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September 12, 2017 3:06 AM Vietnam a hotspot for elephant-tusk trafficking

“When I was director of Yok Don National Park, I saw a live male elephant being tied by poachers to a column of house so they could cut its tusks,” said Do Quang Tung, MARD’s chief secretariat, describing an incident of two years ago in one of three areas with the highest numbers of living elephants in Vietnam. Elephant tusks, rhino horns and bear gall are the products 14

August 25, 2017 9:04 PM Bags replace plastics as court throws out petition

Kenyans have a variety of options they can use to carry their shopping to replace plastic bags which are being outlawed beginning Monday. Bag makers showed their new innovations in Nairobi this week even as the High Court threw out a case seeking to reverse the ban. While manufacturers and some businesses have been fighting the impending ban, enterprising 3

August 24, 2017 2:05 AM Macau death toll rises to eight with two more bodies found in flooded underground car park

The death toll rose to eight in Macau on Thursday morning after two more bodies were found in a flooded underground car park. At least 150 people have been injured as residents continue to struggle with a massive power failure more than 21 hours after Typhoon Hato battered the former Portuguese enclave. At 3.45am, fire service personnel found a male body at the underground 5

August 11, 2017 10:30 PM Odisha swine flu toll rises to seven

The swine flu toll in Odisha increased to seven with three more persons succumbing to the disease on Friday, official sources said. A 51-year-old man undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack succumbed to Swine flu late last night. The deceased hailed from Tirtol area in Jagatsinghpur district. The second victim was a 58-year-old 37

June 27, 2017 12:47 AM The Latest: Trump says US-India relationship never better

President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have capped off an upbeat meeting with dinner at the White House. Trump says it is “such an honor” to have Modi at the White House, where the two held several hours’ worth of meetings and events. The president says Modi had been scheduled to visit Washington earlier in the year but had postponed 11

January 31, 2017 9:05 PM Somali refugees who were to be resettled in US cannot travel following Trump's ban

More than 26,000 Somali refugees in Kenya who were to be resettled in the United States (US) can not travel to the country following President Donald Trump's travel ban against people from seven Muslim-majority countries including Somalia. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 13,000 of these refugees had been interviewed 4

April 10, 2016 8:34 AM Sevens Seen, with Robby Nimmo

Tina Turner’s Mad Max anthem “We don’t need another Hero” doesn’t reflect the Hong Kong Sevens. In fact, we have a surfeit of heroes, and there’s always room for more. They are everywhere in the stadium. From the parents who tirelessly go bleary eyed to the pitches around Hong Kong every weekend for months every year, and their kids who run with tiny chests 8

March 15, 2016 12:11 PM News Analysis: Myanmar's ruling party chooses candidates pragmatically, eyes balanced leadership

NAY PYI TAW, March 15, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Newly elected president of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw (R, front) waves to media in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 15, 2016. U Htin Kyaw from Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won the presidential election Tuesday through a secret ballot, thus becoming the country's new president 6

March 11, 2016 3:28 AM NLD rallies behind its leader’s proxy choice

Barring unforeseen circumstances, the two houses of parliament are to vote separately today on their candidates for the presidency, with the NLD’s overwhelming majority ensuring that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s chosen proxy will emerge victorious ahead of a final vote by the combined chambers next week. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi leaves a meeting with MPs in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday 5

November 15, 2015 8:48 AM Myanmar president says transition of power will be smooth

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s president vowed Sunday to abide by the law to ensure a smooth transition to a new government next year, after his ruling party was trounced in the Nov. 8 general election. President Thein Sein, whose Union Solidarity and Development Party lost by a landslide to the National League for Democracy of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, spoke 6