Commentary: When contemporary art becomes a tool of soft power competition
The two rising powers in Asia, China and India , are using art as a means to win over investors and the global intelligentsia, says Associate ...
2 influencers face deportation from Bali over painted-on face mask prank
If period drama Yanxi Palace is gone, what’s the story for Chinese soft power?
Commentary: When your friends become dads and you're still a bachelorAn epiphany of my thirties — I don’t have to lose my friends with children, says the Financial Times' Janan Ganesh. vyshakmv 😀
Commentary: A State of the Union speech of a US president whose power is drainingUS President Donald Trump has backed himself into a corner on the wall from which there is no escape, say Financial Times' Edward Luce
Putin shows rare soft spot to rescue Russia's ISIS childrenMOSCOW (BLOOMBERG) - Zalina Gabibulayeva has had five children, four husbands and two jail sentences. All her spouses were Islamist militants who are either dead or in prison, the last two in Syria, where she was among hundreds of women stranded by the war before officials brought her back to Russia.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
US court blocks San Francisco health warning on soft drink adsSAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - A US appeals court on Thursday (Jan 31) blocked a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soft drinks and other sugary drinks in a win to the American beverage industry which fought the requirements in court.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
We are not a 'political tool': Afghan women on Taliban talksWomen who lived under the harsh rule of the Taliban urged senior Afghan politicians to ensure their hard-won freedoms are not bargained away when ...
Commentary: The slow destruction of the American mindTo arrest America's decline, Americans must first accept how far the country has fallen behind in the last two years, Emeritus Professor of ...
Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in Myanmar?The European Union is considering imposing sanctions which may debilitate the fragile Myanmar economy.
Commentary: How one school is fighting fake newsFinancial Times' Simon Kuper visits a school in Brussels - and uncovers how they fight fake news.
Commentary: We treat the business of death like it’s dirty workIt’s still a long march for Singapore society before we can achieve dignity in death and funerals, says Ang Chin Moh Foundation founder Ang Ziqian.