Food And Drink

KFC dedicates China restaurant to memory of Communist hero

Mar 6, 2019

Fast food chain KFC is memorializing a popular Chinese Communist hero with restaurant decor extolling his deeds in a rare matching of an iconic American brand with Communist propaganda

Japan whalers discuss plan to resume commercial hunt July 1

Jan 24, 2019

Japanese whalers have discussed plans to resume their commercial hunting along the northeastern coast on July 1, for the first time in three decades

Japan to resume commercial whaling, but not in Antarctic

Dec 26, 2018

Japan is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts but it will no longer hunt the animals in the Antarctic

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