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Thai massage loses its charm behind masks, social distancing

Traditional Thai massage is being forced to reinvent itself in the COVID-19 era, in which the human touch has barriers and masks hide the faces of therapists.

July 13, 2020

S'pore ruling party, stung by poll setback, faces succession doubts

Singapore's ruling party, stung by its worst ever poll results, signalled a possible delay to its meticulous succession plans, and analysts foresaw other policy changes.

July 11, 2020

No more Gangnam style as property spiral sparks off selling spree

More than 20 rounds of cooling measures in the past three years have failed to stop South Korea's runaway property prices.

July 10, 2020

Afghan women spin new careers by reviving Silk Road crafts

On the outskirts of the Afghan city of Herat, about 4,000 women work to cultivate silk, from raising silkworms, feeding them and harvesting their cocoons to spinning the yarn by hand.

July 09, 2020