Home and living in Industry 4.0: Abundant opportunities with challenges

Is avocado toast the real culprit behind why millennials have been slow to buy homes, as claimed by property magnate Tim Gurner? Or is it...

K-pop’s BTS gets coveted Recording Academy membership invite

Korean pop sensation BTS have been invited to join the Recording Academy as part of a drive to diversify the group that chooses the...

Poetry in motion: Social media revives ancient art

Eighteen-year-old Londoner Danique Bailey is one of a new generation of poets using social media to revive the art. The teenager was among the 100...

Madrid high heels run defies gravity, homophobia

Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat...

‘Fleabag’ creator rules out third season – until she’s 50

Emmy-nominated Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has ruled out a third season of the hit British comedy -- at least for another 16 years. The British actress...

Westlife shines in Palembang following less satisfactory concerts in Jakarta

Irish boy band Westlife staged a concert as part of "Westlife-The Twenty Tour 2019" at Gelora Sriwijaya Jakabaring Stadium in Palembang, South Sumatra on...

Banksy ash mural moved from garage to gallery in Welsh town

A Banksy mural depicting a child enjoying what appears to be snow but is actually ash from a nearby burning bin has been moved...

Indonesian students secure six medals at International Mathematical Olympiad in UK

Indonesian high school students came home with one gold, four silver and one bronze medals after competing at the 2019 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)...

Luxury brands apologize over China T-shirt blunders

Luxury fashion brands Versace, Coach, and Givenchy have apologized for making perceived affronts to China's national sovereignty with T-shirts listing Hong Kong and Taiwan...

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival

The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend...

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito pledged Wednesday to stand by the Japanese people as he formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, the day after his father's...

Trump rebukes Swedish PM, demands freedom for US rapper A$AP Rocky

US President Donald Trump launched a new row with yet another American ally Thursday, lashing out at Sweden's prime minister while demanding freedom for...

Art Jakarta 2019 grows to become one of Southeast Asia’s most significant art fairs

The 11th edition of Indonesia’s most significant art fair Art Jakarta ran from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). By all accounts from...

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death

French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella on Thursday kicked off commemorations to mark 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci died in...

Traditional music, rare instruments take the limelight at Ethno Music Festival

In the old days, Minangkabau women would play music and dance before serving a feast to their guests. While cooking up an array of dishes,...

Scientists look for answers to earth’s beginning under the moonscape

As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries...

Kate Spade goes for sophisticated look in fall 2019 collection

Fashion brand Kate Spade New York launched its fall 2019 collection in Plaza Senayan, Central Jakarta, on Wednesday. Under the watchful eye of creative director...

Palestinians want Jerusalem cut from Eurovision videos

The Palestinian Authority called Saturday for Jerusalem to be cut from videos promoting Eurovision, accusing Israel of "propaganda" ahead of Tel Aviv hosting the...

Swedish prosecutor to decide on charging rapper A$AP Rocky

Swedish prosecutors will need to decide on Friday on whether to charge rapper ASAP Rocky, whose detention in Stockholm on suspicion of assault during...

Britney Spears’ manager casts doubt on future of singer’s career

The longtime manager for Britney Spears voiced concern about her mental health on Wednesday, saying he believes the pop singer should not return to...

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