• August 24, 2017
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Interview

  • ‘Poetry is an espresso shot of thought’
    Aug 18, 2017 By Claire Armitstead
    Britain’s Radio 4’s poet in residence on his journey from school dropout to poetry prizewinner
  • An alternative history of Singapore
    Aug 18, 2017 By Ian Johnson
    Sonny Liew’s fictionalised narrator of Singapore’s history, Charlie Chan, provides a version that is closer to reality as intended
  • An eternal optimist in Istanbul
    Aug 09, 2017 By Syed Hamad Ali, Special to Weekend Review
    Terrorism has hit Turkish tourism hard. But for one tour guide, a positive outlook wins out even in troubled times
  • Putting Sri Lanka on the world map
    Aug 02, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Waterfront, the first project of its kind in Colombo, will include a 6-star hotel, apartment blocks, large retail centre, office buildings and car parks
  • ‘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