Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz grunts with the effort of hoisting a barbell over her head in an outdoor makeshift gym ringed by banana and rambutan trees as trucks thunder past – an unlikely training base for a shot at Olympic gold in Tokyo.
Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi is hosting a rare “week of culture” featuring art, music and theatre, as the country attempts to turn the page on a decade of violence.
Americans are dining out in record numbers as pandemic restrictions lift, with restaurants struggling to keep up with demand amid a labour shortage, data released by review site Yelp showed on June 15.
An art book about wildlife by writer Trang Nguyenand painter Jeet Zdung will be released in the UK in September following a copyright agreement signed by the book’s publisher, Kim Dong Publishing House, and its partner, Pan MacMillan.
While glittery accessories made of precious metals and gemstones need to have those expensive materials mined from the Earth, Siem Reap based Graines de Cambodge instead uses a variety of seeds harvested from plants to create jewelry that is sustainable, ethical and makes a green fashion statement.
Seeing your own head on a platter or posing for a photo while walking on the ceiling – absurd images served up by a Croatian museum that has gone global.
Marcel Remy is the grand old man of Swiss Alpinists, and with his sure and steady progress as he conquers a climbing wall, few would realise he is 98-years-old.
Tall, thin and brightly coloured, Hanoi’s “tube houses” dominate the city’s streets as nine million people compete for space in Vietnam’s bustling capital.
Italian luxury sports car maker Ferrari has diversified, presenting its first fashion collection and launching itself into the high-end restaurant business.
An Athenian “neo-muralist” is blending Greek mythology and Byzantine iconography with graffiti and street art to depict how the coronavirus has forced people the world over to put down roots.