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Savour flavour of Japanese fare

Val Boje raises a toast to healthy food that's a feast for the eyes.

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AFP

Put your best feet forward

A holidaymaker staying at a Chinese hotel couldn’t help but take a photo when he spotted posters telling guests how to use a Western-style toilet.

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AP

China announces Universal theme park

Spiderman could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a Universal theme park.

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Ecotourism boost for Philippine island
May 28 2014 at 14:41

A South Korean firm has won an $82.9-million contract to upgrade an airport at one of the Philippines' hottest tourist destinations.

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Heading for Thailand?
May 28 2014 at 08:04

Flight Centre is advising all its travellers to check regularly on the current state of affairs before travelling to Thailand.

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PICS: Duplitecture goes into overdrive
May 26 2014 at 08:19

China is building up its replica reputation with a miniature Mount Rushmore, Eiffel Tower and an entire Austrian village.

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Japan targets new big spenders
May 21 2014 at 12:16

In ageing Japan, retailers are waking up to a hot new demographic.

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Dine with the sharks
May 19 2014 at 14:27

We look inside the world's first glass underwater restaurant, five metres below the Indian Ocean. [VIDEO]

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Coffee spot that clicks with clients
May 5 2014 at 13:13

The Dreamy Camera Cafe allows customers to crawl inside a giant camera and take a look through the other side of the giant lens.

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Everest now just a lost dream?
April 30 2014 at 11:45

Dreams shattered and counting their losses, many foreign climbers say they might never return to Nepal.

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Into the Malaysian melting pot
April 29 2014 at 13:04

Jovial Rantao travels to Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, where cultures and traditions mingle and flourish.

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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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