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Dutch clog makers hoping to put a stamp on the future
Dutch clog-makers remain, fighting to save a dying craft with the wooden...
POSTED |  06-04-2017
Ivory Coast s penniless children try game of the rich
Plucked out of poverty, 1,000 children in Ivory Coast are being given a...
POSTED |  24-11-2016
The swearer sex women use the f word more than men
A unique survey of the swearing habits of men and women has revealed ...
POSTED |  06-11-2016-- By Nicholas Hellen --
Why top fashion models never smile
They wear the world’s most beautiful and expensive clothes yet their faces are the picture of...
POSTED |  01-10-2016
A king loses its rein
The Asian mystique can sometimes be explained by visceral phenomena such as the changing modes of travel and ...
POSTED |  04-08-2016
Yulin dog meat festival
Don’t judge China unless you criticize meat eating in the West.
POSTED |  21-06-2016-- By Nyima Pratten --
Spielberg 98We are a nation of immigrants 94 at least for now
The Harvard graduating class of 2016 got some words of wisdom from...
POSTED |  28-05-2016-- By Mia Galuppo --
Russian cartoon bear takes the world by storm
A Russian animated television series launched in 2009 now broadcasts in more than...
POSTED |  12-04-2016-- By Nataliya Vasilyeva --
Cinderella ballet in HCMC
Artists of the HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will stage...
POSTED |  04-04-2016-- By Kieu Giang --
Keeping P.Penh scenes for posterity
Through their paintings, Cambodian students hope to capture the spirit...
POSTED |  04-03-2016-- By Kuch Naren and Michelle Vachon --
Thai spirit dolls delight and disturb
In many ways Thailand’s child angel craze is simply the latest...
POSTED |  02-02-2016-- By Jerome Taylor, Ju Apilaporn of AFP --
Ex Thai PM Thaksin sends photo book to foreign press corps
Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra sent a photo book...
POSTED |  14-01-2016
An attempt to explain 98Malaysian art in new exhibition
This week's snap exhibition in Kuala Lumpur features rarely seen artworks from private collections.
POSTED |  10-11-2015
98Sesame Street announces new character with autism Julia
Julia will be featured online alongside other characters to destigmatize autism ...
POSTED |  23-10-2015-- By Lindsay Powers --
Myanmar s Ah Moon
The daughter of a Baptist minister and one of Myanmar’s best-known pop-stars, Ah Moon is somewhat of a ...
POSTED |  17-10-2015-- By Charlotte Rose, The Myanmar Times --
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