US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many former and current mainland leaders have already experienced or are eager to experience.Monday, 24 March, 2014, 7:49am 3 comments
When the presidents of China and the United States had their first encounter in the sprawling grounds of the Sunnylands diplomatic retreat in California, first lady Peng Liyuan had to make her own plans because Michelle Obama was with her daughters in Washington.9 Jun 2013 - 8:46am
TV veteran tumbles at inauguration party22 Jan 2013 - 4:12am
Barack Obama marked his 20th wedding anniversary by squaring off against rival Mitt Romney in their first debate - and First Lady Michelle was less than thrilled.5 Oct 2012 - 4:18am
The US first lady electrified the Democratic National Convention as her husband, Barack Obama, was formally nominated to run for re-election. To cheers from the delegates in Charlotte, North Carolina, Obama said her husband understood that "success isn't about how much money you make. It's about the difference you make in people's lives."
9 Sep 2012 - 12:36am
Democrats turned on Wednesday to a hero of the past, Bill Clinton, to boost the shaky re-election prospects of Barack Obama, with the popular former president from the prosperous 1990s assuring worried Americans that he feels “with all my heart” that Obama is steering the country to an economic recovery.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Barack knows the American dream because he's lived it, and he wants everyone … to have that same opportunity
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama
It's some kind of poetic justice that she met an end that she delivered to so many others
Professor Bruce Bagley on "godmother of cocaine" Griselda Blanco, shot in Colombia on Monday6 Sep 2012 - 1:22am
Democrats kick off their 2012 convention on Tuesday, with First Lady Michelle Obama firing the first shots of a three-day salvo aimed at breaking the electoral deadlock with Republicans.
With just 63 days until Americans decide who will occupy the Oval Office for the next four years, the First Lady will make the case it should be her husband, the country’s first black president.4 Sep 2012 - 8:28pm
A steep learning curve lies ahead for Hong Kong's new first lady, judging by the sniping of fashion critics on her first official trip with husband Leung Chun-ying.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Designer Jason Wu's upward career trajectory - given a major boost in 2009 by US First Lady Michelle Obama when she wore his silk chiffon one-shoulder, floor-length gown at her husband's inauguration - continues at a rocket-propelled pace, with about 140 stores worldwide stocking the Chinese designer's classy clothing.8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
She looks so pretty. The dress is so English. In my opinion, she rarely makes a mistake, and today is no different
Kate Betts, fashion writer, on U.S. first lady Michelle Obama
I feel that I have not said enough and I have not clearly sent the message of apology to the public which I owe them26 May 2011 - 12:00am
Easy-to-wear tees and tanks with over-sized pockets are the new celeb favourite.
They have a cool 1980s feel to them and are fun for the summer.
Mix horizontal and vertical stripes for a cool look.
Mesh5 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
Michelle Obama has made this staple cool again.
Showing some skin
But don't let it all hang out - choose pieces that reveal the right amount, such as cut-out dresses or sleeves with slits.
Egyptian chic26 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Were you influenced by fashion while you were growing up?22 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
I love the dresses that Michelle Obama wears, especially the patterned one she wore when Barack won the nomination in August. Where can I get some?
First Call, The Peak7 Dec 2008 - 12:00am