Category Archives: Asian News

Guitar that broke up Oasis sells for US$390,000

Guitar that broke up Oasis sells for US$390,000

screenmixMay 18, 2022

Guitar expert Arthur Perrault holds the Oasis band member Noel Gallagher’s Gibson ES-355 guitar, destroyed during an argument with his brother at Paris’ Rock en ...

Cannes Film Festival opens with Zelensky appeal to world cinema

Cannes Film Festival opens with Zelensky appeal to world cinema

screenmixMay 17, 2022

Host Virginie Efira speaks during the opening ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, May 17, 2022. ― Reuters pic CANNES, May 18 ― The Cannes Film Festival opened yesterday ...

Local musician and team put together book on how music activities can help special-needs children, methods for teachers

Local musician and team put together book on how music activities can help special-needs children, methods for teachers

screenmixMay 17, 2022

Joshua (left) on his electric guitar and both Edwin and Tan who worked together to create a RISE book for special-needs children. — Picture courtesy of Edwin Nathaniel and ...

Final touches for 75th Cannes film fest

Final touches for 75th Cannes film fest

screenmixMay 17, 2022

Cannes Film festival will take place from May 17 to May 28. — AFP pic CANNES, May 17 — The last touches were being laid in Cannes on Monday for the 75th anniversary edition of ...

Amber Heard says trial is ‘torture,’ wants to ‘move on’

Amber Heard says trial is ‘torture,’ wants to ‘move on’

screenmixMay 17, 2022

Actor Amber Heard testifies in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax May 16, 2022. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, May 17 — Amber Heard testified ...

‘Peace, love and Russian Roll’: Austrian band parties on

‘Peace, love and Russian Roll’: Austrian band parties on

screenmixMay 16, 2022

Moscow-born lead singer Georgij Makazaria and Ukrainian bassist Dimitrij Miller co-founded S.oviet nostalgia ska-punk band Russkaja. — AFP pic KAPFENBERG, May 16 — Fans still ...

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes

screenmixMay 16, 2022

Actor Amber Heard testifies about the first time she says her ex-husband, actor Johnny Depp hit her, at Fairfax County Circuit Court in Virginia May 4, 2022. — Reuters pic ...

‘Doctor Strange’ slips but stays atop N.America box office

‘Doctor Strange’ slips but stays atop N.America box office

screenmixMay 16, 2022

Marvel and Disney’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness topped North America’s box office again. — Picture courtesy of Disney Malaysia LOS ANGELES, May 16 — Marvel and ...

Rapping, breakdancing Ukrainians win Eurovision in musical morale boost

Rapping, breakdancing Ukrainians win Eurovision in musical morale boost

screenmixMay 15, 2022

Members of the band ‘Kalush Orchestra’ celebrate onstage with Ukraine’s flags after winning on behalf of Ukraine the Eurovision Song contest 2022 on May 14, 2022 at the ...

Britney Spears and partner announce miscarriage

Britney Spears and partner announce miscarriage

screenmixMay 14, 2022

Britney Spears and longtime partner Sam Asghari. — Picture via Facebook WASHINGTON, May 15 — Pop star Britney Spears said in an Instagram post Saturday that her surprise ...

Tokyo’s stylish toilets inspire director Wim Wenders

Tokyo’s stylish toilets inspire director Wim Wenders

screenmixMay 14, 2022

A public toilet designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando in the Shibuya neighbourhood in Tokyo. — AFP pic TOKYO, May 14 — From American road trips to modern dance and the ...

Wolves, witches and rapping Ukrainians compete for Eurovision title

Wolves, witches and rapping Ukrainians compete for Eurovision title

screenmixMay 14, 2022

Members of the band ‘Kalush Orchestra’ perform on behalf of Ukraine during the first semifinal of the Eurovision Song contest 2022 on May 10, 2022 at the Palalpitour venue in ...

In new album, Kendrick Lamar delivers introspection and biting social critique

In new album, Kendrick Lamar delivers introspection and biting social critique

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Kendrick Lamar, the acclaimed rapper whose affecting lyricism has soundtracked the Black Lives Matter movement and compelled fans as well as critics to call him the voice of a ...

Five new talents to watch at Cannes

Five new talents to watch at Cannes

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Austin Butler arrives at the In America: An Anthology of Fashion themed Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York May 2, 2022. — Reuters pic PARIS, ...

Cannes unfurls blood-red carpet for gory films

Cannes unfurls blood-red carpet for gory films

screenmixMay 13, 2022

The Palme d’Or trophy is pictured at Chopard Jewellery House on May 10, 2022 in Meyrin near Geneva ahead of the 75th Cannes Film Festival starting May 17 to 28, 2022. — ...

Actress Emma Maembong receives backlash, religious advice online over ‘sexy attire’ (VIDEO)

Actress Emma Maembong receives backlash, religious advice online over ‘sexy attire’ (VIDEO)

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Actress Emma Maembong is criticised by online users for her choice of attire. ― Picture via Instagram/emma_maembongofficial KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― Actress Emma Maembong has ...

‘Showtime 1958’: The untold story about P. Ramlee’s lost variety show now on Netflix (VIDEO)

‘Showtime 1958’: The untold story about P. Ramlee’s lost variety show now on Netflix (VIDEO)

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Amai Kamaruddin stars as Malaysian icon P. Ramlee in the new Netflix film ‘Showtime 1958’. ― Picture courtesy of Nafalia Corporation KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― Many believe that ...

Taiwan King of Mandopop Jay Chou’s concert in KL postponed again, to be held on Jan 15 next year

Taiwan King of Mandopop Jay Chou’s concert in KL postponed again, to be held on Jan 15 next year

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Taiwan’s King of Mandopop Jay Chou’s concert in Kuala Lumpur has been pushed to January 15 next year. — Picture via Facebook/ 周杰倫 Jay Chou KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — ...

BTS fans urge group to remove song from latest album written by composer accused of sexual assault, filming sex video

BTS fans urge group to remove song from latest album written by composer accused of sexual assault, filming sex video

screenmixMay 13, 2022

BTS poses at the carpet during arrivals ahead of iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert at The Forum, in Inglewood, California, US, December 3, 2021. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, May ...

Country music star Naomi Judd died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, family say

Country music star Naomi Judd died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, family say

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Country music star Naomi Judd listens as her daughter Ashley reads off the Tennessee vote totals during the roll call vote during the second session of the Democratic National ...

Movie critics gush over Tom Cruise’s return in ‘Top Gun’ sequel

Movie critics gush over Tom Cruise’s return in ‘Top Gun’ sequel

screenmixMay 13, 2022

Cast member Tom Cruise attends the global premiere for the film Top Gun: Maverick on the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, California May 4, 2022. — Reutesr pic LOS ANGELES, May ...

Film by director killed in Ukraine to be shown at Cannes

Film by director killed in Ukraine to be shown at Cannes

screenmixMay 12, 2022

The official logo with a Palme d’Or symbol is seen on a screen in front of a cinema before the presentation of the official selection of the 74th Cannes International Film ...

Rapper J. Cole surprises long-time fan by attending her college graduation ceremony

Rapper J. Cole surprises long-time fan by attending her college graduation ceremony

screenmixMay 12, 2022

Grammy-Award winning rapper J Cole made a surprise appearance at a long-time fan’s graduation ceremony in New Jersey on Wednesday. — Picture via Twitter KUALA LUMPUR, ...

Elizabeth Olsen ‘frustrated’ at losing roles due to her MCU contract as Scarlet Witch (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Olsen ‘frustrated’ at losing roles due to her MCU contract as Scarlet Witch (VIDEO)

screenmixMay 12, 2022

‘Doctor Strange 2’ star Elizabeth Olsen revealed her bumpy journey to fully embracing her MCU role in an interview with the New York Times. ― Picture courtesy of Marvel ...

Indian musician Sid Sriram adds second day to upcoming KL concert due to overwhelming response from fans

Indian musician Sid Sriram adds second day to upcoming KL concert due to overwhelming response from fans

screenmixMay 12, 2022

Fans who were unable to get tickets during the first round can try to catch Sid for his second show on August 21. — Picture via Instagram/sidsriram PETALING JAYA, May 12 — Due ...

Claire Danes digs into mystic mystery in ‘The Essex Serpent’

Claire Danes digs into mystic mystery in ‘The Essex Serpent’

screenmixMay 11, 2022

Actor Claire Danes arrives for the world premiere of ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’ in London, Britain, April 25, 2022. — Reuters pic LONDON, May 11 — Claire Danes says her first ...

Legendary Asian American actor James Hong, 93, receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Legendary Asian American actor James Hong, 93, receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

screenmixMay 11, 2022

Hong finally received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after 68 years in showbiz. — Picture via Instagram/imagerybyoscar via Hollywood Walk of Fame KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ...

‘Everything Everywhere’ creators set out to surprise with sci-fi action comedy

‘Everything Everywhere’ creators set out to surprise with sci-fi action comedy

screenmixMay 11, 2022

The movie stars Michelle Yeoh as laundromat owner Evelyn Wang who has trouble connecting with her family and paying her taxes. — Reuters pic LONDON, May 11 — As its title ...

‘Doctor Strange 2’ rakes up over RM26m in Malaysia, biggest opening day since ‘Avengers: Endgame’

‘Doctor Strange 2’ rakes up over RM26m in Malaysia, biggest opening day since ‘Avengers: Endgame’

screenmixMay 10, 2022

Marvel Studios’ ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ has secured the biggest opening day in Malaysia since ‘Avengers: Endgame’. — Picture courtesy of Disney Malaysia ...

Dolly Parton joins Doja Cat for musical on Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza (VIDEO)

Dolly Parton joins Doja Cat for musical on Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza (VIDEO)

screenmixMay 10, 2022

Parton and Doja Cat take sponsored content to a new level with ‘Mexican Pizza: The Musical’. — Pictures via Instagram/ dollyparton and dojacat PETALING JAYA, May 10 — Dolly ...