Troubled U.S. star Lindsay Lohan has demanded a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in return for appearing on a Russian chat show, its host said, confirming U.S. media reports.
Lou Pearlman, the producer who launched the hit 1990s boy band groups Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, has died in prison while serving a 25-year sentence for bilking investors of US$300 million.
A woman releases a paper lantern during the Lebanon Lantern Festival at Ramlet al Bayda public beach in Beirut, Saturday, Aug. 20
Joyce Carol Thomas, a prize-winning children's author and champion of multiculturalism, has died. She was 78.
The sweet wines of Hungary from the eponymous region of Tokaj were once the most prestigious, and most expensive, in the world. How vinous fashions change. The wines of Tokaj changed -- in a downward direction -- under Communism.
If ever there was a man worthy of a grand birthday bash in San Francisco, it had to be Tony Bennett.
Cheap instant "bubble tea" has become one of Taiwan's best-known culinary exports -- now a new wave of entrepreneurs hopes a high-end modern take on traditional brews will also be sipped worldwide., 1 Comment
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler isn't giving Disney World a thumbs-up for digitally altering his hand in a video that plays at an attraction featuring the band.
Crowds of "Pokemon Go" players cram into Beitou Park, Taipei, Friday, Aug. 19. Even late at night, the park has become a hot venue for capturing virtual pocket monsters, attracting many players., 1 Comment
The Hakka Affairs Council (HAC) and four local government will jointly hold a series cooking contests running from Aug. 27 to Oct. 23. The organizers say they hope to spark a new interest in Hakka cuisine.