Travel

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Jan 4, 2019

Ferry services suspended, people evacuated ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound Thailand's southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season

Taiwan seeks Vietnam 'tourists' who left groups on arrival

Jan 2, 2019

Taiwanese immigration authorities have found 24 Vietnamese and are searching for 124 others who left their tour groups after arriving in December on tourist visas

Kim Jong Un says he's ready to restart operations at factory park jointly run with Seoul, resume tourism from South

Jan 1, 2019

Kim Jong Un says he's ready to restart operations at factory park jointly run with Seoul, resume tourism from South

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