SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 05: NCT 127 perform at 99.7 NOW! POPTOPIA 2019 Radio show at SAP Center on December 5, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Exciting times for K-pop movie fans – America is making 4 right now
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Anderson Paak’s ‘K-Pops!’, Netflix’s ‘Somewhere Only We Know’, Sony’s ‘K-pop: Demon Hunters’, and Lynda Obst and Miky Lee’s ‘K-pop: Lost in America’ are all in development.

SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 05: NCT 127 perform at 99.7 NOW! POPTOPIA 2019 Radio show at SAP Center on December 5, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
Exciting times for K-pop movie fans – America is making 4 right now

Anderson Paak’s ‘K-Pops!’, Netflix’s ‘Somewhere Only We Know’, Sony’s ‘K-pop: Demon Hunters’, and Lynda Obst and Miky Lee’s ‘K-pop: Lost in America’ are all in development.

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Najib Razak, Malaysia’s former prime minister (L), who was convicted for 1MDB-related corruption charges in 2020, and Anwar Ibrahim, opposition leader, fist bump during a TV debate on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
A grand flop? Najib and Anwar fail to inspire in Malaysia debate

Najib Razak, who is on bail appealing a 12-year jail sentence, has often avoided debates but this time took part in a 90-minute stand-off with seasoned orator Anwar Ibrahim.

14 May 2022 - 9:34AM
Korean drama reviews
Woori the Virgin: bright and breezy immaculate conception K-drama

A remake of US series Jane the Virgin, this romcom sees Lim Soo-hyang playing a 30-year-old celibate, who is accidentally impregnated at a fertility clinic.

A remake of US series Jane the Virgin, this romcom sees Lim Soo-hyang playing a 30-year-old celibate, who is accidentally impregnated at a fertility clinic.

13 May 2022 - 7:24PM
Italy
Asian celebs fall in love with Udine, Italy at Far Eastern Film Festival

Swap overcrowded Venice for the ancient city of Udine, which offers a welcome alternative to the usual touristy fare, as Asian celebrities visiting for the Far East Film Festival discover.

Swap overcrowded Venice for the ancient city of Udine, which offers a welcome alternative to the usual touristy fare, as Asian celebrities visiting for the Far East Film Festival discover.

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How Michelle Yeoh and Sandra Oh took Asian-American mums mainstream
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Top Gun: Maverick – Tom Cruise is back for stunning action sequel
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An illustration of an ancient Chinese punishment from the book The Punishments of China (1801). Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Reflections | Nose cut off, castrated, boiled alive: China’s extreme 5 Punishments of old

Designed to cause the most intense physical pain and psychological anguish, ancient China’s five punishments ranged from amputation and torture to horrific death.

12 May 2022 - 8:45AM
Reflections | Like Angela Rayner, Chinese women politicians have endured puerile comments

Empress Lü skilfully dealt with letter from a neighbouring ruler whose insolence is comparable with British tabloid The Mail and its recent attack on Rayner of the UK Labour Party.

Empress Lü skilfully dealt with letter from a neighbouring ruler whose insolence is comparable with British tabloid The Mail and its recent attack on Rayner of the UK Labour Party.

6 May 2022 - 5:00PM
Like Angela Rayner, Chinese women politicians have endured puerile comments
What a view | Netflix stand-up comedy special Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy isn’t funny

If you’re tuning into Netflix stand-up special Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy, be prepared for a rambling, repetitive, hour-long rant with – count ‘em – 84 F-bombs.

If you’re tuning into Netflix stand-up special Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy, be prepared for a rambling, repetitive, hour-long rant with – count ‘em – 84 F-bombs.

1 May 2022 - 9:45AM
Netflix stand-up comedy special Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy isn’t funny

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