Category: Asia


North Korea for high flyers

An ultralight aircraft flies over the city of Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 16. Until a few months ago, if you wanted a bird’s eye view of North Korea’s capital, there was basically...


Fewer people nuts over betel chewing in Taiwan

TAIPEI: Betel nut beauties, or “Bin Lang Xi Shi” in Mandarin, were once a common sight along roadsides in Taiwan. These young Taiwanese women wearing seductive, barely-there clothing, sell betel nuts to mostly male...