2 dead in motel fire in Yeosu

2 dead in motel fire in Yeosu

A fire broke out in a motel in the southern city of Yeosu, South Jeolla Province, on Saturday night, killing two people, police said Sunday.
Workers clear up garbage piling up in Jakarta Bay area as part of the earliest local government combat against waste on its waters. (Source: (AFP/Dasril Roszandi)

Indonesia cleans up trash on Thousand Islands

Residents of the Thousand Islands off Jakarta’s coast are battling waves of trash, with an estimated 40 tonnes of rubbish collected daily over the past week.
Singapore, Argentina agree to boost economic ties

Singapore, Argentina agree to boost economic ties

 Singapore and Argentina will work to boost economic ties, underlining the need for new economic agreements in order to raise bilateral trade, and agreeing to soon conclude negotiations on investment protection.
Recovered aircraft debris from the crashed Lion Air flight JT610 laid out at the Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia on November 1, 2018 (Photo: Reuters)

Indonesia's Lion Air recommended to improve safety culture

 The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) on November 28 recommended that Lion Air must improve its safety culture and better document repair work on its planes, after a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft crashed last month, killing all 189 people on board.
Flooding, traffic chaos as heavy rains lash Sydney

Flooding, traffic chaos as heavy rains lash Sydney

Flights were cancelled, railway lines closed and motorists stranded on flooded roads, as a month’s worth of rain fell on Sydney early on Wednesday, leaving emergency services battling to respond.
Mount Mayon in Albay province of the Philippines (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Philippines: Mayon volcano spews ash

Mount Mayon in Albay province of the Philippines again spewed ash on November 26, and authorities issued alert level 2.