Hope and struggle intertwine in recovery

As dawn broke on December 26 of last year, it appeared that Sunday would be no different than other weekend days across Asia. That changed when the most powerful earthquake in more than 40 years struck under the Indian Ocean. The ensuing massive tsunamis wiped out cities and killed tens of thousands of people in a dozen countries.

A year later, much of Asia struggles to rebuild. Aid and workers have poured in, but experts say more help is needed. And as the painstaking process of identifying the dead continues, the survivors somberly reform their lives, families and communities


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Passenger banned from flights for false bomb threat

Passenger banned from flights for false bomb threat

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has given a 9-month ban to a man who issued a false bomb threat when he implemented check-in procedures at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi on August 16.