Recreation And Leisure

Bomb kills 1, injures 35 at Philippine town festival

Aug 28, 2018

A Philippine military official says a bomb explosion has killed at least one person and wounded 35 others during a town celebration in the country's south

Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

The Koreas will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement

Jul 31, 2018

Rare general-level talks between the two Koreas have ended with no agreement, but the top delegates say they had a meaningful discussion on easing their countries' decades-long military standoff

Nintendo reports jump in earnings thanks to Switch

Jul 31, 2018

Nintendo Co. says its quarterly profit jumped 44 percent in the fiscal first quarter thanks to increased sales of Nintendo Switch game titles

PlayStation game sales drive sharp rise in Sony profits

Jul 31, 2018

Sony Corp. says its profits nearly tripled in the latest quarter, boosted by a jump in PlayStation 4 software sales

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

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.

AP PHOTOS: Thousands join Hong Kong bun-snatching festival

May 23, 2018

AP PHOTOS: A parade of floating children, a race up a bamboo tower and many buns for thousands of visitors to enjoy are part of Hong Kong festival

Universal Studios Japan coaster stalls with riders hanging

May 2, 2018

Sixty-four passengers were left hanging in the air for up to two hours after a roller coaster made an emergency stop at Universal Studios Japan