Asia

PNG Authorities Confirm Over 2,000 Buried Alive In Landslide

SYDNEY, May 27 (NNN-AAP) – The Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Disaster Centre (NDC), has confirmed that more than 2,000…

Vietnam Earns 725 Million USD From Exporting Tra Fish In Five Months

HANOI, May 27 (NNN-VNA) — Vietnam earned an estimated 725 million U.S. dollars from shipping tra fish overseas, during the…

Cyclone Remal Leaves Seven Dead In Bangladesh

DHAKA, May 27 (NNN-BSS) – At least seven people died in Bangladesh, due to the devastations of cyclone Remal, which…

S. Korea’s Army Trainee Dies After Collapsing During Discipline Training

SEOUL, May 27 (NNN-YONHAP) – One trainee soldier of the South Korean army has died, two days after collapsing during…

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Sweeps Most Votes In Local Council Elections

PHNOM PENH, May 27 (NNN-AKP) – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), yesterday, won the most votes in the municipal,…

World’s island states meet to confront climate, fiscal challenges

UNITED NATIONS, May 27 (NNN=AGENCIES) — Extremely vulnerable to climate change, not rich enough to stop it on their own,…

Japan Likely To See Hotter Summer Than Usual: Weather Agency

TOKYO, May 27 (NNN-NHK) – Japan’s weather agency said, higher-than-average temperatures are likely to hit nationwide from June through Aug.…

WHO seeks US$7b with fund-raising revamp

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus GENEVA, May 27 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The World Health Organization launched Sunday a new financing…

Cyclone Remal Smashed Bangladesh, India Coastlines

DHAKA, May 27 (NNN-BSS) – Cyclone Remal smashed Bangladeshi and Indian coasts, last night, said a senior official of Bangladesh…

6.6-Magnitude Quake Hit Tonga

SUVA, May 27 (NNN-PINA) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6, jolted 70 km NW of Fangale’ounga, Tonga, at…