Lifestyle

Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

May 19, 2018

Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews

China, Airbus investigating blown-out windshield on plane

May 16, 2018

China, Airbus investigating why jet's windshield detached during flight

Chinese tourists spark anger in Vietnam over map on shirts

May 16, 2018

A group of Chinese tourists wearing T-shirts depicting the country's territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea has sparked anger in Vietnam

AP Interview: Food agency head hopes talks help N. Koreans

May 11, 2018

AP Interview: The head of the United Nations' World Food Program says a peace agreement with North Korea will go far toward easing the impoverished nation's food security woes

Pilots warn of weak taxiways at Bangkok's busy airport

May 11, 2018

A pilots' organization is warning that soft ground conditions at Bangkok's main international airport, a major regional hub, can cause its taxiways and aircraft parking positions to buckle or otherwise fail

China monthly car sales pick up in April; EV sales double

May 11, 2018

Chinese car sales rise 11 percent in April as growth in world's biggest auto market picks up steam

China slams US criticism of its 'Orwellian' Taiwan demand

May 7, 2018

China has dismissed White House criticism of its "Orwellian" demand that foreign airlines not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a country, saying companies operating in China must respect its sovereignty

Australian nun ordered to leave Philippines has no regrets

Apr 26, 2018

An Australian nun whose missionary visa in the Philippines was revoked after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies says social advocacy and human rights are part of church teachings

Workers head home, look for other jobs as Boracay closes

Apr 26, 2018

The cooks, hotel workers and other Filipinos who served tourists to Boracay headed home and started looking for other work as police guarded the empty beach on the first day of a shutdown intended to let the island recover from overuse

Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics

Apr 25, 2018

Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, has been euthanized by the Singapore Zoo

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