South-east Asia

Anthony Bourdain Tells Us How He Got These Insane Abs

From 35 pounds overweight to shredded at 61. If our favorite chef can do it, so can you<p>When we caught this photo of beloved TV chef and host Anthony Bourdain on vacation, we were astounded. Dude's 61 and you can grate cheese on his shredded stomach. Bourdain is the walking definition of fitness …

Anthony Bourdain

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent variety?<p>According to the Social Security …

Travel

A parasite might be slowly, silently killing Vietnam veterans - decades after the war

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet – test results show …

Department of Veterans Affairs

Caged Monkey Grooms Dog Through Fence in Video That is Both Cute and Sad

A video has surfaced showing a monkey in Vietnam grooming a dog through a fence, demonstrating the irresistible cuteness of an interspecies …

Asia

US Calls Myanmar Moves Against Rohingya ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted …

Asia

Rolling Stone's Singapore Shareholder Wants to Buy the Magazine

The 29-year-old founder of Singapore’s BandLab Technologies Ltd. said he wants to buy the 51 percent of Rolling Stone he doesn’t own, adding the …

Business

Black Friday: Where To Go, When It Opens, And What To Buy

Black Friday is the first day of Christmas shopping, for many, and everybody’s hunting for a deal. But what deals are there to be had, and where can you actually find them? And when will these stores be open? Here’s a brief look at each store, its best deal, and when you can get at it. Note: If …

Shopping

Volcano Erupts For First Time in Decades, But This Eruption Was Different

News<p>Volcano Erupts For First Time in Decades, But This Eruption Was Different<p>By Associated Press<p>less than an hour ago<p>weather.com<p>00:44<p>Mount Agung …

Hurricane Harvey

Battle of the calendar girls: Erich Gonzales versus Myrtle Sarrosa

MANILA, Philippines — ABS-CBN actress Erich Gonzales has just been launched as the Tanduay calendar girl on Wednesday, while barely two weeks ago, …

Philippines

5 ways Bali can be even cheaper than you think

Indonesia is an affordable destination to reach from elsewhere in Southeast Asia. With Air Asia flying into Jakarta and Denpasar for under 200 USD …

Indonesia

Customers might have to pay tax on goods and services bought online

November 22, 2017 7:47 PM<br>SINGAPORE - Goods and services tax (GST)could soon be levied on e-commerce purchases as the Government looks to diversify …

Singapore

Delhi's off-the-charts smog, explained

Just breathing in Delhi this month was like smoking 50 cigarettes a day.<p>Delhi has earned the unenviable distinction of becoming the most polluted city on Earth this month, as air quality has reached epically bad proportions, prompting some residents to flee.<p>On November 8, pollution surged so high …

Environment

Pornography is incompatible with consent

The recent allegations made against the grotesque wire-haired bulk of the popular exhibitionist Ronald Jeremy Hyatt — "Ron Jeremy" to his fans — are …

Prehistory

Materialism and having lots of Facebook friends linked by new study

New research has found that materialistic people are more likely to use Facebook and have more Facebook friends. Image: bombuscreative/IStock.com via …

Philippines

Breaking news : Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

Thousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island of Bali fled Wednesday as fears grow that it could erupt for the …

Mount Agung

Tradition with a twist: Hanoi's street food gets a contemporary makeover

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no arguing: Hanoi is a street food mecca.<p>But humble bowls of pho and turmeric-tossed cha ca fish aren't the only culinary draws in the capital of Vietnam.<p>An influx of international restaurants, combined with a young population hungry for a cosmopolitan lifestyle, has opened the door …

Restaurants

Anthony Bourdain: By the Book

<i>The author of “Kitchen Confidential” says one of the benchmarks of great food writing is to be very knowledgeable, but never a snob.</i><p><b>What books are on your nightstand?</b><p>I’m currently reading Thomas Ricks’s “Churchill and Orwell. Graham Greene’s memoir, “Ways of Escape,” is a book I’ve read many times …

Books

Canada Prepares for a New Wave of Refugees as Haitians Flee Trump’s America

Near the town of Lacolle, Quebec, just across the border in upstate New York, a cluster of blue-trimmed beige trailers has just arrived to provide …

Immigration

Why Asia's Typhoon Season Targeted Vietnam This Year

You probably heard about Hurricane Maria as it killed hundreds of people across the Caribbean Sea in September and Hurricane Harvey’s flooding in the U.S. city of Houston a month earlier.<p>But do you know about Kirogi, a tropical storm of near-typhoon proportions that made landfall in Vietnam Monday …

Weather

Dog abandoned in airport dies of ‘broken heart’

Its been proven that humans can die from extreme sadness or being "brokenhearted" and it seems like even our beloved pets can succumb to the same …

Philippines

Pipe laying works under stretch of Rail Corridor complete, but stretch will remain closed for another six months

November 22, 2017 8:25 PM<br>SINGAPORE - National water agency PUB has completed pipe laying works for a 1.3km section of the Murnane Pipeline, which is …

Singapore

How America Can Push Back Against China in the South China Sea and Beyond

<b>By Phillip Dolitsky</b><p>While much needed discussion is underway regarding the threat that North Korea poses to the mainland, attention needs to also be …

South China Sea

Book Review: ‘The Lost Mandate Of Heaven’

Vietnam has always been a volatile topic historically, politically, and journalistically. Many think the Vietnam War began with the Johnson and Nixon …

Conservative View

It's Cheap, It's Fast, It's Delicious: At Carrollton’s Pho Pasteur 2, the Broth and Banh Mi Shine

It’s easy to pass by Pho Pasteur 2, tucked into an unassuming Carrollton strip mall near a Cici’s Pizza and a Colombian restaurant. With the same …

Vietnam

Broadway's New Year's Week 2018 Performance Schedule

Several shows have canceled and/or added performances during the holiday week.<p>Most Broadway shows have an irregular performance schedule during the …

Singapore

Minions Café Singapore – Bello! These Yellow Fellows Arrive At Orchard Central From 23 Nov – 31 Jan

<b>by</b> admin<p>November 22, 2017<b>in</b> Feature - New & Hot, Food - Cafe, Singapore - CentralNo Comments 16<p><i>Bello, Bello.</i> Just in time for the school holidays, a …

Singapore

Aliens spotted in India? Birds with spooky eyes mistaken for extraterrestrials [VIDEO]

The three birds were found standing on their legs and they looked different due to lack of feathers.<p>A video of three birds at a construction in …

Birds

Human rights group calls on Indonesian forces to stop virginity tests

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World …

Canadian News

LETTERS: May Day is a proud tradition

I am currently living in Asia, but spent the first 24 years of my life as a proud resident of New Westminster and return there regularly to visit my …

New Westminster

Indonesia Condemns Travel Advisory as Excessive Amid Bali Volcano Eruption

Indonesia said Singapore’s travel advisory to avoid parts of the vacation island of Bali following a minor eruption at Mount Agung volcano was …

Indonesia