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This Mediterranean-style home in the Philippines is located on a golf resort in Batangas City, which lies at a mountain ridge approximately 50 miles south of Manila.
What's the best way to dispose of an "old lady"? Should she be dumped on a beach and broken up by rough hands in terrible conditions or should she be taken in a more sedate fashion to a reputable place to be dismantled in an orderly fashion? The question is being debated in the shipping industry where an "old lady" is the usual term for a vessel ... (more)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during a visit to Toji Temple in Kyoto, western Japan, yesterday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014.
The diplomatic community here - including about a dozen foreign ambassadors, many diplomatic spouses and a coterie of visiting foreign artists - crowded into the Chosun Ilbo Art Museum in downtown Seoul on Wednesday for the opening reception of the 22nd Seoul International Arts Festival.
Gregorio Pio Catapang describes the escape. . Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang talks about the escape of Filipinos from their captors.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a significant investment plan for the northern mountain town of Sa Pa, one Vietnam's major tourist attractions.
Regina Ip says its so-called hard line on Hong Kong's electoral arrangements for 2017 is based on a sound understanding of international law and the provisions of the Basic Law In a further effort to win over the support of Hong Kong people, in particular that of legislators in the pan-democratic camp, Li Fei, deputy secretary general of the ... (more)
Kyoto, Aug 30 : Setting the tone for their formal Summit on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe tonight spoke about a "strong and robust future" for the bilateral ties, with the Indian leader hoping that the two sides would strive to achieve in five years the unrealised potential of five decades.
In the week or two after Labour Day, travel-agency bookings are a bit slow, as families send their children off to school and people get back to a more traditional post-summer pattern at work.
Vice President Jejomar Binay is appealing to the Department of Foreign Affairs to extend full assistance to two Filipinos sentenced to death in Vietnam for smuggling cocaine.
Behind the global tourist destination that is the Strip and a premier hotel college at UNLV, Las Vegas has the fifth-highest rate in the country in retaining international students in the workforce after they graduate, according to a new Brookings Institute study.
The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, U.S. officials said on Friday.
Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur volcano spewed smoke and volcanic ash into the air Friday, with residents in the South Pacific nation evacuated and flights disrupted.
Smoke billows from Mount Tavurvur after an eruption in Kokopo, east New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Friday.
People walk a street at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 01:04 am
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