edition.cnn.com Archives - 28 February 2017, Tuesday

  • Singapore offers the world's cheapest Michelin-starred meal

    edition.cnn.com 28 Feb '17, 12am

    "I didn't know anything about the Michelin Guide, but I knew it was for a very 'high' type of food," admits the Malaysian-born chef, who initially dismissed news of Michelin's interest in his stall as a joke. He has since undergone quite the learning curve of the guide's impact on any...

  • Nigerian shoe designer adding soul to sneakers - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 25 Feb '17, 11am

    Nigerian shoe designer adding soul to sneakers Lagos native Jide Ipaye uses slick kicks as a canvas for his art. Source: CNN

  • India photos: 30 of the most beautiful places

    edition.cnn.com 23 Feb '17, 5pm

    havelis, India's lavishly decorated heritage mansions , can be found in Rajasthan's Shekhawati region. Once built as a means of boasting of one's wealth, the facades and interiors of havelis are covered with exquisite and colorful wall murals that depict everything from the owner's tr...

  • #Military to rent #space in #Trump Tower...

    Trump Tower: US military to rent space in building - CNNPolitics.com

    edition.cnn.com 08 Feb '17, 3am

    Story highlights Military support for a president requires close proximity to the commander in chief The floors available to rent cost about $1.5 million a year Washington (CNN) The US military is looking to lease space in Trump Tower. "In order to meet official mission requirements, ...

  • Hackers hold hotel's keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

    edition.cnn.com 05 Feb '17, 12am

    (CNN) A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason. Since the beginning of the winter tourism season, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria has been hit with a series of cyberattacks. In on...

  • Hackers hold hotel's keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

    edition.cnn.com 05 Feb '17, 12am

    (CNN) A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason. Since the beginning of the winter tourism season, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria has been hit with a series of cyberattacks. In on...

  • Rare $675,000 opal makes public debut

    edition.cnn.com 03 Feb '17, 5am

    "South Australia has the perfect climate for opal creation and many of our pieces are the result of opal forming and replacing the fossils of ancient sea creatures" Oldman said. "So, where you see a specimen that seems to echo shapes of an ancient creature and pieces that look like a ...

  • Dubai in the sky: 12 top tables with a view

    edition.cnn.com 01 Feb '17, 11pm

    It's also possible to charter a helicopter while nibbling dates for two. Here are some more of the top sky-high restaurants and bars Dubai has to offer. Just be warned: the heights -- and the accompanying prices -- might be vertigo-inducing. MORE: Oyster safari off Denmark's coast Din...

  • Hackers hold hotel's keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

    edition.cnn.com 31 Jan '17, 3am

    (CNN) A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason. Since the beginning of the winter tourism season, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria has been hit with a series of cyberattacks. In on...

  • Hackers hold hotel's keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

    edition.cnn.com 30 Jan '17, 10pm

    (CNN) A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason. Since the beginning of the winter tourism season, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria has been hit with a series of cyberattacks. In on...

  • Hackers hold hotel's keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

    edition.cnn.com 30 Jan '17, 7pm

    (CNN) A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason. Since the beginning of the winter tourism season, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria has been hit with a series of cyberattacks. In on...

  • 9 of the best luxury ski chalets in Europe

    edition.cnn.com 30 Jan '17, 3pm

    Chalet Eden Rock, St Anton (Austria) This other Eden in the hamlet of Nasserein is the jewel in St Anton's chalet crown. It rocks a traditional exterior with a sleek, stylish interior, and can be booked as an exclusive 10-room chalet or split up into three smaller private chalets. Des...

  • Busted: Feds charge cashier with stealing $9.5 million

    edition.cnn.com 26 Jan '17, 4pm

    Some of her alleged big-ticket item purchases included a 47-foot yacht, three Mercedes Benz cars and Harley Davidson motorcycles, court documents revealed. Dozens of Louis Vuitton handbags and expensive gold, silver and diamond jewelry rounded out her collection. Cashing out Instead o...

  • Nine troop carriers returned to Singapore from Hong Kong

    edition.cnn.com 25 Jan '17, 2am

    The troop carriers were seized on November 23, 2016, owing to a "suspected breach of the Hong Kong law," said Roy Tang, Hong Kong's commissioner of Customs and Excise in a statement released Tuesday. "Import, export and transshipment/transit of strategic commodities in breach of licen...

  • The spellbinding world of Singapore Art Week

    edition.cnn.com 18 Jan '17, 10am

    Scroll through the gallery for some of the best of Singapore Art Week. Words by Emi Eu , director of Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) . 2016 was a challenging year for the gallery sector here in Singapore as there was quite a bit of movement within. However, this also testifies ...

  • The spellbinding world of Singapore Art Week

    edition.cnn.com 18 Jan '17, 6am

    Scroll through the gallery for some of the best of Singapore Art Week. Words by Emi Eu , director of Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) . 2016 was a challenging year for the gallery sector here in Singapore as there was quite a bit of movement within. However, this also testifies ...

  • The spellbinding world of Singapore Art Week

    edition.cnn.com 18 Jan '17, 1am

    Scroll through the gallery for some of the best of Singapore Art Week. Words by Emi Eu , director of Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) . 2016 was a challenging year for the gallery sector here in Singapore as there was quite a bit of movement within. However, this also testifies ...

  • 17 beautiful reasons to visit Hong Kong in 2017

    edition.cnn.com 14 Jan '17, 12pm

    2017 marks 20 years since Hong Kong's sovereignty shifted from the UK to China , ending 156 years of British colonial rule and the British empire in Asia. The entire territory -- with its borders carved out by British colonial rulers in 1842, 1860 and 1898, respectively -- consists of...

  • The best luxury safaris for 2017

    edition.cnn.com 10 Jan '17, 12pm

    Seeing it all can be a tall order though. That's where Scenic Air Safaris comes in. Its new nine-day endangered species itinerary makes use of a freshly kitted out 10-seater private plane, with rotating leather seats for spectacular aerial views. The tour takes in the Maasai Mara, the...

  • Insider Guide: Best of Singapore

    edition.cnn.com 03 Jan '17, 12pm

    CNN Insider Guides are thoroughly checked for accuracy. Given the fluid nature of the travel industry, however, some listings may fall out of date before guides can be updated. The best practice is to confirm current information on official websites before making plans to visit any bu...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 30 Dec '16, 6pm

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Will Bitcoin find a home in Africa?

    edition.cnn.com 30 Dec '16, 4pm

    Considered the most well-known of a number of digital currencies, Bitcoin has seen increased interest in recent years in emerging markets such as East Africa. Kenyan start up BitPesa is using Bitcoin for international money transfers.

  • Will Bitcoin find a home in Africa?

    edition.cnn.com 26 Dec '16, 2am

    Considered the most well-known of a number of digital currencies, Bitcoin has seen increased interest in recent years in emerging markets such as East Africa. Kenyan start up BitPesa is using Bitcoin for international money transfers.

  • Will Bitcoin find a home in Africa?

    edition.cnn.com 24 Dec '16, 12pm

    Considered the most well-known of a number of digital currencies, Bitcoin has seen increased interest in recent years in emerging markets such as East Africa. Kenyan start up BitPesa is using Bitcoin for international money transfers.

  • Will Bitcoin find a home in Africa?

    edition.cnn.com 23 Dec '16, 1pm

    Considered the most well-known of a number of digital currencies, Bitcoin has seen increased interest in recent years in emerging markets such as East Africa. Kenyan start up BitPesa is using Bitcoin for international money transfers.

  • Will Bitcoin find a home in Africa?

    edition.cnn.com 23 Dec '16, 10am

    Considered the most well-known of a number of digital currencies, Bitcoin has seen increased interest in recent years in emerging markets such as East Africa. Kenyan start up BitPesa is using Bitcoin for international money transfers.

  • Duterte slams US, says Philippines drug campaign will not stop

    edition.cnn.com 16 Dec '16, 2pm

    "In the crawlers of CNN and BBC, since yesterday, it's said 'Duterte admits killing, shooting criminals,'" the president announced to a booing crowd. "They're not wrong." 'Under the United States for 50 years' During his speech, Duterte also lashed out at US criticism of his policies....

  • 60-Second Vacation: Singapore - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 16 Dec '16, 12pm

    Asia's city state is a fascinating blend of architecture, culture and people

  • Singapore: South East Asia's architectural hub - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 14 Dec '16, 5pm

    Singapore is renowned for its modernist construction, but now Singaporeans are exploring the city's historic architecture.

  • Chinese designer turns sneakers into pollution masks

    edition.cnn.com 07 Dec '16, 6am

    "The masks make an impression, but they also show that you can use basic, everyday stuff to bring change into your life," he says. "If that helps to raise environmental consciousness, then I can consider myself fairly satisfied. Though there's much more to be done." Unusual material W...