Nan hit by flash floods, 11 villages evacuated

Heavy downpours on Thursday night caused flash foods in many villages in three districts of Nan province in the North, forcing an evacuation of people from 11 villages of Santisuk…

Nan hit by flash floods, 11 villages evacuated

Heavy downpours on Thursday night caused flash foods in many villages in three districts of Nan province in the North, forcing an evacuation of people from 11 villages of Santisuk…

Asian Currencies Slip on Trade Fears as Authorities Try to Avert Crisis

TAIPEI Many of Asia’s currencies are losing value against the U.S. dollar this year as China and the United States fight over trade, but analysts say policymakers are handling the…

Asian Currencies Slip on Trade Fears as Authorities Try to Avert Crisis

TAIPEI Many of Asia’s currencies are losing value against the U.S. dollar this year as China and the United States fight over trade, but analysts say policymakers are handling the…

Myanmar’s New Rohingya Panel Pledges Impartiality in Probe of Atrocities

The members of a new independent commission established by Myanmar’s government to investigate human rights violations in Rakhine state pledged on Thursday to conduct their investigation with impartiality and to…

Myanmar’s New Rohingya Panel Pledges Impartiality in Probe of Atrocities

The members of a new independent commission established by Myanmar’s government to investigate human rights violations in Rakhine state pledged on Thursday to conduct their investigation with impartiality and to…

36 Provinces warned to brace for heavy rain Aug 16-19

As tropical storm Bebinca is approaching Vietnam, 36 provinces in the North, Northeast, East and South have been warned to brace for intensive rain and isolated terrential downpours during Aug…

Developers Press Ahead With Dams, Despite Lao Order to Halt New Hydropower Projects

Developers of two proposed hydropower projects in Laos are pressing ahead with plans to build the mega-dams on the Mekong River, despite a recent order by the government to halt…