Recreation And Leisure

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman

Jun 16, 2018

A 7-meter-long (23-foot-long) python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia

Singapore Postcard: Summit adds value to North Korea's coins

Jun 12, 2018

Stamped with images of "Eternal President" Kim Il Sung, national monuments or ballistic missiles, coins minted in North Korea are renowned among collectors for their scarcity, partly due to sanctions that outlaw them from being auctioned

Singapore Postcard: Summit island hides macabre history

Jun 10, 2018

A new surveillance camera is installed and restaurants closed on Singapore's Sentosa Island, a popular tropical getaway thrust into the spotlight ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Ailing Thai beach made famous by Hollywood closes to tourism

May 31, 2018

Once a pristine Thai paradise, the secluded bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" has been exhausted by mass tourism and it's getting a break

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

May 25, 2018

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million

AP PHOTOS: Thousands join Hong Kong bun-snatching festival

May 23, 2018

AP PHOTOS: A parade of floating children, a race up a bamboo tower and many buns for thousands of visitors to enjoy are part of Hong Kong festival

Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics

Apr 25, 2018

Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, has been euthanized by the Singapore Zoo

Vietnam and Indonesia vow to settle fishing violations

Apr 17, 2018

Vietnam and Indonesia have pledged to work together to resolve fishing violations in the South China Sea as the two countries seek to boost their bilateral trade

High-ranking Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea

Apr 11, 2018

A high-ranking Chinese diplomat plans to travel to North Korea later this week amid a flurry of diplomacy following Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un's surprise visit to Beijing

Thai beach from DiCaprio movie gets breather from tourists

Mar 29, 2018

The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

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