Fashion week is here again; see what the ordinary folk are invited to

Fashion week is here again; see what the ordinary folk are invited to

Come March 17-22, a parade of models, fashion editors and designers will sweep through the city for the bi-annual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. While insiders will be treated to the usual…

Under Armour's Olympic Experience Is Textbook Case For How to Handle Crisis

Under Armour’s Olympic Experience Is Textbook Case For How to Handle Crisis

As apparel sponsor of the U.S. speedskating team, Under Armour collaborated with aircraft firm Lockheed Martin to create what it trumpeted as the fastest, most aerodynamic speedskating “skin” ever: the…

Rwanda targets Winter Olympic debut at Pyeongchang 2018

Rwanda targets Winter Olympic debut at Pyeongchang 2018

March 9 – Rwanda is hoping to compete at its first ever Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in four years time. This follows a recent visit by a…

Step into a Ghibli fairytale at this castle in the sky in Hyogo Prefecture

Step into a Ghibli fairytale at this castle in the sky in Hyogo Prefecture

Japan is home to an enormous number of famous ruins and castles, with fascinating histories that transport us back to an era of clan warfare and old allegiances which remain at…

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee extends partnership with Adidas

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee extends partnership with Adidas

March 9 – The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has extended its partnership with Adidas in a deal that is expected to “transform sports marketing” in the nation. As…

U.S. speed skaters excel at first post-Olympic World Cup

U.S. speed skaters excel at first post-Olympic World Cup

U.S. speed skaters quickly corrected whatever went wrong at the Olympics. Heather Richardson and Brian Hansen won races on the final day of World Cup competition in Inzell, Germany, on Sunday. Brittany Bowe added a…

Welcome to the whimsical world of Yuko Higuchi

Welcome to the whimsical world of Yuko Higuchi

Tokyo is home to a large number of talented artists, but recently one in particular has been standing out. Japanese people and netizens around the world have become captivated by…

A first for Southeast Asia: An Olympic figure skater

A first for Southeast Asia: An Olympic figure skater

      There are 88 countries participating at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but some countries are only sending one athlete. One is the Philippines, represented solely by 17…

Liven up your Twitter feed with anime-themed “Pair Icons”

Liven up your Twitter feed with anime-themed “Pair Icons”

So it’s a breath of fresh air to see someone finally take to Twitter with a good idea, like this amateur artist that posted a concept sketch for “pair icons:”…

'Kiki’s Delivery Service' side story being written by original author – online now and free

‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ side story being written by original author – online now and free

Recently, my wife and I went out to see the live-action “Kiki’s Delivery Service.” As we waited for the film to start, we swapped impressions of the 1989 anime version…