Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, speaks to sailors and Marines during a visit to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (William Hester/U.S. Marine Corps)
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Marine chief says strategy needed after Islamic State defeat

November 24, 2015
CAMP KINSER, Okinawa — Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller told Marines here Monday that they could rout the Islamic State group from Iraq and Syria, but it is up to...
Tide pool and rock formations line the shore. Photo by Victoria Vlisides

Emerald Beach: A hidden gem for aquarium goers

November 22, 2015
The coral-sand beach lined with arching rock formations, scattered tide pools containing tiny crabs, and sea cucumbers is a scene so perfect I couldn't have dreamed it up.
Photo courtesy of Japan Roller Derby Association

Asia's first Roller Derby Tournament: The Japan Open

November 25, 2015
The Kokeshi Roller Dolls (KRD) and the Japan Roller Derby Association (JRDA) are proud to announce the inaugural Japan Open Roller Derby Tournament, Asia’s first roller derby...
Taipei in the evening. (File photos)

My Paradise: Taipei more than OK

November 17, 2015
Editor's note: This story appeared in 2015 edition of Destination Paradise. We are now accepting stories for the 2016 edition, which hits the streets in February.