My Sinchew/ Features

In China's eSport schools students learn it pays to play

Most teachers would not be impressed to discover a student playing video games in their class. But at a school in eastern China it is mandatory, part of a drive to train eSport champions and tap into the booming industry.


Nice Carnival

An artist performing during the 134th edition of the Nice Carnival in Nice, France. The theme of this year's edition is the "King of Space".


Pakistani men assert their right to be groomed as male beauty booms

Nails are buffed, blackheads scrubbed and coffee sipped to the sound of clipping scissors inside the "Men's" salon in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, where a growing number of male patrons are set on revamping their style.


Macau sees future in Portuguese past

Sitting in his university office in Macau, professor Lei Heong Iok opens what he calls his "treasure" -- a dog-eared Portuguese dictionary, its velvet cover worn and frayed.


Back to basics: Taiwan's industrial chic

With watches made from cement, furniture fashioned from factory pipes, and accessories created from motorbike leather, Taiwanese designers are winning new fans at home and abroad with their own brand of industrial chic.


In Kosovo's capital, 'breathing harms health'

Every winter morning workers wrap scarves around their faces and emerge from the pea soup fog that engulfs their town of Obiliq, stuck between two coal-fired power stations on the outskirts of Kosovo's capital.


Year of Dog

Lion dancers performing in front of the Harbour Bridge for the Lunar New Year Festival in Sydney, Australia.


CNY decorations

A vendor hanging decorations at his stall at a market in Shenyang in China's northeastern Liaoning province ahead of the Lunar New Year.


Homeless Lebanese dishwasher becomes Michelin-starred chef

When Lebanese chef Alan Geaam first arrived in Paris two decades ago he found himself sleeping on the streets, lost and penniless with hardly a word of French.


Native art

People looking at a monumental sculpture of a bicycle called "Iwarika Nautsarika" ("Winning a Race") made of fiberglass, wood and a bronze handlebar banded in gold, worked in Huichol art and placed along Reforma Avenue of Mexico City as part of "the world's biggest Huichol exhibit" exposition. A hundred Wixarikas indigenous artists from social and cultural company Paricuta have made ten monumental artworks inspired by sports and nature for public display.


 

Copyright © 2018 MCIL Multimedia Sdn Bhd (515740-D).
All rights reserved. Contact us : [email protected]