Incredible images show lava, ash spewing from Philippine volcano

January 23, 2018 6:50 am

More than 27,000 people have been evacuated in the Philippines as the country warned a hazardous volcanic eruption might be imminent. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Monday raised its alert level to four from three last week for the Mayon Volcano — the country’s most active...

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Jet Airways will bar passengers from carrying smart luggage with non-removable batteries from Monday

January 12, 2018 2:15 pm

Jet Airways on Friday said it would prohibit passengers from carrying smart luggage – devices whose batteries cannot be removed – on its aircraft from Monday, January 15. The airline said the luggage would not be permitted either as check-in baggage or cabin luggage. Citing International Air Transport Association rules, Jet Airways...

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Family stuck in Bangkok airport for two months – Punch Newspapers

December 29, 2017 5:55 am

A Zimbabwean family has been marooned at Bangkok’s main airport for two months, Thai immigration police said Thursday, an ordeal over the holiday season that has drawn widespread sympathy among Thais. The family, four adults and four children — who are aged between two and 11-years-old — have tried to...

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated in Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Tembin

December 25, 2017 11:31 pm

Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta were evacuated as the region braced for the arrival of Typhoon Tembin after the storm left more than 160 people dead in the Philippines. Weather forecasters were expecting the delta’s southern tip to be in Tembin’s path, and said heavy rain...

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