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M. Night Shyamalan to reboot 80s classic ‘Tales from the Crypt’


LOS ANGELES, Jan 9 — Twenty years after being cancelled by HBO, the TNT cable network has announced

Thai Skin Whitening Ad Provokes Race Storm


Bangkok (AFP) — A Thai company pulled an advert for skin-lightening pills on Friday following an outcry on social

India’s Mumbai to get ‘world’s first slum museum’

The teeming Indian metropolis of Mumbai — home to the neighbourhood made famous by the film “Slumdog Millionaire” — is to get the

Nearly 70 percent of US youth see ads for e-cigarettes


Miami (AFP) – Almost seven in 10 US school kids are exposed to e-cigarette ads which promote the battery-powered

‘Un-Islamic’ vaping catches fire in Malaysia amid govt backlash


KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – At Malaysian e-cigarette outlet Vape Empire, customers kick back and puff out thick, aromatic clouds of

Dying art? A recipe to save Hong Kong’s handmade dim sum

For the past 60 years, Chui Hoi has risen in the early hours of the morning to prepare bite-size steamed morsels for his

‘Hoverboards’ hot for the holidays despite concerns


Riding a “hoverboard” will zip you around town and make you the coolest person in the neighborhood. But it might

US women as likely as men to play video games: study



Despite widespread belief, women are just about as likely as men to have ever played video games,

Beatles’ spiritual Indian retreat opened to public

Agence France Presse DEHRADUN, India: An abandoned spiritual retreat in northern India where The Beatles famously learned to meditate has been

Indian painting sells for record $4.4 mn at Christie’s auction



An oil painting by abstract artist Vasudeo S. Gaitonde sold for 293 million rupees ($4.4 million) at a