Lifestyle

Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

Jun 18, 2018

The Philippine justice secretary has revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation

Filipino Muslims mark Eid in ruins of war-torn Marawi

Jun 15, 2018

Muslim residents of a southern Philippine city devastated by last year's bloody militant siege are celebrating Eid al-Fitr holiday in gunfire-riddled mosques and praying in tent shelters

Singapore Postcard: Summit adds value to North Korea's coins

Jun 12, 2018

Stamped with images of "Eternal President" Kim Il Sung, national monuments or ballistic missiles, coins minted in North Korea are renowned among collectors for their scarcity, partly due to sanctions that outlaw them from being auctioned

Kim takes night tour of Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

Jun 11, 2018

North Korea's Kim goes on late-night city tour of Singapore on eve of his summit with Trump

Singapore Postcard: Tasting coconut, chicken rice and spice

Jun 11, 2018

The tiny city-state of Singapore is hosting its largest media contingent ever for the Trump-Kim summit and it's feeding the pack well

Singapore Postcard: Summit island hides macabre history

Jun 10, 2018

A new surveillance camera is installed and restaurants closed on Singapore's Sentosa Island, a popular tropical getaway thrust into the spotlight ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Singapore Postcard: Trump cocktails, Kim tacos anyone?

Jun 8, 2018

Singapore takes great pride in its food, so it's not surprising that enterprising restaurateurs are using the Trump-Kim summit to showcase their culinary creativity

Explore an abandoned Chinese village now engulfed by nature

Jun 8, 2018

The abandoned Chinese fishing village of Houtouwan presents visitors with a chance to explore a site now engulfed by nature

Dad takes Japan Inc. to court alleging paternity harassment

Jun 7, 2018

Father takes brokerage firm to court in Japan, alleging paternity harassment in case seen as rarity in country where policies protect new parents but company loyalty is highly valued

China steps up 'training' of Tibetan clergy, officials

Jun 6, 2018

Chinese authorities are ramping up political indoctrination among Tibetan Buddhist clergy and officials in charge of religious affairs as part of a campaign to strengthen the ruling Communist Party's grip on religion