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A general election in Thailand is unlikely before 2016, The Nation writes. Counterterrorism work between China and the United States has helped authorities track down and delete a number of violent, terrorist video and audio programmes stored on US servers, China Daily quotes a senior public security official as saying. The Philippines will custom-build a “popemobile” for Pope Francis to travel in during his visit to the fervently Catholic nation in January, a report in the Philippine Daily Inquirer says. LG Group, South Korea's fourth-largest conglomerate, has conducted its annual executive reshuffle, The Korea Herald notes. Unesco has designated Japanese traditional techniques for making washi paper as an intangible cultural heritage, The Yomiuri Shimbun reports.

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Asean Film Festival comes to Seoul

Event showcases 10 films from Southeast Asia

New appeal of old favourite

Japanese bakeries are specialising on the old-fashioned “koppe-pan” soft rolls

Cox's Bazar to-do list

Bangladesh's most hyped tourist destination offersthe longest unbroken chain of beach

Remembering fellow heroes

Remembering fellow heroes
Researchers help shed new light on precious parts of shared WWII history between China and US allies

Bad manners: Know where to place your chopsticks

Bad manners: Know where to place your chopsticks
The Thai Embassy in Tokyo came up with a list of do's and don'ts for tourists going to Japan

Soaking in Japan's autumn colours

Soaking in Japan's autumn colours
Staying in ryokan and trekking through leafy forests are excellent ways to enjoy the fiery red scenery

A day in the life of Tuas View dorm

A day in the life of Tuas View dorm
At the biggest dorm here, even toilet cleaning, laundry are provided

Korean office drama Incomplete Life makes all the right moves

Korean office drama Incomplete Life makes all the right moves
An early high point in Incomplete Life, a South Korean office drama, comes when a group of interns at a trading giant have to pass a two-par ...

Tough love in SupermodelMe

Tough love in SupermodelMe
Ase Wang was shooting a TV show one day when she heard one of the most painful things people have said about her. The Singaporean model, who ...




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