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Young Japanese celebrate Coming of Age Day under COVID's shadow

Tokyo, Jan 11, 2021 - Young women in colorful traditional costumes, masks and white stoles braved cold weather in lines and sat seats apart...

Mercedes wide screen display aims to outdo Tesla's hallmark touchscreen

London, Jan 7, 2021- Daimler AG’s on Thursday unveiled a new “Hyperscreen” display that will cover almost the entire dashboard of its luxury Mercedes-Benz...

Twitter, Facebook muzzle Trump amid Capitol violence

New York, Jan 6, 2021 - In an unprecedented step, Facebook and Twitter suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms Wednesday following...

BTS wraps up record-breaking year with New Year's Eve online concert

Goyang, South Korea, Dec 31, 2020 - Global K-Pop sensation BTS celebrated New Year’s Eve with an online concert on Thursday along with other...

Pierre Cardin, father of fashion branding, dies at 98

Paris, Dec 29, 2020 - French couturier Pierre Cardin, who made his name by selling designer clothes to the masses, and his fortune by...

Dismay over at Golden Globe ruling on ‘Minari’

Los Angeles, Dec 24, 2020 - Asian-American filmmakers on Wednesday expressed dismay that South Korean drama “Minari” will compete for honors at next year’s...

Film Review: Tokyo Oasis

Tokyo Oasis  83 minutes, Japan, 2011 Reviewed by Arturo Arrerondo Writer/director Matsumoto Kana’s brilliant follow-up to her equally brilliant Mother Water  follows the actress Touko, portrayed by...

Indonesian teacher-turned-tailor fashions cat cosplay costumes

Bogor, Dec 15, 2020 - It may not be haute couture, but former Indonesian school teacher turned tailor Fredi Lugina Priadi has found a...

Solo sauna a hot favorite in Tokyo as coronavirus cases rise

Tokyo, Dec 11, 2020 - The spread of the novel coronavirus may have slowed economies and closed many businesses worldwide, but it hasn’t been...

New Star Wars and Marvel shows underpin Disney's ambitious streaming targets

Los Angeles, Dec 11, 2020 - Walt Disney Co on Thursday announced a heavy slate of new shows for its streaming services, including Marvel...