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101 People Killed In East Timor floods

At least 101 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor. Torrential rain sparked widespread destruction in the South East Asian neighbours, with water from overflowing dams submerging thousands of homes. The affected area stretches from Flores Island in eastern Indonesia to East Timor. In Indonesia alone, 80 people have […]

Powerful Typhoon Slams Japan With Violent Winds, Heavy Rain

A powerful typhoon that officials warned could bring record rains and gusts strong enough to flip cars slammed into southern Japan on Saturday, September 5, 2020, prompting authorities to urge millions to seek shelter. Channels TV reports that Typhoon Harshen has weakened somewhat as it neared Japan’s mainland, and shifted further west out to sea, […]

Taiwan Loses Chief Of General Staff In Chopper Crash

Taiwan’s top Military Officer has been killed in a helicopter crash. According to the Defence Ministry, the Officer died on on Thursday, January 2, 20, just days before the Island goes to polls to elect a new President. The Chief of the General Staff, Shen Yi-ming, was among eight Senior Officers, including three Major-Generals, who […]