Recreation And Leisure

Philippine police say suspect in casino attack was a heavily indebted Filipino who was hooked on gambling.

Jun 4, 2017

Philippine police say suspect in casino attack was a heavily indebted Filipino who was hooked on gambling.

36 die from smoke in Philippine casino after gunman set fire

Jun 2, 2017

A gunman stormed a casino in the Philippines and torched gambling tables in the crowded space, creating a choking level of smoke that killed at least 36 people, authorities said

Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics

May 23, 2017

Sony's leader is promising a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades

4 tons of garbage collected in China's Everest cleanup

May 11, 2017

Chinese state media say volunteers have cleared four tons of garbage from the Chinese north side of Mount Everest in the first five days of a cleanup operation

Climbing Mount Tai: 6,000 steps up China's sacred mountain

May 9, 2017

Taishan, or Mount Tai, is China's most sacred mountain

China plans panda preserve 3 times size of Yellowstone park

Mar 31, 2017

China plans a preserve for giant pandas that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the U.S.

Avalanche kills 7 students, instructor in Japan

Mar 27, 2017

An avalanche has killed seven Japanese high school students and an instructor during a mountaineering field trip at a ski resort north of Tokyo

US-born panda Bao Bao makes first public appearance in China

Mar 24, 2017

American-born giant panda Bao Bao has made her first appearance before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C. Bao Bao was born at the National Zoo in Washington to pandas on loan from China

South Koreans angered after ousted leader leaves dogs behind

Mar 15, 2017

It was hard to imagine that ousted President Park Geun-hye could get any more unpopular in South Korea _ until she moved out of the presidential palace and left her nine dogs behind

US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

Feb 23, 2017

An American-born panda on Thursday started settling into her new home in southwest China where she will eventually join a panda breeding program