"Today's announcement is a sign that Myanmar's authorities are taking the situation in Rakhine state seriously. But it will only have been a worthwhile exercise if it paves the way for the..
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake hit near the town of Chauk, southwest of Mandalay. Tremors were felt asfar away as Thailand, where witnesses reported high rise buildings swaying in..
AirAsia is giving free flights for life to all Asean athletes who won gold medals in the recently-concluded Rio Olympics 2016 "for making us dream and believe". Its chief executive..
Candidates would be nominated by MPs and picked from the lists proposed by political parties, said Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) spokesman Udom Rathamarit. In the case of deadlock, in..
The admonition came in a meeting between Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. The two countries are locked in a dispute over uninhabited islands..
More than 100 people were killed in violence in the northwestern state in 2012, and some 125,000 Rohingya Muslims, who are stateless, took refuge in camps where their movements are severely..
The quake struck 143 km (88 miles) west of the city of Meiktila, the agency said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake was also felt in Chiang Mai and..
Media said that Tuesday’s incident marked Japan’s first fatal vehicle accident involving the popular gaming app. Keiji Gooh, a 39-year-old farmer, allegedly struck two women on Tuesday..
The injuries included shrapnel in one victim's brain, another patient having an object in an eyeball and two other patients sustained torn intestines. "I beg you, please don't use an ambulance..
An international tribunal ruled last month that China’s claims to most of the strategically vital waters had no legal basis, in what was seen as a sweeping victory for the Philippines, which..
"There are still so many people under masonry, so many missing," said Immacolata Postiglione, the head of the unit’s emergency department. She had earlier announced a toll of 37 but..
Here are the country’s most deadly quakes over the past 30 years: - August 24, 2016: A 6.2 magnitude quake hits mountain villages in a remote area straddling the regions of Umbria,..