Science

Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated

Jan 15, 2018

Nearly 15,000 people have fled from villages around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive

Philippine volcano rumbles back to life, thousands evacuated

Jan 14, 2018

The Philippines' most active volcano has rumbled back to life with lava fragments rising to its crater in a gentle eruption that has prompted authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers

Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth over $450,000

Jan 12, 2018

Thai authorities have seized 148 kilograms (326 pounds) of African elephant ivory, including three large tusks, worth around 15 million baht ($469,800) from a Bangkok airport

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

Jan 11, 2018

Malaysia's government will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months

Malaysia OKs new search by private company for missing plane

Jan 7, 2018

Malaysia's government has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Bali volcano emits wispy plume of steam, flights resume

Dec 4, 2017

Gushing ash from a Bali volcano dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island over the weekend returned to near-normal schedules

Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali's elderly wary of another

Dec 4, 2017

Indonesia's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted, but some survivors of the volcano's catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming

Stranded in Bali tourists lampooned online for complaints

Dec 1, 2017

Australian tourists who complained about being stranded on tropical Bali when volcanic ash closed its airport have been roasted online as out of touch with the hardships faced by Indonesians who fled their homes

Bali flights resume, but volcanic ash still disrupts travel

Nov 30, 2017

Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighboring Indonesian island, showing the continued risk to aircraft from the towering ash clouds

The Latest: Flights trickle from Bali after airport reopens

Nov 30, 2017

Bali's airport is operating at far from its usual capacity after reopening while ash from the Mount Agung volcano was moving away from the airport

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