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  • APD | Thailand tightens security for recovered Phoenix shipwreck amid probe into boat tragedy

    APD | Thailand tightens security for recovered Phoenix shipwreck amid probe into boat tragedy0

    By APD writer Juicy Chan THAILAND, PHUKET, Nov.19 (APD)– Phuket’s resurfaced shipwreck that killed 47 Chinese tourists in July will be scrutinized and measures to prevent anyone from meddling with investigations into the cause of the boat capsizing will be tightened, official said on Sunday. The Phoenix sunk on July 5 off the coast of Phuket.

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  • Swimmer killed by stingray, two mauled by sharks in Australia

    Swimmer killed by stingray, two mauled by sharks in Australia0

    A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach while another two people were mauled in separate shark encounters this weekend. The 42-year-old’s death came more than a decade after world-renowned “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin was killed when a stingray barb punctured his chest while he was filming on the famed

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  • Woman’s death casts shadow over France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests

    Woman’s death casts shadow over France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests0

    A protester was accidentally killed on Saturday as tens of thousands of people blocked roads across France in a “yellow vest” movement against rising fuel prices. Around 283,000 people were estimated to have taken part in more than 2,000 protests at roundabouts and on major highways and thoroughfares across France, with 227 people injured –

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  • Duterte: Xi’s visit to the Philippines will bring bilateral ties to new level

    Duterte: Xi’s visit to the Philippines will bring bilateral ties to new level0

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that he believesChinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the Philippines will bring bilateral relations to a new level and comprehensively deepen cooperation in all areas. Xi will visit Brunei and the Philippines from November 18 to 21 after leaving Papua New Guinea, where he attended the 2018 APEC Economic

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  • APD | Indonesia’s international airport named among world’s best ten

    APD | Indonesia’s international airport named among world’s best ten0

    By APD writer Aditya Nugraha JAKARTA, Nov. 18 (APD) – Indonesia’s international airport of Soekarno-Hatta was ranked number 10 in best megahubs airport in the world from a total of 50 ones listed in 2018 OAG Megahubs International Index. The Indonesian airport with international codename of CGK earned index score of 249 points, derived from the

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  • Argentina locates wreck of submarine that went missing with 44 aboard

    Argentina locates wreck of submarine that went missing with 44 aboard0

    The wreck of an Argentine submarine that went missing a year ago in the Atlantic along with 44 crew members has been located, the country’s navy announced on Saturday, even as the defense ministry warned it might not be possible to resurface the vessel. The ARA San Juan, which disappeared on November 15, 2017, off

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