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Where is the #MeToo moment in India’s politics?

From media to sports and business, a wave of #MeToo revelations has rocked India this year, but the movement has left the country's male-dominated politics largely untouched - and that needs to change, activists say.

Essential Macau | Macau – New cultural destination for film production

From 8th to 14th December, the Third International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) takes place in our city for the third consecutive year.

Old traditions, new formula

A local traditional Chinese medicine firm is developing innovative products with more enticing packaging to facilitate the development of the traditional industry in both local and overseas markets

Bolivian youth orchestra plays for the future

When Mariel Chura joined a youth orchestra at age 14, she did not even know what a viola was.

Senegal opens new art museum honouring black civilization

Senegal has opened one of Africa's largest art collections, one of a series of new museums on the continent that could eventually receive thousands of artefacts from European museums that were looted during the colonial era.

MBtv: How engineers are straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Italy's striking Leaning Tower of Pisa is leaning less after years of ambitious engineering work. Fortunately for the millions of tourists who come here every year, the 57-metre (186-feet) tower remains beautifully askance. 

MBtv: Icelandic language fighting tsunami of English

Two centuries ago experts predicted that Icelandic would be a dead language by now. But the doomsayers can eat their words: Icelandic is alive and kicking despite an onslaught of English brought on by modern technology. Schools are taking special measures to make sure the language lives on.

Trade war raises questions for US sports in China

Senior executives of American sports trying to grow their businesses in China said they are keeping a close eye on developments as a trade war brews between the two superpowers.

MBtv: In Iraq, an ancient board game is making a comeback

After rolling pyramid-shaped dice, Iraqi Kurdish artisan Hoshmand Muwafaq shifted his pebble around an ornate board, his handmade recreation of one of the Middle East's oldest and most popular games.

European countries urged to scrap ‘outdated, harmful’ rape laws

European countries must overhaul "outdated" laws that let rapists off the hook and perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming, rights groups said on Saturday.

Brazil jungle school crowned world’s best new building

A remote jungle school in Brazil was named on Wednesday as the world's best new building, its towering timber canopy serving as classroom and dorm to poor and indigenous children.

Macau | Portuguese artist Edgar Martins presents suicide notes inspired awarded photos in Macau

Portuguese artists Edgar Martins will present some photos from his awarded 'Siloquies and Soliloquies on Death, Life and Other Interludes' collection at the at the Navy Yard 2 in Macau as part of the cultural and musical This is My City Festival

Filipinos in Macau becoming less Filipino

The Filipino community in Macau is losing its identity and cultural roots in the face of the phenomenon of abusive supervision in the workplace. The dissociation from Filipino culture can be seen as a coping response to how they construct the abusive supervision as prejudice

Bullfight tax row splits Portugal’s ruling Socialists

Portugal's bullfighting tradition has stirred a row inside the Socialist government after the new culture minister refused to cut value-added tax (VAT) on tickets to events in line with other cultural shows.

Macau | This is My City 2018 festival with largest artist line-up ever, expands to Brazil

This year's edition of the This is My City music and cultural festival will include its largest artist line-up ever and will for the first time expand outside the Pearl River Delta region, taking Chinese musicians to one of the largest music industry events in Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil

Macau | Local artists Lam Sio Man and Heidi Lau to represent Macau in 2019 Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition

Artists Lam Sio Man and Heidi Lau were chosen to represent Macau at the 58th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition held in May 2019 and showcase their ceramic based art installation The Manifesting Shadow

Time back home

Formerly based in Macau, Russian artist Konstantin Bessmertny talks about his new solo exhibition in his hometown.

Montmartre struggles to preserve its heritage amid mass tourism

Nestled on a hilltop in northern Paris the white domed Sacre Coeur Basilica on its summit overlooking the city, Montmartre is known as the " last" village in Paris. It is famed for its steep, cobbled streets, cabarets, culture and artistic roots. But with some 12 million visitors every year and soaring rents forcing many locals out, it is struggling to preserve its heritage amid mass tourism.

Macau | Big night at the opera, international music festival kicks off

Themed "Enjoy – The Moment in music", the 32th Macau International Music Festival opens tonight at the Macau Cultural Centre with the opera l’Elisir d’Amore by Gaetano Donizetti

Nam Van lakes: There’s so much more to discover

Nam Van lakes area can be so much more than just a tourist attraction. Residents find the area a tranquility spot in the middle of town. Let MBtv show you more
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