Food And Drink

Spokesman confirms China suspended imports of Brazil beef

Mar 23, 2017

A spokesman for China's commerce ministry says the country has suspended imports of Brazilian beef

Japan one-ups Scotch with whisky, coveted around the world

Mar 15, 2017

Japanese whisky has become a hit around the world, winning awards that have made it one of the world's top whisky brands, joining Scotch, Bourbon, Irish and Canadian

Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins with drums and dumplings

Jan 27, 2017

Villages and cities across China are preparing this weekend to celebrate Lunar New Year, though few feasts are as elaborate as the one in Liuminying, a hamlet in Beijing's suburbs

A tourist in Tokyo Q&A: Toilets, menus and naked bathing

Jan 25, 2017

Considering a trip to Tokyo

Uber starts food delivery in Japan after ride-share stumbles

Sep 28, 2016

Uber, which has struggled to win Japan over to its ride-sharing service, is hoping to fare better with food deliveries

Philippines suspends scallops linked to Hawaii outbreak

Sep 13, 2016

The Philippine government has suspended distribution of seafood believed to be the cause of a hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii

Pop stars, diplomacy victims of cooling China-S. Korea ties

Aug 10, 2016

Growing Chinese anger at South Korea over a U.S. anti-missile defense system bodes ill for everything from pop star appearances to U.N. action against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats