Category - Asia

20
Jun

Taiwan: Strike by flight attendants of EVA Airways

Flight attendants of Taiwan’s EVA Airways will go on strike from 4:00 p.m. today as their demands have not been met in the latest round of talks with the airline’s management, the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union said. At least a dozen flights in and out of Hong Kong are likely to be affected. The announcement […]

12
Jun

Hong Kong: demonstrations

Alert Severity: Warning China – Extradition Rallies (Update 3) – Hong Kong Security alert for Hong Kong SAR (12/06/2019 8:37 AM – 12/06/2019 11:59 PM) Summary Police have fired tear gas and beanbag rounds at protesters near the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12 as demonstrators reportedly attempt to break through security cordons and […]

27
May

Bangladesh: Dhaka: Islamic blast

Dhaka: 3 Injured in Powerful Blast Claimed by Islamic State in Bangladesh A police officer and two others were injured in a powerful blast claimed by the Islamic State in Bangladeshs capital Dhaka, in Malibagh The government has consistently ruled out the presence of the dreaded terror group in the Muslim-majority nation though experts have […]

27
May

Nepal: Kathmandu: explosions

From the Canadian Government: Explosions in Kathmandu On May 26, 2019, three separate explosions occurred in Kathmandu, resulting in casualties. If you are currently in Kathmandu : remain extremely vigilant at all times monitor local media to stay on top of the evolving situation follow the instructions of local authorities https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/nepal

16
May

Shanghai: Building collapse: Changning District

Seven of the 21 rescued from a collapsed building in Changning district, Shanghai died at a hospital, with two people still trapped as of press time on Thursday. A factory building collapsed around 11 am on Thursday, trapping 23 people. As of press time, 21 people have been found while seven of them died after […]

22
Apr

Philippines: earthquake

A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province, where an international airport terminal was closed due to damage, officials said. Mayor Condralito dela Cruz of Porac town in Pampanga province, north of Manila, said rescuers pulled two survivors […]