Asia Pacific

Welcome to Japan's 'Cat Island'

Welcome to Japan's 'Cat Island'

A cat lover's dream, felines vastly outnumber the human population on the Japanese island of Tashirojima
Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skids upon landing in Kathmandu
U.S. tourist freed in East Timor after drug probe ordeal

U.S. tourist freed in East Timor after drug probe ordeal

American traveler Stacey Addison heads home after ordeal that began when she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying methamphetamine
The paradise where money doesn't matter and everyone's a friend

The paradise where money doesn't matter and everyone's a friend

In search of untouched destinations on the brink of embracing the modern world
No shortage of color in China's 'Commodity City'

No shortage of color in China's 'Commodity City'

Photographer, Richard John Seymour, captures colors and monotony in China's shopping paradise
11 of the world's top food museums

11 of the world's top food museums

From kimchi to mustard, chocolate to potatoes, these food shrines offer insight into local delicacies. In some cases maybe a bit too much
Is this sailing's next great destination?

Is this sailing's next great destination?

You'd think the waters around Palawan would be crawling with yachts. But they aren't. Yet
KOH: The Thai restaurant that uses ingredients you've never heard of

KOH: The Thai restaurant that uses ingredients you've never heard of

A Spanish chef brings new tastes to Thai cooking by using local ingredients and local recipes at the Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui
German tourist cleans Thailand streets out of love

German tourist cleans Thailand streets out of love

A 55-year-old Samaritan travels to Thailand each year to wash phone booths and sweep streets
Stunning turnaround: Qantas is profitable again

Stunning turnaround: Qantas is profitable again

Following the worst annual loss in its history, Qantas is back in the black thanks to lower fuel costs and huge cost-cutting measures
Pyongyang bans foreign runners from marathon

Pyongyang bans foreign runners from marathon

North Korean officials have banned overseas participants from April's Mangyongdae Prize Marathon, meaning only locals will be running