The passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is a sombre occasion that allows Britons to ponder the values that the war generation brought to the world, a call of remembrance that is increasingly rare and therefore all the more valuable. One finds it in other countries too, with a few minor changes. Three years ago, the death of US Senator John McCain, a Vietnam War veteran, brought tributes from near and far.
By the end of 2020, China is expected to have a “social credit system” in place to rank each of the 1.4 billion citizens according to their behavior. The most disciplined and loyal citizens rank high. Critics rank quite low. Religious and ethnic minorities rank the lowest irrespective of whether they are disciplined.
Taiwan is a living example of a formidable tale of human quest for freedom. The sheer will power and resistance of the Taiwanese to avoid subjugation has acquired the status of a folk-tale worth being repeated untiringly.
Louis Vuitton is bringing the virtual world into reality. The luxury French fashion house launched a “League of Legends” capsule collection in collaboration with Riot Games.
India’s fixation on whiteness is as old as the country’s history – but where is it leading now?
Global conglomerate LVMH launched a blockchain that will help track its luxury goods internationally, But how effective is using crypto to protect itself from pirates?
Did Kim Kardashian-West really commit an innocent mistake, or was everything a clever move to trigger talk about Kimono Solutionwear?
How blurred is the line between respecting a culture and insulting it?
Does money matter to get married in India? Undoubtedly yes! It further matters to sustain the longevity of relationships and lead a fulfilling happy life.
Should pageants continue in the region, what can it become to become more than just a sounding board for beauty standards?