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Vietnam says extreme weather linked to typhoon kills 27

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Extreme weather caused by Typhoon Rammasun (locally named Glenda in the Philippines) has killed 27 people in Vietnam, with the storm unleashing flash floods, landslides and lightning strikes, authorities said Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon ‘Henry’

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Typhoon Matmo (locally named Henry in the Philippines) churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Philippines orders mandatory evacuation in Gaza Strip

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Amid Israel’s air attacks on Gaza Strip, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has implemented a mandatory evacuation for Filipinos.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Singapore warns maid agencies against ‘undignified’ ads

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Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against “undignified” advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Detentions a ‘risk’ faced by undocumented US migrants, says Fil-Am Vargas

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Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas said Wednesday his detention by US border agents in Texas was just an example of the risks that undocumented immigrants face every day in America.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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