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Top gamer ‘Ninja’ made $1 million to promote EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ launch: source

Bengaluru, March 13, 2019 - What are a few hours playing video games and a handful of tweets worth? $1 million if you are...

Tourism in Osaka, often overshadowed by Tokyo, is catching up

OSAKA/TOKYO, March 12, 2019 - Osaka, long Japan’s “second city,” is winning the race against Tokyo to draw foreign tourists, but after a boom,...

Japanese ‘demon’ festival grapples with blessing and curse of UNESCO listing

OGA, Japan, March 5, 2019 - As a child, Tatsuo Sato was terrified when the Namahage demons roared into his northern Japanese house every...

Two Nobel literature prizes to be awarded this year after Swedish Academy cleans house

Stockholm, March5, 2019 - Two Nobel prizes will be awarded for literature this year after the Swedish literary academy that chooses the winner cleaned...

Issey Miyake fills school gym with kaleidoscope of colors in Paris

Paris, March 1, 2019 — Issey Miyake turned a school gymnasium into a catwalk for Paris Fashion Week today, presenting women’s winter wardrobes in...

Tiny South Africa beach restaurant crowned best in world

A tiny beach restaurant in an isolated South African fishing village was named the best in the world on Monday. Chef Kobus van der Merwe,...

Italy’s Venice to charge admission fees for tourists

Venice council has voted to impose an entrance fee on day-trippers to help pay for the upkeep of the much-visited lagoon city, setting a...

‘Green Book’ denies Netflix top Oscar on night of music and diversity

Los Angeles, February 25, 2019 - Road trip movie “Green Book” triumphed over “Roma” to win best the best picture Oscar on Sunday, denying...

Haute-couture designer and fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

Paris, February 19, 2019- German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits...

Hair Force Un: Vietnamese barber marks summit with free Trump-Kim haircuts

Hanoi, February 19, 2019 - For those who like to push the cutting edge of style, two of the world’s most talked-about haircuts are...