Travel

Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets, temple visits

Feb 5, 2019

Asia welcomes the lunar Year of the Pig with temple visits, family banquets and world's biggest travel spree

The Latest: Canada updates travel advisory to Canada

Jan 15, 2019

Canada has updated its travel advisory for China to warn Canadians of "the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws."

The Latest: Kim reportedly committed to summit with Trump

Jan 10, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Chinese President Xi Jinping during Kim's recent visit to Beijing that he was committed to setting up a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

China says US travel advisory 'cannot stand up to scrutiny'

Jan 4, 2019

China has rebutted a U.S. travel advisory that once again urges American nationals to "exercise increased caution" when travelling in the Communist Party-ruled country

Taiwan seeks Vietnam 'tourists' who left groups on arrival

Jan 2, 2019

Taiwanese immigration authorities have found 24 Vietnamese and are searching for 124 others who left their tour groups after arriving in December on tourist visas

Kim Jong Un says he's ready to restart operations at factory park jointly run with Seoul, resume tourism from South

Jan 1, 2019

Kim Jong Un says he's ready to restart operations at factory park jointly run with Seoul, resume tourism from South

US envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

Dec 20, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea has visited a border village the rival Koreas has been demilitarizing as part of efforts to reduce military tensions amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis

Official says US reviewing travel ban on North Korea

Dec 19, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea says Washington is reviewing easing its strict travel restrictions to North Korea to facilitate humanitarian shipments to the North as part of efforts to resolve an impasse in nuclear diplomacy

Aussie nun who angered Duterte forced to leave Philippines

Nov 3, 2018

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining anti-government protests has called on Filipinos to unite and fight human rights abuses ahead of her forced departure from the country

Philippine island once called 'cesspool' reopens to tourists

Oct 26, 2018

Boatloads of tourists sailed Friday to Boracay island, which Philippine officials reopened to visitors after a six-month closure to clean waters the president had called a "cesspool" due to years of overcrowding, partying and neglect