Recreation And Leisure

Senior US diplomat pitches arms sales in China's backyard

Feb 5, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales said she would be promoting American weaponry at the largest air show in Asia, where China's military footprint and political influence are surging

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

Feb 4, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

Jan 17, 2018

Myanmar police open fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people

Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures

Jan 5, 2018

Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival

AP PHOTOS: Hong Kong village holds once-a-decade festival

Dec 25, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Far from Hong Kong's hustle and bustle and towering skyscrapers, villagers hold one of the southern Chinese city's rare and colorful local festivals

Lego wins first China copyright case against imitators

Dec 7, 2017

Danish toy maker Lego says it has won a major legal victory in China, where a court ruled in its favor in a copyright case against companies making knockoffs of its famous colored bricks

Vietnam resumes water buffalo fighting decried as violent

Sep 29, 2017

Vietnam's water buffalo fighting festival has resumed despite calls for an end to the traditional annual event because of its violence

Malaysia police say beer festival axed due to security fears

Sep 21, 2017

Malaysian police say an annual beer festival has been axed due to information that militants were planning to sabotage the event

AP PHOTOS: Appeasing restless ghosts in Hong Kong

Sep 5, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Appeasing restless ghosts in Hong Kong in raucous celebrations marked by feasts and music

Indonesia clinic gives relief to Muslims with tattoo regrets

Aug 16, 2017

A clinic in Indonesia is offering laser removal of tattoos for free, providing relief to Muslims who have regrets about their ink

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