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‘Asia’s gay Netflix’ GagaOOLala scored an unlikely hit with Unlocked, a Filipino LGBT drama shot on iPhones, offering a candid look at same-sex relationships during lockdown

This lo-fi, online drama became one of the most-watched series on streaming service GagaOOLala – known as ‘Asia’s gay Netflix’ – but it was filmed on iPhones by a crew of 5, often in a single setting such as a small flat

This lo-fi, online drama became one of the most-watched series on streaming service GagaOOLala – known as ‘Asia’s gay Netflix’ – but it was filmed on iPhones by a crew of 5, often in a single setting such as a small flat

1 Oct 2020 - 8:00AM
Is Myanmar’s ‘independent’ probe into atrocities stacked against Rohingya?

Aung San Suu Kyi tries to appease international critics by forming a panel to investigate the military’s alleged atrocities in Rakhine state. But nobody seems to be buying it ...

Aung San Suu Kyi tries to appease international critics by forming a panel to investigate the military’s alleged atrocities in Rakhine state. But nobody seems to be buying it ...

5 Aug 2018 - 10:32AM
China’s Myanmar policy: peace, conflict – whatever works

While impressing on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi the need to keep things peaceful enough for its Belt and Road Initiative to move forward, Beijing is also an implicit backer of some of Myanmar’s most powerful militants.

While impressing on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi the need to keep things peaceful enough for its Belt and Road Initiative to move forward, Beijing is also an implicit backer of some of Myanmar’s most powerful militants.

15 Jul 2018 - 10:32AM
Will Myanmar’s new president Win Myint tip the scales in Aung San Suu Kyi’s favour?

Win Myint is known to be assertive and ambitious, but to rule with authority he will have to work against both Suu Kyi’s well-known micromanagement of her party members as well as the powerful military.

Win Myint is known to be assertive and ambitious, but to rule with authority he will have to work against both Suu Kyi’s well-known micromanagement of her party members as well as the powerful military.

8 Apr 2018 - 8:03AM
Superyachts protected from dangers on the high seas thanks to advanced technology

Piracy, paparazzi and other dangers on the high seas have led many of the wealthy to have a citadel installed on their superyacht, a room providing the ultimate protection.

Piracy, paparazzi and other dangers on the high seas have led many of the wealthy to have a citadel installed on their superyacht, a room providing the ultimate protection.

23 May 2017 - 1:07PM
24 Oct 2017 - 4:10PM
Designer Patricia Urquiola mixes innovation with emotion

Patricia Urquiola's unconventional designs not only capture the eyes but also the heart.

Patricia Urquiola's unconventional designs not only capture the eyes but also the heart.

16 Jan 2017 - 3:04PM