Asia Travel & Recreation
Damages awarded to families of fatal raw meat poisoning victims
Sapporo zoo to open new polar bear exhibit with underwater tunnel
Handvo - Baked Spicy Lentil Cake - Manjula's Kitchen
Chole Rajma Curry - Manjula's Kitchen
Superfood of the season: Avocado
Tips for travelling responsibly
Living a dream: Of fish fries, 21-rupee meals and self-reliance
Air Busan flight attendant ridicules passengers' hairstyles as broccoli
2018-04-19 05:18:35 A flight attendant of Air Busan, a low-cost carrier, apologized Tuesday for disrespectful comments and photos posted by one of its flight attendants on Instagram. The flight attendant, on a Busan-Jeju flight on Saturday, took photos of the passengers from behind and posted them with comments such as "looking all the same" and "broccoli farm." The supervisor of the Air Busan flight promised no repeat of such inappropriate behavior by its employees   Read More ...
Budget carriers becoming established players
2018-04-19 05:17:33 Korea's budget carriers -- once a non-factor in the airline industry -- are now expanding their presence against much larger and older airlines. Some budget airlines are seeking to go public -- a barometer of financial soundness -- to create a new growth engine; while the low-cost carrier (LCC) sector is seeking to make inroads into the long-haul segment that has been mainly dominated by the major carriers   Read More ...
Jirisan Asiatic black bears reach self-sustaining level
2018-04-19 05:13:43 The number of Asiatic black bears on Mt. Jiri has reached 56, surpassing the minimum self-sustaining number of 50. The national park announced last week that 11 cubs were born from eight mother bears last winter. Eight out of the cubs were born in the wild from six mother bears. Park rangers confirmed two mother bears hibernating with two cubs respectively during its winter capture-and-release monitoring operation   Read More ...
fruit punch recipe, how to make fruit punch recipe | fruit punch mocktail recipe
2018-04-12 15:26:11 fruit punch recipe with step by step pics. fruit punch is an easy to prepare drink. fruit punch is usually made with fruit juices. at times some fruit cubes or berries are also added. there are myriad ways a fruit punch can be made. this fruit punch recipe is a non alcoholic recipe. its very easy to make. thus can be easily made as an excellent refreshing summer drink for small parties or get togethers   Read More ...
smoothie recipes, 12 healthy smoothie recipes | easy fruit smoothie recipes
2018-04-12 15:26:07 collection of 12 easy and healthy fruit smoothie recipes –i often make smoothies for breakfast, brunch or between meals. making smoothies from fruits are not only easy and quick but healthy as well. unlike extracted juices where the fibre is discarded, smoothies have fibre in them and thus good for the gut too. smoothies and shakes are power packed with nutrients like vitamins and minerals   Read More ...
Local gov'ts rush to build footbridges for tourism
2018-04-12 15:13:55 As competition to attract tourists intensifies in Korea, local governments are rushing to build footbridges, which have proved to be a highly cost-effective tourist attraction in some areas. The Wonju City Government in Gangwon Province plans to build a glass-bottom bridge at the Ganhyeon Tourist Site, which has recently emerged as a popular tourist destination. About 100,000 people visited the site in 2017, but the number is expected to reach 3 million this year   Read More ...
Awareness of Shikoku among non-Japanese travelers stands at 14.6%: survey
2018-04-09 11:45:39 TAKAMATSU -- Awareness of Shikoku among non-Japanese who responded to a survey conducted last year by the Development Bank of Japan Inc. and the Japan Travel Bureau Foundation stood at 14.6 percent, results show. The survey, conducted online between June and July last year, received responses from 6,274 people between the ages of 20 and 59 living in 12 countries and regions including Asia, Europe, the United States and Australia, who had traveled overseas before   Read More ...
masala toast recipe iyengar bakery style | masala toast recipe | masala bread toast
2018-04-09 05:26:30 iyengar bakery style masala toast recipe. scrumptious and delicious is this iyengar bakery style masala toast. iyengar bakery in bangalore is popular for some of their snacks like masala buns, butter biscuits, khara biscuits, sweet puffs and veg puffs. veg masala toast is one of them. eggless honey cake which i had shared earlier is also one of their fast selling cakes   Read More ...
Ünlü fast food zincirinde hamburger krizi! Hamburgerden çıkana inanamayacaksınız...
2018-04-05 21:01:03 İskoçya'da tavuk burger alan Ciara Harvive isimli müşteri, hamburgerinden bir ısırık aldıktan sonra gözlerine inanamadı. Hamburgerindeki maruldan örümcek çıkan Harvive, yetkililerin özür dilemek yerine kendisine yeni bir hamburger vermek istediklerini söyledi.   Read More ...
Illegal sand miners assault a wildlife officer
2018-04-02 15:04:45 A group of illegal sand miners have attacked a wildlife officer in Polonnaruwa. The Assistant Wildlife Conservator of Polonnaruwa P. M. B. Wijekoon was admitted to Polonnaruwa General Hospital last night. A group of Wildlife Conservation officers last night carried out a raid following a tip-off on a sand mining racket. Assistant Forest Conservator P. M. B. Weejekoon said that two unidentified persons arrived at the spot and attacked them   Read More ...
Korean restaurant Mingles ranked Asia's 11th best restaurant
2018-03-30 05:21:22 Top hotel restaurant dropped from list after 3 years By Yun Suh-young MACAU -- Contemporary Korean restaurant Mingles have been ranked 11th on the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list for 2018, up four ladders from the previous year, during an award ceremony held at the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants event in Wynn Palace, Macau, Tuesday. Mingles had been ranked no   Read More ...
Asia's chefs talk about sustainability, identity and next moves
2018-03-30 05:18:22 Finding identity is the task for Asian cuisine MACAU -- "To go global is to go local," said Asian chefs who gathered in Macau to speak at the 50 Best Talks held Monday, a day before the announcement of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants. Identity, sustainability and the next moves for Asia's gastronomic scene were topics discussed. Taiwanese chef Andre Chiang who won The Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award -- Asia 2018 said identity was about "giving a space, a country, a city, a chef the right identity instead of duplicating the same thing   Read More ...
Move to stop tourists disturbing marine life - Nation
2018-03-27 03:02:27 KOTA KINABALU: Some irresponsible tourists are disturbing marine creatures in Sabah Parks and the state government wants to put a stop to this. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said dive and tour operators might be held responsible for the tourists under them. He said it was important for the operators to ensure that tourists at marine parks did not resort to such acts   Read More ...
Interest in overseas travel on an upswing: Matta
2018-03-26 21:04:46 GEORGE TOWN: Despite concerns over the rising cost of living and the depreciation of the ringgit, many Malaysians are still planning overseas vacations. Based on figures from the recent national Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair in Kuala Lumpur, some 70% of the flight tickets purchased were for overseas travel, according to Matta's honorary secretary-general Nigel Wong. Wong said that the trend to go overseas has been on the upswing in the last five years, even with the current economic concerns   Read More ...
British Airways crew member arrested for raping air stewardess in Singapore: Reports
2018-03-23 16:45:15 SINGAPORE - British Airways is cooperating with police investigations into a case of alleged rape involving its cabin crew. British reports had said that a crew member had allegedly raped an air stewardess while on a stopover in Singapore this week. The incident purportedly occurred during "an off-duty drinks party", the Daily Mail reported. Reports said the crew member was arrested in Singapore   Read More ...
Attractive Macao travel packages at the Penang Matta Fair
2018-03-23 12:07:17 GEORGE TOWN: Attractive travel packages to Macao will be available at the Penang Matta Fair which will be held next Friday at the Straits Quay Convention Centre (SQCC).   Read More ...
Carriers rushing to hire new flight attendants
2018-03-20 05:11:38 With travel demand expected to grow at a faster rate this year, air carriers are preparing to introduce additional aircraft and recruit over 2,000 more crew members. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, Friday, air traffic service users increased by 5.2 percent compared to the previous year _ reaching highest ever total 19.36 million. The airline industry sees the number increasing further with the opening of Incheon International Airport's Terminal 2, alleviation of China's economic revenge on THAAD and diversification of airways   Read More ...
You too can cook washoku / Simple rice dish
2018-03-16 20:49:22 By Mari Nameshida/ Special to The Japan NewsFresh ginger is a great condiment to warm your body, as well as to add a peppery flavor to various foods. Although powdered ginger can be used for cookies and cakes, Japanese cuisine often calls for fresh ginger. It is an indispensable ingredient, appearing in many forms: sliced, diced, chopped and grated. Ginger is also used in some dishes to reduce strong fishy or meaty odors   Read More ...
Tobacco sellers caught for unlicensed sale of rolled cigarettes
2018-03-16 20:15:54 They were charged with breaking the Tobacco Control Law that allows only licensed entities to produce and sell rolled cigarettes. Violators can face up to three years in jail or a 30 million won ($28,200) fine. They sold cigarettes for 2,000-2,500 won a packet, much lower than the 4,500 won of regular products, for a year from January 2017. The government imposes several heavy taxes on regular rolled cigarettes, but not on tobacco leaves and other material needed to make rolled cigarettes   Read More ...
Theni forest fire: Tour guide arrested after 10 people killed while on trek
2018-03-13 11:10:59 A 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said today. Ten people -- seven women and three men -- were killed in a forest fire in Kurangani hills in Western Ghats on Saturday, with the incident sending shock waves. Ranjith was arrested last night, they said, adding that he was being questioned to ascertain whether he had any links with a Chennai-based group which is believed to have arranged for the expedition that turned tragic   Read More ...
Japan restaurant chain ordered to pay damages over raw-meat food poisoning deaths
2018-03-13 10:10:41 The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday ordered restaurant chain operator Foods Forus Co. to pay ¥169 million ($1.58 million) to the families of three victims who died from food poisoning after eating raw meat at one of its barbecue restaurants in 2011. While the court awarded damages to the plaintiffs, it ruled that the former president of Foods Forus, which is filing for special liquidation, was not guilty of gross negligence   Read More ...
Damages awarded to families of fatal raw meat poisoning victims
2018-03-13 10:01:20 TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday ordered restaurant chain operator Foods Forus Co. to pay 169 million yen ($1.58 million) to families of three victims who died from food poisoning after eating raw meat at one of its barbecue restaurants in 2011. While the court awarded damages to the plaintiffs, it ruled that the former president of Foods Forus, which is filing for special liquidation, was not guilty of gross negligence   Read More ...
At Sonia Gandhi's Dinner For Opposition, Anti-BJP Front Is Main Course
2018-03-13 09:09:04 New Delhi: The Congress' Sonia Gandhi hosts dinner tonight for leaders of 17 opposition parties at her 10 Janpath home in Delhi. Dinner conversation is expected to revolve around uniting against the BJP ahead of the 2019 national election when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek a second term. Sonia Gandhi, who is chairperson of the Congress-led national alliance UPA, had last month urged parties to set aside minor differences to get together in "the larger interest of keeping the BJP out of power," stating that she will work with like-minded political parties to defeat the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha election   Read More ...
Theme park tickets Resorts World Genting up for grabs - Nation
2018-03-13 01:48:44 PETALING JAYA: So you need to craft a poem for a contest. You stare at the blank page that glares back at you. No words come to mind. We have a myriad of words for your picking in this year’s new contest concept for primary schools. And what’s even better? Forty-five theme park tickets to Resorts World Genting are up for grabs! That’s exactly what teacher, English panel head Harlina Hamdan from SK Bukit Raya, Cheras, Selangor, told her pupils as they attempted the Blackout poetry contest organised by The Star   Read More ...
In Photos: Polar bears at Sapporo zoo enjoy swimming in new pool
2018-03-12 20:46:16 A polar bear is seen swimming on March 9, 2018, at a new exhibit set to open at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo, in Sapporo's Chuo Ward. (Mainichi)   Read More ...
Sapporo zoo to open new polar bear exhibit with underwater tunnel
2018-03-12 08:00:50 SAPPORO -- A new polar bear exhibit will open at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo here on March 13, aiming to help the breeding of the animal whose numbers in captivity in Japan are declining. The new facility is believed to be the largest polar bear exhibit in the country. In a bid to boost the breeding of polar bears by hosting the animal from overseas zoos, the facility in Sapporo's Chuo Ward spent about 2   Read More ...
Handvo - Baked Spicy Lentil Cake - Manjula's Kitchen
2018-03-12 00:24:12 Handvo is a popular Gujrati snack. This is a baked, spicy lentil cake made with rice and different lentils fermented batter mixed with spices. This is served with chutney. Handvo is crisp outside and soft inside. I have many requests for this recipe and decided to give a try. Finely after trying few times I was happy with my last trial   Read More ...
Chole Rajma Curry - Manjula's Kitchen
2018-03-12 00:24:02 Chole Rajma Curry Chole Rajma Curry is a healthy and delicious main course meal. This is a popular north Indian cuisine which consists of boiled beans cooked with spicy tomato gravy. It goes well with roti, naan or rice. Ingredients Method Wash and soak chick peas and kidney beans in about six cups of water for at least 6 hours, preferably overnight (the beans will double in volume)   Read More ...
Corpn to grade hotels, restaurants
2018-03-11 21:14:26 Think of visiting a hotel or restaurant and being greeted by a smiley that tells you how good the place is! Customers in Kozhikode will soon have this experience as the city corporation is planning to grade hotels and restaurants based on the facilities provided. According to K.V. Baburaj, chairman, standing committee on health, Kozhikode Corporation, the hotels will be grouped into three categories: those providing food and lodging; restaurants; and those with less than 35 chairs   Read More ...
Natural gas fire now a tourist attraction
2018-03-11 15:03:25 Inside a Pohang park is an unusual natural scenic attraction that the city protects with glass walls though which visitors can see. An excavator and a pile of earth next to the fire have been left as they were the day the natural gas was found. The port city in South Gyeongsang Province had concluded that the gas originated 200 meters below   Read More ...
New polar bear facility to open at Sapporo zoo
2018-03-11 08:00:29 The Yomiuri ShimbunSAPPORO — Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in Sapporo will open a facility entirely dedicated to polar bears on Tuesday. The new facility houses an 18-meter-long see-through underwater tunnel from which visitors will have the opportunity to view the bears swimming up close. The zoo has expanded the exhibition space for the animals by creating a 430-ton swimming pool that is 20 times bigger than the previous facility   Read More ...
Superfood of the season: Avocado
2018-03-11 04:09:40 Do you know what an “English vegetable” is? No? Well, it took me a while to figure it out as well! An “English vegetable” is not necessarily one that English people like but one that our local sabziwallahs regard as strange and alien to Indian cooking. So asparagus is an “English vegetable”. So is baby corn. And mushrooms. And so on   Read More ...
Woman chef on top
2018-03-11 00:10:25 For a country that has had two female presidents, I was surprised to learn our kitchens have not been as egalitarian. While there are several restaurants that have female chefs at their helm, such as Chef Jessie’s or Mamou, apparently no female has held the prestigious position of executive chef at an international hotel chain in the Philippines. Until now. Raffles and Fairmont Makati was very proud to debut last week chef Anne-Cecile Degenne, the new executive chef who will be overseeing all F&B concerns for both hotels   Read More ...
SpiceJet operates plane to Sikkim airport on trial basis
2018-03-10 18:10:15 Private airline SpiceJet operated a civil fixed-wing aircraft for the first time to Sikkim’s Pakyong airport on Saturday as a part of a trial run, Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials said. The airline operated a 78-seater Q400 Bombardier aircraft from Kolkata to the newly-constructed airport and officials of the airline, Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials and officials of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) travelled in the aircraft, a state government official said, adding that the plane landed safely in Sikkim at 11   Read More ...
Tips for travelling responsibly
2018-03-10 14:15:01 Different countries may have customs that one is unaware of, but it is the responsibility of travellers to leave destinations as they find them and help preserve their natural environment. Femalefirst.co.uk list down tips for being a responsible traveller: * Stay local: Opting for locally-owned and -run accommodation will not only provide you with a more traditional experience but you will be supporting local business owners who often build their livelihood on showing visitors the beauty and sights of where they live   Read More ...
Elephant calf takes casual stroll down Sabah road, surprising motorists
2018-03-10 13:11:33 TELUPID: Motorists along Jalan Telupid-Tongod here yesterday were pleasantly surprised to see an elephant calf wandering along the middle of the road. It is believed that the baby elephant was somehow separated from its herd near the forested area between Kampung Gambaron and the Tawai forest reserve at 10am. Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) director Augustine Tuuga said the calf was lost for about two hours, before being rescued by SWD staff who were present in the area to monitor wildlife   Read More ...
Cleaning Routine + Homemade Cleaner & More Video Recipe | Bhavna's Kitchen
2018-03-10 12:57:36 Vacuum Cleaner can be found at Cleaning should be a breeze, so let me share my routing with you to give you some great ideas for chemical free cleaning. Discover March Expo at These days, I am planning for my kitchen remodel and buying stuff from Alibaba.com to fit my budget and I found this vacuum helpful. Subscribe : Kitchen products at More recipes at Topics @ Download Bhavna's Kitchen apps for Android, iPhone and iPad FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM PINTEREST In this video, I am going to show you DIY all-purpose cleaner for kitchen and bathroom. Dust mite cleaning and kitchen cabinets, drawers cleaning as well   Read More ...
Gardening + Lazy Day Black-Eyed Pea Salad Video Recipe | Bhavna's Kitchen
2018-03-10 12:57:30 Let's do some gardening and when tired, make lazy day Black-Eyed pea Salad Balancing life with my Cosori paired up with Stackable steamer insert Subscribe : Kitchen products at More recipes at Topics @ Download Bhavna's Kitchen apps for Android, iPhone and iPad FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM PINTEREST In this video, I am going to show you how I grow cluster beans. And after gardening, I usually make/cook something simple for me, mostly salad. So I thought of making Black-eyed pea salad with celery and pomegranate. In this video, you will also see me using Cosori electric pressure cooker, digital instant pot, to boil multiple beans at once using stackable pot-in-pot cooking method   Read More ...
Red and Green Chutney Recipe | हरी और लाल चटनी | Quick Chutney for Samosa Kachori | Kabitaskitchen
2018-03-10 12:57:03 Preparation time- 5 minutes Serving-5 Ingredients : Red chutney- Garlic(peeled)-25 gm Onion(small)-1 White vinegar- 1tbsp Dry red chilli- 3 to 4((Soaked in water for 30 minutes) Salt to taste or 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder-1/4 tsp Sugar-1/2 tsp Green Chutney- Green chilli- 2 to 3 Garlic cloves- 10 to 12 Coriander leaves- 1/2 cup Salt to taste or 1/2 t tsp Tomato(chopped)-1(small) Lemon juice- 1 tsp Chutney Recipe, Green Chutney, Red Chutney, Samosa Chutney, हरी और लाल चटनी, Quick Chutney for Samosa, Quick Chutney for Kachori By KabitasKitchen Website- http://kabitaskitchen.com/ Blog- http://kabitaskitchen.blogspot.in/ Twitter - http://twitter.com/kabitaskitchen Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/kabitaskitc... Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/kabitaskitchen Music credit- Life of Riley Music by Kevin MacLeod; Source- http://incompetech   Read More ...
Munnar and Cochin Trip | Simple Indian Recipes
2018-03-10 12:56:51 Submitted by Dahlia. (Trip to Munnar and Cochin in Kerala) Munnar is a hill station located in the Idukki district of Kerala which is full of scenic beauty. The word Munnar is derived from the Malayalam words Munnu (three) and Aru (river) – it is the confluence of three rivers Muthirappuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is around 2000 metres (6500 feet) above sea level and enjoys a cool and pleasant weather throughout the year   Read More ...