Bangladesh's traditional weavers hanging by a thread as factories boom
In small tin sheds in a town outside Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, wooden looms are deftly operated by a group of men and women -- some of the country's last traditional weavers -- as huge garment ...
27 September 2020, 12:34
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20 September 2020, 16:29
Japan amusement park closes after 94 years to make way for Harry Potter
A popular Tokyo amusement park on Monday closed its doors for the last time after being in business for more than nine decades, with part of the site set to make way for a "Harry Potter" theme park.
2 September 2020, 09:37
A tour of crumbling Malta villa where Queen Elizabeth lived in her 20s
The arcaded, two-storey property is a shadow of its former self. The rooms are bare, paint is peeling off the walls to reveal old murals beneath, the enclosed garden is overgrown and part of a ...
23 August 2020, 09:52
Taiwan's award-winning winemaker aims to revive fading tradition
Standing amid rows of metal-bound barrels in a vineyard, Chen Chien-hao holds up a glass of wine to scrutinise its golden hue.
8 August 2020, 09:49
Dior showcases Italian folklore in catwalk show at dusk
Christian Dior hosted a live but audience-free fashion show on Wednesday in the Italian city of Lecce, in a dazzling celebration of local crafts and traditions that included a dance spectacle in the ...
25 July 2020, 09:06
Dreaming of returning home, Egypt's Nubians revive language
"I usually get asked how can I be Nubian when I can't speak my own language," the 23-year-old said
23 April 2020, 09:32
Millions of Brazilians believe the Earth is flat
1 March 2020, 10:49
Rome unveils tomb that may belong to Romulus
An ancient tomb thought to belong to Rome's founder Romulus was presented to the world on Friday, after months of investigation by history sleuths.The 6th century BC stone sarcophagus, with an ...
23 February 2020, 09:59
Upholding cultural heritages crucial: President Hamid
President Abdul Hamid urged all concerned to uphold Bangladesh’s cultural heritages, reports UNB.“It’s crucial to uphold our own cultural heritages,” he said after a cultural ...
5 February 2020, 13:35