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Yiming Woo

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say

Nov 29 2018

SINGAPORE Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills.

Moir hits back at allegations of biased ice dance judging

Feb 21 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Canada's multiple gold medal winner Scott Moir on Wednesday hit back at allegations by a French sports official that judging in the Olympic ice dance event could have been skewed in Canada's favor.

Oppa Gangneung style! - fashion on show at the Games

Feb 12 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Biting winds and freezing temperatures can make it hard to strike a balance between looking cool and staying warm at South Korea's Winter Olympics.

Ant-hunting we will go!

May 31 2017

SINGAPORE Shining their flashlights into the darkest corners of Singapore, a small group of ant hunters searches for an elusive winged insect.

Chinese social media star dreams of movie roles as she struts at Cannes

May 24 2017

CANNES, France With every step down the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, Chinese social media star Lili Xu reckons she is getting ever closer to her dream of a career in the movies. | Video

Hashtag facepalm: Emoji Movie star makes inelegant splash at Cannes

May 17 2017

CANNES, France It's an annual staple at Cannes: a brash American movie stages a publicity stunt ahead of the film festival. But for the star of "The Emoji Movie", things did not quite go as planned. | Video

Singapore researchers turn water into 'virtual lemonade' but is it tart enough?

Apr 21 2017

SINGAPORE It looks like lemonade, tastes like lemonade, but it's simply water. | Video

Red vs black: Thai Chinese face New Year fashion dilemma

Jan 24 2017

BANGKOK Bright red garments, gold embroidery and colorful accessories would normally have been the mode du jour for Thailand's ethnic Chinese celebrating Lunar New Year on Saturday.

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