UN chief says world ‘not on track’ with climate change

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting...

Minister Susi releases sea turtles, Napoleon fish to Natuna waters

Endangered sea turtle and fish species have been released in Natuna waters in Riau Islands by Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti. During the activity, Susi...

Hollywood icon Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the US screen icon famed for her wholesome, girl-next-door appeal in a string of box office hits, died Monday at age 97,...

Minding your Ps and Qs: 6 ways to respect your audience when presenting

Presenting can be challenging and rewarding all at the same time. One of the most vital things to consider when  is your audience. Not only...

Tesla catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot, Times says

A Tesla Inc. electric vehicle suddenly caught fire while in a Hong Kong parking lot, the Hong Kong Economic Times said, less than a...

BTS teaming up with Khalid for upcoming collaboration

The K-pop boyband sparked rumors of a collaboration with the American singer-songwriter last week. BTS shared on Twitter a picture with Khalid from backstage at...

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in US college admissions scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal...

In Lebanon, vintage film posters question Western cliches

A pale woman rides through the desert, flanked by armed men on camels, a palace shimmering in the distance. This is Lebanon -- or...

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...

Tot school is all about playtime

For many parents in Indonesia, the idea of babies starting school at the age of 6 months is unthinkable. But they may change their...

Films in the running for Cannes’ top prize

From a zombie flick starring Iggy Pop to a tale of Chinese gangsters who decide to take over a city, these are the films...

Podcasters find niche in the Arab world

Rana Nawas left the corporate world nearly two years ago to produce and host a podcast -- one that is now considered the most...

In Greece, smoking is alive and kicking despite bans

When George Balafoutis returned home from New York two years ago, he was shocked to see what little impact nearly a decade of anti-smoking...

Women painters take center stage at NY art auctions

With a new record expected for a work by Lee Krasner and another one possible for a Helen Frankenthaler, the appetite for female abstract...

Peggy Lipton, star of ‘Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks’, dead at 72

Actress Peggy Lipton, who gained fame in the late 1960s with her star turn on the counter-culture cop show "Mod Squad" and returned to...

Kemuning: a reminder of the 1998 May riots

A priest in Jakarta recalls the 1998 May riots – one of Indonesia’s darkest tragedies – in a musical drama. Indonesia has marked the 21st...

Indonesian NGO welcomes UN policy to control waste exports

The Indonesian Zero Waste alliance appreciated the United Nation’s move to control waste exports from predominantly developed nations to developing countries across the world,...

Schumacher documentary in the works and headed to Cannes

Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher will be the subject of a new documentary featuring unseen archive footage and rare interviews, producers announced...

Greek drama ‘Dionysus’ to open Singapore fest

Helmed by esteemed Japanese theater director Tadashi Suzuki, Dionysus, a collaboration between Purnati Indonesia and Suzuki Company of Toga, will be staged on May...

‘Avengers’ still tops in North America but ‘Pikachu’ shows spark

Avengers: Endgame led the North American box office for a third week running, but the cuddly creatures of a new Pokemon movie gave the superheroes a...

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