January 18, 2020
‘My 11-year-old daughter was home alone in Tagaytay when Taal Volcano acted up’
Fashion designer Patricia Santos apologizes for client’s unfinished wedding dress
Jokoy stretches MOA Arena show, looks forward to Waterfront Cebu date
Filipinos’ love of artisanal crafts continues in 2020
Pop-up shops are the way to go
Sustainability is the new luxury
Moist Diane offers the highest quality ingredients for a smooth and healthy hair
Holiday glam ideas from Pia Wurtzbach, Maris Racal, and Maine Mendoza
Shopping List: What you need to rule 2020 and where to find them
Indonesia’s ‘mosque hunters’ count them up one at a time
Remembering John Baldessari, the most important artist of the’60s
‘Pre-school Picasso’ shakes up German art world
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Indian bakers make world’s ‘longest’ cake
Thrissur, India | AFP | Thursday 1/16/2020 – 09:05 UTC+8 It was a record-baking effort. Hundreds of bakers and chefs in southern…
Race to save animals on Australia’s fire-ravaged ‘Galapagos’
Kangaroo Island, Australia | AFP | Thursday 1/16/2020 – 16:36 UTC+8 By: Holly Robertson On an island famed as Australia’s “Galapagos” for…
Sustainability is the new luxury
I often tell friends and colleagues that I’m trying my best to live a bit more sustainably. I’m far from perfect, but…
Volunteer-run grocery revives rural French village
Sauxillanges, France | AFP | Wednesday 1/15/2020 – 11:56 UTC+8 By: Céline Castella Like so many villages tucked in the folds of…
Fashionistas grit their teeth and take the bus in strike-hit Paris
Paris men’s fashion week began Tuesday with the French capital in a grip of a 41-day transport strike that has already led to…
Caviar ‘queen’: Chinese roe reigns around the world
by Ludovic EHRET The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China. The country...
A look at the cities with the cleanest public toilets
Whenever I travel to a new city, one of the first phrases I find essential to learn is, “Where is...
Chinese interest in Antarctic vacations is heating up
BEIJING — Standing in the whiteness of Antarctica, probably the coldest place on Earth, Chinese tourist Yu Tong gritted her teeth and...
In China, traditional opera thrives in small theaters
BEIJING — Two friends met up after work late last month in Beijing before heading off to a live show. This...
Mooncakes a savory way to round out Mid-Autumn Festival
BEIJING — Eating mooncakes is undoubtedly the most important culinary ritual for the Mid-Autumn Festival in China, which falls on Sept...
Celebrations and Festivals
Why designer labels are apologizing to China
Austrian jewelry company Swarovski apologized Tuesday for “hurting the feelings” of Chinese people after calling Hong Kong a separate country...
Various fashion brands lament labeling Chinese territories as separate countries
BEIJING — Fashion brands Coach and Givenchy apologized on social media on Monday after Chinese netizens criticized them for selling...
Fashion and Beauty
Memoirs shed light on Nixon’s Beijing visit
BEIJING — At 7:30 pm on July 15, 1971, United States President Richard Nixon spoke to the nation from a...
Arts and Books
Luxury fashion 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.
The empress of Shanghai’s craft beer scene
Zhang Yindi, better known as "pi jiu ayi" or "beer auntie", is all the evidence that one needs to prove that the craft beer scene in Shanghai is booming.
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