Lifestyle & Culture
The gentrification of the Indonesian lexicon through English may be part of a wider trend.
The 38-year-old Mohan is among a group of Indian women who have found successful careers in space science, including Tessy Thomas, Ritu Karidhal Srivastava and Muthayya Vanitha.
An activist lawyer said the 33-year-old woman had died of heart failure after consuming ketamine and Ecstasy, but no charges have been filed in the case.
‘Swift and decisive’ action demanded against University of Melbourne lecturer who started website highlighting women’s negative experiences in shared spaces.
The antiquities were taken during the Khmer Rouge regime and are being returned by the daughter of British art collector Douglas Latchford.
Science minister Khairy Jamaluddin, actress Maya Karin and disgraced ex-premier Najib Razak have all used the audio-chat app to reach out to audiences.
Shabnam Ali and her lover were convicted and sentenced to death for killing seven members of her family in 2008. If the hanging in India’s Uttar Pradesh state goes ahead, it will be the country’s first execution of a woman since 1947.
Chinese-language descriptions of the late poet using the official term for ethnic Koreans living in China are a ‘historical distortion’, according to one Korean academic.
Requiring Nepali women under the age of 40 to get permission from a male family member before they can leave the country is a backwards step on the path to equality, activists say.
Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong were banned by the national team and their V-League club after they admitted to abusing teammates a decade ago.
With gongbang or ‘study broadcast’ videos, Korean students offer virtual partners in hitting the books, in a trend that has caught on worldwide.
Thousands of Indian medical students who returned home from China during the pandemic are struggling to finish their degrees amid the countries’ fraying diplomatic ties.
Millions of Thais tune in every night to watch prime time soaps involving salacious romance, bitter domestic power struggles and violent revenge.
Nightclubs from Singapore to Hong Kong are suffering. Will the arrival of vaccines be music to their ears?
Ordinary Filipinos have been beaten for not wearing face masks, while the rich and well-connected attend illegal parties and are pictured flouting Covid-19 rules with impunity.
Delhi police have denied using metal sticks during protests by farmers, but police brutality and the use of batons is under renewed scrutiny.
Uncertainty and loss linger for mainland Chinese working abroad, as the annual ritual of returning home for the holidays has been put on hold yet again.
‘There’s no more visiting my aunties and all that, I’ve told them not to expect a visit.’
J. Mark Ramseyer grew up in Japan and has been honoured for promoting Japanese culture and society. His paper, which cited few Korean sources, claimed ‘comfort women’ were willing recruited by the Japanese army as prostitutes.