Shanghai Fashion Week to go ahead online as virus disrupts events

FILE PHOTO: Creations from the Shanghai Tang Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection are seen during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai... Read more »

Hong Kongers turn out for indie club’s last performance as coronavirus forces closure

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of Hong Kongers sporting face masks pulsated under strobe lights at a reknowned indie club for the last time on Thursday as cancellations by... Read more »

Coronavirus sends Netflix looking outside Italy for part of Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Red Notice’ shoot

FILE PHOTO: Actor Dwayne Johnson speaks during a ceremony for actor Kevin Hart to place his handprints and footprints in cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese theatre... Read more »

As stocks plunge on coronavirus, hedge funds can brag: ‘we’re down less!’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – This week’s stock market plunge on coronavirus worries has given hedge fund managers a rare opportunity to brag that they are performing better than traditional... Read more »

Rock band Green Day among musicians pulling out of Asia tour dates

FILE PHOTO: Mike Dirnt (L,) Billie Joe Armstrong (C) and Tre Cool of the rock band Green Day arrive at the 2016 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California,... Read more »

South Korea boy band BTS cancels April Seoul concert on coronavirus concerns

FILE PHOTO: Members of K-Pop band, BTS appear on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ show in Central Park in New York City, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SEOUL (Reuters)... Read more »

To counter Huawei, U.S. could take ‘controlling stake’ in Ericsson, Nokia: attorney general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday the United States and its allies should consider the highly unusual step of taking a “controlling stake” in... Read more »

China film industry’s ‘bleak winter’ deepens as coronavirus adds to censorship woes

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Even before the new coronavirus, people working in Chinese entertainment had been calling the industry’s struggles their “bleak winter” – as tighter censorship, a crackdown on... Read more »

Top U.S. officials to spotlight Chinese spy operations, pursuit of American secrets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An aggressive campaign by American authorities to root out Chinese espionage operations in the United States has snared a growing group of Chinese government officials, business... Read more »

Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks to reporters following a classified national security briefing of the U.S. Senate on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on... Read more »