The jilboob, or sometimes “jilbabe,” gets her name because in Indonesia the full-body burka seen in Afghanistan or the abaya in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, is rarely adopted.
This is just one of the messages of support that Derek Wong received after news broke that the Singaporean shuttler had made it to the final of the Commonwealth Games men’s badminton singles.
A children’s book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York’s zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries.
David Byrne has gone the extra mile to ensure his immersive show “Here Lies Love” about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible: He’s done casting in Manila.
Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood’s Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else.
Workers accused of Thailand tourist murders retract confessions
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:35PM UTC
North Korea detainee to return to Ohio
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 6:12PM UTC
Red Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:57PM UTC
Hong Kong protest talks reveal gap between students and government
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:38PM UTC
Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 5:24PM UTC
South Korea demolishes ‘Christmas tree’ border tower
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 4:58PM UTC