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Cabbies and office workers: Meet Singapore's ordinary royals

In Singapore, several seemingly ordinary people can claim to be of royal blood, descendants of a 19th century monarch who ceded control of the Southeast Asian island to the British.

October 27, 2020

How virus erodes women's status

In a report on gender equality, the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company said women's jobs and livelihoods are more vulnerable to the pandemic.

October 27, 2020

Singapore's new city of the future is its greenest project yet

Tengah new town is part of Singapore's effort to reduce a carbon footprint and to promote sustainability in energy, water and waste.

October 21, 2020

Yazidi Iraqi keeps tradition alive of arak-making from dates

Saad Hussein, a 42-year-old Yazidi Iraqi, is one of the last in the northern region of Nineveh producing the anise-flavoured spirit, arak, from local dates.

October 21, 2020