Injured Nozomi Okuhara pulls out of World Superseries Finals

More Sports Dec 2, 2017

Injured Nozomi Okuhara pulls out of World Superseries Finals

Reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara withdrew from the women's singles event of the World Superseries Finals to be held Dec. 13-17 in Dubai, national head coach Park Joo-bong revealed Saturday. Okuhara, a bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, injured her right knee ...

Dubai starts replacing skyscraper facades after series of fires

World Sep 24, 2017

Dubai starts replacing skyscraper facades after series of fires

Dubai authorities have begun telling owners of high-rise buildings across the emirate to make the facades more resistant to fire, the government said on Saturday, after a string of skyscraper blazes. The government did not specify how it would ensure that owners complied with the ...

Bangkok edges out London as world's top travel destination

Asia Pacific Sep 22, 2016

Bangkok edges out London as world's top travel destination

Bangkok has beaten London to be crowned the world's most popular travel destination this year, according to an annual ranking by global payments and technology company Mastercard released on Thursday. Tourism has been one of the rare bright spots for Thailand, Southeast Asia's second-largest economy, ...