Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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.
No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phone use — the list of rules at a newly opened apartment building on the outskirts of Zurich is long.
Soprano Kristine Opolais has made Metropolitan Opera history, becoming the first singer in its 131 years to debut in two major company roles within 24 hours.
Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as “The Snow Leopard” and “At Play in the Fields of the Lord,” died Saturday. He was 86.
Hundreds of Tetris fans plan to gather in Philadelphia for a skyscraper-sized version of the classic video game, a spectacle that organizers hope will inspire onlookers and players to think about the possibilities of technology.