centenary Award is back for its ninth consecutive year of commending promising musicians and is now open for...

Celebrities including Andy Lau pay tributes to late Taiwan celebrity dancer Serena Liu

Serena Liu had danced with many international stars but Andy Lau was the only one who held her hand and led her down the...

Singapore’s Odette remains at No. 1 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list

SINGAPORE - French fine-dining restaurant Odette at the National Gallery Singapore retains its No. 1 position on this year's Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list....

Stefanie Sun discloses on social media what she does at home

SINGAPORE - What has local singer Stefanie Sun been up to at home in a time of the coronavirus? Well, letting the sun in to...

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

PARIS (AFP) - Albert Uderzo, who drew the Asterix And Obelix comics that delighted legions of children and adults over the past six decades,...

TV drama FBI: Most Wanted an instant hit in the United States

LOS ANGELES - Just when you think there could not possibly be room for another crime procedural, the hit factory that made the grandfather...

Musician Finneas: Solo shows are fun but it’s lonely performing without sister Billie Eilish

SINGAPORE - Producer, singer-songwriter and musician Finneas does not need a fancy studio to make some of the biggest pop hits of the day...

Late South Korean actor Moon Ji-yoon’s father writes letter of thanks

Late South Korean actor Moon Ji-yoon's agency, Family Ent, shared on Monday (March 23) a letter written by his father, Mr Moon Kwang-suk. According to...

Former K-pop boy band 2AM singer Jo Kwon completes military service and returns to...

South Korean singer Jo Kwon has completed his military enlistment. The former 2AM member posted a message to his Instagram on Monday (March 23) reflecting...

Malay theatre group Teater Ekamatra cancels play Berak

SINGAPORE - Malay theatre group Teater Ekamatra is cancelling its production Berak, after stricter safe distancing measures were announced last week (March 20) to...

Writer Kazuo Ishiguro’s daughter Naomi debuts with short story collection Escape Routes

SINGAPORE - The short stories of British writer Naomi Ishiguro are filled with flights of fancy and routes of escape. A man walks into...

Former Korean girl group 9Muses singer Moon Hyuna announces pregnancy

Moon Hyuna, a former singer with Korean girl group 9Muses singer, has announced on Instagram that she is pregnant. "I have two hearts in me....

Coronavirus: Singapore International Festival of Arts and War Horse cancelled

SINGAPORE - The Singapore International Festival of Arts (Sifa) and the blockbuster National Theatre’s War Horse are the latest casualties of the coronavirus pandemic....

Movies On My Mind: Releases affected by Covid-19 from James Bond to Mulan

SINGAPORE - In the end, not even the combined might of Her Majesty's finest agent and a woman warrior could stand up to an...

Coronavirus: Rihanna’s foundation donates $7.3 million to relief efforts

Pop star Rihanna's foundation has donated US$5 million (S$7.3 million) towards the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The Clara Lionel Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded...

The arts at your fingertips – from virtual museum tours to Broadway shows online

SINGAPORE - Theatres on Broadway have gone dark.Big museums, from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art to London's Tate Gallery, are closed as a...

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