14th Mar 2015

Myanmar: 33 die in ferry accident

    YANGON: A crowded double-decker passenger ferry capsized in northwestern Myanmar after being slammed by huge waves, killing 33 people and leaving at least a dozen missing, officials said on Saturday. Rescuers pulled 167 survivors from the sea and … Continued

5th Mar 2015

South Korea: US ambassador attacked & wounded in Seoul

  The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, has been injured by an armed attacker in Seoul. The bleeding envoy was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Pictures broadcast by Yonhap News Agency showed Lippert, bleeding from his … Continued

10th Feb 2015

Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim found guilty in sodomy trial

  Malaysia’s top court has upheld sodomy charges against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, his sentencing is expected later on Tuesday. Anwar’s supporters claim that the charges against him are politically motivated. Federal Court Judge Arin Zakat read out Tuesday’s verdict … Continued

7th Jan 2015

Indonesia: Tail for AirAsia jet found

  [Photo released by Indonesia’s search and rescue agency shows debris of AirAsia Flight QZ8501.  (Xinhua)]   JAKARTA, (Xinhua): Indonesia’s search and rescue team has located the tail for the crashed AirAsia plane underwater, an official in charge said here Wednesday. “We … Continued

5th Jan 2015

Indonesia: Ony 34 bodies recovered in AirAsia crash

  The search area for debris and bodies from AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been widened, as divers attempt to get a closer look at objects located on the sea bed. Investigators have yet to detect any signals from the wreckage. … Continued

31st Dec 2014

Indonesia: Debris, bodies found in waters off Kalimantan

    By Hans Nicholas Jong,   Jakarta, (The Jakarta Post): After two days of fruitless effort, the search and rescue operation discovered on Tuesday debris and bodies from AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Karimata Strait, the waters that separate … Continued

29th Dec 2014

Indonesia search chief claims AirAsia jet likely ‘at bottom of sea’

  A top figure in the search for a Singapore-bound AirAsia jet says it’s likely the plane has crashed, and that the wreckage is lying on the seabed. Search efforts involving several nations are continuing for a second day. The … Continued

28th Dec 2014

Indonesia: Missing AirAsia flight carrying 162 passengers

  [Family members grieving for missing relatives]   Pilots of an AirAsia plane gone missing on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore requested to change altitude to avoid bad weather, Indonesian aviation officials say. The Airbus 320-300 was carrying 162 … Continued

27th Dec 2014

Malaysia: Deliver aid immediately to flood victims, orders Najib

[PM Najib Razak and Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob (2nd and 3rd from left) seen here in this Twitter pic greeting an elderly victim who was evacuated to a school in Tumpat] The Malaysian Insider: Prime Minister Datuk Seri … Continued

26th Dec 2014

Indonesia: Tsunami devastation remembered 10 years on

  Asian nations struck by the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004 are paying their respects to the victims in a series of memorial services. The disaster killed more than 220,000 people. The tsunami struck on the morning … Continued

26th Dec 2014

Malaysia: Number of flood victims in 4 states hits 105,000

    [An aerial view of the flood situation in Manek Urai, Kelantan, yesterday. – Pic courtesy of Fire and Rescue Department]   (The Malaysian Insider): The number of evacuees in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Perak stands at 105,568 today, … Continued

14th Oct 2014

Malaysia: Three dead as boat carrying illegal immigrants capsizes

  KUALA LUMPUR, (Xinhua): Three people drowned after a boat carrying illegal immigrants capsized early Tuesday morning off the waters in Bandar Penawar in Malaysia’s state of Johor Baru, according to local media reports. The police said that the dead … Continued

28th Aug 2014

Indonesia: 32 seriously injured as ferry catches fire in waters off Jakarta

  [Photo: Medical workers carry a victim to the ambulance during the evacuation of ship KM PAUS SATU which caught fire on the sea of Thousand Islands in Jakarta, (Xinhua/Veri Sanovri)]   JAKARTA, (Xinhua): As many as 32 people suffering from serious … Continued

13th Aug 2014

South Korea: 4 killed, 3 missing in boat sinking

SEOUL, (Xinhua): A fishing boat capsized on Tuesday in waters off the South Korean southern city of Geoje, leaving four dead and three missing, Yonhap news agency reported. The 59-ton fishing boat, with 11 crew members on board, capsized after hitting … Continued

13th Jul 2014

Pakistan: Four accused killed in two separate alleged encounters in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): Four accused were killed in two separate alleged encounters in Karachi on late Saturday night, Geo News reported.   Police said two gang war accused, involved in more than 20 cases, were killed during search … Continued

18th Jun 2014

Malaysia: Scores feared drowned as immigrant boat capsizes off Malaysia

    Some 66 people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying illegal immigrants sank off Malaysia’s western coast, officials say. Those on board the overloaded vessel were believed to have traveled from Indonesia.   Malaysian officials said … Continued

31st May 2014

Thailand: Head of military rules out fresh elections for a year or more

      The head of the military junta that seized power in Thailand last week has said elections will not be held for at least a year. He also repeated a warning against renewed protests or dissent.  Speaking in … Continued

28th May 2014

South Korea: Hospital fire in South Korea kills elderly patients

    A fire at a South Korean hospital for chronically ill elderly patients has killed 21 people. The cause is not yet known.  The fire began around midnight on Wednesday at a hospital in the southwestern county of Jangseong. … Continued

23rd May 2014

Thailand: Thai military leaders summon ousted Govt after military coup

    The new military junta in Thailand has summoned the country’s deposed leaders to a meeting a day after seizing power in a bloodless coup. Several countries have condemned the takeover.  Leaders of Thailand’s military coup on Friday summoned … Continued

20th May 2014

Thailand army declares martial law, denies coup

Bangkok Proteste 22.01.2014   Thailand’s military has declared martial law. The surprise announcement follows months of civil unrest over political corruption, which has led to deadly clashes. However, the army denied there had been a coup d’ état. In a … Continued

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