May 26, 2020
Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen: Pandemic shows China is ‘a dangerous monster’
PH bookstores reopen—with precautions
Quarantine extension: ‘It should be the last’
Miss Universe PH moved to October
Not your everyday masks: Fashion designers add style to face masks
DISCOVER: 6 easy (and relaxing) ways to get creative
How to be a responsible beauty crystal owner
BEAUTY CHECK: Do you need to wear sunblock indoors?
BEAUTY CHECK: How stress stirs up zits
Quarantine Reading: 5 tips on how to navigate ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’
DISCOVER: Puzzles featuring the works of female artists
Creativity in Lockdown: A quarantine diary by photographer Paolo Crodua
Pronti, Partenza, Via!
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
To cut or not to cut? In US, quarantine slows everything but hair growth
WATCH: Modern-day heroes who make our days much brighter
Queen Elizabeth II says collective effort will defeat COVID-19
Starck designs and other functional pieces are highlights of León’s online auction
The “new normal” in the art and design auction market as a result of the new coronavirus disease pandemic means that bidders will…
Phantom lock picker of Paris parks becomes folk hero
Paris, France | AFP | Friday 5/22/2020 – 23:04 UTC+8 | 411 words by Fiachra GIBBONS A mysterious figure who picks the locks of Paris parks at night for people…
Stylist Melville Sy on how to dress for that video conference
After I got a photographer’s take on how to look good during a video call, I got asked to write about what one…
Why my senior high school class is special
What was supposed to be the culmination of all our labor, our graduation ceremony, is facing an uncertain future. The commencement exercises should…
Emerson Yao rediscovers painting
(23rd in a series) The never-ending quarantine has brought back leading retailer Emerson Yao to a childhood interest—painting. But just as interesting, it…
Asia’s biggest wine expo opens in Hong Kong
Asia's biggest wine and spirits fair opens in Hong Kong on Tuesday, giving the world's top producers from France to Argentina a chance to tap the booming but still relatively new Chinese market.
‘Soft darts’ hits bullseye in Asia
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.
Photos & Videos
Year of the Dragon roars into Asia
A billion-plus Asians welcomed the Year of the Dragon on Monday with a cacophony of fireworks, hoping the mightiest sign in the Chinese zodiac will usher in the wealth and power it represents.
Photos & Videos
Miss Cambodia ‘hurt’ over Miss USA remarks at Miss Universe
A viral video making the rounds on social media seemingly falsely depicts Miss USA holding court over Miss Colombia and Miss Australia as she appears to mock Miss Cambodia – Rern Sinat – for her lack of English during rehearsals in Bangkok.
Fashion and Beauty
Singapore is for the family
Some places just seem to be built for family fun. Singapore is one of them—it’s clean, it’s safe, it’s near, it’s convenient, there are plenty of things to do and with its efficient public transport system, and it’s easy to navigate, even with all your kids in tow.
Photos & Videos
Aung San Suu Kyi’s bronze statue to be up for auction
The bronze statue of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will be put up for sale by auction in order to raise money for charity, said Dr Thant Thaw Kaung, executive committee member of Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.
Arts and Books
Physical exercise could prevent one fifth of diabetes cases, finds new study
New research suggests that even low levels of regular exercise could help cut the risk of developing diabetes.
Health and Wellness
Once color-resistant, Asians now digs trendy, outlandish hair shades
Rainbow dip-eye locks in bright blue and silver streaks are an edgy trend for the brave. But for people who want to express their individuality without going overboard, red hair color is considered hot, while ombré or two-toned graduating tresses are making a comeback.
Fashion and Beauty
Iraq’s ancient pottery struggles to outlive modern plastic
Adel al-Kawwaz expertly spins the potter's wheel, shaping the wet clay into a smooth jug. His family is famous for this millennia-old Iraqi craft, but Kawwaz is struggling to keep it alive.
Arts and Culture
More room to breathe as the Forbidden City thins the crowds
On Oct 2, 2012, more than 180,000 people flocked to the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, in Beijing, setting a record for the highest number of daily visitors in the institution's history.
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