South African Chinese Researchers Launch Book on China-Africa Ties

Cybelle Go   | Dec 04, 2015 10:50 PM EST

Chinese and African experts launched a book titled "FOCAC 2015: A new beginning on China-Africa Relations" on Thursday. read more

Vanished Traditional Weaving of Tibetan Fabric Tsethang Serge Revived

Cybelle Go   | Nov 28, 2015 05:00 PM EST

Tsethang serge, considered one of the best traditional fabrics in Tibet, is making a comeback after it disappeared from the market decades ago, according to China Daily. read more

Concerns Over Culutral Appropriation Prompts Canadian Student Federation to Prohibit Yoga, Sombreros, Moustaches

Charissa Echavez   | Nov 24, 2015 07:20 AM EST

At the University of Ottawa, a free yoga class session was cancelled due to concerns over "cultural issues." There were apparently fears that the yoga class might be interpreted as insult to the Indian culture, where the practice originally began. This move has sparked a lively debate on social media platforms. read more

Archaeologists Unearth Renowned Emperor Marquis of Haihun's Tomb, Find Confucius' First Portrait

Charissa Echavez   | Nov 20, 2015 08:28 AM EST

The royal tombs of Western Han Dynasty's Marquis of Haihun State has captivated the public's attention after troves of treasures excavated from the site were exhibited in the Jiangxi Provincial Museum. read more

Archaeologist Find Ancient Board Game in 2,300 Years Old Tomb in China, Remains of Thieves Also Found

Eileen De Santos   | Nov 17, 2015 08:24 AM EST

Parts of an ancient board game have been found in a tomb near Qingzhou city. The tomb is believed to be at least 2,300 years old. According to LiveScience, a team of archaeologist found "21 rectangular game pieces with numbers painted on them." read more

Hindus Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights

Desiree Sison   | Nov 11, 2015 08:12 AM EST

Millions of Hindus and various faiths around the world are celebrating the Diwali, the festival of lights, for five days starting Wednesday. read more

Daughter's Sacrifice: A Teen Dresses Up Like A Cow And Begs Everyday To Raise Her Family

Myraine Policarpio   | Oct 02, 2015 01:10 AM EDT

15-year-old daughter begs everyday to make a living by wearing a cow mask and asking people to ride on her for 5 yuan. read more

Writers Festival: A Record-breaking With 'Life-changing' Haruki Murakami

L. P. Cabasag   | May 19, 2015 12:02 AM EDT

This year's Auckland Writers Festival has been a record-breaking with the event becoming full of more than 60,000 seats and estimated 20 percent raised in tickets. About 150 participants have celebrated the 5-day festival and also the 15th anniversary of the event, with literary giant Haruki Murakami, Japanese author known for his bestselling novels Kafka on the Shore and The Wind-up Bird Chronicle. read more

Starbucks Manager Fired: After Shouting At A Customer, Uploaded Videos Went Viral; Angered Internet Users

Gemmie Caranay   | May 18, 2015 11:16 PM EDT

Melissa, a Starbucks manager was fired after she yelled a a customer. read more

Husband For Sale Joke: Katie Bouyea Sells Her Husband After He Failed To Greet Her On Mother's Day

Gemmie P. Caranay   | May 18, 2015 10:04 PM EDT

Katie Bouyea posted an ad selling her husband for not greeting her on Mother's Day. read more

Muscatine Art Center Presents The Art Of Henri Matisse In 'Later Life: The Cutouts'

Soledad Mayo   | May 17, 2015 11:19 PM EDT

Art history speaker Carol Ehlers, will present a free lecture on Henri Matisse's art, "Later Life: The Cutouts" at the Muscatine Art Center on Thursday, May 21. Guests are welcome to view the artwork now part of the Muscatine Art Center collection. read more

China Hosts First LGBT Job Fair In Shanghai; An Effort To Break Away From Conservative Culture

Vinay Patel   | May 16, 2015 12:21 PM EDT

China hosts first of its kind job fair exclusively for the lesbians in the region but big companies choose to avoid the gathering read more

Staying Married: How Intimacy Is Killed In Marriage? Porn, Flirting Are The Culprit!

Gemmie Caranay   | May 16, 2015 11:41 AM EDT

The many challenges that result to infidelity and divorce unintentionally creep in because people do not really intend to destroy their own marriages. read more

1921 Matisse Painting Looted By Nazis Returned To Jewish Owners

Jotham D. Funclara   | May 16, 2015 02:14 AM EDT

An infamous Matisse painting stolen from Jewish art dealer Paul Rosenburg in World War II by invading Nazis was finally returned to his heirs. read more

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