• Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:54
    Hokkaido's tourism industry showing signs of recovery
    A large number of tourists flocked to Hokkaido from various parts of the country on Autumnal Equinox Day on Sunday.
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  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    Northeast faces drought, as dam levels low
    SOME PARTS of the Northeast and Central regions are expected to face severe drought due to near-empty reservoirs and a strong dry season caused by the El Nino effect.
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:06
    Bangkok battered by heavy rain
    Many parts of Bangkok were hit by heavy downpours on Monday, causing flooded roads and traffic snarls.
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  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:49
    Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo
    Singapore - Singapore Airlines said Friday it has stopped accepting lion bones for cargo after the carrier was singled out in a report for transporting the animal parts from South Africa.
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Strong Army presence in Nong Chik after attack on rangers
    LOCALS IN parts of Pattani’s Nong Chik district are now living in fear due to the strong military presence in their hometown.
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:00
    Aircraft bombs found among metal scrap at secondhand shop
    Two MK-82 free-fall, non-guided general purpose aircraft bombs were discovered on Sunday in piles of metal scrap at a “Sieng Kong” secondhand mechanic parts-trading shop in the Khong Chai district of Kalasin province.
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  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:00
    Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources
    In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon forest have been chopped down, with photos to back it up.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:48
    Japan's 'Twitter killer' charged with nine counts of murder
    Japan's "Twitter killer", suspected of murdering and chopping up people he lured on social media, and storing their body parts in coolboxes, was charged Monday with nine counts of murder.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 09:34
    Heavy rains predicted in several parts of country
    The Meteorological Department Monday warned residents of several northern, northeastern, central and eastern provinces to brace themselves for heavy rains during the day.
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:26
    Heavy rains predicted in many parts of country
    The Meteorological Department has warned people in many parts of the country to brace themselves for heavy rains from Friday to Monday.
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 06:44
    Kansai Airport remains closed in wake of typhoon
    With powerful Typhoon No. 21 causing havoc and huge damage in various parts of the country on Tuesday and Wednesday, rescue activities for about 3,000 stranded passengers and other people began at Kansai Airport, which sits on a man-made island, early Wednesday morning.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 13:59
    China's Xi says 'no strings attached' to Africa investments
    President Xi Jinping told African counterparts and business leaders Monday that China's investments on the continent have "no political strings attached", even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:59
    China's swine fever outbreak may spread in Asia: FAO
    An outbreak of African swine fever in China may spread to other parts of Asia, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned Tuesday, as the world's largest pork producer scrambled to contain the disease.
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  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00
    Bangkok to add 10 road cameras in bid to cut speeding deaths
    Bangkok will install 10 new speed cameras as parts of its participation in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Partnership for Healthy Cities.
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:37
    Tropical Storm Bebinca set to lash northern Laos
    Northern regions of Laos are being warned to prepare for heavy rain and wind with weather forecasters predicting that Tropical Storm Bebinca will move across parts of Vietnam and northern Laos from August 16-18.
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