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NAIROBI, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to harness space technology in order to boost disaster response to emergencies through early warning systems, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
FLOODS, landslides and other natural disasters triggered by severe downpours have left 111 people dead and 22 others missing in Vietnam’s central and central highlands regions since early October, according to the country’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
KOTA KINABALU: The state capital is expected to see a spike in Covid-19 cases coming from the Kepayan Prison cluster in the coming days, says Datuk Masidi Manjun.
PETALING JAYA: The Taman Harmoni People's Housing Project (PPR) in Sandakan, Sabah will be put under an enhanced movement control order (MCO) from Friday (Oct 23) until Nov 5.
BANGKOK, Oct 21 (Reuters): Scores of Thai royalists and anti-government protesters confronted each other in Bangkok on Wednesday (Oct 21) as demands for reforms to the monarchy and the departure of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha intensified.
PETALING JAYA: The Seberang Prai prison and its staff quarters have been put under an enhanced movement control order (MCO) from Thursday (Oct 22) until Nov 4.
HANOI (AFP): More than 100 people have died and 20 others are missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides, authorities said Wednesday (Oct 21), as the country braced for yet another storm this weekend.
PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday (Oct 21) that flash floods in Cambodia have so far claimed 34 lives and forced the evacuations of tens of thousands of people.
MANILA (Reuters) - Tropical storm Saudel has lashed the Philippines causing flooding and thousands of residents to evacuate, officials said on Wednesday, with the storm now heading for Vietnam where more than 100 people have died in weeks of bad weather.
PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia provided emergency relief on Tuesday (Oct 20) to about 800 flood-hit families in Dangkor district in southwestern suburb of the capital Phnom Penh.