Recreation And Leisure

Smoking orangutan riles anger against zoo in Indonesia

Mar 8, 2018

A video of an orangutan smoking has again brought criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

Missing bookseller hits out at Sweden in arranged interview

Feb 10, 2018

A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of escalating row between Western governments and Beijing has accused Sweden of using him as a "chess piece" in an appearance arranged by Chinese police

US pitches arms sales at Asia's biggest air show

Feb 7, 2018

U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales sees keen interest in American weaponry in Asia

Boeing announces over $900 million in orders at Singapore

Feb 6, 2018

Boeing has announced more than $900 million in orders at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond

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

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