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Growing chorus denounces sexist Silicon Valley culture

A growing chorus of voices denouncing sexist culture is echoing through male-dominated Silicon Valley, knocking a number of internet industry executives from their perches.


Made in Myanmar: designers put ethical twist on local fashion

With Myanmar emerging as a manufacturing hub for mass-produced clothes, a crop of young designers are using home-grown fashion to preserve the country's sartorial heritage and reshape the sweatshop model.


Firing up a piece of Ipoh's history

Wood firing ceramic art is fast becoming a sunset industry in this once ceramic capital of Malaysia.


Need a ball or umbrella? In China there's a sharing app for that

Basketballs, electric scooters and rainbow-coloured umbrellas -- nothing seems out of bounds in China's booming "sharing economy".


Hunchback's dream: returning Paris's Notre Dame to glory

Victor Hugo would be appalled to see the ravages inflicted by time, pollution and weather on his beloved Notre Dame, the soaring cathedral that adorns the heart of Paris.


Penang's "Little Jiuzhaigou"

The pristine blue lakes of varying sizes there were said to be formed by rainwater filling up dozens of holes left behind by earlier quarrying activities.


A refreshing alternative

Hikers have found a new trail on the other side of Gunung Pulai, where the pristine blue lake has gained increasing popularity thanks to the social media.


A sleepy town steeped in history

"The town is dead after nine."


Don't look down: glass bottom skywalk thrills in China

Suspended more than 120 metres (400 feet) above a gaping chasm, the world's longest cantilevered glass skywalk is delighting and terrifying visitors in China.


Not just for boys

"As they are vehicles, they are primarily the favorites of men and boys, but now we begin to have female fans who collect them because of their cute appearances."


 

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