China chemical plant blast kills 47, injures hundreds more

Mar 22, 2019

An explosion at a chemical plant that killed at least 47 people and injured hundreds of others is one of China's worst industrial accidents in recent years

Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal

Mar 22, 2019

Asian stocks retreat as caution sets in ahead of US-China talks in Beijing

Thai exec guilty in poaching case, cleared of panther charge

Mar 19, 2019

A construction tycoon has been convicted in Thailand on charges related to a high-profile poaching case but was found not guilty of possessing panther carcass seen in photos that sparked public outcry

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

Mar 19, 2019

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern Indonesia has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing

Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms

Mar 19, 2019

Asia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush

Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in Indonesia

Mar 19, 2019

An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where threats to the endangered species have increased

Jakarta's 1st subway to ease frustration, sweat and fumes

Mar 19, 2019

Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month

Japan to make crater on asteroid to get underground samples

Mar 18, 2019

Japan's space agency says its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will follow up last month's touchdown on a distant asteroid with another risky mission _ dropping an explosive to make a crater and collect underground samples

Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80

Mar 18, 2019

Flash floods and mudslides triggered by days of torrential downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 79 people and leaving dozens missing

Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the 'Robot Games'

Mar 15, 2019

Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games."

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China chemical plant blast kills 47, injures...

Mar 22, 2019

An explosion at a chemical plant that killed at least 47 people and injured hundreds of others is...

Thai exec guilty in poaching case, cleared of...

Mar 19, 2019

A construction tycoon has been convicted in Thailand on charges related to a high-profile poaching...

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises...

Mar 19, 2019

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern...

Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall...

Mar 19, 2019

Asia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush

Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in...

Mar 19, 2019

An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on...