Category Archives: Asian News

Obama’s dog Bo, a star of the White House, dies

Obama’s dog Bo, a star of the White House, dies

screenmixMay 9, 2021

In this file photo taken on April 14, 2009, Malia Obama walks her new six-month old Portuguese water dog Bo alongside US President Barack Obama, Sasha Obama and First Lady ...

Afrobeats put Ghna back on international music scene

Afrobeats put Ghna back on international music scene

screenmixMay 9, 2021

Ghana Afropop musician, Stonebwoy, sings during a recording session at his studio in his house in Accra, Ghana. ― ETX Studio pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the ...

The music festival refusing to bow to Covid-19

The music festival refusing to bow to Covid-19

screenmixMay 8, 2021

Stars already lined up include David Guetta, DJ Snake, Nina Kraviz, Tyga, Sepultura and Metronomy. — AFP pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news ...

J Balvin, a superstar grappling with fame's social responsibility

J Balvin, a superstar grappling with fame's social responsibility

screenmixMay 8, 2021

Colombian musician and composer Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvi aka J Balvin poses during a photo call at the Universal Music offices in Mexico City. — AFP pic Subscribe to our ...

Monsta to produce Raya specials for ‘BoBoiBoy’, ‘Papa Pipi’ fans

Monsta to produce Raya specials for ‘BoBoiBoy’, ‘Papa Pipi’ fans

screenmixMay 7, 2021

File photo shows BoBoiBoy mascots presenting ‘The Next Chapter of the BoBoiBoy Galaxy Season 2’ comic series, in Kuala Lumpur, February 26, 2020. — Bernama pic Subscribe to ...

Theatre-maker Jo Kukathas is working on a book inspired by her cats

Theatre-maker Jo Kukathas is working on a book inspired by her cats

screenmixMay 7, 2021

Kukathas with the late Kahoe. — Picture courtesy of Jo Kukathas Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know. PETALING JAYA, May 7 — You ...

Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich shirt next season

Ed Sheeran to sponsor Ipswich shirt next season

screenmixMay 7, 2021

Ed Sheeran will be the shirt sponsor for his boyhood team Ipswich Town next season. — AFP file pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to ...

Coldplay beam up new single ‘Higher Power’ to space

Coldplay beam up new single ‘Higher Power’ to space

screenmixMay 7, 2021

Members of Coldplay and French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet are seen during an interview, in this still image from an undated handout video obtained by Reuters on May 6, 2021. ...

Childish Gambino sued for alleged ‘This Is America’ copyright infringement

Childish Gambino sued for alleged ‘This Is America’ copyright infringement

screenmixMay 7, 2021

Childish Gambino arrives for the 60th Grammy Awards. — AFP pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know. NEW YORK, May 7 — Childish ...

Golden Globes voters approve sweeping reforms after racism row

Golden Globes voters approve sweeping reforms after racism row

screenmixMay 6, 2021

The scandal-hit organisation behind film and television’s Golden Globes on Thursday voted for sweeping reforms . — AFP pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest ...

Neelofa and hubby reportedly splurged RM10,000 on Persian rugs during Nilai shopping spree

Neelofa and hubby reportedly splurged RM10,000 on Persian rugs during Nilai shopping spree

screenmixMay 6, 2021

Neelofa and her husband are making headlines for all the wrong reasons once again, this time for allegedly crossing state borders to buy carpets. — Picture from ...

PU Amin ‘scared to take pictures’ after controversial photo with ‘sexy’ influencers went viral

PU Amin ‘scared to take pictures’ after controversial photo with ‘sexy’ influencers went viral

screenmixMay 6, 2021

The Islamic preacher has been receiving lots of breaking fast events but says he is afraid to attend. ―Pictures via Instagram/Nadira Isaac, PU Amin Subscribe to our Telegram ...

Comedian Lan Pet Pet claims he was provoked after video of scuffle with food delivery rider goes viral

Comedian Lan Pet Pet claims he was provoked after video of scuffle with food delivery rider goes viral

screenmixMay 6, 2021

The video of the scuffle between Lan Pet Pet and a food delivery rider went viral on social media. -— Picture via Instagram/lanpetpet Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the ...

Inside the cut-throat battle to build K-pop’s next superstars

Inside the cut-throat battle to build K-pop’s next superstars

screenmixMay 6, 2021

Members of the K-pop boy band Blitzers performing during their dance practise session at a rehearsal studio in Seoul April 29, 2021. — AFP pic Subscribe to our Telegram ...

Broadway to light up again in September when shows are set to return

Broadway to light up again in September when shows are set to return

screenmixMay 5, 2021

A worker looks out from the closed St James theatre where the musical ‘Frozen’ plays after it was announced that Broadway shows will cancel performances due to the ...

Malaysian singer Wany Hasrita mortified after photograph was used in sexually explicit viral video

Malaysian singer Wany Hasrita mortified after photograph was used in sexually explicit viral video

screenmixMay 5, 2021

The 29-year-old singer thanked fans for reporting the inappropriate clip to Twitter. — Picture from Instagram/Wany Hasrita Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest ...

Siti Nurhaliza criticised for saying she's getting 'free pahala’ after SOP controversy

Siti Nurhaliza criticised for saying she's getting 'free pahala’ after SOP controversy

screenmixMay 5, 2021

Siti’s words struck the wrong note with social media users. — Picture via Instagram/ctdk Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know. ...

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, former badminton champion father Prakash test positive for Covid-19

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, former badminton champion father Prakash test positive for Covid-19

screenmixMay 5, 2021

IIFA confirms that actress Deepika has been tested positive for Covid-19. ― Picture via instagram/deepikapadukone Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on ...

Lily James, Emily Beecham star in BBC elevant and funny costume drama for modern women (VIDEO)

Lily James, Emily Beecham star in BBC elevant and funny costume drama for modern women (VIDEO)

screenmixMay 5, 2021

James (left) and Beecham in a scene from the upcoming romantic drama series ‘The Pursuit of Love’. ― Picture courtesy of BBC First Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the ...

Billie Eilish to headline 2021 Governors Ball

Billie Eilish to headline 2021 Governors Ball

screenmixMay 5, 2021

US singer-songwriter Billie Eilish will headline New York’s 2021 Governors Ball festival. — AFP pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you ...

‘Youth With You 3’ frontrunner contestant Tony Yu Jingtian withdraws from reality show following controversies

‘Youth With You 3’ frontrunner contestant Tony Yu Jingtian withdraws from reality show following controversies

screenmixMay 5, 2021

‘Youth With You 3’ favourite contestant Tony Yu Jingtao has withdrawn from the reality show citing health problems. ― Picture via Instagram/ yujingtian_tony Subscribe to our ...

Britney Spears calls recent documentaries about her 'hypocritical'

Britney Spears calls recent documentaries about her 'hypocritical'

screenmixMay 5, 2021

Britney Spears is in a court battle seeking to replace her father as her conservator. — Reuters pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need ...

Billboard: Red Hot Chili Peppers sell song catalogue for US$140m

Billboard: Red Hot Chili Peppers sell song catalogue for US$140m

screenmixMay 4, 2021

The Red Hot Chili Peppers seen here in 2007. ― AFP pic via ETX Studio Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know. LOS ANGELES, May 5 ― ...

Twitter bans Indian actress for violating hate and abuse rules

Twitter bans Indian actress for violating hate and abuse rules

screenmixMay 4, 2021

Indian Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is known for her ardent support for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi — AFP pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest ...

Conan O’Brien to put his eponymous late night show to bed on June 24

Conan O’Brien to put his eponymous late night show to bed on June 24

screenmixMay 4, 2021

Comedian Conan O’Brien poses as he arrives at the WarnerMedia Upfront event in New York City, New York May 15, 2019. — Reuters pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for ...

WandaVision to Nomadland: 10 exciting Disney+ Hotstar titles awaiting Malaysians from June 1

WandaVision to Nomadland: 10 exciting Disney+ Hotstar titles awaiting Malaysians from June 1

screenmixMay 4, 2021

Disney+ Hotstar will bring more than 800 films and 18,000 episodes worth of content to Malaysians. — Picture courtesy of Disney+ Hotstar Subscribe to our Telegram channel for ...

Disney+ Hotstar offered automatically for an extra RM5/month to Astro Movies Pack customers

Disney+ Hotstar offered automatically for an extra RM5/month to Astro Movies Pack customers

screenmixMay 4, 2021

Astro has been appointed as an official distributor and you can enjoy Disney+ Hotstar content with the Movies Pack subscription. — PIcture via SoyaCincau Subscribe to our ...

Finas chairman Zakaria tests positive for Covid-19

Finas chairman Zakaria tests positive for Covid-19

screenmixMay 4, 2021

Finas chairman Zakaria Abdul Hamid tests positive for Covid-19. — Picture via Facebook/ zakaria.abdulhamid.54 Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news ...

South Korean actor Song Joong-ki apologises for placement of instant Chinese bibimbap in popular series 'Vincenzo'

South Korean actor Song Joong-ki apologises for placement of instant Chinese bibimbap in popular series 'Vincenzo'

screenmixMay 4, 2021

South Korean actor Song Joong-ki has apologised for the use of instant Chinese bibimbap in one of Vincenzo’s episodes. — Photo via Instagram/ hi_songjoongki Subscribe to ...

Disney+ Hotstar comes to Malaysia on June 1, RM54.90 for three months

Disney+ Hotstar comes to Malaysia on June 1, RM54.90 for three months

screenmixMay 4, 2021

Disney has officially introduced Disney+ Hotstar for Malaysia. — Picture via SoyaCincau Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know. ...