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‘I wish another tsunami would hit’

After the tsunami, fishermen struggle against tide of tourism in Thailand.

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No more loungers on public Thai beaches

A clean-up of beaches at Phuket, the top resort, has been ordered by the military government.

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Chengdu, a taste of Chinese living

This highly populated city is one of the world’s greatest metropolises, writes Mpiletso Motumi.

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Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes
August 6 2014 at 08:04

George Kim is the anti-James Bond, the ill-prepared tourist with the giant camera slung around his neck - that's Theodore Kim's dad.

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Want an authentic Japanese wedding?
August 5 2014 at 12:17

More and more foreign newlyweds are having their photos taken at temples and shrines in Kyoto wearing traditional bridal outfits.

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Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism
August 4 2014 at 08:04

CrescentRating, which promotes 'halaal' travel, says Southeast Asia will be a key source for Muslim tourists after Tokyo eased visa requirements.

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Asia planning 350 new airports
July 31 2014 at 12:20

Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

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Meet a master soba maker in Japan
July 25 2014 at 08:12

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
July 24 2014 at 14:03

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
July 18 2014 at 14:07

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
July 18 2014 at 14:02

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

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Big walk in Japan
July 16 2014 at 08:17

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

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Hechi airport: What China did next
July 15 2014 at 14:48

An airport in Hechi, in the mountains of Guangxi in southern China, has been built at 2 200ft above sea level.

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