IT’S been a long time coming for fans of Malaysia’s Queen of Rock Ella, who have been waiting for the release of the singer’s latest album.
There’s always a slight look of confusion among audiences when the Malaysian band Nadir starts to set up on stage. For starters, the band is made up of seven core members. Then, it’s what they bring with them. Apart from the usual suspects — drums, lead guitars, bass guitars and keyboards, the band also sets up an entire ensemble of instruments including saxophones, tablas, sitars, bonang, gambus, yangqins and occasionally, bagpipes among the many.
DUBAI: Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.
SHANGHAI: Chen Yan is 35 and fears middle age is upon her, so like all of her friends she sees cosmetic surgery as the solution: time to get a new nose.
LISBON: Standing with their arms outstretched under the endless blue sky, the sun on their faces, a small group of women take a yoga class, looking out at Lisbon’s tightly-packed skyline from the rooftop of a city centre hostel.