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  1. There are 46 Olympians representing Hong Kong this year at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and the city couldn’t be more excited. Just two days ago, Edgar Cheung Ka-long delivered Hong Kong’s second-ever gold medal – and first in 25 years – after winning the fencing individual foil on Monday. His name and the hashtag #fencing has been trending in the region ever since.View this post on InstagramA post shared by SIOBHÁN HAUGHEY (何詩蓓) (@siobhanhaughey01)But before we take a break from Olympic…
  2. The Indian wedding industry is estimated to sit at US$50 billion and is giving the term “big fat wedding” a whole new meaning. From US$2 million wedding saris to private concerts by Beyoncé, we check out some of the most glamorous Indian weddings of all time.A rare glimpse inside Ambani brothers Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul’s family lifeIsha Ambani and Anand PiramalEstimated cost: US$100 millionYou can’t speak of grand Indian weddings and not mention Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s nuptials. When…
  3. Isha Ambani has gone from plain Jane to a glam queen. Not only has she become a fashion icon that regularly graces fashion magazines, she learned to embrace her body type and reinvent her look.This is how India’s most-envied heiress transformed her appearance over the years.I love wearing Indian clothes... I think it’s one of the greatest things about being Indian – our clothes!Isha AmbaniThe simple lifeBefore the Ambani family became an (often-controversial) national obsession in India, Isha…
  4. Royal women are expected to dress conservatively, respecting well-established dress codes for both formal and daywear.Modern princesses, however, have thrown out the typical playbook to dress more practically. From Queen Elizabeth and Princess Anne to Princess Diana and Kate Middleton, we look at the British royal dress codes that are still followed – and those that are not.10 royal rules to follow when dining with Queen ElizabethRoyal protocol for women’s fashion includes no revealing cuts, no…
  5. For skateboarding’s Olympic debut, it was a head-to-head battle between the youngest Olympians of all time. And as it turns out, the kids aren’t just all right... they’re awesome!A 13-year-old skateboarder from Japan, Momiji Nishiya, took home the gold at the Tokyo 2020 games on Monday after outscoring Brazil’s Rayssa Leal at the city’s Ariake Urban Sports Park. A 4.66-point bigspin to frontside boardslide put Nishiya into the lead, while her final backslide boardslide delivered her the gold…
  6. #ICYMI: Lady Kitty Spencer, cousin to Princes Harry and William, married her millionaire businessman fiancé Michael Lewis in a ceremony in Rome on Saturday. Lewis is the chairman of South African fashion giant, the Foschini Group.Spencer, 30, and Lewis, 62, dated for more than two years after reportedly meeting through a mutual friend. Spencer moved into Lewis’s US$26 million London mansion in 2020 and has previously spoken about redecorating it during the Covid-19 pandemic.So how did their…
  7. Newsflash: we are now apparently living in a world where celebrities are open to dating their fans. There was a time when this modern-day fairy tale only appeared in films, but it is now a glaring reality – on the basis of these famous faces who fell so hard for their civilian supporters that they gave them a shot at romance.So from forging unlikely connections on social media to meet-and-greet encounters, this is how some fans ended up winning over the hearts of their celebrity crushes and…
  8. Torrential rains that battered Henan province, China, over the weekend of July 17 have displaced over a million people and resulted in almost two billion yuan (US$308 million) of damage, NPR and Reuters reported respectively.The heaviest rainfall on record in central China submerged entire neighbourhoods, trapped passengers in subway cars, caused landslides and overwhelmed dams and rivers. Rescue and recovery efforts continue as at least 33 people have died and eight remain missing in and…
  9. If you’re a martial arts fanatic, you’ll definitely want to check out the new action film Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins. Henry Golding and cast members Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Peter Mensah and Iko Uwais kick major ass in the nonstop martial arts prequel.Comic-Con 2021 kicked off with a virtual event for the Paramount Pictures movie, which opened on July 23 in the US. Mari Takahashi hosted the highly anticipated “Unmasking Snake Eyes” discussion,…
  10. Not all smarty pants people end up building tech empires or making breakthroughs in science. Some brainiacs instead choose to direct their energy and intellect towards our TV screens, dazzling us with their smiles, dance moves and acting skills.That’s right – a handful of our fave K-pop and K-drama stars boast ridiculously high intelligence quotient (IQ) scores (alongside their invariably jaw-dropping good looks.)According to Healthline, only two per cent of people in the world have an IQ score…