Life & Art

Eating as a citizen: How consumer values are shaping the food industry

What we eat is seen as an act of social responsibility for 80% of people in China, 74% of people in India, 73% of people in Italy and also 63% of people in ...

Which country has the biggest appetite for eating out?

By BÉRANGÈRE CHATELAIN / Pic AFP
PEOPLE in Spain eat out an average of 4.3 times a week according to data published by catering industry specialists ...

A RM16.6m Ford Foundation gift is one museum’s ‘survival’

By JAMES TARMY
IN EARLY spring, El Museo del Barrio’s finances were looking grim. Like every other New York institution, the museum — which showcases ...

Therapeutic effects of music can boost productivity

Music interventions have been used for many years to reduce anxiety and distress, and improve physiological responses
By SOON LI WEI / Pic BERNAMA ...

New-look surau brings cheer to Pos Balar community

Within 24 hours, the surau was given a facelift
By SHANIKA ABDULLATIB ONE must have an adventurous spirit to take a road trip to Pos Balar, located ...

In new German save-the-forest fight, migrant captain centre stage

Rackete was dubbed ‘Captain Europe’ by the German media and lauded in some quarters for championing the rights of migrants
By YANNICK PASQUET EIGHTEEN ...

Can women with heart disease have a safe pregnancy?

It is crucial that they are counselled on this matter when they are still at the pre-marriageable age
By SHANIKA ABDULLATIB ALIF (not his real name) ...

Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics

Very little is known about the knock-on health consequences of microplastic consumption and the study authors warned against undue alarm
By AMÉLIE ...

Dance for longevity…

With the rise in Covid-19 cases, Osamu and Kamal decided to conduct online dance workshops for the elderly with dementia
by AZALEA AZUAR / pic credit: ...

Siberian scientists breeding foxes for pets eye human link

Oxytocin, known as the love hormone, could play a key role in rendering foxes better pets
SOAKING up the sun in their garden, Sergei Abramov and his ...

Asia’s biggest film fest opens as a shadow of its usual self

Even so, the fact it is taking place at all contrasts with the many international festivals that have gone online-only or cancelled altogether
By ...

Melting Alpine glaciers yield archaeologic troves, but clock ticking

If not found quickly, organic materials freed from the ice rapidly disintegrate and disappear
By NINA LARSON THE group climbed the steep mountainside, ...