Qantas spoils Changi travelers with newly expanded business lounge

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 19: Australian flag carrier Qantas recently officially opened its Business Lounge at Changi Airport in Singapore following an expansion project.

New trading card game comes to town, Pokemon is here to catch

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 19: Arguably one of the most popular card games in the world, the Pokemon Trading Card Game (Pokemon TCG) has officially entered...

Who's the fairest of them all? How about, who cares?

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 19: Growing up in Southeast Asia subliminally conditioned me to believe that fair skin was the only shade of skin color that...

The rise of co-working spaces in Lahore is shaking up the traditional...

Lahore (Pakistan) August 19: As a young freelance wedding photographer, Sana Ahmed would work out of a coffee shop to meet potential clients and book...

New Zealand is finally trying to decriminalize abortion. Why has it taken...

Wellington [New Zealand] August 19: It all started with a break-up. Her long-term boyfriend left her for her friend.

Scientists bid farewell to the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change....

Washington [USA] August 19: Scientists say they are bidding farewell to Okjokull, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change, in a funeral of sorts.

Kidney patients to increase to 106,000 in next 20 years

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia] Augsut 18: The number of Malaysians with kidney problems nationwide is expected to increase to 106,000 by 2040, said Health Ministry medical...

Bear warning issued for Fish Creek Park in south Calgary

Calgary [Canada] August 18: Alberta Parks has issued a bear warning for Fish Creek Provincial Park, for the area south of Canyon Meadows and westward,...

Mayor Jim Watson officially comes out as gay

Ottawa [Canada] August 18: Just a day before Pride celebrations in Ottawa officially kick off, Ottawa's Mayor Jim Watson has come out as an openly...

Eataly cuts ties with disgraced chef Mario Batali

New York (USA) August 18: Eataly has called in the check for Mario Batali.

Full moon casts a glow by Greece's Koroni castle

Athens (Greece) August 17: A full moon illuminated the waters by Greece's Koroni castle on August 15.

Montenegro's last lighthouse keeper says he still serves a function

Podgorica (Montenegro) August 17: Meet Stanko Stojanovic, Montenegro's last lighthouse keeper.

Nursing home residents with advanced dementia often face 'distressing' transfers, MDs find

Ottawa (Canada) August 17: If everyone was more aware of dementia, it could improve comfort in a loved one's dying days, say Canadian geriatricians who...

Carnival cruise passenger in wheelchair rescued by 'selfless,' 'heroic' onlookers after falling...

Virgin Islands (USA) August 17: Not all heroes wear capes.

NASA scientist blasts Hinge match who joked she was probably 'the receptionist'

Washington (USA) August 17: Watch it, buddy.

Starbucks Indonesia relaunches museum promotion

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 16: Welcoming Indonesia's Independence Day on Aug. 17, Starbucks Indonesia is relaunching its "Ayo ke Museum" (Let's Go to the Museum) campaign...

08:06:06 - art and memories

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 16: "Memories can warm you up from the inside, but they also tear you apart," wrote Haruki Murakami about the power of...

A night at Wyndham Grand Yangon hotel

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 16: Yangon is my hometown. The golden city, with its lush trees along Bo Aung Kyaw Street and old colonial buildings, it...

Monastic schools, a symbol of ancient education in Myanmar

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 16: Some tourists take time out of their busy schedule to visit a monastic school, even if the visit is not a...

Stone Cold Steve Austin gave a shout out to his Pakistani fans...

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 16: Fans of WWE in Pakistan, rejoice!

Did you catch Sahir Ali Bagga's tribute to the Pakistan Air Force?

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 16: Sahir Ali Bagga just released a new track this 14 August and it's the perfect time.

Weekend grub: The food at Khaadi might even be better than the...

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 16: If you're anything like me, you get hungry when you go shopping. Whether it's makkai during bazaar trips or ice cream...

Grapefruit-size hailstone in Colorado breaks state record

Colorado (UK) August 16: The sky wasn't falling, but it might have felt like it in Colorado this week.

UK woman suffers facial burns after eggs 'exploded' in her face: 'It...

London (UK) August 16: A woman in the United Kingdom claims she suffered severe facial burns after eggs she cooked in the microwave exploded in...

Ecotourism for ocean warriors: 5 places where travelers can help make a...

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 15: It's no secret that the world's oceans are struggling. Overfishing, damaging commercial fishing practices, an ever-growing micro-plastic problem and the effects...

Tirta Lie's Bakmi Festival to feature 25 halal, non-halal restaurants

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 15: The sixth edition of Tirta Lie's Bakmi Festival is slated to run from Aug. 16 to 18 at Citywalk Gajah Mada...

Shopee announces Cristiano Ronaldo as newest brand ambassador

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 15: E-commerce platform Shopee announced a collaboration with Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, who has become its newest brand ambassador.