A baking session at a Japanese cooking studio leaves Nur Zarina Othman with the perfect gateau au chocolat
Petite freediver Azua Shafii is setting records and hopes to make a difference through the extreme sport of freediving, writes Zuliantie Dzul
The Chinese rice flower symbolises abundance, wealth and prosperity, writes Elaine Yim
Sometimes books take you all over the world, sometimes they take you nowhere and others transport you into the beyond, discovers Elena Koshy
RECENTLY, I came across a very interesting concept about trust in a book Start With Why, written by Simon Sinek. The author equates trust with the safety net used by a trapeze artist.
OVER the recent long weekend, I went to a place that both my late parents loved. It is a holiday home in Janda Baik belonging to a dear relative who had turned it into a resort.
Hong Kong’s Janko Lam Chun-kuk, an award- winning cheongsam designer, prefers an innovative approach to the traditional wear, writes Alan Teh Leam Seng
Looking at our current economy, a chance to pass the buck when it comes to the red packet is probably welcomed, writes Sulyn Chong
Understanding the stories behind Kuala Lumpur’s street names can change the way we view our capital city, writes Kerry-Ann Augustin
Home gardens and public landscapes in Washington DC come to life with colourful flowers, writes Stephanie Choo
THERE have been studies conducted which have revealed that there was a time, from the Stone Age up until the end of the Bronze Age, where womenfolk were held in high esteem in many communities due to their reproductive capabilities.
When all the feasting and merriment get a bit too much and you fancy curling up with a good book for some respite, check out these titles as reviewed by Elena Koshy and ninotaziz
There was a time when chicken meant pets and not nuggets for Sulyn Chong
EVERY morning, millions of Malaysians would dutifully wake up early to prepare for school and work. Some have developed the habit of leaving home earlier than others with the objective of beating the traffic jam. Yes, no one likes to be stuck in traffic that can sometimes last for hours.
MEMPHIS: Scotty Moore, a pioneering rock guitarist best known for backing Elvis Presley as a member of his original band and into superstardom, died on Tuesday at the age of 84, the Memphis Commercial-Appeal reported.
GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS: A ballooning population of invasive green iguanas on Grand Cayman has become so alarming that the UK Caribbean territory has launched a pilot program to figure out how best to fight reptiles that began as escapees from the pet trade.
NEW YORK: Italy’s “Osteria Francescana” was crowned world’s best restaurant of 2016 at an awards ceremony in New York on Monday, the first Italian establishment to win the annual accolade.
AFTER the Steven Spielberg movie Jaws came out in 1975, sharks everywhere found themselves with a bad rep. They began to be perceived as being carnivorous and terribly dangerous. But for marine conservationist Hannah Pragnell-Raasch, sharks don’t scare her at all.
“WHAT? Malaysia has a baseball team?” I can still recall the note of incredulity creeping into my voice during a conversation with my baseball-loving friend months ago.
Revolutions are oftentimes sparked by dreams, desire and courage, writes Elena Koshy
TRUSTY camera in hand, a man dressed in a cotton shirt, jeans and a hardy pair of shoes hikes up Bukit Wang Burma in Wang Kelian, Perlis. It is stiflingly hot and humid in the dense tropical jungle. Still, he has a job to do and that is to capture images in order to tell a newsworthy story.
WELLINGTON: Lego products are becoming increasingly violent as toymakers engage in an “arms race” to retain children’s attention in the digital age, New Zealand researchers said Monday.
PROVIDENCE: An elephant carrying a performer holding an American flag kicked off the final elephant performance at Ringling Bros.
TOKYO: Akane had always enjoyed her job at a Tokyo call centre until, unlike many Japanese mothers, she decided to return to work after finishing her maternity leave.
NEW YORK: James Patterson is ready to launch another season of giving.
NEW YORK: Marilynne Robinson, the acclaimed author of novels such as “Gilead” and “Housekeeping,” is this year’s winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, a lifetime achievement honor.
OKUMA: Takayuki Ueno did not hesitate one moment to expose himself to high radiation five years ago while searching for family members swept away by the tsunami that triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant.
PARIS: Once forced out of business by mass production, a family firm in Paris has found a new lease of life, once again hand-crafting bicycles as a luxury must-have.
KUALA LUMPUR: For almost 10 years, Aliez Jazam's followers or "fitness friends" as she likes to call them, have been following her around the Klang Valley to take part in her exercise routines.
- Page 0
- next ›