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JAKARTA: People are taking to social media to alert their neighbours and ask authorities for help, as the widespread flooding that hit Greater Jakarta on Jan 1 has left people stranded on the upper floor and even the rooftop of their homes.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year's Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said after ending a search and rescue operation amid high winds and heavy seas.
GEORGE TOWN: New Year’s Eve was a tough day for Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) patrolmen and firemen who were deployed to search for two people who had fallen off the Penang Bridge and an angler feared to have drowned.
TAIYUAN, Xinhua, Dec 31 -- Four people have been confirmed dead and two others are still trapped as of Tuesday morning after a tunnel under construction collapsed in North China's Shanxi province, local authorities said Tuesday.
Jakarta: At least five people went missing when a flash flood struck the villages of Pematang and Hatapang in Na IX-X district, North Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra, over the weekend.
JAKARTA: At least five people went missing when a flash flood struck the villages of Pematang and Hatapang in Na IX-X district, North Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra, over the weekend. Hundreds of villagers in Hatapang village were trapped in the area for an entire day as they waited out the disaster with no working means of communication.
BEIJING: China will finish the construction of the BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System (BDS-3), with another two geostationary orbit satellites to be launched before June 2020, said BDS spokesman Ran Chengqi.
MIRI: A Bruneian youth drowned while trying to swim across the river into Sarawak's Limbang district to meet his in-laws.
Palembang: At least 27 people died and more than a dozen were injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, a rescuer said.
PALEMBANG, Indonesia (AFP): At least 25 people died and 14 others were injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, a rescuer said on Tuesday (Dec 24).