Travel

Bali volcano shoots new burst of ash; flights unaffected

Dec 30, 2018

A volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali has shot a new burst of hot ash into the air

Thai authorities recover bodies of Korean golf tourists

Dec 27, 2018

Authorities in northern Thailand have recovered the bodies of two South Korean tourists who disappeared when the golf cart they were riding fell into a river on Tuesday.

Stealth Indonesia tsunami turns perfect night into nightmare

Dec 25, 2018

The tsunami that roared ashore in Indonesia hit with no warning and turned a seemingly perfect night into a nightmare

Alba the albino orangutan returned to jungle in Indonesia

Dec 21, 2018

The world's only known albino orangutan climbed trees, foraged for food and began building a nest after being released into a remote Borneo jungle more than a year after conservation officials found her starving and dehydrated in an Indonesian village

US envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

Dec 20, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea has visited a border village the rival Koreas has been demilitarizing as part of efforts to reduce military tensions amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis

Official says US reviewing travel ban on North Korea

Dec 19, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea says Washington is reviewing easing its strict travel restrictions to North Korea to facilitate humanitarian shipments to the North as part of efforts to resolve an impasse in nuclear diplomacy

Aussie nun who angered Duterte forced to leave Philippines

Nov 3, 2018

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining anti-government protests has called on Filipinos to unite and fight human rights abuses ahead of her forced departure from the country

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Oct 29, 2018

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low cost high flyer

Philippine island once called 'cesspool' reopens to tourists

Oct 26, 2018

Boatloads of tourists sailed Friday to Boracay island, which Philippine officials reopened to visitors after a six-month closure to clean waters the president had called a "cesspool" due to years of overcrowding, partying and neglect

China building boom uncovers buried dinosaurs, makes a star

Oct 25, 2018

China's rapid city building has churned up a motherlode of new dinosaur fossils, and no one has seized the scientific opportunity more than one paleontologist