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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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India celebrates its movie history
March 11 2014 at 14:49

Seven years in the making, the first Indian film museum is set to open in the home of Bollywood.

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Catch the train, have a footbath
March 6 2014 at 08:01

Japan's super-speedy bullet train is to offer passengers a chance to soothe their tired feet as they zip through the countryside.

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Everest climbing season begins
March 5 2014 at 08:27

Mountaineering official says Everest climbing season begins with new rules requiring climbers to bring down personal garbage.

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Taiwan’s mega ‘aerotropolis’
February 25 2014 at 12:08

Taiwan's ambitions to become a regional air hub finally look set to take off.

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Indonesia to cash in on manta ray tourism
February 24 2014 at 12:32

Officials were persuaded by evidence that the gentle giants known for delighting tourists are worth more alive than dead.

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Tighter Everest controls after brawl
February 24 2014 at 08:53

Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world's highest peak is safe.

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Running takes the exotic route
February 20 2014 at 12:15

Destination races are catching on quickly in Asia.

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When bars and blogs collide
February 20 2014 at 12:12

A Japanese bar is suing a website, arguing that unwanted publicity from a review is damaging its reputation of being little-known and hard to find.

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Disneyland, Hong Kong style
February 18 2014 at 12:39

Hong Kong Disneyland has said it will build a third hotel in the theme park to meet demand.

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Nepal reduces mountaineering fees
February 17 2014 at 08:56

The Nepalese government has announced cuts to mountaineering fees aimed at attracting more climbers.

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