The storm is on track to pass close to Manila, which is home to some 13 million people and the site for many of the SEA Games events. Photo: AFP
03 December 2019
Typhoon Kammuri on Tuesday lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain, as...
Several families laid their loved ones to rest after long nights of emotional vigils for the victims, found dead in a truck in Britain last month (AFP Photo/Nhac NGUYEN)
29 November 2019
Throngs of weeping relatives on Thursday buried the first of 39 Vietnamese people found...
Peace messengers of Jai Jagat pay tribute to the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy at the gas memorial in front of the abandoned Union Carbide during their Global march for Justice and Peace in Bhopal on Tuesday. The Jai Jagat Yatra started from Delhi on Oct 2, 2019, will culminate in Jeneva (Switzerland) on Oct 2, 2020. (ANI Photo)
29 November 2019
Ahead of the 35th anniversary of infamous 1984 Bhopal gas leak incident, four...
In this handout aerial photo taken on June 19, 2019 and released on October 21 by Mukta Dinwiddie MacLaren Architects shows buildings intended to accomodate members of the Rohingya refugee community on the silt islet Bhashan Char in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: AFP
29 November 2019
A UN envoy on Thursday offered technical expertise to Bangladesh to assess arrangements...
28 November 2019
BIMSTEC secretary general M Shahidul Islam says the Bay of Bengal regional grouping...
A male Philippine eagle named Geothermica is one of a pair being cared for in Singapore, part of a breeding programme to reverse the dwindling numbers of the feathered giants (AFP Photo/Roslan RAHMAN)
28 November 2019
Singapore showed off two critically-endangered eagles Wednesday that were loaned from the...
Veterinarians prepare to examine a dead deer at Khun Sathan National Park in Thailand's Nan province. Photo: AFP
28 November 2019
A wild deer was found dead after swallowing 7 kilograms (15 pounds) of plastic bags and...
Armed men abducted the couple on October 4 at their beach resort on the southern island of Mindanao (AFP Photo)
26 November 2019
Philippine soldiers on Monday rescued a British man and his wife from Islamic State-...
File photo of a Sumatran Rhino. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
25 November 2019
The last surviving Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died, wildlife officials said Sunday.
Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo (right) with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino in Manila (AFP Photo/Maria TAN)
25 November 2019
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fired Vice President and arch-critic Leni Robredo...
25 November 2019
(Advertorial) Andalas University (Universitas Andalas/UNAND) in cooperation with the...
This aerial photo shows the Mekong River in Pak Chom district in the northeastern Thai province of Loei with Lao's side seen at left. Photo: AFP
22 November 2019
A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Laos near the Thai border early...

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