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Thai military chief urges loyalty ahead of expected election

Jan 18, 2019

Thailand's military has held its annual Armed Forces Day parade as the country prepares for expected elections more than four years after soldiers overthrew an elected government

Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Jan 14, 2019

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia

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

Thai authorities recover bodies of Korean golf tourists

Dec 27, 2018

Authorities in northern Thailand have recovered the bodies of two South Korean tourists who disappeared when the golf cart they were riding fell into a river on Tuesday.

The Latest: Tsunami toll now 429 dead, thousands homeless

Dec 25, 2018

The death toll from the tsunami that hit Indonesian islands without warning has passed 420 with more than 1,400 people injured

Indonesia tsunami survivors remain jittery as deaths hit 429

Dec 25, 2018

Traumatized Indonesian tsunami survivors jittery amid false alarms, deaths top 420 and thousands remain homeless

Stealth Indonesia tsunami turns perfect night into nightmare

Dec 25, 2018

The tsunami that roared ashore in Indonesia hit with no warning and turned a seemingly perfect night into a nightmare

Alba the albino orangutan returned to jungle in Indonesia

Dec 21, 2018

The world's only known albino orangutan climbed trees, foraged for food and began building a nest after being released into a remote Borneo jungle more than a year after conservation officials found her starving and dehydrated in an Indonesian village

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