Korean ballerina is the first Asian to reach ‘star dancer’ rank at Paris Opera Ballet in its 352 years
Park Sae-eun is the first Asian ballerina to reach the highest rank at the Paris Opera Ballet in its 352-year history.
Danseuse étoile: On June 10, South Korean ballerina Park Sae-eun made history not only for herself but also for the Paris Opera Ballet when she became the first Asian woman to achieve the “danseuse étoile,” title — or “star dancer” — the highest rank of the prestigious ballet.
Japanese nationals in Paris are on edge after receiving an email about a Japanese citizen who was attacked with acid.
What happened: On Feb. 10, three assailants approached a group of Japanese citizens in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, Le Figaro reports.
A wealthy Vietnamese jet-setter attended several fashion shows in Milan, Italy and Paris before being tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nga Nguyen, the 27-year-old daughter of a steel magnate, was present at the Gucci fashion show in Milan on Feb. 19, later attending the Saint Laurent show in Paris on Feb. 25, according to South China Morning Post.
A Japanese restaurant in France was recently vandalized with graffiti that said “coronavirus.”
Yuki, a restaurant situated on Rue de la Michodière in Paris, was trashed by unknown individuals, reports SoraNews24.
Michelle Yeoh took to Instagram to share an unfortunate injury over her Valentine’s weekend in Paris.
Apparently, the “Crazy Rich Asians” star suffered a “bad trip” — and advised fans not to look if they’re squeamish.
A pair of Thai tourists suffered a Parisian nightmare after being detained in a Paris taxi and scammed out of €247 ($278) for a ride that normally costs €50 to €55 ($56 to $62).
A tourist couple rode the suspicious “taxi” from Charles de Gaulle airport to the French capital on Nov. 6.
A Japanese man casually walking around Tokyo earlier this year had no idea that he would be modeling for Balenciaga in Paris several months later.
It all started one day in May when the man, who goes by the name Plasma, happened to be in the Koenji neighborhood of the Japanese capital’s Shinjuku ward.
Balenciaga has come under fire on Chinese social media after one of its Paris stores allegedly mistreated two Chinese customers in favor of French-Albanians.
The incident, which took place inside a high-end shopping mall on April 25, was caught in a video posted by user Paituzhuli on WeChat. The store was holding a sales event.
While the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is among the world’s most recognizable landmarks, images of its less popular replica found in China can still deceive even the most discerning observer.
After 150 days of traveling by motorbike from Vietnam, 30-year-old Tran Dang Dang Khoa finally reached Paris on Saturday.
Posting a number of photos to his Facebook page, Khoa wrote: “Today I reached Paris which marks the end of the first part of my trip.”
French luxury brand Kenzo presented its menswear and womenswear for spring 2018 in Paris over the weekend featuring only models of Asian descent to walk the runway.
On Sunday, Paris police fatally shot 56-year-old Shaoyo Liu at his home in front of his family, sparking riots that left three officers injured and got 35 demonstrators arrested.
Police said that officers from the anti-crime brigade arrived at Liu’s home on Sunday night after receiving a call from a neighbor to deal with a dispute between the man and his family, according to Le Monde.