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For the most part, “Very Ralph,” the HBO documentary film about fashion designer Ralph Lauren, that premieres at 9 p.m. Pacific on HBO on Tuesday, looks as glossy and aspirational as one of the brand’s advertising campaigns. Click Here: Geelong Cats Guernsey Directed by Susan Lacy (whose first documentary for the pay-cable network in 2017 […]

BEIRUT —  One recent Saturday in Souq al Ahad, a ramshackle flea market that springs up every weekend under a highway bridge in East Beirut, an antique dealer recoiled as a customer counted off Lebanese pounds to pay for a small bag of trinkets. “If you’re paying in pounds, the price is more,” he said. “We’re […]

KABUL, Afghanistan —  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday announced that his government has released three prominent Taliban figures in an effort to get the insurgents to free two university professors — an American and an Australian — they abducted three years ago. At a press event broadcast live on state television, Ghani told the nation […]

Newsletter: Meet the 'Dreamers'

November 12, 2019 | News | No Comments

Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today: TOP STORIES Meet the ‘Dreamers’ Jirayut “New” Latthivongskorn graduated from UC Berkeley with honors, earned a master’s degree from Harvard in public health and a doctor of medicine from UC San Francisco. Gurkaran Singh is still in college but already runs a real estate business. Karla Estrada […]

What Whales Have to Teach Humans About Capitalism

November 12, 2019 | News | No Comments

The International Whaling Commission meets every four years to decide the future of the whales. That is, it decides which nation will kill how many, and for what reasons (commercial, subsistence, “research”). Stakeholders from around the world are engaged, from whaling and non-whaling nations alike. Notably absent in these discussions on the future of whales, […]

After a female anti-racist demonstrator was killed in Charlottesville last month, President Donald Trump said he likes to “know the facts” before responding to such violence. But once again Friday, Trump leapt to Twitter with speculative remarks, belligerent demands for action, and a push for his ban on travelers from predominantly Muslim nations after a […]

Share 12th Nov 2019 If you’re anywhere near as royal-obsessed as we are, many a question surrounding the British monarchy would regularly flood your mind. Click Here: NRL Telstra Premiership Do the British royal family get The Crown spoilers before episodes go to air? Has Meghan Markle already worn that outfit? And just how does […]

Audemars Piguet, the Swiss haute horlogerie best known for being the only independent high-end watch manufacturer that is still in the hands of the founding families, introduced its first hand-wound Philosophique watch in 1982. Now, the brand that prides itself on its ability to craft a variety of innovative watch designs for women and men […]