Tag Archives: Southeast Asia

27Sep/17

Smoke billowing Bali volcano send tremors amid imminent eruption

KARANGASEM, BALI, INDONESIA (SEPTEMBER 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – Moung Agung, a volcano on the highest alert level, spurs smoke and ash as tremors continue to rock the Indonesian island.
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25Sep/17

Nearly 50,000 evacuate from around Bali’s rumbling volcano

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Nearly 50,000 residents in Bali have evacuated amid fears that Mount Agung could erupt imminently, Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency on Monday (September 25). Continue reading

02Jul/17

Thousands of migrant workers leave Thailand after labour crackdown

MYAWADDY, MYANMAR (JUNE 30, 2017) (TPBS) – Thousands of irregular migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia are leaving Thailand each day, Thailand’s immigration police said on Friday (June 30), after a decree aimed at managing foreign workers took effect earlier this month.
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23Jan/17

Miss Universe candidates visit Duterte

Miss Universe candidates pay a courtesy call to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and take part in a charity event ahead of their competition. Continue reading

19Dec/16

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region: WWF

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, says conservation group WWF.
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16Dec/16

“If you destroy Davao, I will kill you”: Philippines’ Duterte

“If you are here and if you are into crime, kindly leave Davao. If you destroy Davao, I will kill you,” says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his two-day visit to Singapore. Continue reading

24May/15

Mass graves of suspected trafficking victims found in Malaysia

Malaysian Home Minister Zahid Hamidi says mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered in locations bordering with Thailand.

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30Apr/15

Vietnam marks 40 years after war

(REUTERS) – Vietnam on Thursday (April 30) commemorated the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, an event which marked the end of the Vietnam War that plagued the country for over three decades.
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