Kammuri's fierce winds toppled trees and flattened flimsy homes across a swathe of the nation's north and forced evacuation of thousands of residents and the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
The weather system hit land on Monday night, prompting the forced evacuation of thousands of residents and cancellation of hundreds of flights.
Authorities evacuated some 225,000 people ahead of the arrival overnight of Typhoon Kammuri, known locally as Tisoy.
The storm barrelled across the Philippines, killing at least four people, forcing hundreds of thousands of villagers to abandon high-risk communities and prompting officials to close Manila’s international airport.
The state-run Khao Kheaw Zoo in Chonburi province has come up with two potential names – “Moo Tun”, which translates as braised pork, or “Kaki” which means pork feet. Public is being invited to vote on the name they like the most.
The insect-infested menu features among other dishes, a "bug mac", fried tarantula tempura, sweet potato cream with bee larvae, silkworm and mango flambe, and even a cricket cheesecake dessert.
The Chinese social media company suspended the teen’s account after her video that started off as a regular beauty tip clip turned into a short political video.
An Australian woman sentenced to death for drug-trafficking in Malaysia was acquitted, after the Federal Court in Kuala Lumpur quashed her earlier conviction by a lower court.
The case accuses Myanmar of breaching the 1948 UN Genocide Convention through its brutal military campaign in 2017, which targeted the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
Duterte is notorious internationally for his deadly anti-narcotics crackdown, but he has also imposed a wide-ranging ban on smoking in public that is part of his pledge to get tough on public disorder.
There was no immediate public reaction from Myanmar’s government, though in previous statements it has rejected the court’s jurisdiction and said it would not cooperate with any proceeding.
State Counsellor Suu Kyi and other leaders are facing charges in a “universal jurisdiction” case filed in Argentina by Rohingya activists and Latin American human rights groups. Yet they may never see the inside of a courtroom.
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