Life & Art

The Inside Story of Estée Lauder’s Billion-Dollar Success

Leonard Lauder, the company’s chairman emeritus, has written as close to a tell-all as we’re going to get.
By JAMES TARMY/ pic by BLOOMBERG IN the ...

Integrating modern, traditional medicines to treat Covid-19

The use of herbal remedies and traditional methods can be evaluated only to complement the recovery process and not as a specific treatment for the ...

Research tracks how pterosaurs mastered the primaeval skies

The 1st creatures with a backbone to y under their own power emerged during the late Triassic period more than 200m years ago
by KELLY MACNAMARA / pic ...

Marauding monkeys bring fear to historic Indian tourist haven

As coronavirus restrictions have eased, troops of monkeys have returned to Shimla to bully inhabitants and snatch grocery bags
By BHUVAN BAGGA / Pic ...

Weekly dives to the Titanic begin in May

The expeditions will be the first in 15 years to take guests to the famous wreck
By FRAN GOLDEN IN NORMAL times, thousands of travellers each year ...

Gunung Tahan tests skills, endurance of Pahang elite firemen

The Sept 13-17 expedition — held in conjunction with Malaysia Day — was co-organised by the Pahang Media Club, in collaboration with the police and ...

After the blast, Beirut fights to save its architectural heritage

The Aug 4 port explosion decimated neighbourhoods filled with historic buildings. Now, activists are struggling to keep developers at bay
By LIN ...

Day of the Dead ‘skeleton’ Barbie splits opinion in Mexico

Fans of the iconic doll see it as a homage to Mexico’s rich tradition, but critics say it is little more than cultural appropriation
By NATALIA CANO / ...

Moon richer in water than once thought

If water is abundant enough in certain locations, we may be able to use it as a resource for human exploration
By JULIETTE COLLEN & KELLY ...

Singaporeans stuck on island seek private jets, daycations

Yacht charters have surged, while cruises to nowhere are selling out
By FARIS MOKHTAR / Pic BLOOMBERG WHETHER it’s chartering a private jet for a ...

A great steak starts with a sangria marinade

In a new cookbook, chef Campanaro gives the recipe for a fast-cooking skirt steak dish
By KATE KRADER / Pic BLOOMBERG) IN THE wide world of cooking, ...

Malaysian filmmaker completes Osaka trilogy

Lim is very excited as ‘Come and Go’ has been selected to be presented at the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival, which will take place from Oct 31 ...