Netflix’s Delhi Crime dramatises notorious India gang-rape case

Publication date 21 March 2019 | 13:12 | ICT

FILMMAKER Richie Mehta was at first reluctant to make Netflix’s latest Indian series, documenting the aftermath of the notorious gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that made global headlines.

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  • Phom Penh’s burgeoning animation start up scene tackles Khmer classics

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 17:18 | ICT

    Written by Nhok Them in 1936, Kolab Pailin is about an orphan boy named Chao Chet who worked for a rich family at the gem mine in the northern province of Pailin where he falls in love with his boss’ daughter.

  • Kids learn to code via Roblox game platform

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:40 | ICT

    WITH its Lego-like avatars and easy-to-learn coding for budding programmers, the online gaming app Roblox has cornered the market in younger gamers, with 80 million monthly users, many of them under 16.

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  • Vietnam’s VTN Architects win three iconic Green Good Design Awards

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 13:48 | ICT

    VTN Architects, run by one of Vietnam’s leading designers Vo Trong Nghia, has won three Green Good Design 2019 awards from the European Centre for Architecture, Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

  • Giant squid ‘Wheke’ gets makeover before showtime

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 13:44 | ICT

    A LITTLE elbow grease, some formaldehyde, and a lot of ingenuity – that’s what it took for taxidermists at the Museum of Natural History to prettify a giant squid along with a coelacanth, a rare fish known as the “living fossil”.

  • In face of anti-venom shortage, lives shatter when snakes strike

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:58 | ICT

    ON JUNE 15, 2015, four-year-old Chepchirchir Kiplagat’s life changed forever. Bitten by a snake as she slept, she permanently lost the use of the right side of her body.

  • Cheap, clean and efficient: The firm leading Cambodia’s solar revolution

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 10:35 | ICT

    Sitting in her bright and airy 17th floor office, Rithya Menon, Okra Smart Solar’s lead firmware engineer, checks the frequently updating data telling her everything about how well their community services are operating.

  • With streaming move, Google eyes future of gaming

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 15:10 | ICT

    GOOGLE is looking to transform internet-age game play, with an expected launch of a streaming service which uses the tech giant’s power in the internet cloud.

  • Shaking up Singapore Sling for a new generation

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 15:03 | ICT

    THE Singapore Sling is being shaken up in the city where it first caused a stir as mixologists pour new life into a drink in danger of being dismissed as something solely for the tourist trail.

  • Cambodians turn grass into fine art works

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 14:47 | ICT

    KHMER people in the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang have kept the traditional handicraft of weaving co bang (a kind of sedge) to make rattan artworks for centuries.

  • Overcoming mental health taboos in Cambodia with Chhim Sotheara

    Publication date 19 March 2019 | 11:13 | ICT

    Now 51 years old, Chhim Sotheara lost his childhood as he spent his formative years living in the thick of civil war, genocide and conflict.