Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will receive the first Fred Rogers Legacy Award, which is named for the creator and late host of the television show “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.”
After writing a best-selling book about a superstar of the digital age, Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson is working on a tribute to teamwork.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Beloved U.S. child star and comic actor Mickey Rooney, one of Hollywood's most enduring denizens whose career began in the silent film era, died on Sunday. He was 93.
Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around.
A second person has come forward with a claim on a painting found among a trove of artworks in the Munich home of a reclusive collector, including works believed looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis.
George Strait won the top honor, entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas. He took the fan-voted award for the second time — 25 years after he first won it in 1989.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Agence France-Presse received three honors at the Human Rights Press Awards held in Hong Kong Sunday for articles and photography covering South Asia that judges praised for their depth of quality and ambition.
A leading French sinologist said the first Tang Prize in Sinology should go to someone “who has done profound and highly scholarly” research on the history of ideas, including the history of Chinese philosophy and political history, “but with a global perspective regarding the future of China.”
Taiwanese startup Chocolabs hopes to flex Taiwan's soft power with the launch of a mobile app to stream Taiwanese and other Asian TV dramas in Indonesia, according to news website Tech in Asia.