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From S$20 works to Instagram heaven: 5 reasons to check out Art Stage Singapore 2017

SINGAPORE: As Singapore Art Week shifts into high gear this week, it’s time to immerse yourself in art. And at Art Stage Singapore, which is one of the highlights, you’ll definitely have plenty of opportunity for this. Now in its seventh edition, the annual art fair runs until Jan 15 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, and ...Full Article

Britain officially recognizes Parkour as a sport

LONDON, Jan 11: Britain has become the first country officially to recognize Parkour as a sport after approval by the four Home Country Sports Councils was confirmed on Tuesday. “This ...Full Article

Pawn poll: Monopoly players get vote on new generation of game pieces

BOSTON, Jan 11: Will they deep-six the battleship? Give the boot the boot? Or, gasp, kill the Scottie dog? Fans of the Monopoly board game have until Jan. 31 to ...Full Article

It’s gonna be huge: China factory hatches giant Trump chickens

JIAXING, Jan 10: A Chinese factory is hatching giant inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump to usher in the Year of the Rooster. The five-metre (16-foot) fowls sport the distinctive golden ...Full Article

Thailand expects tourism revenue of nearly US$50 billion in 2017

BANGKOK, Jan 10: Thailand expects revenue from foreign tourists to rise 8.5 percent to 1.78 trillion baht (US$49.8 billion) this year, a deputy prime minister said on Monday. The ...Full Article

Cuban rides around advertising rules on towering bike

HAVANA, Jan 10: Cubans are adept at inventing ways to earn cash but Felix Guirola stands: or rather, cycles: head and shoulders above them. The handyman, who loves heights, ...Full Article

Fans pay tribute to George Michael in London club named after Wham! hit

LONDON, Jan 9: Hundreds of devoted fans gathered at a party in central London on Friday night to pay tribute to George Michael, after the double Grammy-award winning singer died ...Full Article

Rapper Tinie Tempah makes catwalk debut with menswear line in London

LONDON, Jan 9: British rapper Tinie Tempah made his catwalk debut at London Fashion Week Men’s on Saturday with a minimalistic, casualwear collection inspired by architecture and “the everyday ...Full Article

Paris boosts cycling infrastructure, names 2017 ‘year of the bike’

PARIS, Jan 9: Paris plans a major boost to its cycling infrastructure and will ban cars from outside the Louvre museum as it steps up its fight against traffic pollution, ...Full Article

Tuna fetches US$614,000 at Tokyo’s famed New Year’s fish auction

TOKYO, Jan 6: In what could be the last New Year’s auction at Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market, the owner of the Sushizanmai restaurant chain on Thursday paid top ...Full Article
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