Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
Out-of-shape Tokyo better start training for the Olympic challenge
Having just returned from a trip to Tokyo, I must cry wolf with the Olympics only 15 months away. The city will be subject to an onslaught of sports fans who had better be aware of the challenges lurking in this otherwise fantastic capital.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:38
US shoppers fight back against 'porch pirates'
With the holidays in full swing, Americans are bracing themselves for the seasonal onslaught of a new kind of Grinch trying to steal Christmas: the so-called "porch pirate."
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 04:57
Man United survive Watford onslaught to make Mourinho smile
Jose Mourinho hailed the spirit of his Manchester United team after they withstood intense late pressure from early Premier League pacesetters Watford to win 2-1 and relieve the pressure on his shoulders.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
Bebinca set to bring heavy downpours
Authorities get ready for onslaught; keep close watch on brimming dams.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:32
Brazil suffer first night nerves in Swiss stalemate
Coach Tite blamed first night nerves after Brazil's bid for a sixth World Cup got off to a rocky start as Switzerland withstood an early onslaught to snatch a 1-1 draw in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 07:36
EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught
The EU on Friday launched its first counteroffensive against Washington's punishing steel and aluminum tariffs while the US began meetings in Canada with outraged finance ministers from its top trading partners.
Wed, 16 May 2018 17:30
Monk survives pit bull onslaught
A 68-year-old Buddhist monk narrowly escaped death after being mauled by nearly 10 pit bulls while on a morning alms round in Samut Songkhram province on Tuesday, a local police Facebook page revealed on Wednesday.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
Challenging times for Washington-Seoul ties
Perhaps there is nothing wrong with South Korean Moon Jae-in calling on his aides to confront “resolutely” the onslaught of US protectionist moves against South Korea. Every country has the right to defend itself from unfair trade practices.
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 09:51
'Three teams' in Paris onslaught as police hunt suspects
PARIS (AFP) - French police have identified three teams of gunmen wearing suicide vests who killed at least 129 people in Paris's worst ever attacks that were claimed by the Islamic State group and prompted a global outpouring of solidarity with the vict
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:00
Friendless in Gaza
Palestinians suffering under Israel's ruthless onslaught are being shunned by the rest of the Arab world
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00
WHO unveils emergency moves against Ebola onslaught in Guinea
GENEVA - The World Health Organization launched a raft of emergency measures in the Guinean capital Conakry Thursday to control an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has so far killed a hundred people across the country.
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:00
NMG poised for success of 2 new digital channels
AHEAD OF THE onslaught of digital free TV, Nation Multimedia Group has devised a strategy to ensure its success as one of the country's foremost broadcasters.
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:00
9 out of 10 typhoon deaths still unidentified
Nearly nine out of 10 fatalities in the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda have remained unidentified more than a month after the storm hit the country, according to an official advisory.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00
Serbian spikers too sharp for woeful Thailand
Hosts Thailand could do nothing to stop the onslaught by Serbia and went down tamely 25-17 25-22 25-12 in the Pool A encounter of the Girls' Under-18 World Volleyball Championship at Chatchai Hall on Sunday.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00
Buddhists bear the brunt
Following the large-scale and systematic attack on Buddhist temples in Bangladesh's Ramu in the recent past, Buddhist residents at Patiya are now facing a similar onslaught. Going by newspaper reports, it is not yet clear which individuals or parties are