|Thursday, February 23, 2017

Lifestyle News

New Zealander fascinated by Malaysian Wayang Kulit

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 3: A New Zealander, on a 20-hour transit from her native India, had a lot of fun watching the Malaysian Wayang Kulit and learning about the shadow puppetry at Muzium Negara. K. Aashirya took the “Hop On Hop Off” tourist bus to the national museum and was fascinated by the exhibition ‘Malay Archipelago Shadow Puppets: Symbolism ...Full Article

Pooh the bionic cat seeks new home in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Feb 2: A cat named Pooh who lost his back legs in a road accident is back on a set of bionic feet after groundbreaking surgery in Bulgaria. ...Full Article

When towering rivals Rabin and Nasser met for lunch – in Rabin’s own words

NEW YORK, Feb 2: In the midst of a furious Middle East war nearly 70 years ago, a group of Israeli and Egyptian officers put down their guns, ate ...Full Article

Blue-collar bathers revel at alternative to Rio beach scene

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 2: In a city best known for fashionable beaches and world-class surf, bathers at one local watering hole take pride in the exact opposite – ...Full Article

Giving the traditional cheongsam a modern facelift

SINGAPORE, Jan 31: A Chinese New Year tradition that many still practise today is new clothing for the new year. However, not many women will turn to the traditional ...Full Article

Aspiring French dentist wins Miss Universe; advocates teaching, toothcare

MANILA, Jan 31: A dental student from Paris was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, becoming the second Frenchwoman to win the title in the pageant’s history and the first ...Full Article

Rush for ‘Barbie’ vagina has experts stumped

PARIS, Jan 27: A rush of women going under the knife for designer genitals has taken even plastic surgeons by surprise and divided medical professionals on the ethics and ...Full Article

Dog sled teams charge through Czech mountains in annual race

DESTNE, Czech Republic, Jan 27: With a police patrol and handlers fueled by hot rum tea, around 80 dog sled teams from across Europe are racing through the Czech ...Full Article

Miss Universe beauty pageant kicks off in Manila

MANILA, Jan 27: More than 86 women from all over the world gathered in Manila on Thursday to compete in the Miss Universe beauty contest that will culminate in ...Full Article

Traditional Chinese medicine a dying trade in Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 26: Chang An herbal shop is now the last traditional Chinese medicine outlet in Sampeng, the oldest Chinese neighborhood in Bangkok. There are a few dozen antique ...Full Article
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