Tattoos still give Japan the needle as Olympics loom

Tokyo, Dec 17, 2018 — When Mana Izumi got her first tattoo at 18, she wasn’t trying to rebel or shatter any taboos —...

Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos villagers wait for safe land

BAN NAPIA (Laos), Dec 10, 2018 — With a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into...

Showing people their own arteries might improve heart health

December 5, 2018 -- People who see vivid pictures of their own arteries getting clogged up with debris may be more likely to adopt...

Yoga, acupuncture might ease menopause hot flashes

November 30, 2018 - Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests. During hot flashes, women suddenly...

Endurance training may be better for anti-aging than strength training

Berlin, Nov 29, 2018 -- New European research has found that endurance exercise such as running, swimming, and cycling may be better than resistance...

‘John Wick 3’ has finished filming, says Halle Berry

Los Angeles, Nov 26 — It won’t be long now till we get a glimpse of the third installment of Keanu Reeves’ John Wick...

Dolce & Gabbana’s Chinese outfit proves reversible

Singapore, November 26, 2018 - Dolce & Gabbana is going out of fashion in China. Like many companies, the Italian label cashed in on...

South Korea’s surviving ‘comfort women’ spend final years seeking atonement from Japan

DAEGU, South Korea, November 26, 2018 - When 17-year-old Lee Yong-soo returned home to South Korea in 1945 after years as a child sex...

SpaceX’s crew rocket set for January test flight

Orlando, November 21, 2018 - The first flight of a SpaceX rocket tailored to fly astronauts to the International Space Station is set for...

‘An Elephant Sitting Still’ wins top prize at Golden Horse

Taipei, November 18, 2018 - “An Elephant Sitting Still” won the top prize Saturday night at the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-language version of...