Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:34:19
Mattel Indonesia to introduce batik-wearing Barbie
Mattel is set to launch an Indonesian version of its iconic Barbie toy, with the famous doll wearing the country's signature batik clothing.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:00:00
A plus-size challenge to S Korea’s beauty ‘norm’
In a country with beauty ideals that pre-makeover Barbie would struggle to meet, South Korean plus-size model Vivian Geeyang Kim is facing down online trolls in her defiant campaign to persuade curvy women they have nothing to be ashamed of.
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:00:00
BREAKING the mould
Move over Barbie: How a black South African doll is delighting kids with her imitable style
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:00:00
Operas we haven't seen
Bangkok's festival surprises with "Les Contes D'Hoffmann" and "Il Barbiere Di Siviglia"
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00
Tang Wei is no Barbie
The Chinese actress from Ang Lee's 'Lust, Caution' finds her own level
movie & TV
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 00:00:00
Barbie meets 'The Birds'
German exhibition shows the many styles and colours of the iconic doll
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 00:00:00
Sumanee ensures her lasting legacy
That's not Barbie on the cover of the English-language 2 magazine, but millionaire socialite Sumanee Gunakasem, who despite her youthful, doll-like appearance is in her 70s.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 00:00:00
Debate reveals all that's wrong in Thai politics
At yesterday's censure debate, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva was seen as a Ken doll and likewise Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was Barbie, as the two took turns to demonstrate democracy at work.