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Greenhouses, deforestation in focus as flooding toll rises in Central Highlands

Greenhouses and deforestation are looming large as floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the Central Highlands have killed 10 people.

Indonesia flood death toll tops 100, dozens still missing

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing.

Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people, the disaster agency said Monday as it raised the death toll from 58.
March 18, 2019 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Flooding death toll in central Vietnam climbs to 14

The flooding that engulfed central Vietnam the past days has left at least 14 people dead and one missing, authorities say.
December 12, 2018 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Northern California wildfire kills 42 to rank as deadliest in state history

Search teams have recovered the remains of at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California.
November 13, 2018 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam donates $100,000 for disaster relief work in Indonesia

Vietnam will hand over $100,000 in aid to Indonesia as it deals with the quake-tsunami disaster on Sulawesi Island.
October 03, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Death toll in Malaysia tainted alcohol scandal hits 21

A total of 21 people, mostly foreign workers, have now died from drinking tainted alcohol in Malaysia, authorities said Wednesday.
September 20, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Flooding death toll rises to 10 in Vietnam

At least 10 people have died and two are missing in Vietnam after typhoon Bebinca made landfall.
August 20, 2018 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Flood death toll in India's Kerala jumps to 164

The death toll from major floods in India's tourist hotspot Kerala has jumped to 164, state chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Friday. 
August 18, 2018 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Swine flu claims eighth human victim in Vietnam in 2018

A 60-year-old man from Tra Vinh Province has become the eighth person to die of swine flu in Vietnam this year.
August 11, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 164

The death toll from a devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen above 160, an official said Thursday.
August 09, 2018 | 08:59 am GMT+7

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

Most of the victims were hit by falling walls, trees and electric pylons and houses that collapsed.
May 03, 2018 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

UN backs Syria ceasefire as death toll in rebel enclave tops 500

At least 127 children are among the 519 dead in the bombing campaign that Syria launched last Sunday.
February 25, 2018 | 09:13 am GMT+7

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump hailed the mission as 'very, very successful.'
April 16, 2017 | 09:19 am GMT+7

California warehouse fire kills at least nine at dance party

Nine fatalities had been confirmed, and authorities were "expecting the worst" as they sought to account for "a couple of dozen" people who were reported missing.
December 04, 2016 | 09:59 am GMT+7
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