Asia

An 11-Month-Old Was Killed on Facebook Live in Thailand

Her father then killed himself.<p>A 20-year-old man killed his 11-month-old daughter while streaming the event on Facebook Live, according to authorities in Thailand. According to <i>The Phuket News</i>, the video, which is about four minutes long, appears to show Wuttisan “Tei” Wongtalay hanging his daughter …

Crime

7 Best Sri Lanka Hotels for a Luxurious Tour

Staying at these seven best hotels in Sri Lanka will send you on a luxurious circuit of the country’s finest wildlife and cultural treasures. The …

Hotels

New Indonesian terminal set to transform south-east Asian shipping

Indonesia is poised to finally take a premier position on global trade flows following the recent opening of the New Priok container terminal in …

Indonesia

Duterte on ICC filing: Let them be

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 27)</b> — President Rodrigo Duterte shrugged off a lawyer's request for the international court to look into his …

Philippines

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Clouds of white smoke rise into the black sky from outdoor grills. The night air is scented with the fragrances of dozens of cuisines from around the …

Tourism

Vietnam's "Forest in the Sky" apartment building is topped with 50,000 trees

This lush residential complex in Hanoi takes green living to the extreme. More than 50,000 trees, shrubs and colorful flowering vines were used to …

Vietnam

Philippines' Duterte says helpless against China

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday (Apr 27) there was no point protesting Chinese artificial island building in disputed …

Philippines

Fivelements - A Boutique Luxury Wellness Retreat in Ubud, Bali

<b>We live in the time when tourism is rife, travellers are rampant and thanks to the many social media channels available at the touch of a button, few</b> …

Indonesia

Italian Waitress Saves Up Money for Two Years to Marry Indonesian Villager She Met Online

Indonesian media has been abuzz with the unlikely love story of Ilaria, a young waitress from Italy, and Dzufilkar, a young man from a small village …

Indonesia

The Perfect 3 Day Kyoto Itinerary | The 'Must-See' Kyoto Highlights!

–<p><b>DAY 1: Exploring Arashiyama and the Stunning Fushimi Inari Shrine</b><p>Arashiyama is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan. For most of you, …

Japan Travel

Missing Taiwanese Hiker Found After 47 Days in the Himalayas

A Taiwanese trekker missing for 47 days in Nepal's remote Himalaya mountains has been found alive, but his girlfriend who accompanied him died just …

Asia Travel

Jakarta's defeated governor Ahok honoured with floral tributes

Indonesia's newest tourist attraction is part celebration, part wake: thousands of elaborate floral tributes to Jakarta's defeated governor "Ahok" …

Indonesia

Aust woman in fatal Bali scooter accident

A 26-year-old Australian woman has died in Bali after police believe she fell from a scooter into a gutter on the popular tourist island.<p>Police said …

Indonesia

Opinion: Modi's India is a bad example for Kashmiris

For almost a year, New Delhi has been trying to pacify angry protesters in Kashmir. DW's Shamil Shams says an intolerant India under PM Modi's leadership cannot bring the disgruntled Kashmiri youth under its fold.<p>Since July last year, Indian authorities have been trying to quell unrest in the …

South Asia

Duterte vows to block renewal of ABS-CBN’s franchise

ABS-CBN main building on Sgt. Esguerra Street, Quezon City.<p>President Rodrigo Duterte will block the renewal of the ABS-CBN’s franchise.<p>Duterte …

Philippines

Senior Vietnamese Communist Party official faces punishment

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A high-ranking Vietnamese Communist Party official faces punishment for wrongdoing when he was head of the country's oil and gas monopoly, PetroVietnam.<p>The party's Inspection Committee said in a statement Thursday that Dinh La Thang, a Politburo member and secretary of the …

China

Group seeks SC protective order

The Duterte administration has relegated drug suspects to homo sacer—persons bereft of human rights—in advancing its merciless antinarcotics …

Philippines

Top 6 Sang Har Mee in KL and PJ

<b>Sang Har Mee</b> is probably one of the most expensive fried noodles in Malaysia, because large fresh water prawns (or <i>Sang Har</i> in Cantonese) are getting …

Restaurants

Travel Diaries - Singapore

Gap Year Days 6 – 8<p>Our arrival in Singapore late in the evening meant we went straight to our hostel. Even though we had had a brilliant flight on …

Singapore

IG's Pan Says Economic Growth Picking Up in Asia

Jingyi Pan, market strategist at IG Asia, discusses Asian bank earnings and non-performing loans. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: …

World News

Delhi sushi lovers, you can't miss this Japanese food festival

Tweak your weekend plans for the Cherry Blossom festival<p>At Delhi’s premier Japanese restaurant, Wasabi by Morimoto, you can expect to be seduced with …

Japan Travel

See Japan's Surprising Sand Dunes

Escape the big city lights and get lost in this spectacular desertscape.<p>Stretched along the Sea of Japan just outside the city of Tottori is an unexpected swath of gold: Japan’s only sand dunes. Unlike classic images of Japan—sushi, bullet trains, Shibuya Crossing, and Hello Kitty—Tottori is more …

Japan Travel

Thailand baby killing: Mother looked on in horror and helplessness

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jiranuj Trairat could hear the sudden panic in her cousin's voice.<p>One minute the cousin was looking at Facebook on his phone, the next he was suddenly shouting Jiranuj's daughter's name: "Beta"<p>"I was panicked, too, from my cousin's reaction," Jiranuj told CNN over the phone Thursday, …

Thailand

Japan: Off the beaten tourist trail

In Mie Prefecture in central Japan, you can see the real Japan and, at the same time, discover something unique: ama divers, matsusaka cattle, and the world's first pearl farm.<p>Swathed in the traditional loose-fitting white attire, an ama diver emerges from the surf clutching the wooden bucket that …

Japan

Female Muslim clerics in Indonesia issue rare fatwas

CIREBON: Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia declared a series of fatwas on Thursday (Apr 27), including one to tackle child marriage, a rare example …

Indonesia

Legendary Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passes away

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passed away at the age of 70 on Thursday, <i>Times of India</i> reported.<p>The Amar Akbar Anthony star was hospitalised …

India

President Duterte to Host ASEAN Summit Amid Drug War

(MANILA) — When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Just less …

South China Sea

This Little-Known US Ally Could Be Pivotal on Russia, China Policy

As the U.S. grapples with many complex challenges to its interests in the vast region of Eurasia, one country should attract Washington’s particular …

Geopolitics

12 Best Soup Pan Mee in the KL, PJ

As Malaysian people are getting more and more health conscious, <b>Pan Mee</b> has become increasingly popular in Malaysia. The noodles of Pan Mee are …

Singapore

No Umbrellas. Shimbashi, Tokyo, Japan. By Shawn Danker.

<b>No Umbrellas.</b> Shimbashi, Tokyo, Japan. By Shawn Danker.<p><i>JPGs</i> <i>is a photo peek into wherever gamers might find interesting. If you’re a photographer and</i> …

Japan Travel