Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:56
'World's loneliest duck' Trevor dies on tiny Niue
Sydney - A lone duck named Trevor that lived on the tiny Pacific island nation of Niue has died, officials say, sparking an outpouring of grief from as far away as New Zealand.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:20
Bangladesh ranks Lonely Planet’s 7th best value destination
In a recent report showcasing the best-in-value travel destinations for 2019, Lonelyplanet.com has ranked Bangladesh 7th in their meticulously-crafted list of the top ten places for affordable adventures.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:31
Lonely Chinese man buys pet 'puppy', only to realise later it is a bamboo rat
SHANGHAI - Lonely and looking for companionship, a Chinese man bought what he thought was a small, black puppy at a cheap price from a dealer.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00
Pho named world's 20th best food experience
Vietnamese pho has been named the world's 20th best food experience by world travel guide book publisher the Lonely Planet.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
A cash carrier’s lonely resistance in a ‘smart’ new world
People in Beijing no longer have to carry cash these days. Just hold your smartphone up to a QR code at a cash register, and the payment is automatically deducted from your bank account. Anything can be bought with an electronic “bleep”. There is nothing more convenient.
However, that’s a story about people other than me.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 18:52
Khaosan Road vendors back down on threat to defy pavement ban
Khaosan Road, a couple days ago a bustling street with foreign tourists and hawkers both day and night, was a bit lonely on Thursday without signs of street food stalls, clothing stalls or tattoo booths on its sidewalks.
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.
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.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:48
'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children
It speaks two languages, gives math lessons, tells jokes and interacts with children through the tablet screen in its chest -- China's latest robot is the babysitter every parent needs.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:18
Dua Lipa makes a stop in Bangkok
British pop singer and songwriter Dua Lipa will be performing her smash hits “Hotter Than Hell”, “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)”, “Scared to Be Lonely”, “New Rules” and “IDGAF” in her first concert in Thailand being staged at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani on September 17.
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 20:18
Luksika laments her lonely life on tour
Luksika Kumkhum may be Thailand’s top female tennis player but she revealed her frustration at having such a limited budget she is forced to travel to several overseas tournaments without her coach.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:13
Are lonely hearts prone to cardiovascular disease?
Feeling lonely contributes less to the risk of cardiovascular disease than recent research suggests, scientists said Tuesday, but social isolation really does up the odds of dying after a heart attack or stroke.
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:45
Lonely elderly woman begs to see children again
A 90-year-old woman living alone in a decrepit house in Nakhon Ratchasima begged the news media on Monday to help locate any of her six children.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:52
Lonely hearts seek virtual girlfriends at Hong Kong fair
HONG KONG - Virtual reality games usually promise shoot 'em up adventures but in Hong Kong Friday lovelorn tech fans donned headsets to go on imaginary dates.
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:00
Lennon’s Roller goes on show
Rolls-Royce has announced that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album by bringing the colourful Rolls-Royce Phantom V, formerly owned by John Lennon, back home to London for the British public to see.