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Animals 04 Jul 2016 | 6:01 AM

A tropical fish so smart it can recognise human faces

‘Smart’ tropical fish can recognise human faces.

Living 19 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM

Tropical tipples for those hot, hot days

Fed up of the sweltering weather, our columnist goes looking for some tropical cocktails to cool himself down.

Community 16 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Keep watch on tropical diseases

THERE are about 17 types of tropical diseases that could be brought into the country through foreign workers.

Environment 04 Feb 2016 | 5:16 AM

Recovering tropical forests a sponge for CO2

PARIS: Tropical forests reclaiming land cleared for agriculture or livestock not only grow quickly, but absorb far more CO2 from the atmosphere than old-growth trees, according to a study released Wednesday.

Nation 15 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Lofty plans for world’s tallest tropical forest

KOTA KINABALU: A detailed study on the world’s tallest tropical forest is underway to determine its exact location and feasibility as an eco-tourism draw.

Philippines 23 Dec 2017 | 4:12 AM

Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30

MANILA: The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the southern Philippines has risen to 30 as massive mudslides wiped out a mountain village, officials said Saturday.

AseanPlus News 20 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Vietnam warns of floods after tropical storm Son Tinh hits

HANOI: Vietnam has warned of floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains after tropical storm Son Tinh made landfall in northern coastal areas, although no casualties were reported.

Nation 21 Apr 2014 | 2:43 PM

MH370 search: Tropical Cyclone Jack heading towards SAR area

PERTH: The ensuing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, which has entered the 45th day, is becoming more difficult with the approaching Tropical Cyclone Jack in the remote Indian Ocean off here.

World 05 Sep 2016 | 5:19 AM

Tropical storm Newton nears Mexico’s Baja California

MEXICO CITY: Tropical storm Newton, formed Sunday off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, could strengthen to a hurricane and trigger flash floods along coastal areas, US authorities warned.

Nation 25 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Tropical Storm Wukong threatens Philippines

MANILA: Flood and landslide warnings were issued across the central and southern Philippines on Christmas Day as Tropical Storm Wukong threatened the disaster-prone Asian nation, officials said Tuesday.