Life & Art

Dive watches can go deep in the ocean — and help save it, too

A new crop of luxury timepieces brings environmental awareness, and support of ocean-related eco-charities, to haute horology
By MARK BERNARDO / ...

Wave hello to Italy’s surf park, one of the world’s biggest

Milan boasts ‘the largest floating surf pool in the world’
By CÉLINE CORNU / AFP THE sea isn’t visible even from the roof of Milan’s towering ...

KL Monorail may have other roles to play

The 16-year-old system is viewed to have reached a critical point and is further overshadowed by the emergence of other rail-based mass transportation
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Museum starts ‘live’ restoration of Rembrandt masterpiece

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Amsterdam’s famed Rijksmuseum on Monday began a historic restoration of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch”, ...

Pompeii — the tragic city of lust

The city contains countless stories of an ancient civilisation frozen in time
By RAHMAN DAROS SOME would look at it as a symbol of culture and ...

Central Market — life after 131 year

When the dazzling light of the sun slowly fades, an almost ‘hidden’ part of the city leads us to an open secret
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

Joss Stone deported from Iran ahead of 200th world tour gig

by AFP / pic by AFP
British singer Joss Stone (picture) said she was “gutted” after being deported from Iran ahead of the latest leg ...

Sketching for all

Sketching can be practised by anyone, says KL Sketchnation founder Ahmad Hakym
by AZALEA AZUAR/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ONE might be fooled by Ahmad ...

Klpac shines in July

Having opened its doors in May 2005, Klpac has continued to bring alive local talents and entertainment for Malaysians of all ages
by LYDIA NATHAN ...

Kelantan’s floating works of art dying out

The vibrantly painted boats docked at the jetty at Kampung Pulau Gajah seem all set for participation in some sea carnival
by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA ...

What’s in store on Royal Caribbean’s new private island in The Bahamas

Banana blossom is soaked in seaweed and samphire, then breaded and fried in a new take on the English classic
by AFP/ pic by AFP ROYAL Caribbean ...

Oscar Winner Malek sought reassurances over Bond film role

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Oscar winner Rami Malek (picture) has revealed he thought twice before signing up to play the lead villain in the latest ...