Official trailer for Joko Anwar’s ‘Perempuan Tanah Jahanam’ released

The official trailer for Joko Anwar's highly anticipated horror film Perempuan Tanah Jahanam (Woman of the Cursed Land) was finally released on Monday. The trailer opens with...

Massive steel sculpture takes pride of place on Belgian highway

A 60-meter tall semi-circle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring, is set to surprise drivers taking...

Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver to stump for Bernie Sanders

Alt rock acts Bon Iver and Vampire Weekend will play concerts in support of presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders ahead of the key Iowa...

Story of writer Woolf’s wild affair hits the big screen

Their love shocked and scandalized the English upper classes -- two married women conducting an affair in front of their husbands. What is more, the...

Google vs Huawei hits millions of smartphone users

Hundreds of millions of smartphone users will be affected by Google's decision to sever its Android operating system ties with Chinese handset maker Huawei. The...

Czech film festival to honor Oscar-winner Julianne Moore

American Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore will be honored at the Karlovy Vary film festival in the Czech Republic at the end of the month,...

Vincent van Gogh: Five things to know

As the revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself goes under the hammer on Wednesday, here are five things...

Opera’s ‘New Callas’ charts her life on Instagram

She is the most famous soprano in the world -- the "New Callas" who has spellbound audiences from the New York Met to Saint...

Idris Elba to receive Sierra Leone passport in first-time visit

Film actor Idris Elba has arrived in his father's native Sierra Leone for the first time, the government said, where he is due to...

Dora Maar shakes off Picasso’s shadow in new Paris show

She has gone down in his history as the muse who was almost Picasso's match, but a new show in Paris tries to drag...

Rinaldy A. Yunardi: From humble beginnings to Hollywood’s top accessories designer

From humble beginnings, accessories designer Rinaldy A. Yunardi has managed to cement his name and creations in the international fashion scene with a list...

Paris rediscovers appetite for its world-beating ‘bouillons’

Every weekend a queue snakes down the street not far from the Moulin Rouge in Paris.  This is not some hoard of clueless foreigners easy...

By the numbers: Jokowi, Agnez Mo win Indonesian Twitter in 2019

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and singer Agnez Mo have topped Twitter Indonesia's “most popular” list in 2019. April’s presidential election is said to have boosted the...

DWP to return to Jakarta in December

Electronic music festival the Djakarta Warehouse Project (DWP) is set to return for its 11th edition on Dec. 13-15. Organizer Ismaya Live announced on Friday...

French chef sues Michelin guide, accusing them of cheese mix-up

Celebrity French chef Marc Veyrat said Tuesday that he has sued the famed Michelin guide after inspectors stripped his restaurant of its coveted third...

Viral Chilean dance rocks Weinstein trial

A flash mob added some song and dance to Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes trial as women clad in black chanted "The rapist is you!"...

French MPs call for Tour de France to join UNESCO list

A group of French members of parliament urged on Sunday that the Tour de France be added to UNESCO's world intangible cultural heritage list.  France...

Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs

Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting...

Indonesian students win silver, bronze in International Physics Olympiad in Israel

A group of Indonesian students has won silver and bronze medals at the 50th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) in Tel Aviv, Israel.  The team, which...

Didi Kempot to serenade Jakarta’s brokenhearted in September

Campur sari (mix of traditional Javanese and pop music) Didi Kempot is set to serenade fans with a solo concert titled Konangan (Discovered) in the Sudirman...

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