Food And Drink

More than 80 dead from tainted liquor in Indonesia

Apr 10, 2018

Indonesian authorities say at least two dozen people have died in the past day from drinking toxic bootleg liquor, raising the toll to 82 this month and highlighting how attempts to curb legal alcohol have tragically backfired

China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too

Apr 5, 2018

China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. goods could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers

British show's take on rendang curry riles Southeast Asians

Apr 4, 2018

Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting a Malaysian contestant's chicken rendang curry should have been crispy

Hong Kong's skyline farms harvest more happiness than food

Mar 27, 2018

Skyline farms thrive on space-starved Hong Kong's rooftops, yielding more happiness than food

Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Mar 26, 2018

Uber sells Southeast Asian operations to fast growing regional rival Grab

Paralympics fans had difficult time, changes may not happen

Mar 18, 2018

As the world's top disabled athletes competed on ice and snow, Erica Mitchell navigated her own obstacle course on Pyeongchang's narrow and uneven streets

Mocha master: SKorea barista adorns coffee with works of art

Mar 16, 2018

A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on the foamy cream topping their drinks

Olympic commercial glory: 'Reminds me of Black Friday sales'

Feb 24, 2018

For many spectators, a trip to the Olympics wouldn't be complete without a trip, or two, to the gift shop

From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

Feb 15, 2018

Food is a big deal for Olympians, and the very specific, highly calibrated fuel they put in their bodies _ for energy, for health, for warmth, for a psychological and physiological edge _ is a big part of what makes them the best in the world

Figure skater saving pups from SKorean dog meat trade

Feb 9, 2018

Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel has already saved one pup from the Korean dog meat trade, and she plans to bring back more