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September 17, 2014 3:59 pm

Philippine volcano records 45 quakes in 24 hours - Phivolcs

In its Mayon bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said the movements happened in 24 hours between Tuesday and Wednesday. Phivolcs added that the..

September 17, 2014 3:35 pm

Policy rate maintained at 2%

In a statement, the Monetary Policy Committee said that Thailand’s economy still needs low interest rates, given an early stage of recovery. It noted that the low rates do not pose risks to..

September 17, 2014 3:05 pm

AirAsia to launch direct flights from Guangzhou to Krabi

The launch comes with the promotional airfare, which starts from just 388 yuan per flight (inclusive of all taxes), for bookings made by September 21. Trips must also be made between November 6..

September 17, 2014 2:52 pm

10 provinces warned of flash flooding, mudslides

Residents of Nakhon Nayok, Prachinburi, Chanthaburi, Trat, Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satoon were advised to monitor for more warnings. The Nation

September 17, 2014 2:06 pm

Haze blankets Malaysia

It said three areas in the eastern state of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, were experiencing unhealthy levels of smoky haze due to forest fires in the neighbouring Indonesian province of..

September 17, 2014 1:33 pm

Sony warns of $2.14 bn annual loss, over four times forecast

The Japanese electronics giant said it now expected to lose 230 billion yen in the fiscal year to March 2015, up from a previous net loss forecast of 50 billion yen. AFP

September 17, 2014 12:59 pm

Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava

Mostly women, children and the elderly carrying bags of clothes were hauled out of farming villages near Mayon volcano’s slopes on board army trucks and minibuses. Soldiers went from house to..

September 17, 2014 12:53 pm

Obama: Ebola crisis 'spiraling out of control'

Speaking as he unveiled a major new US initiative which will see 3,000 US military personnel deployed to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis, Obama said the outbreak was spreading..

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September 17, 2014 12:33 pm

Far more displaced by disasters than conflict: study

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September 17, 2014 12:27 pm

Friends of murdered Britons asked to remain in Thailand

Miller's friends, whom Somyot did not identify, were apparently at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, about to leave Thailand. "We have asked the British Embassy in Thailand to ask for their..

September 17, 2014 12:26 pm

Families of slain tourists issue heart-wrenching statements

Their families have issued emotional statements through the Foreign Office speaking of their losses. A Miller family statement said: "David was an artist by temperament, so talented. He had a..