Category: Arts

The Evolution of Chinese and Asian Faces in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES – One of the first stops for a tourist in Los Angeles is the TCL Chinese Theatre next to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Originally called Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, it opened in 1927 and is a remnant of …

Posted in Arts October 20, 2019

Bangladesh Takes Steps to Control Movements of Rohingya

Bangladesh is taking tough measures to contain an increase in violence in Rohingya refugee camps after the crisis over the mass exodus of the persecuted group from Myanmar entered its third year.

Describing the violence in the Cox’s Bazar refugee …

Posted in Arts September 6, 2019

Thousands of IDPs Seek Refuge in Shan State Monasteries

More than 2,000 people have sought refuge in northern Shan State monasteries because of ongoing fighting, according to local sources.

Joint forces belonging to the Arakan Army, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army have been …

Posted in Arts August 30, 2019

Myanmar Filmmaker Gets One Year Sentence for Criticizing Military

A Myanmar court sentenced prominent filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi to one year in prison for defaming the military on Thursday, drawing swift condemnation from Human Rights Watch.

The New York-based NGO’s Deputy Asia Director, Phil Robertson, said in …

Posted in Arts August 29, 2019