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.
US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:44AM UTC
Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:42AM UTC
China’s president pledges $81 million in Ebola aid
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:37AM UTC
US to compensate Philippines for coral reef damage
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:34AM UTC
Sri Lanka’s ’15 budget raises pay, lowers tariffs
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:31AM UTC
Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 5:30AM UTC