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Oct 02, 2018
Asia Water 2018 forum: ADB president says 300 million people in Asia-Pacific have no improved access to waterMore than 800 gathered on Tuesday at the ADB headquarters in Manila for the opening of the Asia Water Forum 2018.
Sep 09, 2018
Japan earthquake toll rises to 37: Shinzo Abe visits quake-hit Hokkaido, will later meet residents at evacuation sheltersJapan's prime minister Shinzo Abe visited the quake-hit northern region of Hokkaido Sunday, as officials confirmed two more deaths bringing the toll to 37.
Jul 08, 2018
Japan floods: Toll rises to 69; evacuation orders, landslide warnings issued as 1,850 people still stranded, 61 missingJapan government set Emergency Management Center at the prime minister’s office. Rescuers from military, police, fire departments were also dispatched.
Apr 10, 2018
Vanuatu denies report of China wanting to establish military presence on Pacific island nationVanuatu’s foreign minister Ralph Regenvanu on Tuesday denied a media report that China wanted to establish a permanent military presence on the Pacific island nation.
Jan 09, 2018
US apologises to Japan over spate of accidents involving US military operations in countryThe US has apologised to Japan over a recent series of accidents involving US military equipment that have sparked anger over American operations in the country.
Dec 06, 2017
Wildfire erupts in Los Angeles as firefighters battle destructive blazes across Southern CaliforniaA new wildfire erupted in Los Angeles on Tuesday as firefighters battled three other destructive blazes across Southern California.
Nov 22, 2017
US Navy aircraft with 11 on board crashes off Japanese coast; rescue operations underwayA military aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed into the Philippine Sea while en route to an aircraft carrier, the US said on Wednesday, the latest accident to hit its armed forces in East Asia.
Oct 31, 2017
Sushma Swaraj meets kin of captain of ship that sunk in the PacificThe family members of a Virar-based merchant navy officer, who along with other Indian crew members went missing after their cargo ship sank in the Pacific off the Philippines earlier this month, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj seeking her help to trace him.
Oct 22, 2017
Typhoon Lan hits Japan: Category 4 storm forces thousands to evacuate; over 300 flights cancelled on election dayTens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared toward the coast
Sep 30, 2017
Bali govt asks volcano evacuees outside danger zone to return home as over 144,000 flee islandMore than 144,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on popular tourist island Bali, but officials Saturday urged evacuees who live outside the immediate danger zone to return home.