Category: Lifestyle

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staffAugust 30, 2018

Ancient Chinese painting expected to fetch $51 million

A nearly 1000-year-old ink painting by one of China’s greatest literati masters Su Shi is expected to fetch US$51 million ...

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staffAugust 9, 2018

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

The British Museum said Thursday it is returning to Iraq a collection of 5,000-year-old looted antiquities seized from a London ...

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staffAugust 6, 2018

World’s most-starred chef Joel Robuchon dead at 73

Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the ...

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staffJuly 14, 2018

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

Archaeologists say they have discovered a mummification workshop dating back some 2,500 years at an ancient necropolis near Egypt’s famed ...

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staffJuly 3, 2018

Why you’ll never buy a house in your life

Australia – Prices may be dropping in Sydney and Melbourne, but that doesn’t mean buying your first home is going ...

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staffJune 27, 2018

Japan unveils Hello Kitty-themed bullet train

It is enough to wake the tired eyes of the groggiest commuter. A striking white and pink bullet train themed ...

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staffJune 27, 2018

Botched Spanish art restoration criticized

A lick of paint can do a lot to lift a drab interior, but when it comes to historic sculptures ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Meghan’s dad reveals tears over wedding

The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, has revealed his daughter cried when he told her he would not be ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes under hammer

A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, ...

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staffJune 14, 2018

The untold truth of the Obama sisters

Malia and Natasha “Sasha” Obama have grown up before America’s eyes. Just 10 and 7 years old when their father ...