Topics :: Southeast Asia

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Brunei to Punish Same-Sex Acts With Death By Stoning

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
Lawmakers in Brunei, the sovereign state in southeast Asia near Borneo, are gearing up to introduce a new penal code that will allow death by stoning for acts of gay sex.

The Tasty Charms of Taiwan

By Mark Thompson | Apr 5
One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan is now."

The Charms of Taiwan: The Photos

Apr 5
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.

Taiwan’s Eco-Tourism Programs Attract International Travelers

Feb 26
With lush-green mountains towering over 13,000 feet and a sub-tropical climate, Taiwan offers a variety of incredible natural resources and was recently named by Lonely Planet as one of the "Top 10 Best Countries to Visit in 2012."

Vietnam :: Sleeping with the Princess d’Annam

By Megan Smith | Jun 2
Nowhere is Vietnam’s status as an emerging luxury destination more evident than in a remote corner of Ke Ga Bay. Near the resort town of Mui Ne, Ke Ga Bay is a more secluded stretch of Southeast Asian sand that made history this spring when it became home to Vietnam’s first ever privately owned luxury resort - Princess d’Annam.

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