Canspire: A book that tells inspiring stories of seven cancer survivors Lifestyle News

Accama Vijayan was 78 when she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Two years later, at an inspiring 80, she is a survivor living to tell her story of fighting the dreaded disease to the world around her. The retired nursing supervisor is among the seven cancer survivors featured in a book released by a prominent … Read more

Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Moon Man’ Helps Boost China’s Box Office Sales

A summer sci-fi blockbuster is helping Chinese box office revenues bounce back from the sporadic coronavirus outbreaks and lockdowns that have shut cinemas and affected the country’s film industry. China’s summer vacation box office sales stood at 6.5 billion yuan ($916 million) as of Aug. 6, according to movie data provider Beacon. In comparison, last … Read more

Food Safety, Real Estate Top China’s Consumer Complaint List

Chinese consumers are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the products and services they buy, with food safety one of their top concerns, the China Consumer Association said Tuesday. Food safety offenses mostly involved poor product quality, especially for fresh produce and groceries bought online, illegal or excessive food additives, and a lack of Chinese language labeling … Read more

China in the neighborhood | Business Standard News

Shantanu Roy-Chaudhary’s book The China Factor presents good background reading for anyone interested in assessing China’s relations with some of India’s neighbors TopicsBOOK REVIEW | Literature China The China Factor: Beijing’s Expanding Engagement in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, and Myanmar TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH. Key stories … Read more

Bringing the Internet under control

THE DIGITAL REPUBLIC: On Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century Author: Jamie Susskind Publisher: Pegasus Books Price: $28.95 Pages: 304 Anyone who lived through the dot-com boom of the late 1990s remembers the cyber-utopianism of the early days. I felt it myself as a young journalist traversing Silicon Valley to report on the new … Read more

Raised by the Masaai tribe, into adventure Lifestyle

Her feet were the size of hubcaps; her ears, as big as your favorite blanket. The most impressive part about the first elephant you ever met, though, was her trunk. Like a fire hose at one end, a finger at the other, she could do anything with that amazing trunk. As in the new book … Read more

Songsong Stories: The Divine Feminine | Lifestyle

Editor’s note: The Pacific Daily News is collaborating with the University of Guam Press to support the island’s creative minds by showcasing their work in Songsong Stories every month. You can view the collection at This month’s feature is by Shanelle Cabuhat. Cabuhat is an incoming junior at the Academy of Our Lady of … Read more

Banaras Talkies, a relatable, coming-of-age novel | Lifestyle News

New Delhi: Banaras Talkies is one of India’s greatest coming-of-age novels, following three friends as they navigate undergraduate college life, which is full of ups and downs, stealing exam papers, struggling to speak to women, and forging friendships that will last a lifetime over bad mess food. This story is relatable and reminiscent to many … Read more

Webtoon Apologizes for “Side Hustle” Ad Campaign

Yesterday, Webtoon issued an apology after a New York City ad campaign went viral on Twitter. Kennedy Homan, and a Webtoon author herself, took a photo of an ad on a subway platform that read “Comics are literature’s fun side-hustle ”next to images from the Webtoon Lore Olympus, the most popular comic on Webtoon with … Read more