South African opera star Pretty Yende on Tuesday accused French customs agents of treating her with "outrageous racial discrimination" at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport, a claim strongly contested by police and airport sources.
Colombian-American actress Rachel Zegler will play Snow White in Disney's latest live-action adaptation, the company said Tuesday.
Philippine-born chess grandmaster Wesley So won the Paris Rapid & Blitz tournament, the second stage of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT)
London's renowned wax-work museum Madame Tussauds will open its first outpost in the Arab world in Dubai later this year, the group's owner Merlin Entertainments said Tuesday.
The EU's top court on Tuesday said online platforms like YouTube can in some circumstances be held responsible for copyrighted material illegally uploaded by users.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shot down proposals to kick-off a trial run of face-to-face school classes, citing the more infectious Delta strain of COVID-19.
Four protesters and at least two officers were killed as Myanmar soldiers battled an anti-junta civilian militia with small arms and grenades in the country's second city Tuesday, authorities and military sources said.
Filipino-American singer H.E.R has finally dropped her much-anticipated debut studio album Back Of My Mind on Friday (June 18).
Media outlets in Hong Kong must not "subvert" the government, the city's leader said Tuesday, rejecting US criticism of recent action against a pro-democracy newspaper under a powerful new security law.
As Volkswagen wants to speed up its use of 3D printers in car production, the German carmaker has introduced binder jetting at its main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. By 2025, Volkswagen's aim is to produce up to 100,000 components by 3D printing in Wolfsburg each year. Whereas conventional 3D printing uses a laser to build a component layer by layer from metallic powder, the binder jetting process uses an adhesive. The resulting metallic component is then heated and shaped. Using the binder jetti
There's only six degrees of separation between Fanatec's racing steering wheel and Bentley's Continental GT3 Pikes Peak car. That's because the British auto marque and the sim hardware manufacturer had co-developed a steering wheel that can be used for both real and virtual motor racing. Bentley said the wheel was designed specifically for the Continental GT3 Pikes Peak challenge car, crafted from lightweight carbon-fiber, magnesium alloy, and equipped with a host of driving functions. The Fanat
After closing U-turn slots along EDSA last year to make way for the EDSA Busway system, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has opened up Dario Bridge U-turn slot in Quezon City. According to MMDA Chair Benhur Abalos, the latest move is eyed to ease the congestion on EDSA's northbound lane, and reducing travel time using the route in the process. “This would benefit the motorists because they can make a U-turn easily with a shorter route,” Abalos was quoted as saying. The MMDA C
Volvo has intended to establish a joint venture with Swedish battery company Northvolt to develop and produce sustainable batteries, which will power future pure electric Volvo and Polestar (Volvo's electric sub-brand) cars. As a first step for the 50/50 joint venture, Volvo and Northvolt aim to set up a research and development center in Sweden that will begin operations in 2022. In the R&D center, battery expertise within both companies are intended to be made, and where battery cells and vehi
Porche's upcoming Cayenne performance model has proven its dynamic potential in the legendary “north loop” of Nürburgring’s motorsports complex. Check out the video here. Test driver Lars Kern drove a lightly camouflaged series production model down the Nordschleife. It took man and machine just 7:38.925 minutes to conquer a distance of 20.832 kilometers. "Over the first few meters of the Nordschleife in this Cayenne, you're tempted to turn around to make sure that you're really sitting in a spa
Since the first-generation Toyota Vios came out in 2003, everyone from taxi operators to families, have bought the car because of its stellar dependability. And in 2014, the third generation added a further sportiness to its credentials with a racing series called the Vios Cup. With the latest Vios coming out in a racy GR-S variant, it's safe to say the car will remain a best-seller, and every subcompact sedan's most formidable foe. One small sedan that aims to topple the Toyota is the Volkswage
In 1991, Mazda became the first Japanese car manufacturer to win the world’s most famous endurance race, the Le Mans 24 Hour rally. Some notable wins of the brand in the Le Mans races include the 1980 endurance race when a US dealer from New Jersey entered an RX-7 with a 12A engine which finished 21st overall. It was also the first Mazda and the first rotary engine car to be classified at the endurance event. In the 1982 race, a pair of IMSA-GTX spec RX-7 Type 254s entered the Le Mans race with
Honda Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen finished the French Grand Prix with a win over his arch-rival, Mercedes-Benz’s Lewis Hamilton. This marks Verstappen’s 13th career win, extending his lead over Hamilton in the drivers’ title race. The Dutchman had a good headstart leading over Hamilton at the beginning of the race. However, he lost the advantage in Turn 2 where the British racer took the lead. Hamilton tried to build a gap, although his tires were beginning to suffer. He was out in the trac
Hyundai and Marvel Studios have teamed up for the Korean automaker’s “Question Everything" campaign to hype up the all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson. The co-branded initiative features the latest iteration of the SUV with Marvel characters from four different Disney+ series. The newest creative developed and produced by Marvel Studios within the worlds of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Loki, WandaVision, and What If…?. Hyundai Motor America CMO Angela Zepeda said that the partnership further showc
The US economy remains on a positive trajectory even as it contends with higher inflation, according to congressional testimony released Monday by the head of the Federal Reserve.
A Peruvian judge on Monday dismissed a prosecutor's request for the detention of corruption-accused presidential hopeful Keiko Fujimori while the country awaits the outcome of June 6 elections in which she vied for the top job.
As the Covid pandemic recedes dramatically in the West, Europe is opening its doors to Americans -- but the reverse is not holding true, with the United States not budging on restrictions imposed 15 months ago.
Denmark made it through to the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Monday after a convincing 4-1 win over Russia which alongside Belgium's victory against Finland meant they finished second in Group B.
Hollywood star George Clooney will launch an academy for Los Angeles high school students as part of a new scheme to teach movie industry skills to children from disadvantaged and minority communities, it was announced Monday.