• Mon. Jun 14th, 2021

Best psychological thrillers

Crime books, particularly psychological thrillers are one of the most popular genres currently. Crime thrillers topped fiction sales in the UK over a year from December 2017- 2018 according to…

How Tokyo is readying for the global spotlight

(CNN) — With Tokyo set to host two of the world’s biggest sporting events — the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics — Japan’s capital is making final…

10 best Agatha Christie murder mysteries

The world’s most renowned murder mystery writer Agatha Christie has many as 66 detective novels to her credit. She is one of the largest selling authors till date and has…

Preserving Macao’s bamboo tradition through sculptural works

Written by Stella Ko, CNNMacao Many of Asia’s biggest cities owe their skylines to long bamboo poles that allow construction workers to climb to great heights. This type of scaffolding…

Intermittent fasting and a new passion helped him lose 95 pounds

In May 2018, Jared Sklar’s wake-up call was waiting for him when he got home from work. He opened the fridge and saw four different pizza boxes from four different…

The story behind Vietnam’s ‘Crazy House’

(CNN) — Wild, weird, wonderful… there are many ways to describe the Crazy House (also known as Hang Nga Guesthouse) in Dalat, a relaxed mountain resort town in southern Vietnam.…

The master shipbuilder keeping Macao’s maritime past alive

Master shipbuilder Tam Kam Chun is on a mission. Every day, the 71-year-old spends hours at an abandoned Macao shipyard, hunched over a table, hard at work. With only stray…

Eat more plants and less meat to live longer and improve heart health

Eating more plants and less meat has been tied to a longer life and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in a new study.

Poignant books by Jhumpa Lahiri

Born on July 11, 1967, in London as Nilanjana Lahiri to Bengali parents, Jhumpa Lahiri is an American-Indian author. Lahiri moved to Rhode Islands as a young child and lived…

Modern retellings of Ramayana

Anand Neelakantan’s debut novel ‘Asura: Tale of the Vanquished’ is a retelling of Ramayana through Ravan’s point of view. A highly-learned and skilled Brahman, the demon King Ravan is one…