Egypt's capital Cairo embraces a seven-day Chinese fine art exhibition that is meant to promote mutual cultural ties between the two nations. Full Story

Vietnamese noodle soup named world's 20th best food experience

"Pho," Vietnam's iconic noodle soup, has been named the world's 20th best food experience by world travel guidebook publisher the Lonely Planet, local media reported on Thursday. Full Story

Maldives to open 21 new luxury resorts this year to boost tourism

The Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Thursday said 21 new luxury resorts would be open for business in the holiday islands by the end of 2018, boosting the country's influential tourism sector. Full Story