From The Lush, Scenic, Greene, Majestic Hills of Thailand come a rare and delicate drink: Coffee Grown from Elephant Dung! The Coffee GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Thailand — In the lush hills of northern Thailand, a herd of 20 elephants is excreting some of the world’s most expensive coffee. Trumpeted as earthy in […]
Often overlooked as unhealthy, palm oils, which congeal at room temperature, may have some surprising anti-carcinogenic properties. A staple in Southeast Asian cooking because if it’s availability, palm oil contains a certain type of vitamin E called tocotrienol. Although tocotrienols can be found in rice bran, barley and wheat, palm oil is the […]
Botanists believe they have discovered one of the world’s largest carnivorous plants in Southeast Asia. The giant pitcher plants were located in Palawan, central Philippines by a team led by UK botanist Stewart McPherson
A U.S. senator met Saturday in Myanmar with detained pro-democracy leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi, an eyewitness said. The meeting with Jim Webb, a Democrat from Virginia, lasted about 40 minutes, an eyewitness said.
First-time visitors to this hamlet on the Nam Song River can be forgiven for feeling a little lost.
Everyone has heard of the worm at the bottom of the bottle, but what customs officials in Miami found kicked that up a few notches. United States Customs and Border Protection officers conducting a routine inspection on Wednesday seized a cobra and other poisonous snakes in a bottle believed to be “snake wine.” Customs officials said the snakes, mixed in a glass container containing some form of alcohol, were inside an express mail package from Thailand. Jose Castellano, a spokesman for U.S