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Racism and hate have no place in K-pop fandoms, but are rife. What can we do?

Racism and hate have no place in K-pop fandoms, but are...

Violent threats, racism and misogyny await journalists and fans who raise legitimate...

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Prior Convictions movie review: Japanese manga adaptation sees Kasumi Arimura reprise her role from TV series as a volunteer probation officer

Prior Convictions movie review: Japanese manga adaptation...

Japanese actress Kasumi Arimura is back as a part-time probation officer, caught...

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Hong Kong singer Mike Tsang on performing with George Lam, his new album, and who he would love to collaborate with

Hong Kong singer Mike Tsang on performing with George Lam,...

Tsang, who names The Weeknd and Bruno Mars among his inspirations, recently took...

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Minions: The Rise of Gru movie review – Steve Carell, Michelle Yeoh and Jean-Claude Van Damme enliven enjoyable second prequel to Despicable Me

Minions: The Rise of Gru movie review – Steve Carell, Michelle...

With Linda Ronstadt, Simon and Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones on the soundtrack and...

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A feminist pioneer’s tough love for her daughter and how illness broke down barriers between them: Simone Heng’s memoir gets personal

A feminist pioneer’s tough love for her daughter and how...

Singapore-based presenter ended a ‘toxic relationship’ with TV to repair another...

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Peter Chan’s early films, featuring the two Tony Leungs and Maggie Cheung, were a breath of fresh air in Hong Kong

Peter Chan’s early films, featuring the two Tony Leungs...

Peter Chan’s early films, featuring the likes of Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Ka-fai...

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Julie Otsuka writes about dementia with vision and wisdom in The Swimmers, but its dazzling opening jars with what follows

Julie Otsuka writes about dementia with vision and wisdom...

The Swimmers, Julie Otsuka’s long-awaited third novel, traces the elderly Alice’s...

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Netflix Korean reality show Change Days, hosted by comedian Jang Do-yeon, gets couples to break up with each other

Netflix Korean reality show Change Days, hosted by comedian...

Netflix Korean reality show Change Days features four couples deciding whether to...

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Netflix K-drama review: Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Part 1 gives a slick geopolitical makeover to hit Spanish thriller series

Netflix K-drama review: Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic...

Featuring a cast that includes Jeon Jong-seo, Jang Yoon-ju and Yoo Ji-tae, the Netflix...

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K-drama review: Woori the Virgin – bubbly romcom starring Lim Soo-hyang recovers for a romantic photo finish

K-drama review: Woori the Virgin – bubbly romcom starring...

With an ending more unpredictable than a thriller, Korean romantic comedy series...

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How reading The Art of Retail Buying taught co-founder of sustainable fashion label Allegory everything she needed to know about business

How reading The Art of Retail Buying taught co-founder...

A chat with a Ralph Lauren executive led to Fiona Fang reading The Art of Retail...

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Look Up movie review: bland and patronising stories of grown-up children chasing their dreams hardly make for a celebration of 25 years of Chinese rule in Hong Kong

Look Up movie review: bland and patronising stories of...

Meant to be a celebration of 25 years since Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong was...

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The reaction to BTS taking a break was very disrespectful and should not be how the news treats pop stars in 2022

The reaction to BTS taking a break was very disrespectful...

Panic over how long BTS’s hiatus would be and whether it would end in permanent...

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The Karate Kid musical’s Mr Miyagi on Asian representation, how it’s ‘not a movie being staged’, and stepping into Pat Morita’s shoes

The Karate Kid musical’s Mr Miyagi on Asian representation,...

Jovanni Sy, who plays Mr Miyagi in a musical version of The Karate Kid that could...

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K-drama Jinxed at First: Seohyun, Na In-woo in cutesy fantasy romcom that comes on a little strong

K-drama Jinxed at First: Seohyun, Na In-woo in cutesy fantasy...

In Korean drama series Jinxed at First, Seohyun of K-pop’s Girls’ Generation stars...

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Meeting Muhammad Ali, tussling with a tennis legend, living easy on Lamma – Nick Lovatt the bearded book man on his 70 years in Hong Kong

Meeting Muhammad Ali, tussling with a tennis legend, living...

The Bookman of Lamma Island tells Kate Whitehead about getting headbutted by a tennis...