Travel and Life
General Santos City officials are not worried being accused of being copycats of neighboring Davao City. “It is for the good of our constituents,” Mayor Ronnel Rivera said during the launching of a new city ordinance that put more teeth on a 23-year old city law that bans smoking in public places.
Whether by accident or by design, Monday evening’s bomb attack at Bangkok’s popular Erawan Shrine and a second blast Tuesday at Nathorn Pier have struck at the heart of Thailand’s tourism industry.
Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn led thousands of cyclists through the streets of Bangkok to pay their respects to Queen Sirikit who turned 83 this week.
Despite a recent and well-publicized economic downturn, for years China has experienced growth and urbanization on a scale unprecedented in history. To serve rapidly expanding industry and large rises in the middle and professional classes, construction in China has boomed.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities will close Beijing’s two airports during a military parade next month to mark the end of World War II in Asia.
Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong faces new charges
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 6:10PM UTC
Chinese stock index jumps 5.3% as Asian stocks rise
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 5:08PM UTC
China detains 11 over deadly Tianjin port blast
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 2:59PM UTC