| May 22, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has called off a planned concert in South Korea after missing four shows in Japan because of a virus-related illness.
“Paul is still feeling ill and this cancellation is unavoidable,” said a statement issued...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:23 PM
FIFA made an extraordinary decision when it awarded the last World Cup to South Africa, welcoming a nation and a continent to stand center stage under the hottest spotlight in international sports.
And despite a few glitches, the 2010 tournament was a...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
As a ferry started to tilt dangerously off the South Korean coast, a group of teenage passengers made jokes and talked of posting about the experience on Facebook.
One started to hum the theme song from the movie "Titanic."
But as the listing got...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:54 PM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Japan failed to reach agreement on free-trade talks as President Obama left Japan on Friday without the breakthrough needed to advance a key element of his broader agenda of strengthening America's hand in Asia.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In front of me, the movie screen starts at the floor and rises so high it's like seeing "Divergent" on the side of a building. At the moment warrior princess Tris, played by a fierce Shailene Woodley, is about to jump onto a speeding train. I can feel the...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Grace of Monaco (1)
Olivier Dahan, France-U.S.-Belgium-Italy
Atom Egoyan, Canada
Clouds of Sils Maria
Olivier Assayas, France-Switzerland-Germany
Bennett Miller, U.S.
Goodbye to Language
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A fictional account of a Japanese WWII pilot that features the most breathtaking images of aviation seen in an Asian war film since South Korea's "Soar Into the Skies" (2010), "The Eternal Zero" marks another vfx victory for helmer Takashi Yamazaki,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:42 AM
SEOUL -- North Korea on Tuesday celebrated the birthday of its founder, Kim Il Sung, with current leader Kim Jong Un reportedly paying respects at his grandfather’s mausoleum amid efforts to more closely associate him with the late leader’s...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:34 AM
SEOUL -- The dramatic capsizing of a ferry stunned South Korea on Wednesday as rescuers raced to save 459 people aboard the vessel off the country’s southern coast. By mid-afternoon, however, about 293 people remained unaccounted for and two were...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:04 AM
SEOUL -- As a ferry carrying 462 people slowly sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday, a high school student sent a heartbreaking cellphone text message.
“Mom,” it said, “This might be my last chance to tell you I love...