Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
Prostitutes and porn: K-pop’s dream boys reveal a dark side
With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, observers say.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
China shines light on the dark side of the moon
Chang’e 4’s mission across the dark side of the moon has begun in earnest. The Chinese spacecraft made history with the first soft landing on the moon’s lesser-known far side earlier this month.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:25
China lands probe on far side of moon: state TV
Beijing - A Chinese lunar rover landed on the far side of the moon on Thursday, in a global first that boosts Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
For Bush’s biggest crime, scroll back 2,000 years
Re: “George HW Bush had a dark side,” Have Your Say, yesterday.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
George HW Bush had a dark side
Re: “George HW Bush a stark contrast to Trump”, Editorial, December 4.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:54
Disney admits Dark Side for 'Star Wars', plans release 'slowdown'
There is a disturbance in the Force.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
The Dark side of justice
Crime buster Khun Pan returns with plenty of magic up his sleeve in the sequel to the 2016 hit movie.
movie & TV
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 01:00
Artist bares Thailand’s dark underbelly
THE PORTRAIT of Prayut Chan-o-cha on the cover of Time magazine was yesterday erased and sprayed with the word “Not for Sale” by a young Thai graffiti artist going by the moniker Headache Stencil.
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:48
China satellite heralds first mission to dark side of Moon
China launched on Monday a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 10:43
'Ideas' conference to grapple with dark side of tech
At a conference where thinkers and luminaries gather to discuss world-changing ideas and innovations, the talk is shifting to the dark side.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00
The dark side of Facebook
Facebook is an invention based on the sunny side of human nature – the desire to share, to participate or to contribute to a community where we belong. In fact, it’s an offshoot of the nerd culture that prefers freedom of expression over the attempt to centralise in any shape or form.
Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:00
Star’s suicide unveils dark side of the K-pop dream
Beneath the glamour of South Korea’s celebrity culture lies cutthroat competition, a lack of privacy, online bullying and relentless public pressure
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:00
Poverty in paradise: The dark side of Indonesia’s new tourism hope
A patchwork of white-sand beaches, colourful coral reefs and turquoise water, the islands of Raja Ampat are set to be Indonesia’s next tourism hotspot – but locals fear the government is failing both them and the environment in its development push.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 01:00
If tourism has a dark side, it’s our own fault
Allowing our guests to be swindled and abused makes us poor hosts – and the country poorer
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:25
Police report shows 'dark side' of Michael Jackson
LOS ANGELES - A newly surfaced police report related to a 2003 raid on Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch shows the late pop star's penchant for pornography and attraction to children.