Travel

Storm-hit Japan airport counts damage; unclear when reopens

Sep 5, 2018

The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia

Strong typhoon slams western Japan; 8 dead, airport flooded

Sep 4, 2018

A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, flooding the region's main international airport, disrupting land travel and leaving at least eight people dead

US 'deeply concerned' after China denies US reporter visa

Aug 24, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing says it's deeply concerned"about Chinese government restrictions on foreign and domestic journalists after authorities refused to issue a new visa for an American correspondent for BuzzFeed News

2-day memorial ends for Chinese victims of Thai boat tragedy

Aug 23, 2018

A two-day memorial observance in Thailand for a group of 47 Chinese visitors who died when their tour boat sank in bad weather has concluded with a candlelight ceremony

Thailand holds ceremony in honor of 47 Chinese boat victims

Aug 22, 2018

Thailand holds religious ceremony in honor of 47 Chinese tourists who died last month when their boat sank in rough weather off the resort island of Phuket

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Aug 20, 2018

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a earlier temblor that killed hundreds

The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

Aug 20, 2018

A strong earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed at least two people

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides

Japan checking report of Japanese man held in North Korea

Aug 11, 2018

Japan says it is looking into reports of a Japanese citizen taken into custody this month in North Korea

Flights canceled but no major damage as typhoon soaks Japan

Aug 9, 2018

An offshore typhoon is bringing rain and high winds to Japan's northeast coast as it tracks north after giving Tokyo a good soak overnight

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