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Pride in Asia: 6 LGBT films, from Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together starring Hong Kong celebrities Tony Leung and Leslie Cheung to Ang Lee’s The Wedding Banquet

The LGBTQ+ community may still face stigma in Asia, but several auteurs have sought to shed light on their experiences through the art of filmmaking – here are 6 of the best to date

The LGBTQ+ community may still face stigma in Asia, but several auteurs have sought to shed light on their experiences through the art of filmmaking – here are 6 of the best to date

Pride in Asia: 6 LGBT films, from Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together starring Hong Kong celebrities Tony Leung and Leslie Cheung to Ang Lee’s The Wedding Banquet
28 Jun 2021 - 12:59PM
Trans Pride: 13 transgender models shaking up fashion, from Ines Rau in Playboy to Victoria’s Secret’s Valentina Sampaio

The fashion industry might still have a long way to go when it comes to inclusivity, but trans models from Ines Rau and Valentina Sampaio to Laith Ashley and Nathan Westling are making their mark

The fashion industry might still have a long way to go when it comes to inclusivity, but trans models from Ines Rau and Valentina Sampaio to Laith Ashley and Nathan Westling are making their mark

Trans Pride: 13 transgender models shaking up fashion, from Ines Rau in Playboy to Victoria’s Secret’s Valentina Sampaio
27 Jun 2021 - 11:12AM
Pride Month 2021 fashion: Coach, Versace, Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren and 6 more luxury brands releasing rainbow pieces and donating to LGBT charities

Coach, Versace, Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren and 6 more brands releasing rainbow pieces and donating to LGBTQ+ charities in June

Coach, Versace, Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren and 6 more brands releasing rainbow pieces and donating to LGBTQ+ charities in June

Pride Month 2021 fashion: Coach, Versace, Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren and 6 more luxury brands releasing rainbow pieces and donating to LGBT charities
16 Jun 2021 - 12:08PM
Ramadan workouts: should I exercise before sahur or after iftar? De Fam’s Cik Manggis, influencer Nana Al Haleq and trainer Ain Ramli share tips for staying fit and healthy while fasting

Three Malaysian fitness queens share advice on everything from getting your workout timing right to which kinds of food to eat during Ramadan to maintain peak fitness

Three Malaysian fitness queens share advice on everything from getting your workout timing right to which kinds of food to eat during Ramadan to maintain peak fitness

Ramadan workouts: should I exercise before sahur or after iftar? De Fam’s Cik Manggis, influencer Nana Al Haleq and trainer Ain Ramli share tips for staying fit and healthy while fasting
23 Apr 2021 - 5:30PM
Instant Influencer judge Norvina on running Anastasia Beverly Hills, the beauty company started by her mother Anastasia ‘Eyebrow Queen’ Soare – interview

The Instant Influencer judge talks about running Anastasia Beverly Hills, the beauty company started by her mother

The Instant Influencer judge talks about running Anastasia Beverly Hills, the beauty company started by her mother

Instant Influencer judge Norvina on running Anastasia Beverly Hills, the beauty company started by her mother Anastasia ‘Eyebrow Queen’ Soare – interview
8 Apr 2021 - 5:00AM
Oscars 2021: meet the 6 Asian nominees, from Nomadland director Chloé Zhao to Minari stars Steven Yeun and Youn Yuh-jung

Following the triumph of Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite at the Oscars last year, a historic six Asian talents have received nods at the 93rd Academy Awards, from Nomadland director Chloé Zhao to Minari’s stars Steven Yeun and Youn Yuh-jung

Following the triumph of Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite at the Oscars last year, a historic six Asian talents have received nods at the 93rd Academy Awards, from Nomadland director Chloé Zhao to Minari’s stars Steven Yeun and Youn Yuh-jung

Oscars 2021: meet the 6 Asian nominees, from Nomadland director Chloé Zhao to Minari stars Steven Yeun and Youn Yuh-jung
4 Apr 2021 - 8:00AM
Meghan Markle’s beauty evolution – from before Hollywood to Suits, meeting Prince Harry, the royal wedding, the birth of son Archie, Megxit and the Oprah interview

See how the Duchess of Sussex’s style has evolved, from the ringlets of her early days to developing her trademark look for Hollywood to keeping it refined during her trials with the British royal family

See how the Duchess of Sussex’s style has evolved, from the ringlets of her early days to developing her trademark look for Hollywood to keeping it refined during her trials with the British royal family

Meghan Markle’s beauty evolution – from before Hollywood to Suits, meeting Prince Harry, the royal wedding, the birth of son Archie, Megxit and the Oprah interview
20 Mar 2021 - 6:00AM
Opinion | Princesses in distress: Meghan Markle isn’t the only royal who’s struggled with palace life – so did Princess Diana, Emperor Naruhito’s wife Masako and Dubai’s Princess Latifa

In Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, she revealed that she became depressed and suicidal living with the British royal family, but other female royals across the globe struggle, too – is royalty due for a refresh?

In Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, she revealed that she became depressed and suicidal living with the British royal family, but other female royals across the globe struggle, too – is royalty due for a refresh?

Princesses in distress: Meghan Markle isn’t the only royal who’s struggled with palace life – so did Princess Diana, Emperor Naruhito’s wife Masako and Dubai’s Princess Latifa
18 Mar 2021 - 6:00AM
Rosé from Blackpink’s record-breaking solo debut: 13 of the best Twitter reactions to solo single On the Ground, which officially has the most Spotify streams in 24 hours for a Korean solo artist

Rosé is the second member of the K-pop girl group to debut as a soloist after Jennie in 2018, and her song On the Ground already has the most Spotify streams in 24 hours for a Korean solo artist

Rosé is the second member of the K-pop girl group to debut as a soloist after Jennie in 2018, and her song On the Ground already has the most Spotify streams in 24 hours for a Korean solo artist

Rosé from Blackpink’s record-breaking solo debut: 13 of the best Twitter reactions to solo single On the Ground, which officially has the most Spotify streams in 24 hours for a Korean solo artist
17 Mar 2021 - 2:58PM
Is Blackpink member Lisa’s ‘hime cut’ the next big hairstyle trend? She wore it the How You Like That music video and Twice’s Momo is a fan, but where did the Japanese anime look come from?

Blackpink’s Lisa and Twice’s Momo have both recently sported the look, but it was originally popularised by manga and 70s Japanese star Megumi Asaoka, who took inspiration from the noblewomen of Heian Japan

Blackpink’s Lisa and Twice’s Momo have both recently sported the look, but it was originally popularised by manga and 70s Japanese star Megumi Asaoka, who took inspiration from the noblewomen of Heian Japan

Is Blackpink member Lisa’s ‘hime cut’ the next big hairstyle trend? She wore it the How You Like That music video and Twice’s Momo is a fan, but where did the Japanese anime look come from?
11 Mar 2021 - 8:00AM
Opinion | Was Taylor Swift fair to call out Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia? That sexist joke was out of line, but now her fans are going after star Antonia Gentry

‘You go through men faster than Taylor Swift’: this bad joke from the hit Netflix show sparked a backlash, but now the singer’s fans are going after star Antonia Gentry

‘You go through men faster than Taylor Swift’: this bad joke from the hit Netflix show sparked a backlash, but now the singer’s fans are going after star Antonia Gentry

Was Taylor Swift fair to call out Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia? That sexist joke was out of line, but now her fans are going after star Antonia Gentry
10 Mar 2021 - 11:38AM
Opinion | 7 TV love interests who would make terrible boyfriends IRL, from commitment-phobe Simon Basset in Netflix’s Bridgerton to Emily in Paris’ cheating chef Gabriel

The romantic antics in TV shows like Friends, New Girl and How I Met Your Mother might be fun to watch, but these characters should set off serious alarm bells if you ever met them in real life

The romantic antics in TV shows like Friends, New Girl and How I Met Your Mother might be fun to watch, but these characters should set off serious alarm bells if you ever met them in real life

7 TV love interests who would make terrible boyfriends IRL, from commitment-phobe Simon Basset in Netflix’s Bridgerton to Emily in Paris’ cheating chef Gabriel
27 Feb 2021 - 10:00AM
The style evolution of Lara Jean in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: actress Lana Condor on how her character grew throughout the Netflix teen romcom trilogy – interview

Lara Jean did some serious growing up across the Netflix film series – going from a bare face and quirky outfits to K-beauty inspired looks

Lara Jean did some serious growing up across the Netflix film series – going from a bare face and quirky outfits to K-beauty inspired looks

The style evolution of Lara Jean in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: actress Lana Condor on how her character grew throughout the Netflix teen romcom trilogy – interview
18 Feb 2021 - 2:00PM
What is a ‘lucky face’ according to face feng shui, and how can you get one? Aesthetic medicine might grant you more auspicious features – but they don’t all match current beauty trends

Traditional Chinese face reading, or physiognomy, stipulates that certain facial features bring good fortune and prosperity – but they don’t necessarily match modern beauty trends

Traditional Chinese face reading, or physiognomy, stipulates that certain facial features bring good fortune and prosperity – but they don’t necessarily match modern beauty trends

What is a ‘lucky face’ according to face feng shui, and how can you get one? Aesthetic medicine might grant you more auspicious features – but they don’t all match current beauty trends
14 Feb 2021 - 8:00AM
6 beauty and skincare trends for 2021: Covid-19 gave us face masks, ‘maskne’ and WFH – now we need LED devices, at-home treatments and striking eye make-up to rock on Zoom

For the year ahead we’re looking forward to make-up that better suits face masks, at-home beauty gadgets instead of spa days, and fixations on anti-ageing and skin health

For the year ahead we’re looking forward to make-up that better suits face masks, at-home beauty gadgets instead of spa days, and fixations on anti-ageing and skin health

6 beauty and skincare trends for 2021: Covid-19 gave us face masks, ‘maskne’ and WFH – now we need LED devices, at-home treatments and striking eye make-up to rock on Zoom
22 Jan 2021 - 9:51PM
Kimye divorce rumours: the best Twitter meme reactions to news Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage may finally be over

Is Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage over? Twitter thinks so – and these are the smartest, funniest and most on-point memes and reactions on the net

Is Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage over? Twitter thinks so – and these are the smartest, funniest and most on-point memes and reactions on the net

Kimye divorce rumours: the best Twitter meme reactions to news Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage may finally be over
8 Jan 2021 - 3:09PM
Meghan Markle, Brie Larson and Anne Hathaway love her handbag designs – meet Chloé’s new creative director Gabriela Hearst, replacing Natacha Ramsay-Levi

The fashion designer filling Natacha Ramsay-Levi’s shoes creates sustainable, feminine designs beloved by the likes of Meghan Markle, Brie Larson and Anne Hathaway – and the brand’s CEO admires her ‘vibrant creative energy’

The fashion designer filling Natacha Ramsay-Levi’s shoes creates sustainable, feminine designs beloved by the likes of Meghan Markle, Brie Larson and Anne Hathaway – and the brand’s CEO admires her ‘vibrant creative energy’

Meghan Markle, Brie Larson and Anne Hathaway love her handbag designs – meet Chloé’s new creative director Gabriela Hearst, replacing Natacha Ramsay-Levi
12 Dec 2020 - 10:00AM
Why does Kamala Harris love her Converse shoes so much? How the vice-president-elect’s Chuck Taylor All-Stars sneakers became trending news

The dressed-down trainers work for all occasions for the vice-president-elect, save for with her acceptance speech white pantsuit, which evoked the suffragettes, Hillary Clinton … and Ivanka Trump?

The dressed-down trainers work for all occasions for the vice-president-elect, save for with her acceptance speech white pantsuit, which evoked the suffragettes, Hillary Clinton … and Ivanka Trump?

Why does Kamala Harris love her Converse shoes so much? How the vice-president-elect’s Chuck Taylor All-Stars sneakers became trending news
16 Nov 2020 - 5:29PM
Billie Eilish’s Twitter body-shaming shows social media still rarely celebrates real women – now fashion brands Versace, Chanel and Fendi are finally using plus-sized models to show off new collections

Models Nina Agdal, Kaia Gerber and Ashley Graham have all also been shamed online, showing the dire need for progress in a fashion world that still rarely celebrates real women

Models Nina Agdal, Kaia Gerber and Ashley Graham have all also been shamed online, showing the dire need for progress in a fashion world that still rarely celebrates real women

Billie Eilish’s Twitter body-shaming shows social media still rarely celebrates real women – now fashion brands Versace, Chanel and Fendi are finally using plus-sized models to show off new collections
20 Oct 2020 - 10:26AM
Are Apple’s new iPhone 12 models any different from the iPhone 11? Everything you need to know about 2020’s hottest smartphone release – available for pre-order this month

The iPhone 12 models are some of the hottest smartphone releases of the year, but aside from not including a charger or headphones, how are they actually different to earlier editions?

The iPhone 12 models are some of the hottest smartphone releases of the year, but aside from not including a charger or headphones, how are they actually different to earlier editions?

Are Apple’s new iPhone 12 models any different from the iPhone 11? Everything you need to know about 2020’s hottest smartphone release – available for pre-order this month
15 Oct 2020 - 6:17PM
Blackpink’s Lovesick Girls: all the music video’s make-up looks – Jisoo, Rosé, Jennie and Lisa turn break-up into beauty tips in new K-pop MV – here’s how to copy the girl group’s style

Let Jisoo, Rosé, Jennie and Lisa walk you through waterproofing your look, heartbreak haircare and how mutual misery can be your friend

Let Jisoo, Rosé, Jennie and Lisa walk you through waterproofing your look, heartbreak haircare and how mutual misery can be your friend

Blackpink’s Lovesick Girls:  all the music video’s make-up looks – Jisoo, Rosé, Jennie and Lisa turn break-up into beauty tips in new K-pop MV – here’s how to copy the girl group’s style
9 Oct 2020 - 9:00AM
Record of Youth on Netflix: is a K-drama love triangle between Park Bo-gum, Park So Dam and Byun Woo-seok on the cards next?

Park Seo-joon is confirmed to appear in episode 9, but is a love triangle between Park Bo-gum, Park So Dam and Byun Woo-seok’s characters on the cards next?

Park Seo-joon is confirmed to appear in episode 9, but is a love triangle between Park Bo-gum, Park So Dam and Byun Woo-seok’s characters on the cards next?

Record of Youth on Netflix: is a K-drama love triangle between Park Bo-gum, Park So Dam and Byun Woo-seok on the cards next?
7 Oct 2020 - 3:00PM
Will Netflix top Crash Landing on You and It’s Okay to Not Be Okay with Start-Up? Why this new K-drama series starring Nam Joo-hyuk and Bae Suzy will take over your life

The Silicon Valley-inspired drama stars Nam Joo-hyuk and Bae Suzy – here’s why we can’t wait for it to hit our screens

The Silicon Valley-inspired drama stars Nam Joo-hyuk and Bae Suzy – here’s why we can’t wait for it to hit our screens

Will Netflix top Crash Landing on You and It’s Okay to Not Be Okay with Start-Up? Why this new K-drama series starring Nam Joo-hyuk and Bae Suzy will take over your life
20 Sep 2020 - 8:00AM
Blackpink’s Jisoo and Lisa, Meghan Markle, Priyanka Chopra and Beyoncé all love Self-Portrait – 6 things to know about the Malaysian designer Han Chong

Blackpink’s Jisoo and Lisa, Meghan Markle, Priyanka Chopra and Beyoncé all love his designs – here’s what you need to know

Blackpink’s Jisoo and Lisa, Meghan Markle, Priyanka Chopra and Beyoncé all love his designs – here’s what you need to know

Blackpink’s Jisoo and Lisa, Meghan Markle, Priyanka Chopra and Beyoncé all love Self-Portrait – 6 things to know about the Malaysian designer Han Chong
19 Sep 2020 - 12:00PM
Kuala Lumpur’s 10 top cafes: totally Insta-worthy ‘kopitiam’ cafes and lunch spots to check out in the Malaysian capital, and beyond

Whether for lunch, brunch or coffee, these traditional cafes in Kuala Lumpur and beyond are the very best for food and great photos

Whether for lunch, brunch or coffee, these traditional cafes in Kuala Lumpur and beyond are the very best for food and great photos

Kuala Lumpur’s 10 top cafes: totally Insta-worthy ‘kopitiam’ cafes and lunch spots to check out in the Malaysian capital, and beyond
14 Sep 2020 - 1:10PM
Blackpink’s Ice Cream: 3 beauty lessons we learned from the K-pop queens’ colour-bomb music video

The K-pop girl’s colour-bomb new music video – guest starring Selena Gomez – has given us lashings of inspiration for our late summer make-up looks

The K-pop girl’s colour-bomb new music video – guest starring Selena Gomez – has given us lashings of inspiration for our late summer make-up looks

Blackpink’s Ice Cream: 3 beauty lessons we learned from the K-pop queens’ colour-bomb music video
5 Sep 2020 - 10:00AM
From Brooklyn Beckham’s new love to Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock – here are the most stunning celebrity engagement rings of 2020

Model Jourdan Dunn, Anna Faris, Sienna Miller and Channing Tatum’s ex Jenna Dewan have all found love again – and are flashing fancy diamond engagement rings

Model Jourdan Dunn, Anna Faris, Sienna Miller and Channing Tatum’s ex Jenna Dewan have all found love again – and are flashing fancy diamond engagement rings

From Brooklyn Beckham’s new love to Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock – here are the most stunning celebrity engagement rings of 2020
27 Jul 2020 - 3:00AM
Netflix’s It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: what’s happened so far in Korea’s hottest drama – and how are things shaping up between Kim Soo-hyun and Seo Ye-ji?

The story of Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) and Ko Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji) has reached the halfway point – so how are events unfolding?

The story of Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun) and Ko Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji) has reached the halfway point – so how are events unfolding?

Netflix’s It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: what’s happened so far in Korea’s hottest drama – and how are things shaping up between Kim Soo-hyun and Seo Ye-ji?
21 Jul 2020 - 4:04PM
9 best self-improvement podcasts to listen to for inspiration during this time of isolation

If you’ve re-read all your favourite books, exhausted your new-found baking skills and binge-watched too much Netflix, take some time for yourself

If you’ve re-read all your favourite books, exhausted your new-found baking skills and binge-watched too much Netflix, take some time for yourself

9 best self-improvement podcasts to listen to for inspiration during this time of isolation
3 May 2020 - 11:00AM
More power, 4.7-inch screen, top camera – what else makes Apple’s new iPhone SE a smartphone to be reckoned with?

Apple’s latest comes with the fastest chip ever in a smartphone – the A13 bionic – offering users unparalleled performance

Apple’s latest comes with the fastest chip ever in a smartphone – the A13 bionic – offering users unparalleled performance

More power, 4.7-inch screen, top camera – what else makes Apple’s new iPhone SE a smartphone to be reckoned with?
21 Apr 2020 - 8:00PM