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  • Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Japanese Chopsticks Exhibition

    October 31, 2017 6:15 AM 98

    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host an exhibition entitled “Japanese Chopsticks Exhibition – as Part of Gift Giving Tradition” from November 7 to 20, 2017 in the Art Lobby. About 70 lacquered chopsticks from various prefectures throughout Japan will be displayed

  • Jack Ma stars in kung fu movie with Jet Li

    October 31, 2017 2:43 AM 88

    ALIBABA founder Jack Ma will appear in a kung fu movie with Jet Li, Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung Kam-bo. The movie Gong Shou Dao (The Art of Attack and Defence) will be released on Nov 11. Li is the producer of the movie. None of the actors are paid for their roles in the movie, Alibaba said in a Friday blog post. The 53-year-old Ma said he will make his movie

  • Malaysian actor-director Hans Isaac cancels wedding

    October 31, 2017 12:05 AM 87

    PETALING JAYA - The relationship crisis between Datuk Hans Isaac and his fiancee Aileen Gabriella Robinson has come to an end after the actor decided to call off the wedding. Hans was supposed to wed Gabriella, a model and ex-beauty queen, on July 29 this year. "With a heavy heart, I announce that my plans to marry, having been engaged ... earlier this year, have to be cancelled

  • Popular Korean actor Kim Joo-hyuk killed in car crash

    October 30, 2017 11:01 PM 92

    Actor Kim Joo-hyuk, 45, died as the result of a car crash Monday afternoon at around 6:30 p.m. in Samseong-dong, Seoul, police said. Kim's Mercedes-Benz SUV was driving down Yeongdong Daero when it crashed into Hyundai Grandeur near an I-Park apartment complex in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul. Kim's car then crashed into the wall of an apartment block

  • Kevin Spacey apologises for 'drunken behaviour'

    October 30, 2017 9:00 PM 99

    NEW YORK • After years of fierce privacy about his personal life, two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey said on Sunday night he has chosen to live his life as a gay man and also apologised to actor Anthony Rapp for an incident Rapp said occurred in 1986. The rapid cycle of accusation and apology began on Sunday evening, when BuzzFeed published an article

  • Spacey under fire over teen 'sexual advance' claim

    October 30, 2017 3:46 PM 96

    NEW YORK: Coming out as gay, Kevin Spacey sparked a furious backlash on Monday (Oct 30) over accusations, in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, that he made sexual advances on a 14-year-old boy more than 30 years ago. The 58-year-old stage and cinema actor, double Oscar winner and most recently star of the American version of "House of Cards"

  • Korean actor Kim Joo-hyuk killed in car crash

    October 30, 2017 11:38 AM 85

    Popular Korean actor Kim Joo-hyuk was killed in a car crash, Korean news agency Yonhap reported. His Mercedes overturned and caught fire after an accident at around 4.30pm on Monday (Oct 30) in Gangnam, Yonhap said. His girlfriend Lee Yoo-young was in Busan filming for an upcoming Running Man episode when she was informed, a Facebook post on Running

  • South Korean actor Kim Joo Hyuk killed in traffic accident in Gangnam

    October 30, 2017 9:37 AM 85

    SEOUL - South Korean actor Kim Joo Hyuk, 45, died in a traffic accident on Monday (Oct 30), according to local media reports citing the police. The accident happened around 4.30pm (Korea time) in the upscale Gangnam district. Kim, who is known for television dramas including Lovers in Prague, was driving alone in a black Mercedes-Benz sports utility

  • Alibaba’s Jack Ma stars in short kung fu movie to promote tai chi

    October 30, 2017 5:48 AM 90

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma Yun will make his big-screen debut alongside action stars Jet Li, Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung Kam-bo in a short kung fu movie to be released next month. Ma’s appearance was to promote tai chi, a traditional Chinese martial art that Ma has pursued for decades, Alibaba said on Saturday. Alibaba owns the South China Morning Post. The movie

  • Universal’s ‘American Made’ 4k Blu-ray release date & details

    October 30, 2017 3:38 AM 88

    Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray release date and details for the action/comedy American Made. The film will release to Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray and DVD on January 9, 2018. On Blu-ray and 4k Blu-ray American Made is presented at 1.85:1 widescreen resolution with an English soundtrack in DTS:X Immersive Audio (as well as DTS Headphone