Food And Drink

Official: Move of Japan fish market could have been better

Oct 16, 2018

A top market official is acknowledging the recent move of Japan's main fish market from Tsukiji to a site found contaminated by arsenic could have been better handled

Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

Oct 5, 2018

Move of Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market fans unease over new site's safety and worries tourists won't visit

2-day memorial ends for Chinese victims of Thai boat tragedy

Aug 23, 2018

A two-day memorial observance in Thailand for a group of 47 Chinese visitors who died when their tour boat sank in bad weather has concluded with a candlelight ceremony

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

Jul 14, 2018

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week

Thai health official says first four boys rescued can now eat normal food but not anything that's spicy

Jul 10, 2018

Thai health official says first four boys rescued can now eat normal food but not anything that's spicy

Singapore Postcard: Tasting coconut, chicken rice and spice

Jun 11, 2018

The tiny city-state of Singapore is hosting its largest media contingent ever for the Trump-Kim summit and it's feeding the pack well

Singapore Postcard: Summit island hides macabre history

Jun 10, 2018

A new surveillance camera is installed and restaurants closed on Singapore's Sentosa Island, a popular tropical getaway thrust into the spotlight ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Singapore Postcard: Trump cocktails, Kim tacos anyone?

Jun 8, 2018

Singapore takes great pride in its food, so it's not surprising that enterprising restaurateurs are using the Trump-Kim summit to showcase their culinary creativity

Japan store bars wine from Golan Heights after protests

Jun 1, 2018

A major Japanese department store has removed a vendor specializing in wine from Israel's occupied Golan Heights after protests from citizens' groups