Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00:00
In Syria, silk falls victim to war
Tinting the brocades known the world over is now a fading craft
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 14:32:21
A rented car, believed to have been used by killers of Palestinian lecturer, found
SHAH ALAM: Police have confirmed that a rented car, believed to have been used by the suspects who gunned down Palestinian lecturer Dr Fadi Albatsh, has been found.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:50:09
Body of assassinated Palestinian given emotional send-off
Kuala Lumpur - The body of an assassinated Palestinian scientist was Wednesday driven through the Malaysian capital accompanied by a crowd shouting "God is greatest", as mourners accused Israel of killing him.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:05:37
Murder grabs global attention
KUALA LUMPUR: The brutal slaying of Hamas member Dr Fadi Albatsh has grabbed global attention, especially in the Muslim world.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:13:25
What does the future of book shopping look like?
Self-service start-ups have become the new fad for Chinese investors after the arrival of lots of successful players – big and small. Alibaba launched its Tao Cafe in late August, 2017, two months after JD Daojia rolled out something similar. There are also many smaller companies doing similar things like Xingbianli and Easyhome.
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:46:13
US Fed official optimistic on economic outlook
The outlook for the US economy is upbeat as factors that have been holding down growth, including businesses reluctance to invest, begin to fade, a US central banker said Monday.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Music for a woman’s lament
Rocker Josh Homme finds fresh voice with ‘In the Fade’
Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:19:42
Penis whitening fad worries surgeons
Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin colour-fixated Thailand, dismissing the procedure as a phallic "fashion" with uncertain benefits and many risks.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Is London fading?
Short on stars, the British capital aims to stay in fashion with youth
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:23:55
Thai penis whitening fad drives social media nuts
A Bangkok clinic that has drawn 100 men a month to its penis whitening service has caused a stir in Thailand, with social media users both baffled and alarmed by the phallic fad.
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 07:22:25
Wayward Woods stumbles in Bahamas
Miami - Tiger Woods' hopes of a fairytale return faded on Saturday after an error-strewn round saw him tumble down the leaderboard at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:58:43
Argentina says abnormal noise heard after sub's last contact as hopes fade
Mar del Plata, Argentina - Argentina's navy said Wednesday it was investigating an unusual noise detected in the South Atlantic hours after it last communicated with a missing submarine, but refused to confirm whether it indicated an explosion.
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:25:55
Going beyond fado
The Embassy of Portugal, the Camoes Portuguese Cultural Centre, and Chulalongkorn University join up on November 7 to stage the multimedia “Recital Alemfado” by pianist Joao Vasco in the university’s main hall.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:11:44
iPhone 8 greeted with less enthusiasm in China
BEIJING – The magic of the iPhone brand seems to be fading in China as consumers in the world’s largest smartphone market greeted Apple Inc’s latest handsets with less than the usual level of enthusiasm.
Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:11:10
UAE drops jail term for Singaporeans for 'dressing feminine'
SINGAPORE - A Singaporean man and his transgender friend facing jail in the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a "feminine" way have had their sentences reduced to a fine and deportation, reports and a source said Monday.