Tags : Town


Syrian Army Takes Control Over Christian Town Al-Qaryatayn in Homs

Syrian government forces have gained control over a Christian town in the province of Homs, Al-Qaryatayn. Meanwhile, the fighting is ongoing in the western suburbs of the town, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported Sunday. A bomb squad has begun to work in the town, according to RIA Novosti. Militants have tried to mine roads and […]Read More


Earthquake Rescue Efforts Continue in Philippines

In the central Philippines, efforts to rescue victims from Monday’s 6.7-magnitude earthquake in western provinces are being hampered by impassable roads and bridges. There are at least 15 confirmed dead. The worst-hit area is the island province of Negros where at least one landslide in a mountainside town near the epicenter is believed to have […]Read More


Thailand’s Nan residents fear another ‘Great Flood’

THAILAND – Six districts in the northern province of Nan, including the town of the same name, were declared flood disaster zones yesterday, while 50 schools were temporarily closed and the Nan Prison ordered some of its 100 inmates moved to other facilities. Five districts in the western province of Tak were also declared disaster […]Read More


Recent flood situation in Thailand

BANGKOK, 09 November 2010 (NNT) – Flooding in many areas of the country continues to affect people, especially in Ang Thong Province. In the southern provinces where the water levels have receded, officials have begun a herculean task of rehabilitating the areas. Officers have been busy cleaning up the seaside in Songkhla Province including the […]Read More


As waters retreat, Hat Yai begins its big cleanup

Residents, soldiers, and volunteers yesterday busily cleaned up the economic town of Hat Yai as the devastating floodwaters subsided. The worst flooding engulfed Hat Yai earlier this week, leaving locals in dismay without any electricity or tap water. At press time, electricity had been restored in most parts of Hat Yai town. Running water, however, […]Read More