A defunct Chinese space lab plunged through Earth's atmosphere on Monday, breaking apart as it headed towards a watery grave in the South Pacific, Beijing said.
Vietnamese architect Hoàng Thúc Hào will be awarded the Vassilis Sgoutas Prize by the International Union of Architects (UIA) at a ceremony held in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.
Over the past three years, the monsoon – the rainy season that runs from June through September, depending on the region – has been weak or delayed across much of India, causing widespread water shortages.
The New York Philharmonic, which has been treading water financially, tapped Wednesday the well-regarded head of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as president in a startling shake-up for the classical music world.
The New York Philharmonic will mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a festival of his works in a season that will also feature John Williams’s music from the Star Wars saga.