Thursday, April 4, 2013
Singapore, one of the world's most densely populated countries, is campaigning to get its 154-year-old Botanical Gardens declared a UNESCO world heritage site.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
A majority of the entries submitted for Asia News Network's logo contest came from Southeast Asia, with the Philippines accounting for 31 percent of total submissions.
Truman Capote's 1958 typed manuscript of “Breakfast at Tiffany's” is rife with the author's handwritten edits — most notably changing the femme fatale's name from Connie Gustafson to the now-iconic Holly Golightly.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Traditional Chinese medicine may be recognized all over the world for its healing properties but it also has a major problem: to the layman, it actually makes very little sense.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Mass muggings and attacks on Chinese tourists in Paris have spawned alarm and warnings of a decline in the number of free-spending visitors from the Asian giant who swarm to France.
They live on an island, yet don't like fish. But in Cuba, where times are always hard and food precious, people are holding their noses and getting used to eating farm-raised tilapia and catfish.
“Are there still Jews in Germany?” “Are the Jews a chosen people?”
The world's best wine waiter was crowned in Japan on Friday, at the culmination of a three-day competition attracting entrants from around the globe.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Wines from Sicily are attracting the world's attention as the region emerges from a time when much of the wine was not much good. Michele Shah, who organized a tasting for Wines of Sicily in Hong Kong, said until the 1980s the region primarily made vast quantities of bulk wine for blending.
Bollywood stars have joined calls for Mumbai to temper celebrations and reduce water wastage during a riotous Hindu festival this week, as millions of Indians face their worst drought in decades.