September 30, 2017

‘Sex and the City 3’ is over, but Kim Cattrall says not to blame

LOS ANGELES, Sep 30: “Sex and the City” will not be back for a third movie, despite years of on-again, off-again plans, but actress Kim Cattrall […]
September 30, 2017

In world of fast-paced Trump satire, The Simpsons go medieval

LOS ANGELES, Sep 30: The creators of satirical animated series “The Simpsons,” who once eerily predicted Donald Trump would become U.S. president, cannot keep pace with […]
September 30, 2017

Four days, 11 flights, 10,000km: A reporter’s journey to examine the growth of Asia’s budget airlines

  SINGAPORE, Sep 30: It was in the 26th hour that I started to unravel. A self-enforced stoicism that had remained steady up to this point, […]
September 29, 2017

Miss Grand Malaysia to wear controversial ‘Kuda Warisan’ costume at international pageant

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29: After many months of anticipation since the submission for Miss Malaysia National Costume Award was opened, the winning entry was revealed by Miss […]
September 29, 2017

With Hefner gone, Playboy’s impact on women still has people talking

WASHINGTON, Sept 29: Playboy degraded women, it empowered women. It liberated them, and objectified them. The legacy of the iconic magazine founded six decades ago by […]
September 29, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci may have drawn ‘Nude Mona Lisa’, experts say

PARIS, Sept 29: A nude drawing that bears a striking resemblance to the Mona Lisa may have been done by Leonardo da Vinci, experts told AFP […]
September 29, 2017

Mattel seeks Pokemon-style boost from new HotWheels game

REUTERS, Sept 29 Mattel and tech company Osmo will launch an augmented reality version of Hotwheels toy cars on Thursday that seeks to duplicate the worldwide […]
September 29, 2017

Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy

ADELAIDE, Sept 29: An Australian pizzeria that hung a taxidermied dairy cow from its ceiling to call attention to the industrialisation of the farming industry has […]
September 28, 2017

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at age 91

REUTERS, Sept 28: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men’s magazine and built a business empire around […]
September 28, 2017

Russia, US shoot for the moon with joint lunar station project

MOSCOW, Sept 28: Russia and the United States agreed on Wednesday (Sep 27) to cooperate on a NASA-led project to build the first lunar space station, […]
September 28, 2017

Is it a Chinese university … or a giant toilet?

SHANGHAI, Sept 28: China has another entry when it comes to buildings that look suspiciously like something else – a 12-storey university block strongly resembling a […]
September 27, 2017

Spice up sex lives with ‘nasi lemak’ condoms

PORT KLANG, Sept 27: A Malaysian condom company is hoping to spice up sex lives with a contraceptive that tastes like the country’s ultimate comfort food — […]
September 27, 2017

World’s biggest uncut diamond sells for US$53 million

LONDON, Sept 27: British jeweller Graff said on Tuesday (Sep 26) it has purchased the world’s largest uncut diamond – roughly the size of a tennis […]
September 27, 2017

F1 team uses racing car technology to keep newborns safe in ambulances

GROVE, Sept 27: A Formula One racing team is employing technology that helps racing drivers survive high speed crashes to create a new device that keeps […]
September 27, 2017

Coffee rivals square off in Italy ahead of Starbucks invasion

MILAN, Sept 27: Two of Italy’s biggest coffee houses are reinforcing their brands with flagship cafes in Milan near the spot where U.S. rival Starbucks is […]
September 27, 2017

Playful Dior brightens Paris Fashion Week with mirrors and mosaics

PARIS, Sept 27: Christian Dior brought fun and a touch of fairytale to the start of Paris Fashion week with a collection featuring multi-colored dragon motifs […]
September 26, 2017

Elmo visits Singapore for the first time

SINGAPORE, Sept 26: “K” is for kindness – and to spread the word, Sesame Street’s furry red monster Elmo is in Singapore for the very first […]
September 26, 2017

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle make first public appearance as couple

TORONTO, Sept 26: Britain’s Prince Harry and American girlfriend Meghan Markle made their first formal public appearance together on Monday (Sep 25), with the couple holding […]