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Meet a master soba maker in Japan

Koichi Saijo hopes more people will better understand the situation of Fukushima Prefecture today and enjoy a visit there.

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China’s rich pimp their planes

The market for private jets - sometimes called business or executive jets - is a small but fast growing aviation segment in China.

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The Ganges, India’s biggest sewage line

The Ganges snakes from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal through a basin that is home to a third of India's population.

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A rite of passage
April 25 2014 at 14:01

The 'shinbyu' ceremony, followed by all Myanmar Buddhists, is said to date back more than two-and-a-half millennia.

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More crews pull out of Everest expeditions
April 25 2014 at 12:18

Three major mountaineering companies joined others in quitting Everest, citing fears of violence and tension at base camp.

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You'll have to pay for old town charm
April 24 2014 at 12:21

Tourists have taken to social media to complain about the enforcement of a $6 charge for Vietnam's old town of Hoi An.

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Everest climbing season in jeopardy
April 24 2014 at 08:00

Another major mountaineering company has abandoned its Everest expedition after a deadly avalanche killed 16 guides.

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Everest mountaineers stranded
April 22 2014 at 12:56

Frustrated mountaineers who paid tens of thousands of dollars to climb world's highest peak face disappointment due to a strike threat.

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Tourists behaving badly in Thailand
April 16 2014 at 14:40

The once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown, but not against a terrorist threat.

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Tourism video so bad, it went viral
April 14 2014 at 14:44

Singapore tourism board forced to remove YouTube video designed to promote city-state to Philippine market. [VIDEO]

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The city that never sleeps
April 10 2014 at 08:32

The city of Kuala Lumpur is fantastic - it simply never sleeps, writes Sameer Naik.

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Kerzner goes to China
April 9 2014 at 12:22

Sol Kerzner is turning his magic hotel touch to China with a new luxury development.

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Climbing Japan’s sacred Mount Fuji
April 8 2014 at 12:14

The season for Fuji ascents is July 1 to August 30, when an average of 3 000 people climb the mountain each day.

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