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Turn off, tune in: concert fans forced to go phone-free

Publication date 12 December 2019 | 22:08 | ICT

When Adam Weiss arrived at a New York theater to see a Broadway show, he was dismayed to learn he would have to lock up his mobile phone.



  • Russian TV airs comedy starring Ukraine’s actor-turned-president

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 22:07 | ICT

    Russian TV on Wednesday aired a popular comedy series starring Ukraine’s actor-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky as new efforts were underway to de-escalate a conflict in east Ukraine.

  • Celebrating art for animals’ sake

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 22:05 | ICT

    Called “Phnom Paint,” the international community for artists and creative people are inviting all art enthusiasts to participate in the upcoming charity art auction on Saturday evening at the German-Cambodian Cultural Centre of Phn

  • Date palm, a symbol of prosperity in Arab, is listed by Unesco

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 21:30 | ICT

    The date palm, which was recognised by Unesco on Wednesday, has for centuries played an important role in the establishment and growth of civilisations in the hot and dry regions of the Arab world.

  • Swedish teen Greta Thunberg is Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 21:28 | ICT

    Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who became the voice of a generation facing the climate change emergency, was Wednesday named Time magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year.

  • Caviar ‘queen’: Chinese roe reigns around the world

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 21:26 | ICT

    The Caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China.

  • Painting found in Sulawesian cave is world’s oldest artwork

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 21:25 | ICT

    An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world’s oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, pointing to an advanced artistic culture, according to new research.

  • Recycled soap improves hand hygiene awareness among kids

    Publication date 12 December 2019 | 16:30 | ICT

    Sanitation is one of the main challenges facing financially vulnerable Cambodians, who often fall victim to diarrhoea and respiratory infections, which can be lethal in developing countries.

  • Painting of naked Zapata stirs uproar in Mexico

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 21:17 | ICT

    A controversial painting of Mexican revolutionary l eader Emiliano Zapata has pitted his family and supporters against the work’s artist and the LGBT community in a contentious dispute that erupted in heated protests Tuesday.

  • Feathers on fashion: Italian designer’s old life in plumes

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 21:16 | ICT

    Feathers have adorned the most glamorous of fashionistas throughout history, from Marie Antoinette to Lady Gaga, and one Italian octogenarian continues to fuel the fantasy.

  • The wacky, big-money world of pet influencers

    Publication date 11 December 2019 | 21:15 | ICT

    They have millions of followers on Instagram. They generate major profits for their owners.They are pet influencers.