Recreation And Leisure

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

Medal for Mazdzer: For USA Luge, silver seemed like gold

Feb 11, 2018

For USA Luge's Chris Mazdzer, an Olympic silver medal brings the ultimate validation

Esports officially arrives in Japan, home of game giants

Feb 11, 2018

Japan welcomes first esports event this weekend

Missing bookseller hits out at Sweden in arranged interview

Feb 10, 2018

A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of escalating row between Western governments and Beijing has accused Sweden of using him as a "chess piece" in an appearance arranged by Chinese police

With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US

Feb 9, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has presided over an extravagant military parade in Pyongyang just a day before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opens in South Korea

US pitches arms sales at Asia's biggest air show

Feb 7, 2018

U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales sees keen interest in American weaponry in Asia

Boeing announces over $900 million in orders at Singapore

Feb 6, 2018

Boeing has announced more than $900 million in orders at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond

Senior US diplomat pitches arms sales in China's backyard

Feb 5, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales said she would be promoting American weaponry at the largest air show in Asia, where China's military footprint and political influence are surging

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

Feb 4, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment