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What Singapore's iconic buildings are supposed to represent

What Singapore's iconic buildings are supposed to represent

A surfboard atop three skyscrapers? A bunch of bananas? The architect responsible for the most iconic buildings in Singapore explains
Inside a samurai's bedroom: Visiting secret samurai homes

Inside a samurai's bedroom: Visiting secret samurai homes

With no cars or lampposts in sight, a remote section of Kyushu gives you a taste of authentic warrior Japan
May the force be with ANA's awesome new

May the force be with ANA's awesome new "Star Wars" airplane

The Japanese carrier's five-year "Star Wars Project" includes a new Dreamliner painted with an R2-D2 livery
Hey, tourists, leave them monks alone!

Hey, tourists, leave them monks alone!

Tourism meets tradition: Monks at a Myanmar monastery aren't happy about becoming a tourist attraction
Asiana Airlines plane skids off runway

Asiana Airlines plane skids off runway

An Asiana Airlines plane overran a runway while landing at Japan's Hiroshima Airport on Tuesday evening
Thailand greets New Year with world's biggest water fight

Thailand greets New Year with world's biggest water fight

Thailand's three-day Songrkan festival is now underway. Here's a peek at the watery madness
Taipei’s best beef noodles

Taipei’s best beef noodles

In clear broth? With a dollop of spicy butter? No matter how you eat it, the capital city’s iconic dish is award-worthy
Antique ring lost in Bali, found on Facebook

Antique ring lost in Bali, found on Facebook

Australian woman finds a ring while snorkeling, uses Facebook to find owner
Why is there a koala sitting in first class?

Why is there a koala sitting in first class?

Australia is sending four furry envoys to Singapore as a gift to celebrate the city state's independence anniversary.
Songkran: How to soak up the world's biggest water fight

Songkran: How to soak up the world's biggest water fight

If you've never experienced Thailand's famous new year water festival, here are some tips to keep in mind before you hit the streets
Found! Epic ride back on after stolen bike is recovered in China

Found! Epic ride back on after stolen bike is recovered in China

Wang Pingan's epic trek through every major province halted when thieves struck near Shenzhen electronics mall. Against odds, he got it back
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