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  • ‘An exciting time to be a musician in China’
    Jul 20, 2017 By Sarvy Geranpayeh, Staff Writer
    The Concert Master of the UAE National Symphony Orchestra, Min Yang has been playing the violin from the age of five
  • ‘Arabic calligraphy will never fade’
    Jul 20, 2017 By Nathalie FarahSpecial to Weekend Review
    Leading designer and typographer, Mourad Boutros talks about bilingual fonts, his thoughts about the industry he has been a part of over the last 40 years and dream projects
  • Digging up Syria’s past
    Jul 13, 2017 By Syed Hamad Ali, Special to Weekend Review
    Cambridge archeologist Augusta McMahon has a passion for ancient Mesopotamia
  • How to feed 11 billion people
    Jul 13, 2017 By Richard Hiault
    As climate change accelerates and the global population rises, can Earth’s agricultural resources keep up?
  • The human aspect of a workplace
    Jun 22, 2017 By Sarvy GeranpayehStaff Writer
    According to Erin Meyer, a professor at INSEAD, understanding cultural values and differences is vital for businesses to achieve success in a global environment
  • Street cobbler repairs more than shoes
    Jun 21, 2017 By Pamela Constable
    Ramzan Haidary’s business is little more than a cubbyhole but he’s a witness to the twists of history that run through Kabul
  • Memories of a grim war turned into a horror film
    Jun 15, 2017 By Sarvy GeranpayehStaff Writer
    Babak Anvari’s debut film, Under the Shadow, evokes his fear-ridden childhood in Tehran
  • A family bound together by YouTube
    Jun 15, 2017 By Narendra KaushikSpecial to Weekend Review
    Members of an extended family are making a tidy profit through the video-sharing website by posting content on beauty, cooking and home remedies
  • The making of a bespoke suit in India
    May 31, 2017 By Anuradha Sengupta, Special to Weekend Review
    What do London’s Savile Row, Kingsmen and Chennai’s tsunami survivors have in common? The love for custom-made garments
  • A bookstore in Delhi has its own history
    May 24, 2017 By Nilima Pathak, Special to Weekend Review
    Founded in 1953, Bahrisons is the favourite haunt of politicians, diplomats, journalists and writers
  • Keeping an ancient Filipino tradition alive
    May 24, 2017 By Aurora Almendral
    100-year-old tattoo artist Whang Od transforms remote mountain village into a haven for tourists
  • Seven ways to regain your spontaneity
    May 24, 2017 By Roman Krznaric
    Life can be too planned, but it is possible to add in some impulsiveness
  • The ties that bind the Gulf to Kerala
    May 17, 2017 By Abbas Al Lawati, Special to Weekend Review
    In the 1980s, tens of thousands of women from the south Indian state migrated to Middle East to work as nannies
  • A Jerusalem hub for entrepreneurs
    May 17, 2017 By Rafique gangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    A non-governmental organisation helps start-ups in Jerusalem live up to their full potential to achieve growth and success
  • Deciphering Central Asia
    May 03, 2017 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    A leading Islamic world guide, Diana Driscoll conducts guided tours with an emphasis on the five ‘Stan’ countries
  • How to build resilient kids
    May 03, 2017 By Sheryl Sandberg
    Life is often tough and it’s important children know how to deal with the bad — and the good — times