• August 18, 2018
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  • A Greek odyssey on Kefalonia
    Aug 16, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    This ancient island is still enchanting today, and geologists are coming close to unravelling the lands written about by Homer — the legendary poet of the Iliad and the Odyssey
  • Where hope lives for generations
    Aug 16, 2018 By Gagandeep KaurSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Cheshire Home in Delhi is a unique residential facility that offers support and love to its 70 disabled patients
  • Black and brown Brazilians make up over half of the country’s population, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the beauty industry
  • Filipino in Dubai wants to be next Zuckerberg
    Aug 08, 2018 Irish Eden Belleza, Videographer
    Has this Filipino entrepreneur created Facebook's next biggest rival? Here's what this Dubai expat says
  • Filipino expats in a biracial family in UAE
    Aug 06, 2018 Florence Pia G Yu, Web Editor
    Three candidates of Man of the Philippines-Dubai talk about growing up in a biracial family
  • Sign language isn’t just for babies
    Aug 01, 2018 By Rachel Kolb
    When we see it as a fad, separate from the actual deaf people who use it to communicate, we lose sight of the stakes of language
  • Protecting the honey pot
    Aug 01, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    Earlier this year, the EU banned dangerous pesticides that have been playing havoc on insects and bee colonies for years. Now bee keepers are buzzing with anticipation
  • Global climate change combined with local environment mismanagement, government neglect and modernity has created a toxic mix
  • A rare chicken breed that’s changing lives
    Aug 01, 2018 By Shuriah NiaziSpecial to Weekend Review
    Kadaknath farming is empowering women and making them financially independent in the Dantewada district in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh
  • Tulip season brings tourists to Kashmir
    Aug 01, 2018 Haroon Mirani, Special to Weekend Review
    Since it first opened in 2007, the Tulip Garden in Srinagar has become one of the top attractions for domestic travellers in India
  • In India, summer heat could soon be unbearable
    Jul 31, 2018 By Somini Sengupta
    In cities that are already scorching hot, heat and humidity levels could become unbearable, especially for the poor
  • Building on Palestinian culture
    Jul 25, 2018 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Ramallah has its first truly green building — AM Qattan Foundation’s new cultural centre designed by a Spanish company
  • A taboo leading to deaths of young girls
    Jul 25, 2018 By Jeffrey Gettleman
    The Nepali government and advocates for women are trying to end a social practice that leaves at least one woman or girl dead each year
  • Police case No. 329: Justice under Daesh
    Jul 25, 2018 By Rukmini Callimachi
    Hundreds of records left behind by the terror group reveal how it won points with the populace by resolving minor disputes
  • Government schools in Rajasthan get a facelift
    Jul 25, 2018 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    The northwestern Indian state has found a way to address falling enrollment numbers — rehabilitate schools by improving facilities and infrastructure
  • The mega mural movement
    Jul 25, 2018 By Amrit Dhillon
    Many Indian stations are a microcosm of the squalor that afflicts the urban landscape. But all that is changing, in an explosion of birds, tigers and Buddhist statues
  • Skills that grandparents can teach
    Jul 25, 2018 Jennifer Winward, Washington Post
    Here are five things school children should learn from an older generation instead of YouTube and Google
  • Meet Filipino creator of royal wedding gowns
    Jul 25, 2018 Irish Eden Belleza, Videographer
    His wedding gown creations in the UAE cater to royalties in the region
  • Meet Filipino beauty queen living in Dubai
    Jul 22, 2018 Florence Pia G Yu, Web Editor
    Gulf News #Pinoy catches up with Nadia Shami in Dubai where she talks about life away from the limelight
  • Zardozi workers struggle to make ends meet
    Jul 18, 2018 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    The traditional Indian embroidery worked with gold and silver thread is centuries old but new pressures are turning many artisans away from the craft
  • Children of single mothers are an underclass
    Jul 18, 2018 By Yoshiaki Nohara
    Single parents are more likely to live in poverty with a job than without, according to the OECD
  • A helping hand for the Sherpas of Nepal
    Jul 18, 2018 By Manasi MathkarSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Karma Project, a locally-owned tourism company, is offering training and employment to the people of remote Himalayan villages
  • Is the quest for happiness killing us?
    Jul 18, 2018 By David Von Drehle
    We have created a culture that assumes happiness to be normal while sadness and disappointment are treated as illnesses
  • Are Filipino expats cool enough for slang?
    Jul 15, 2018 Florence Pia G Yu, Web Editor
    Gulf News #Pinoy puts Filipino expats to the Millennial Word test. Watch how it hilariously went
  • ‘I’ve been sick in the chest’
    Jul 11, 2018 By Kate Lamb
    In a country that is the world’s fifth-largest tobacco producer, children work despite labour laws
  • Raising multilingual children
    Jul 04, 2018 By Esmeralda Bermudez
    A mother describes her encounter with a stranger who told her to “speak English” to her daughter to avoid confusing the child
  • Living the rock ‘n’ mole dream
    Jul 04, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    Part detective, part sleuth, Alan Mathie is a man on a mission, He’s a master molecatcher by day, and transforms into heavy rock bass player at night
  • A Muslim woman finds her calling
    Jul 04, 2018 By Melissa Eddy
    Seyran Ates, a Turkish-born German lawyer and women’s rights activist, created Germany’s first liberal mosque
  • Building inclusive living spaces
    Jul 04, 2018 By Suparna Dutt-D’CunhaSpecial to Weekend Review
    A conversation with Balkrishna Doshi, the 90-year-old architect who became the first ever Indian winner of the architecture world’s most prestigious award
  • Affluence of Bavaria is belied by the anger
    Jul 03, 2018 By Katrin Bennhold
    Nationalism comes easier to people in the southeastern German state, which has nurtured a distinct culture over the centuries
  • 'I earned Dh31,500 dancing at base of Burj'
    Jul 01, 2018 Florence Pia G Yu, Web Editor
    #Pinoy talks to a choreographer with a big vision for Filipino dancers in the UAE
  • British trains go off the rails
    Jun 27, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    Services across swathes of the UK are in a complete mess, leaving millions of passengers in near meltdown