By Alphonsus Luigi E. Alfonso
In what communication scholar Henry Jenkins coined as “convergence culture,” media content flows freely from one culture to the other: Journalism’s most recent melding with share-oriented new media could be cited as one example. It paints the quintessential McLuhanesque picture of the global village, where every bit of information is at arm’s length, and almost anyone can help shape in its creation.
By Erica Paredes
The Indonesian makeup brand PAC or Professional Artist Cosmetics might not be a familiar name here but it’s gaining a following in Asia, and its start in 1997, under the Martha Tilaar Group, was game-changing.
By Cheche V. Moral
The best travel buddies are those who share your idea of adventure. Through each other’s eyes, you discover new things about a place you have visited separately many times over, making that place seem exciting and new again. Think Hong Kong.
Asia-Pacific countries face serious challenges from “lifestyle” diseases and ageing populations even as they overcome more traditional illnesses, the World Health Organization’s regional director said Monday.
The Philippines is now reported to have the highest incidence rate of breast cancer in Asia and is among the top 10 countries with the most cases of breast cancer. One out of every 13 Filipino women is expected to develop breast cancer in her lifetime, medical authorities said.
Pride of PlaceBy Augusto F. Villalon
The large cluster of colonial architecture in the city center of Yangon is said to be among the largest extant collections in Asia.
By Jesse Ramon P. Boga
I have been following an American TV comedy series. It is about this girl from Manhattan who was dragged by her father to move to the suburbs, in a town called Chatswin. I did not know it at first, but after watching 22 episodes, I discovered that my fondness for the show is actually [...]
By Alex Millson
Picture your stereotypical darts player: Middle-aged and overweight, with a gut spilling over a waistband, cultivated through years of swilling beer during tense matches.
Carnival, the world’s largest cruise group, unveiled its Asian expansion plans on Tuesday, predicting the regional market for leisure voyages will grow dramatically within the decade.
Author Tan Twang Eng became the first Malaysian author to win Asia’s top literary prize on Thursday for his novel set during the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Malaya.
As Hong Kong prepares to usher in the Year of the Snake, an increasing number of the reptiles are slithering their way into local households, with sales of the uncuddly pet rocketing.