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Robe-wearing DJ NewJeansNim draws complaints from Singapore Buddhists

Posted by May 24, 2024

Singapore – A popular South Korean DJ ‘monk’, known for donning a cleric’s robes and combining electronic dance music with Buddhist mantras, is stirring

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Ancient humans lived in East Timor 44,000 years ago, archaeologists…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Stone artefacts and animal bones found in a deep cave in northern East Timor offer new insights into where ancient humans lived more than 35,000 years before Eg

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‘Nothing left’: How climate change pushes Indigenous people from their…

Posted by May 19, 2024

Wearing a tunic the colour of red earth and a headdress crested with ruby macaw feathers, Samaniego describes how his village, home to 150 people, has always de

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‘Refuge of the last dreamers’: Luang Prabang, a city suspended…

Posted by May 18, 2024

A new day breaks to the rhythmic shuffling of bare feet upon the ground. Like an apparition from centuries past, a procession of several hundred shaven-headed m

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Canadian Nobel-winning author Alice Munro dies aged 92

Posted by May 15, 2024

Munro was renowned for her short stories, which focussed on the frailties of the human condition.Alice Munro, the Nobel Prize-winning Canadian author known for

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Cannes film festival hopes for ‘no controversies’ as wars, scandals…

Posted by May 14, 2024

Cannes, France – The world’s most popular film festival opens on Tuesday with a French comedy, The Second Act, by prolific film director and musician Quenti

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Hollywood stars wear red pin badges at the Oscars. What…

Posted by March 11, 2024

Stars wear pins calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as well as the release of captives at the Academy Awards.Celebrities, including musicians Billie Eili

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