Under a colonial-era policy that remains in place, any male who can trace his lineage back to that period has the right to build a three-storey house on his land without paying a land fee. In a city with the world's least affordable property market, that exclusively male right is a major windfall.
"If Shanghai only has skyscrapers, then it is not Shanghai anymore."
Romance, a new career, exciting business opportunities? Dato’ Joey Yap forecasts the year ahead.
It will have one-third more exhibition space after the US$400-million (RM1.63 billion) project that aims to highlight "creative affinities and frictions" by displaying a range of media together -- from painting to architecture, performance, or film, the museum said in a statement.
Some farmers pamper their cows by covering them in coats during the winter, feeding them beer, and even playing them classical music. "The meat is sublime, it melts in the mouth, there are different notes depending on the cows, some are floral, others nutty, others spicy."
Is your home telling you that it wants to adopt a minimalist lifestyle? By curious confluence of events, here’s the very listicle you need to tell you how to get your spaces wonderfully organised, filled with glee, and clutter-free, the Marie Kondo way.
While the old tradition of giving out Ang Pow is still widely practised by the Chinese around the world, the look and design of the Ang Pow packet itself has evolved tremendously into works of art.