Travel

Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Jan 14, 2019

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia

The Latest: Kim reportedly committed to summit with Trump

Jan 10, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Chinese President Xi Jinping during Kim's recent visit to Beijing that he was committed to setting up a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike Thai beaches

Jan 4, 2019

Rain, wind and surging seawater from a tropical storm are buffeting coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts on southern Thailand's east coast, knocking down trees and utility poles and flooding roads

China says US travel advisory 'cannot stand up to scrutiny'

Jan 4, 2019

China has rebutted a U.S. travel advisory that once again urges American nationals to "exercise increased caution" when travelling in the Communist Party-ruled country

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Jan 4, 2019

Ferry services suspended, people evacuated ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound Thailand's southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season

Bali volcano shoots new burst of ash; flights unaffected

Dec 30, 2018

A volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali has shot a new burst of hot ash into the air

Thai authorities recover bodies of Korean golf tourists

Dec 27, 2018

Authorities in northern Thailand have recovered the bodies of two South Korean tourists who disappeared when the golf cart they were riding fell into a river on Tuesday.

Stealth Indonesia tsunami turns perfect night into nightmare

Dec 25, 2018

The tsunami that roared ashore in Indonesia hit with no warning and turned a seemingly perfect night into a nightmare

Alba the albino orangutan returned to jungle in Indonesia

Dec 21, 2018

The world's only known albino orangutan climbed trees, foraged for food and began building a nest after being released into a remote Borneo jungle more than a year after conservation officials found her starving and dehydrated in an Indonesian village

Aussie nun who angered Duterte forced to leave Philippines

Nov 3, 2018

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining anti-government protests has called on Filipinos to unite and fight human rights abuses ahead of her forced departure from the country

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