Travel

Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures

Jan 5, 2018

Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival

Bluefin tuna sold for $320,000 in Tsukiji's last new year

Jan 5, 2018

A 892 pound (405 kilogram) bluefin tuna has been sold for 36.5 million yen ($320,000) in what may really be Tsukiji market's last auction at its current site in downtown Tokyo

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties

Dec 14, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an American anti-missile system

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

Dec 14, 2017

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-games costs and huge financial strain placed on one of its poorest regions

Air China suspends North Korea flights, deepening isolation

Nov 21, 2017

The Chinese airline Air China has suspended flights between Beijing and North Korea, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs

Trump's cheeseburger in Japan still drawing lines

Nov 16, 2017

The cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate during his visit to Japan is still drawing lines at a Tokyo burger joint

American cancels flight after loading equipment catches fire

Oct 9, 2017

American Airlines says a flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was canceled after a piece of loading equipment caught fire while it was preparing to put cargo in the hold of the plane

Sands woos Japan with vision for top sports, concert venues

Oct 4, 2017

Las Vegas Sands deploys David Beckham and other top sports, music and entertainment figures in effort to woo Japan as it prepares to issue licenses for casinos.

Tibet to suspend foreign visits until after party congress

Sep 25, 2017

A Chinese tourism official says visits by foreigners to Tibet will be suspended until the close of a major political meeting in Beijing next month

Travel limits to affect few NKoreans; most in US are envoys

Sep 25, 2017

North Korea hasn't reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program