Get intimate with writers from around the globe amid a socially-distant world
Get intimate with writers from around the globe amid a socially-distant worldpublished : 27 Oct 2020 at 04:00newspaper section:[Life](http://search.bangkokpost.com/search/result_advanced?category=news&xNewsSection=Life)The “Singapore Writers Festival 2020” will be presented in its first digital format with a diverse line-up of programmes inspired under the theme of “Intimacy” from Friday until Nov 8.Organised by the National Arts Council (NAC), the 23rd edition of the multi-lingual literary festival will celebrate thoughtful discussion, a love for stories, and encourage intercultural dialogue ...
The Bangkok Post
Klopp: 'Every team in the world would miss van Dijk'
Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp said on Monday that "every team in the world" would miss Virgil van Dijk as they prepare for their Champions League home tie against FC Midtjylland Tuesday.The Dutch defender is out for an unspecified amount of time after sustaining a knee injury that requires surgery in the 2-2 draw with city rivals Everton.Brazil's Fabinho has been moved into van Dijk's centre-half position and Klopp admits it has not been an easy adjustment."Virg [van Dijk] is not only the best centre-half, we could play him in pretty much all the games in the last two-and-a-half, three years si...
And the world's best dish is ...
Massaman curry. It may not be one of the country's best-known culinary specialties, but the Thai dish has topped the list of the World's 50 Best Foods drawn up by the US TV network, CNN.Take some chicken -- if not beef or mutton -- potatoes, onions and a curry paste made with cardamom, cinnamon, cumin, cloves, nutmeg and mace, and you've got yourself the makings of a massaman curry. This traditional Thai dish, which has Muslim roots, stands in contrast with some of the country's more famous dishes, like the hot and sour tom yum soup with chili and lemongrass, not to mention the legendary pad T...
Another Perspective On Daily Life: Meet Photographer Tatsuya Tanaka
Shooting Photographs for Nine Straight YearsTatsuya Tanaka, the world's first "miniature" photographer, is drawing attention from all over the globe. He is the author of Miniature Calendar, a book on shooting one photograph a day for more than nine years.His works are completely original, and provide a unique view of the world. How does he do it?A Miniature PhotographerMr. Tanaka was born 1981 in Kumamoto, graduated from university as an art major, and became the art director at a design firm.Making plastic models and collecting miniature figures were his hobbies, which led to him posting phot...
UFC 254: The world will be poorer without Khabib Nurmagomedov
Dubai: Khabib Nurmagomedov underlined his status as the greatest MMA fighter the world has ever seen when he defeated challenger Justin Gaethje at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi late on Saturday night.But a fight that should have ended in wild celebrations following the 29th win of his career turned into a highly emotional moment for the Russian, his teammates and every UFC fan watching around the world when he broke down, paid tribute to his late father and announced his sudden retirement from the Octagon.Fans have witnessed many emotional moments in the history of sport such as when the late Kobe...
Emirates SkyCargo to set up world’s largest GDP compliant air cargo hub in Dubai | Daily FT
Emirates SkyCentral DWC has extensive temperature controlled facilities for storing and distributing vaccinesEmirates SkyCentral DWC in Dubai South to be operated as a dedicated anchor hub for COVID-19 vaccine distributionAir cargo carrier has also set up a dedicated rapid response team to handle requests for vaccine transportEmirates SkyCargo is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by creating the world’s first dedicated airside cargo hub for the vaccine in Dubai.The air cargo carrier is taking a global leadershi...
Daily Financial Times
The chunky world of Jim Dreams
“Please please please pick me! I ate three Jolly Hotdogs yesterday for good luck.”That was the email I sent to Toysoul, the Hong Kong toy expo, to get a chance to buy the limited edition Jolly Babi Yellow Mustard edition designed by Jim Dreams and produced by Unbox Industries.Jolly Babi, a chubby little vinyl toy clearly inspired by Jollibee, is just one of the growing number of characters created by Hong Kong-based artist Jim Chan (known in the toy world as Jim Dreams).Chan, who used to work in advertising and fashion, told Super, “I always had a passion for illustration and designer toys.”A ...
Philippines Daily Inquirer
Arab views on White House race reflect a mood of pessimism
Our poll shows that people in the Arab world are pessimistic about both of the possible outcomes of the American presidential election. The new Arab News/YouGov research reveals that while 76 percent of our sample drawn from across the region believe that the next US president will have a significant impact on the direction of the Arab world, half believe that neither of the candidates to be the next president will be good for the region. No wonder only one in 10 say they take a strong interest in the campaign.The region is heavily disappointed in both of the last two presidents. Donald Trump ...