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The recorder of royal wedding

AFTER 15 years of taking celebrity cover shoots for fashion magazines, portraits for ad campaigns and events, a single assignment earned Polish photographer Alexi Lubomirski his nickname: “the royal wedding ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


Japanese star’s dreams finally come true

OSCAR-WINNING composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has spent a career steeped in high drama but last Saturday, the Japanese star revealed he had now realized a childhood dream by working for the first time in animation. ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


Telling a story through a shutterbug’s lens

AT the 2018 Shanghai International Photography Festival, currently being held at the China Art Museum, there are six photos on display of the Zhujiajiao watertown from two decades ago. The photographer ...

September 30, 2018, Sunday


Amazon’s Bezos now world’s richest person

AS Amazon became the second US firm to hit a trillion-dollar value on the stock market, founder Jeff Bezos regained the crown as the richest person on the planet. Amazon’s share price has climbed during ...

September 9, 2018, Sunday


Combative Tesla chief divides Wall Street

BORING bonehead questions are not cool. Next?” Tesla chief Elon Musk complained in May, shortly before shutting down questions from Wall Street. The now-infamous conference call in a nutshell represents ...

August 12, 2018, Sunday


Author kidnapped by pirates relives ordeal

MICHAEL Scott Moore is walking a bit gingerly these days, but it has nothing to do with the two-and-a-half years he spent imprisoned by Somali pirates, the beatings he suffered, his time spent in chains ...

July 29, 2018, Sunday


McQueen, suicide and the dark side of a celebrity fairy tale

When celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion icon Kate Spade killed themselves within the space of three days in June, many couldn’t fathom the tragedy of two people who appeared to have it all....

July 22, 2018, Sunday


Chinese diving duo changing lives, just one shark at a time

AFTER witnessing the loss of whales and sharks in illegal poaching and fishing, two young Chinese divers are seeking a new path to change the life of the fishermen and the marine animals. In October 2017, ...

July 15, 2018, Sunday


Ingmar Bergman, portrayer of inner demons, 100 years on

INGMAR Bergman, one of the most distinguished filmmakers of his generation whose melancholic work is often tough-to-digest but celebrated, still captivates audiences as much as he puts off his critics. ...

July 15, 2018, Sunday


Passing the baton: Chinese conductors seek global fame

JING Huan twirls her conductor’s baton nervously in the wings while the brass and string sections of China’s Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra tune their instruments. Aged 36, Jing is part of a new breed of ...

July 15, 2018, Sunday




 

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