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Long live the Lion Queen: Beyonce delights with new album

Long live the Lion Queen: Beyonce delights with new album The Bey Hive was feeling the love Friday over Beyonce’s release of the album “The Lion King: The Gift,” which the pop queen dropped as a sister piece to her new film, a remake of the Disney classic. Beyonce dubbed the 27-track album she curated […]

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Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam’s injuries were not life-threatening, Chinese state media reported. A video was posted on China’s Twitter-like Weibo service showing a man in a dark vest rushing […]

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Mud festival begins in Boryeong [PHOTOS]

Mud festival begins in Boryeong [PHOTOS] The annual Boryeong Mud Festival, one of the most famous summer events in Korea, opened Friday on the mud flats of the coast of this western city. The 10-day event, scheduled to run through July 28, is expected to attract many visitors from home and abroad, with dozens of […]

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Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1

Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1 Ryu Hyun-jin pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Friday night. Playing at Dodger Stadium for the first time since the All-Star break, the NL West leaders turned a Miami […]

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Korea’s southern regions hit by typhoon

Korea’s southern regions hit by typhoon South Korea will remain on alert over the weekend against any possible lingering impact of Typhoon Danas, though the storm appears to have died down, government officials said Saturday. No deaths have been reported but dozens of houses and some farming land are under water and more than a […]

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N. Korea calls Japan’s export curbs politically motivated

N. Korea calls Japan’s export curbs politically motivated North Korea said Saturday that Japanese export restrictions targeting South Korean companies are politically motivated and aimed at getting more votes in an upcoming election there. Japan has tightened regulations on exports to South Korea of three resource materials critical in the manufacture of semiconductors and panel […]

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Japan vows action if Korea hurts companies in trade row

Japan vows action if Korea hurts companies in trade row Japan’s foreign minister said Tokyo will take “necessary measures” against South Korea if interests of Japanese companies are harmed in an escalating trade dispute triggered by a controversial ruling on forced labor suffered by Koreans. The neighboring countries and U.S. allies are quarreling over South […]

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Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea’s Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of verbal agreements made between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump.

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Universal to release 2 new films in its ‘Halloween’ saga

Universal to release 2 new films in its ‘Halloween’ saga Universal Studios has announced that it will release two new “Halloween” films, including one with the ominous title “Halloween Ends.” The studio said Friday that the first of the films, “Halloween Kills,” will be released in 2020 and the second will come in 2021.

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