• Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:52
    Asia Disrupted: from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur – Picking Asia’s Winners and Losers, 2018
    For China’s Xi Jinping, 2018 might well have been a year that could not end soon enough. So too was the case in Japan and Indonesia, where thousands saw livelihoods, if not lives, taken by floods, mudslides, earthquakes or tsunamis.
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
    opinion
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 16:15
    Chumphon grapples floods in Pabuk aftermath
    Several highways in Chumphon province remained submerged on Sunday in the aftermath of tropical storm Pabuk, which wreaked havoc in southern Thailand last week before exiting Nakhon Si Thammarat towards the Andaman Sea on Saturday.
    national
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:25
    Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared
    Nakhon Si Thammarat - Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home.
    national
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
    Pabuk thrashes into the south
    Tropical storm weakens after making landfall, but risk remains high of flash floods and landslides
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:12
    Pabuk's outer bands hits Pak Panang district 
    The impact of tropical storm Pabuk was already being felt in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Pak Panang district on Friday, with collapsed electrical poles, floods from sea water and heavy rains.
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thousands flee as Pabuk blows in
    30,000 evacuated in Nakhon si thammarat, tourists leave islands in droves as south braces for tropical storm today. Airport closes, boats anchored and schools shut as people prepare for gales of up to 95kph, heavy downpours, floods.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 06:18
    Nadal donates 1 million euros to Mallorca flood victims
    Rafael Nadal has given one million euros ($1.14 million) to the victims of floods in his native Mallorca, the mayor of the affected town Mateu Puigros said on Thursday.
    sports
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Floods wreak havoc in South, more rain to come
    FLOODS HAVE ravaged three southern provinces over the past few days, leaving behind widespread damage and one person missing.
    national
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 11:27
    Nakhon Si Thammarat awash after heavy rains
    Several areas of Nakhon Si Thammarat province were flooded on Sunday morning following heavy downpours. Water drainage systems were overwhelmed, sending excess volumes across the surface of many roads.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:28
    Flooding forces elephants to enter residential area in Indonesia
    Floods have forced a herd of 11 wild elephants to flee their natural habitat and enter plantation areas located near a residential compound in Tapung district, Kampar regency, Riau province.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:23
    Nakhon Si Thammarat floods as hit by 100 millimetres of rain
    The downtown of Nakhon Si Thammarat was under water on Wednesday after the southern province was hit by overnight heavy rains.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:52
    Three Prachuap Khiri Khan districts remain under water, more than 12,000 families affected
    Three districts in the southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan are still reeling from the flooding caused by heavy rain since November 7, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Ababis’ and ‘Star Wnrs’: Fake merchandise floods Chinese e-commerce
    Sneakers on a popular Chinese e-commerce platform look like Adidas, but are branded “Ababis”. Underwear resembling Calvin Klein are called “Caiwen Kani”. Toys with an uncanny resemblance to a certain blockbuster movie franchise opt for “Star Wnrs”.
    opinion
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:40
    Man escapes via car window as floods gush into road tunnel
    KUALA LUMPUR - An alert driver quickly climbed out of his car's window to safety when he saw water suddenly gushing into a road tunnel near Jalan Tun Razak here during heavy rain on Sunday evening (Nov 11), flooding his car within minutes.
    Breaking News
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