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Interactive Yayoi Kusama artwork at National Gallery Singapore’s first Children’s Biennale

SINGAPORE, May 17: Can’t wait for next month’s Yayoi Kusama exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore (NGS)? Fans of the popular Japanese artist can get a taste of what’s to come at the inaugural Gallery Children’s Biennale, which opens on Saturday (May 20). Kusama’s Obliteration Room, which will run for four months, is one of the 10 works presented ...Full Article

Saving Pakistan’s lost city of Mohenjo Daro

MOHENJO DARO, May 17: The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world’s earliest cities – a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets and ...Full Article

Diamond earrings fetch record US$57.4m at Swiss auction

GENEVA, May 17 Two spectacular diamonds mounted as earrings fetched a record US$57.4-million (€51.8 million) on Tuesday (May 16) at auction in Geneva, with an unnamed Asia-based buyer netting ...Full Article

Miss Universe producer sues Czech maker of winners’ crowns

NEW YORK, May 17: The producer of the Miss Universe pageant on Tuesday sued the Czech company hired to make the winners’ iconic crowns, saying it kept touting its ...Full Article

Ancient human sacrifice discovered in Korea

SEOUL, May 17: Evidence of human sacrifice to try to ensure the success of ancient construction projects has been found for the first time at a Korean site, officials ...Full Article

Creators of MP3 bring it to an end

THERE’S perhaps no audio format that has been so widely used that it established itself as a noun in the English language and supplanted the traditionally used ‘song’ in ...Full Article

Putin says Russia right to boycott Eurovision over Ukraine

BEIJING, May 16: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia was right to boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest because Ukrainian authorities were not up to the ...Full Article

Recipe for success: discipline and diplomacy, says top Slovenian chef

KOBARID, Slovenia, May 16: Nestled in a valley just a few miles from the Italian border, Ana Ros’ restaurant lures food-lovers from around the world with her quirky dishes: ...Full Article

Why deep breathing may keep us calm

NEW YORK, May 16: For generations, mothers have encouraged children to take long, slow breaths to fight anxiety. A long tradition of meditation likewise uses controlled breathing to induce ...Full Article

Cat hotel and spa in Kota Bharu

KOTA BHARU, May 15: A cat lover here has turned her home at Kampung Tok Sadang, Pengkalan Chepa into a day care centre for cats, to cater to the ...Full Article
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