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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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Ninja bus tour to kick off in Tokyo

Japan's biggest travel agency is launching a bus tour with some decidedly homegrown touches.

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Big walk in Japan

From Kyoto to Tokyo, along Japan's ancient Nakasendo Way, encounter temples, pedestals and bridges, writes Peter Mandel.

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Pakistan's Jeep Rally to boost tourism
April 1 2014 at 12:09

After seven years of a homegrown Taliban insurgency, tourism officials are desperate to improve the country's image.

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God’s own country
April 1 2014 at 08:27

This 'boast' invokes the beauty for which Kerala is renowned, writes Davin O'Dwyer.

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Entranced by tenacious Taiwan
March 27 2014 at 08:25

It has a bustling economy but hardly any non-renewable resources, writes Bonile Ngqiyaza.

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The slum Japan doesn’t want you to see
March 26 2014 at 14:52

Osaka’s biggest slum is visible just blocks from bustling restaurants and shops. But it cannot be found on official maps.

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Chinese tourists shun Malaysia
March 26 2014 at 07:59

The controversy surrounding Flight MH370 has prompted many Chinese tourists to boycott Malaysia.

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Nepal to ease traffic on Everest
March 24 2014 at 14:44

The move follows years of criticism that Nepal has done little to manage the growing number of Everest climbers.

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Website shows Tokyo in all its glory
March 24 2014 at 12:56

Cool Japan project has launched a website that introduces unique products, events and places in Tokyo and all over Japan.

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Brewing beer is thirsty work
March 18 2014 at 12:22

Craft beer makers are aiming to save Hong Kong from drowning in a sea of industrial, imported lager.

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More ropes to ease Everest traffic jam
March 14 2014 at 12:24

Climbing specialists will fix a second rope at the Hillary Step, a dangerous ‘death zone’ bottleneck near the Mount Everest summit.

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Nepal to boost mountaineering tourism
March 13 2014 at 08:12

With the help of the private sector, Nepal would like to develop new mountains as tourism destinations.

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