New H&M tagline sparks outcry over gender violence association

A new collection from fashion giant H&M has unleashed protests from women's rights campaigners because it includes the slogan "I love GBV", the initials...

Patek Philippe watch sells for $31 million in record auction

A Patek Philippe timepiece sold for $31 million, the highest price for a wristwatch in auction, at a charity sale run by Christie’s in...

10 people booked for alleged ‘Produce X 101’ vote rigging

Police said Tuesday that they booked 10 people, including producers of a K-pop audition TV show and officials of CJ ENM, in connection with...

Poland asks Netflix to make changes to documentary about Nazi death camp guard

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has pressed Netflix, the US streaming and production company, to make changes to a documentary that includes a map showing...

K-pop top awards show skips Hong Kong due to protests: Source

An annual K-pop festival is not happening in Hong Kong this year due to months-long political unrest, a source with direct knowledge of the matter...

Louvre Abu Dhabi marks two years, without da Vinci

The Louvre Abu Dhabi on Monday celebrated two years since it opened its doors, but the fate of what was to be a prize...

Strange disease threatens Caribbean coral reef

The breathtaking reds, yellows and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and...

Capsule living: A ‘cheap’ option for young people flocking to LA

Kay Wilson packed up her life in a hurry and moved to Los Angeles... only to find that what she paid in Pennsylvania for...

Burger King eyes big bite of Europe market with ‘veggie Whopper’

US fast-food giant Burger King on Tuesday launched its meatless burger in Europe, hoping to capture a substantial slice of a growing market. The vegetarian...

British rocker Doherty handed 3-month suspended prison in Paris

British indie rocker Pete Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of affray in Paris on Tuesday and was handed a three-month suspended prison sentence and...

Musician Djaduk Ferianto dies at 55

Musician Djaduk Ferianto, 55, died on Wednesday early morning, days before he was slated to perform at the Ngayogjazz Jazz Festival in Godean, Yogyakarta. Djaduk’s...

‘Friends’ reunion special could be headed for HBO Max: Hollywood media

Could Friends be getting back together, if only for a one night stand? The Hollywood Reporter and Variety on Tuesday reported that preliminary talks were underway...

Anticorruption exhibit displays ‘value of honesty’ through cartoon caricatures

Eighty cartoon caricatures showcased in Malang City Hall and the East Java city’s town square from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 made quite an...

‘Fabric of Being’: Asian, African artists connect fabrics and people

Twenty-five years ago, the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo came out with the iconic declaration that the “world population...

John Legend named People magazine’s ‘sexiest man alive’

Multi-talented singer and actor John Legend was named People magazine's on Tuesday, but said he wondered whether he could live up to the title. Legend,...

‘The Creative Curve’: Creativity principles and what you can do to be more creative

I have always wondered whether creativity is something that can be honed and enhanced or simply a built-in trait that is only possessed by...

Film star Deneuve ‘responding well’ to treatment after stroke

French screen legend Catherine Deneuve is recovering well in hospital after suffering a stroke while shooting a film in a hospital, a member of...

A day in Elton John’s life: Buy Rolls, write hit song, dine with Ringo

When Elton John was working on his new autobiography, the legendary singer, songwriter and performer pulled out diaries he had been encouraged to write...

Egypt unveils trove of ancient coffins excavated in Luxor

Egypt revealed Saturday a rare trove of 30 ancient wooden coffins that have been well-preserved over millennia in the archaeologically rich Valley of the...

Nigeria town celebrates claim as ‘twins capital’ of world

The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to "TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD". The sleepy-looking town boasts of...

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