Environment And Nature

Tropical storm crosses south Thailand without major damage

Jan 5, 2019

Ferry services and airports have reopened in southern Thailand after a storm moved west into the Andaman Sea, leaving disruption and one confirmed death in its wake

Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike Thai beaches

Jan 4, 2019

Rain, wind and surging seawater from a tropical storm are buffeting coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts on southern Thailand's east coast, knocking down trees and utility poles and flooding roads

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Jan 4, 2019

Ferry services suspended, people evacuated ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound Thailand's southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season

Bali volcano shoots new burst of ash; flights unaffected

Dec 30, 2018

A volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali has shot a new burst of hot ash into the air

Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

Dec 29, 2018

Scientists say Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano island, which erupted and collapsed a week ago triggering a deadly tsunami, is now only about a quarter of its pre-eruption size

Weather hampers efforts to inspect Indonesia tsunami volcano

Dec 28, 2018

Bad weather hampered efforts to assess whether an Indonesian volcano could trigger another deadly tsunami

Indonesia raises alert, widens danger zone around volcano

Dec 28, 2018

Indonesia has widened the no-go zone around an island volcano that triggered a weekend tsunami that killed at least 430 people

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

Dec 27, 2018

The boom in U.S. fossil-fuel production has been matched by a rush on the other side of the Pacific to build the tankers needed to help supply the seemingly unquenchable thirst for energy among Asia's top economies

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

Dec 27, 2018

The boom in U.S. fossil-fuel production has been matched by a rush on the other side of the Pacific to build the tankers needed to help supply the seemingly unquenchable thirst for energy among Asia's top economies

Japan says Chinese trawler fled with its inspectors on board

Dec 27, 2018

Japan says it protested to Beijing that a Chinese trawler suspected of poaching off Japan's southern coast sailed away with Japanese inspectors on board; China disputed the boat had crossed the border to fish