• Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:28
    Lonely Planet names South Korea's Busan best destination in Asia for 2018
    The portside city of Busan, South Korea, has been named the best destination in Asia 2018 by the travel experts at Lonely Planet, who describe the bustling city as a confluence of culture and cuisine.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    Ten of Asia’s very best
    For this third annual Best in Asia list, Lonely Planet’s inhouse Asia experts have named “eclectic” and “vibrant” Busan, South Korea, as the number one destination while the jewelled architecture and ancient cities of Uzbekistan are in second place; and in third comes Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, “a supercity that somehow keeps getting cooler”. Thailand’s Chiang Mai comes in at the sixth place.
    lifestyle
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    Beer, books, bamboo and Busan
    A former wire factory gets a makeover and becomes a popular space for coffee, craft ale and culture
    World
  • Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:00
    Ode to autumn
    The Busan landscape slips on a coat of russet, yellow and orange as summer slips into winter
    World
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:35
    Harnessing those superpowers
    Netflix has announced that “Psychokinesis”, the latest film from the director of “Train to Busan” Yeon Sang-Ho will soon be available on the streaming service along with “Steel Rain” and “The Chase”.
    movie & TV
  • Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:46
    Ratchanok beats Busanan for a re-match with Tai
    Ratchanok Intanon remained the only Thai hope in the singles competition of the French Open Super Series in Paris after she trounced countrywoman Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-17 21-17 in round two on Thursday.
    sports
  • Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:44
    Award for Thai film “Malila” at BIFF
    Thai film “Malila” (“The Farewell Flower”) has won the Kim Ji-seok award at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival along with Japanese film “The Scythian Lamb” directed by Daihachi Yoshida.
    movie & TV
  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:24
    Flying high to Siem Reap
    Vietjet celebrates its connecting flights from Seoul/Busan to Siem Reap by launching a “three golden-day” promotion from today until Friday offering 200,000 air tickets priced from Bt0 only at www.VietjetAir.com.
    World
  • Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:32
    Busanan and Nitchaon in, Ratchanok out in Indonesia Open
    World No 12 Busanan Ongbamrungphan easily trounced Natalia Koch Rodhe of Denmark 21-8 21-8 to reach the second round of the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Tuesday.
    sports
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 09:38
    Ratchanok proves too good for compatriot Busanan
    Ratchanok Intanon stamped her authority over Busanan Ongbumrungphan to claim her first title in 13 months at the SCG Thailand Open in the Nimitbur National Stadium yesterday.
    sports
  • Sun, 04 Jun 2017 07:30
    Ratchanok and Busanan to fight for Thailand Open title
    Former world No 1 Ratchanok Intanon and compatriot Busanan Ongbumrungphan will fight it out for the women’s singles title in the SCG Thailand Open at the Nimibutr National Stadium today.
    sports
  • Thu, 01 Jun 2017 01:00
    Ratchanok, Busanan blaze trail for tired compatriots at Thai Open
    NATIONAL BADMINTON players, including Ratchanok Intanon and Busanan Ongbumrungphan, were jet-lagged after a long flight from Australia on Monday night but found the energy to march into the last-16 in the SCG Thailand Open at the Nimibutr National Stadium yesterday.
    sports
  • Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00
    ‘I’m not really shy,’ Gong Yoo tells CNN
    Star of the hit television drama “Goblin” and the zombie blockbuster “Train to Busan”, Gong Yoo has achieved rock-star status both at home in South Korea and internationally.
    movie & TV
  • Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:00
    Busanan delights home fans with Thailand Masters Crown
    Top seed Busanan Ongbamrungphan produced a spectacular all court performance settle score with Japanese pin-up girl Aya Ohori for her first home title during the final rounds of the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters 2017 at the Nimitbutr National Stadium on Sunday.
    sports
  • Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:00
    Thailand has contenders in four Thailand Masters finals
    Up-and-coming Kantaphon Wangcharoen and Thai no 2 Busanan Ongbamrungphan turned the spirit of the Thai fans high at the Nimitbutr National Stadium after they rallied back from behind to win their tantalizing semi-final showdowns of the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters 2017 on Saturday. 
    sports
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