Rohingya refugee voices amplify across Southeast Asia

The 2017 Rohingya humanitarian crisis caused by Myanmar is not only affecting Bangladesh, which has taken in 740,000 refugees, but it's also causing strife in...

Facebook allows users to broadcast live large video calls

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was rolling out a feature that would allow users to broadcast live a video call with up to...

‘Easy Rider’ star Peter Fonda dead at 79

US actor Peter Fonda, whose starring role in classic road movie "Easy Rider" made him a symbol of 1960s counterculture, died Friday aged 79...

How ‘Heidi’ conquered Japan, sparking an anime revolution

Heidi and Super Mario may not seem to have much in common but anime and video game aficionados will detect the signature style of...

Aston Martin pays tribute to James Bond with special edition DBS Superleggera

Five decades ago this year, the sixth James Bond film was released; to celebrate the occasion, Aston Martin plans to launch a special edition model...

Netflix releases trailer for ‘Breaking Bad’ movie ‘El Camino’

Netflix has released an initial look at "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie," out on October 11, 2019. In the minute-long clip, Skinny Pete...

Del Toro gets Hollywood star, urges immigrants to reject fear

Mexican director Guillermo del Toro was honored Tuesday with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, where he urged fellow immigrants to reject fear...

Rihanna’s stunning ‘Yellow Queen’ dress on exhibit in Singapore

R&B star Rihanna’s red carpet-winning Met Gala dress in 2015 isn’t something you’d forget easily. You probably saw epic images of Rihanna on the steps...

Italy’s top female chef mixes it up with flavours from a tiny island

Award-winning young Italian chef Martina Caruso's love of food is in her blood -- and she has the tattoos to prove it. At just 29,...

‘PUBG’ developing a story-based game

Influential battle royale 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' is expanding its remit to include narrative experiences, setting up a new studio with "Call of Duty" and "Dead...

Media group study finds Google makes billions from news

Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study...

US sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences: Diplomats

The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on...

Five ideas to avoid throwing away leftover bread

With social distancing remaining the watchword in many countries around the world despite the cautious reopening of some businesses in some regions, many of...

Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber at odds in spat over her music catalog

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has attacked Justin Bieber’s manager for buying her music catalog, prompting Bieber to come to his defense in a heated...

Brown sugar milk tea not as healthy as you think

Many believe that brown sugar is better than white sugar. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for brown sugar milk tea with pearls (chewy tapioca...

Peru to limit Machu Picchu access to prevent deterioration

Peru announced on Friday a two-week restriction to three important areas at Machu Picchu to prevent greater degradation to the iconic Inca citadel. From May...

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the...

Rare Garuda statue unearthed in ancient East Java hot spring

A rare jaladwara (waterway segment) made of stone that resembles a Garuda and believed to date back to before the Majapahit era was found...

Luxury group Kering to steer clear of too-young models

French luxury group Kering said Wednesday that it would only hire models aged 18 and over "to represent adults" from 2020 on, reinforcing its...

Greta Thunberg donates million-euro rights prize to green groups

Climate activist Greta Thunberg was on Monday awarded a Portuguese rights award and promptly pledged the million-euro prize to groups working to protect the...

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