Prince Djabea, 15, stamps on a plastic bottle as if squashing a cockroach, then using the heel of his other foot, flicks the bottle cap through the air with a pop.
Jack Ma, executive chairman of China’s Alibaba Group Holding, said on Saturday he plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia, where he is already an adviser to the government on e-commerce.
Indonesian poultry farmer Yohanes Sugihtononugroho faced ruin four years ago when plummeting prices forced him to slaughter all 100,000 of his chickens and shutter his business.
Learning Jungle International School donated USD8,000 to Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital on October 11.
A popular British drama will feature an all-female cast and crew, which its producer says is the first time that women have taken over a TV soap both on and off screen.
When Danielis Diaz stopped receiving HIV/AIDS drugs four months ago, she had a life or death choice – stay home and become another lifeless casualty of Venezuela’s crumbling health system, or flee to Colombia.
Can you imagine Phnom Penh with its dust-free roads and its lush greenery scenes? Hard, isn’t it? But here comes the season not all of us like, the rainy days.
A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining.
Majestic cloth, gold, welcoming people, rainforests and a cool Atlantic breeze: Ghana is steeped in culture and natural beauty. But a flush toilet is hard to find, and the media are helping to potty train the government.
Arrayed between elegant stone buildings and run-down railway tracks in the northwest of Paris lie bustling playgrounds, plant-filled ponds and stretches of lush grass.
Nimo bounds out of a car in a rush to get to work at a Bangkok advertising agency, but Nimo is no ordinary employee.
Japan’s greying population is changing the character of its beloved manga comics, spawning a new genre in which the elderly aren’t pitiable oldsters but protagonists making discoveries, finding friends and sometimes even having hot sex.
Inside a dimly lit bar in Shanghai, amazed spectators held their smartphones high as artist Wei Yilaien suspended a couple in mid-air from hooks piercing their bodies.
Transgender women should have the same rights as other women, according to a global poll of women across five continents published on Friday amid a growing – and sometimes divisive – debate over trans rights.
A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport, riding it out of a warehouse towards a cheering crowd, leaving a cloud of dust in his wake.
On a recent summer morning, Suntali Rai was busy counting and stacking zinc sheets as she prepared to lay them on the roof of the house she had started building a month earlier.
Adrienne Clarkson once said, “Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.”
Since its official establishment in 1945, the United Nations has taken actions on issues confronting humanity – peace, security, development, human rights, terrorism, governance and more.
It’s not over until the fat lady sings, but for many emerging bands in the British music industry,
a no-deal Brexit could be a career-ending moment.
Sand mining from rivers is depriving many low-lying Asian deltas of the sediment they need to maintain themselves, raising the risk of worsening land loss to sea level rise, researchers say.