Thai street food vendors in Buri Ram station saw a massive influx of customers after BLACKPINK’s Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban revealed one of her favorite foods could only be found there.
Her favorite street food: On the Woody Show for her first Thai TV interview after releasing her solo album on Sept. 11, Lisa, 24, said it has been over a year since she visited her home province of Buri Ram because of COVID-19 restrictions, Bangkok Post reported.
Anthony Wong, a trailblazing retired Philadelphia Police Department commander, died last week at 93 years old.
The details: Wong, a World War II and Korean War hero who was the son of Chinese immigrants, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 8, according to his obituary on Stretch Funeral Home.
K-pop mega group BTS will accompany South Korean President Moon Jae-in as special presidential envoys at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week.
Awarding ceremony: The seven-man group was awarded the certificates on Tuesday appointing them as “Special Presidential Envoys for Future Generations and Culture” in a ceremony at the Blue House, according to Korea JoongAng Daily.
Mind-bending watch: Liu, 32, showcased a Jacob and Co. watch that resembled our solar system, the jewelry and wristwatch retailer said on Instagram.
FBI seeks help in identifying suspect who assaulted an Asian American man while using racial slur in Chicago
The FBI and Chicago Police Department have asked for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly assaulted an Asian American man. Authorities are now looking into the case as a potential hate crime.
Attack: On Aug. 15, the suspect, described by authorities as a man with a thin goatee and wearing a Chicago baseball team White Sox cap, followed the victim into the Argyle Red Line Stop in 1118 West Argyle Street at around noon, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
‘She’s my everything’: Athlete Sun Wenjing comes out as gay on Weibo in the face of government crackdown
Sun Wenjing, a retired volleyball player from China, has recently come out as a lesbian on Weibo despite the government’s public efforts to crack down on LGBTQ+ groups online.
Coming out: Sun, 27, shared the announcement on Sept. 9 along with two pictures of her and her girlfriend standing in front of a red backdrop, an officially recognized style used on marriage certificates in China, according to SupChina.
Music composers Don Perry and Bob Summers have recently rediscovered a CD that contains the “lost” original soundtracks they composed for the English dubbed version of “Sailor Moon.”
The details: The collection was released on Saturday by TF1945’s Sailor Moon Hub, a month-old YouTube channel devoted to the series. It also includes all of the sound effects that DIC Entertainment used for their English dubbed, North American release of the iconic anime “Sailor Moon,” We Got This Covered reported.
ONE Championship atomweight belt holder Angela Lee got into a heated debate with a Filipino reporter from GMA News when he asked if she should have vacated her title after going on a pregnancy “vacation.”
The two-year “vacation”: The argument happened on Sept. 8 during a virtual call attended by Lee, 25, her brother Christian and their sister, Victoria, on Sept. 8, South China Morning Post reported.
Told he may never be able to perform again, Japanese pianist returns to stage one year after anti-Asian mob attack
Japanese jazz pianist Tadataka Unno has returned to the stage after being attacked last year by a group of teens in a New York City subway.
Tragic incident: Tadataka, 41, was walking in Manhattan to the ticket gate of a subway station on Sept. 27, 2020, when he was approached and attacked by a group of teenage boys and girls after being mistaken as Chinese, NextShark previously reported.
Singaporean company Aftershock PC has created the world’s first boba-themed gaming desktop, and it is weirdly mouthwatering.
The first in the world: In an Instagram post uploaded on Friday, Aftershock PC said the gaming rig was a commission from a customer who wanted a custom-made computer that reflected their love of the world-renowned drink bubble tea.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated in order to fix a mistake in the headline.
Filipino athlete Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has set a new pole vaulting Asian record after winning a gold medal at the 2021 Golden Roof Challenge in Austria on Sept. 11.
Suspected Yakuza member attacks ‘Battle Royale’ star Beat Takeshi with a pickaxe after begging for a start in showbiz
Veteran Japanese actor Takeshi Kitano, also known as Beat Takeshi, was recently attacked inside of his car by a disgruntled fan with a pickaxe.
What happened: Kitano, 74, was leaving the Tokyo premises of the TBS television network with his driver when a fan suddenly attacked his vehicle several times on Saturday night, according to the Associated Press. The suspect, whose identity was not revealed, was subsequently arrested at the scene.