Travel

Thailand holds ceremony in honor of 47 Chinese boat victims

Aug 22, 2018

Thailand holds religious ceremony in honor of 47 Chinese tourists who died last month when their boat sank in rough weather off the resort island of Phuket

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Aug 20, 2018

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a earlier temblor that killed hundreds

The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

Aug 20, 2018

A strong earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed at least two people

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides

Japan checking report of Japanese man held in North Korea

Aug 11, 2018

Japan says it is looking into reports of a Japanese citizen taken into custody this month in North Korea

Flights canceled but no major damage as typhoon soaks Japan

Aug 9, 2018

An offshore typhoon is bringing rain and high winds to Japan's northeast coast as it tracks north after giving Tokyo a good soak overnight

Flights canceled as Typhoon Shanshan heads toward Tokyo

Aug 8, 2018

Rain is lashing Tokyo and dozens of flights have been cancelld as a typhoon heads toward the Japanese capital

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Aug 7, 2018

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless villagers wait for aid

French tourist missing in Japan; siblings come to find her

Aug 7, 2018

The brother and sister of a French tourist who disappeared in Japan nine days ago have come to try to find her

Australian woman detained in Bali over Papua link

Aug 4, 2018

An Australian graduate student whose honeymoon plans in Indonesia included a cultural festival in the violent and insecure Papua region says she's being deported after officials accused her of being a journalist