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Elon Musk binges on Netflix, HBO and … bakes cookies? What the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX does in his free time

The billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX spends his spare time on binge viewing, reading books, playing video games and Sunday morning baking sessions

7 Oct 2020 - 5:53AM

The billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX spends his spare time on binge viewing, reading books, playing video games and Sunday morning baking sessions

Elon Musk binges on Netflix, HBO and … bakes cookies? What the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX does in his free time
King of Malaysia’s daughter, millennial mum and mental health advocate with supermodel looks – who is Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan?

Married, with a 1-year-old son, this modern-day princess supports causes such as mental health and empowering women

15 Sep 2020 - 12:15PM

Married, with a 1-year-old son, this modern-day princess supports causes such as mental health and empowering women

King of Malaysia’s daughter, millennial mum and mental health advocate with supermodel looks – who is Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan?
3 things Bill Gates splurged on – and 2 everyday items the world’s second-richest billionaire refuses to overspend on

And what 2 everyday items does the world’s second-richest person skimp on, despite his billions in the bank?

15 Sep 2020 - 8:00AM

And what 2 everyday items does the world’s second-richest person skimp on, despite his billions in the bank?

3 things Bill Gates splurged on – and 2 everyday items the world’s second-richest billionaire refuses to overspend on
Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Reasmey Khemuni – 5 facts about the thrill-seeking, guitar-playing Gen Z royal living Hollywood dreams in Los Angeles

He quit Cambodia for California, and a life in front of the camera – performing in stage musicals and posting pop song covers on Instagram during quarantine

25 Aug 2020 - 6:00PM

He quit Cambodia for California, and a life in front of the camera – performing in stage musicals and posting pop song covers on Instagram during quarantine

Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Reasmey Khemuni – 5 facts about the thrill-seeking, guitar-playing Gen Z royal living Hollywood dreams in Los Angeles
Before Harry and Meghan, William and Kate – 5 royal romances that went against the grain from Spain, Norway, Bhutan, Sweden and Jordan

It sounds like a Netflix romcom – Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria fell in love with her personal trainer and Bhutan’s teenage Dragon King promised a 7-year-old girl he would marry her if they were both still single when they grew up

13 Aug 2020 - 1:40PM

It sounds like a Netflix romcom – Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria fell in love with her personal trainer and Bhutan’s teenage Dragon King promised a 7-year-old girl he would marry her if they were both still single when they grew up

Before Harry and Meghan, William and Kate – 5 royal romances that went against the grain from Spain, Norway, Bhutan, Sweden and Jordan
No private jets or fancy cars for Manny Villar – 5 ways the Philippines’ richest man and former presidential candidate lives modestly

The former presidential candidate won’t fly first class, drives a Toyota and works remotely from a coffee shop

12 Aug 2020 - 1:00PM

The former presidential candidate won’t fly first class, drives a Toyota and works remotely from a coffee shop

No private jets or fancy cars for Manny Villar  – 5 ways the Philippines’ richest man and former presidential candidate lives modestly
Anne Curtis, Solenn Heussaff and the Philippines’ ‘It Girls’ setting Instagram and reality TV on fire

With beauty, brains and their BFFs, this clique of Insta-famous fashionistas are bossing it in business and a regular fixture on our screens

6 Aug 2020 - 7:00AM

With beauty, brains and their BFFs, this clique of Insta-famous fashionistas are bossing it in business and a regular fixture on our screens

Anne Curtis, Solenn Heussaff and the Philippines’ ‘It Girls’ setting Instagram and reality TV on fire
5 times Jordan’s Queen Rania proved she is a cool royal – from working at Apple to empowering women and writing children’s books

A commoner by birth, she uses her position to advocate for education, health and empowerment and in her spare time, stays fit and writes children’s books

4 Aug 2020 - 8:00AM

A commoner by birth, she uses her position to advocate for education, health and empowerment and in her spare time, stays fit and writes children’s books

5 times Jordan’s Queen Rania proved she is a cool royal – from working at Apple to empowering women and writing children’s books
Meet Teresita Sy-Coson, from working in a shoe shop at 8 to becoming the Philippines’ richest woman

The daughter of the late Henry Sy Sr and the eldest of the ‘Sy-blings’ has worked hard to be judged on her own merits and become the richest woman in the country

31 Jul 2020 - 6:00AM

The daughter of the late Henry Sy Sr and the eldest of the ‘Sy-blings’ has worked hard to be judged on her own merits and become the richest woman in the country

Meet Teresita Sy-Coson, from working in a shoe shop at 8 to becoming the Philippines’ richest woman
Philippine Airline CEO Lucio Tan was once a janitor – he's cleaned up nicely as one of Southeast Asia’s biggest billionaires, but still uses an old Nokia phone

Life wasn’t easy for the Chinese-Filipino mogul who mopped floors to send himself to school and worked his way to the top

29 Jul 2020 - 6:00AM

Life wasn’t easy for the Chinese-Filipino mogul who mopped floors to send himself to school and worked his way to the top

Philippine Airline CEO Lucio Tan was once a janitor – he's cleaned up nicely as one of Southeast Asia’s biggest billionaires, but still uses an old Nokia phone
‘Superman’ Hans Sy, son of the Philippines’ richest man – the SM mall billionaire who helped rescue a baby from a trash can

And why is the Chinese-Filipino son of Henry Sy Sr nicknamed ‘Superman’?

28 Jul 2020 - 2:14PM

And why is the Chinese-Filipino son of Henry Sy Sr nicknamed ‘Superman’?

‘Superman’ Hans Sy, son of the Philippines’ richest man – the SM mall billionaire who helped rescue a baby from a trash can
India’s Mukesh Ambani, Brunei’s Hassanal Bolkiah, UAE’s Sheikh Hamdan… which Asian billionaire has the biggest luxury car collection?

The fabulously wealthy of Asia and the Middle East love a full garage – but which billionaire has the biggest collection?

24 Jul 2020 - 12:00PM

The fabulously wealthy of Asia and the Middle East love a full garage – but which billionaire has the biggest collection?

India’s Mukesh Ambani, Brunei’s Hassanal Bolkiah, UAE’s Sheikh Hamdan… which Asian billionaire has the biggest luxury car collection?
McDonald’s to Megaworld: Who is Andrew Tan? Meet the Chinese immigrant who became a fast food and brandy billionaire in the Philippines

McDonald’s Philippines’ investor Andrew Tan built up a billion dollar business empire on hard work, french fries and brandy

29 Jul 2020 - 3:04PM

McDonald’s Philippines’ investor Andrew Tan built up a billion dollar business empire on hard work, french fries and brandy

McDonald’s to Megaworld: Who is Andrew Tan? Meet the Chinese immigrant who became a fast food and brandy billionaire in the Philippines
5 Indian film stars who made it big in China – from Aamir Khan of 3 Idiots fame, to Fatima Sana Shaikh and Hong Kong-born Katrina Kaif

Mohindepaul Singh, Rani Mukerji and Hong Kong-born Katrina Kaif are among the Bollywood stars and other Indian actors who became famous in China

23 Jul 2020 - 3:09PM

Mohindepaul Singh, Rani Mukerji and Hong Kong-born Katrina Kaif are among the Bollywood stars and other Indian actors who became famous in China

5 Indian film stars who made it big in China – from Aamir Khan of 3 Idiots fame, to Fatima Sana Shaikh and Hong Kong-born Katrina Kaif
Do Norway’s billionaire sisters, Katharina and Alexandra Andresen, spend it like Kylie Jenner?

If claims that Jenner is not a billionaire are true, then Katharina and Alexandra Andresen are the world’s youngest billionaires – do they have lavish spending habits like Kylie?

10 Jul 2020 - 3:38PM

If claims that Jenner is not a billionaire are true, then Katharina and Alexandra Andresen are the world’s youngest billionaires – do they have lavish spending habits like Kylie?

Do Norway’s billionaire sisters, Katharina and Alexandra Andresen, spend it like Kylie Jenner?
Oprah, Queen Elizabeth, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen all give their dogs better lives than people – have these celebrity pet lovers gone too far?

From wearing designer clothes to owning trust funds and mansions, these fur babies of famous personalities are living it up

28 Jun 2020 - 3:00PM

From wearing designer clothes to owning trust funds and mansions, these fur babies of famous personalities are living it up

Oprah, Queen Elizabeth, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen all give their dogs better lives than people – have these celebrity pet lovers gone too far?
Prince Nikolai, Lady Amelia Windsor and more hip young royals modelling for Dior, Burberry and Dolce & Gabbana

From Britain’s stunning Lady Amelia Windsor to the dashing Prince Nikolai of Denmark, these royals are rewriting the rules, one pouting pose at a time

28 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM

From Britain’s stunning Lady Amelia Windsor to the dashing Prince Nikolai of Denmark, these royals are rewriting the rules, one pouting pose at a time

Prince Nikolai, Lady Amelia Windsor and more hip young royals modelling for Dior, Burberry and Dolce & Gabbana
Grace Kelly’s granddaughter Jazmin Grace Grimaldi found out she was a royal descendant aged 14 – just like Anne Hathaway’s character in Disney classic Princess Diaries

In a real-life fairy tale, the US-born teenager was only revealed to be Albert II, Prince of Monaco’s daughter – and therefore Grace Kelly’s granddaughter – at the age of 14

22 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM

In a real-life fairy tale, the US-born teenager was only revealed to be Albert II, Prince of Monaco’s daughter – and therefore Grace Kelly’s granddaughter – at the age of 14

Grace Kelly’s granddaughter Jazmin Grace Grimaldi found out she was a royal descendant aged 14 – just like Anne Hathaway’s character in Disney classic Princess Diaries
Yang Mi, Fan Bingbing, Zhao Liying and more pet-loving Chinese celebrities who have taken a stand against eating dogs at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Yang Mi, Fan Bingbing, Zhao Liying and more pet-loving Chinese celebrities who have made a stand against eating dogs and the infamous Lychee and Dog Meat Festival

19 Jun 2020 - 7:00AM

Yang Mi, Fan Bingbing, Zhao Liying and more pet-loving Chinese celebrities who have made a stand against eating dogs and the infamous Lychee and Dog Meat Festival

Yang Mi, Fan Bingbing, Zhao Liying and more pet-loving Chinese celebrities who have taken a stand against eating dogs at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival
Prince Harry to King Mohammed VI – the 5 best-dressed royal dads we’re celebrating this Father’s Day

From the UK’s Prince Harry to Bhutan’s ‘Dragon King’ – these sharp-dressed dads prove it’s possible to be regal and real, sophisticated and stylish, all at the same time

18 Jun 2020 - 6:00PM

From the UK’s Prince Harry to Bhutan’s ‘Dragon King’ – these sharp-dressed dads prove it’s possible to be regal and real, sophisticated and stylish, all at the same time

Prince Harry to King Mohammed VI – the 5 best-dressed royal dads we’re celebrating this Father’s Day
6 Thai LGBT and queer films – from The Last Song to Tropical Malady to Visible Silence – which defy gender stereotypes

Six must-watch films which show how Thailand’s movie industry has been giving the spotlight to the LGBTQ+ community and helping to challenge old ways of thinking

18 Jun 2020 - 11:00AM

Six must-watch films which show how Thailand’s movie industry has been giving the spotlight to the LGBTQ+ community and helping to challenge old ways of thinking

6 Thai LGBT and queer films – from The Last Song to Tropical Malady to Visible Silence – which defy gender stereotypes
Victoria’s Secret’s Kelsey Merritt, LGBTQ+ icon Geena Rocero and other groundbreaking Filipino supermodels who put Asian beauty in the spotlight

From Victoria’s Secret knockout Kelsey Merritt, to LGBTQ+ icon Geena Rocero and Miss Universe runner-up Janine Tugonon, these 5 faces have rewritten the rule book

17 Jun 2020 - 12:00PM

From Victoria’s Secret knockout Kelsey Merritt, to LGBTQ+ icon Geena Rocero and Miss Universe runner-up Janine Tugonon, these 5 faces have rewritten the rule book

Victoria’s Secret’s Kelsey Merritt, LGBTQ+ icon Geena Rocero and other groundbreaking Filipino supermodels who put Asian beauty in the spotlight
5 things to know about Phum Viphurit, Thailand’s Lover Boy singer – from his good looks to his elephant pants

Singer from Bangkok is best known for his single Hello, Anxiety, while his cute looks, cool fashion sense and talent have made him a heartthrob

16 Jun 2020 - 3:00PM

Singer from Bangkok is best known for his single Hello, Anxiety, while his cute looks, cool fashion sense and talent have made him a heartthrob

5 things to know about Phum Viphurit, Thailand’s Lover Boy singer – from his good looks to his elephant pants
How Filipino celebrity and influencer Heart Evangelista started hand-painting Hermès Birkins – for US$1,800 a pop

Actress, fashionista, artist and wife of a Philippine senator, Heart Evangelista takes one of fashion’s most iconic bags to a whole new level … by painting all over it

13 Jun 2020 - 1:00PM

Actress, fashionista, artist and wife of a Philippine senator, Heart Evangelista takes one of fashion’s most iconic bags to a whole new level … by painting all over it

How Filipino celebrity and influencer Heart Evangelista started hand-painting Hermès Birkins – for US$1,800 a pop
Meghan Markle vs Kate Middleton – who had the best maternity clothes, and how 7 more royal mums hid their baby bumps

For queens and princesses motherhood is a very public affair – as Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton and Queen Letizia of Spain know only too well

11 May 2020 - 3:14PM

For queens and princesses motherhood is a very public affair – as Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton and Queen Letizia of Spain know only too well

Meghan Markle vs Kate Middleton – who had the best maternity clothes, and how 7 more royal mums hid their baby bumps
5 things to know about Leah Lewis, Chinese-American star of Netflix’s The Half of It

Actress has appeared on The Voice and Nancy Drew, and now plays a teenage Chinese immigrant in the hit coming-of-age drama The Half of It

8 May 2020 - 6:00AM

Actress has appeared on The Voice and Nancy Drew, and now plays a teenage Chinese immigrant in the hit coming-of-age drama The Half of It

5 things to know about Leah Lewis, Chinese-American star of Netflix’s The Half of It