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AseanPlus News 10 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Dozens of boat people found stranded in Rakhine

Yangon: More than 60 people were found stranded near a boat in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, an official said, as a trafficking route for persecuted Rohingya Muslims appears open for business despite a crackdown.

World 01 Jul 2019 | 4:16 PM

Heavy rains batter India's Mumbai, disrupting air, rail traffic

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Heavy rains battered India's financial capital Mumbai on Monday causing disruption to the commuter train network, snarling traffic on water-logged streets and delaying flights from the country's second-busiest airport.

AseanPlus News 01 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

India stops search for climber on Himalayas

New Delhi: Indian authorities said they have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India’s second-highest Himalayan peak last month.

Ceritalah 21 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Water now more expensive than petrol

NEARLY four years ago, the south Indian city of Chennai (capital of Tamil Nadu) was under water. The worst floods in living history – the result of cyclones from the Bay of Bengal – had reduced this manufacturing and services powerhouse of eleven million to a standstill as brackish water lapped at the wheels of the planes parked at the Anna International Airport. The human tragedy was substantial, with over 500 deaths and some 1.8 million people displaced.

World 22 Jul 2019 | 6:17 PM

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300

DHAKA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas.

Business 22 Jul 2019 | 10:33 PM

Palm oil price gains on stronger overnight US soyoil

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and supported by expectations that Indian edible oil imports could jump to record levels this year.

AseanPlus News 24 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Still reeling from dam collapse

Bangkok: Thousands are languishing in displacement camps in Laos a year after a dam break unleashed floodwaters and killed dozens of people in the impoverished state, a new report on the anniversary of the disaster said.

World 28 Jul 2019 | 2:56 PM

Police among 18 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine

YANGON (Reuters) - A landslide at a Myanmar jade mine killed 14 people including at least one policemen in the early hours of Sunday as earth and mud engulfed a guard post, and four people were missing and feared dead, police said.

Arts 09 Nov 2013 | 4:00 PM

Capturing the moment

The inherent tension and contrast in James Whitlow Delano’s photography sets his work apart.

Malaysia 03 Dec 2013 | 10:00 PM

Malaysia road trip through British eyes

Unspoilt beaches, barbecued fish in sambal sauce and laid-back kampung living ... the writer takes a road trip from Kuala Lumpur into eastern Malaysia.