Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in cancer trial

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company…

OVER 4,000 BICYCLISTS JOIN IN CELEBRATION OF THAILAND’S QUEEN MOTHER’S 86TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY

BANGKOK, Thailand More than 4,000 bicyclists joined in a cycling activity on Saturday as part of the celebrations of Thailand’s Her Majesty Queen Mother Sirikit’s 86th birthday anniversary in a…

Survivors Recount Horror of Laos Dam Collapse

ATTAPEU PROVINCE, LAOS Samled Inthavong had almost finished hoisting his family members into a boat when a building uprooted by the collapse of a dam upstream slammed into his house.Bobbing…

Cars Powered by New Fuel Type Tested in Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Australian scientists have test driven two cars powered by a carbon-free fuel derived from ammonia. A team from the Australian government’s research agency, the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and…

Prisons to open throughout August for family visits to mark Mother’s Day

On the occasion of the Mother’s Day Aug 12, prisons and detention centres throughout the country will open for relatives to meet inmates throughout the month of August, Corrections Department…

Prisons to open throughout August for family visits to mark Mother’s Day

On the occasion of the Mother’s Day Aug 12, prisons and detention centres throughout the country will open for relatives to meet inmates throughout the month of August, Corrections Department…

8 provinces warned to brace for flash flood and landslide

Eight provinces in the northeast, eastern and southern regions have been warned by the National Water Resources Office to brace for flash food and landslides due to accumulated rainfalls for…

Lao Migrant Workers in Thailand Stage Protest Over Dam Disaster

About two dozen Lao migrant workers in Thailand gathered in front of the Lao embassy in Bangkok on Friday, demanding the Lao government take responsibility for a deadly dam breach…