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  1. 1. news | 29 Dec 2014

    Thai Andaman coast as World Heritage

    By Mongkol Bangprapa

    » The National Reform Council (NRC) on Monday voted to seriously push Thailand's Andaman coast to become a World Heritage site for conservation and tourism.

  2. 2. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Tsunami defences cast aside


    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » The Andaman tsunami hit on Dec 26, 2004, leaving more than 5,000 people dead in Thailand, particularly in Phangnga and Phuket provinces. Shortly after, the Thai government began developing a warning system to prevent a r...

  3. 3. learning | 11 Apr 2012

    Tsunami warning lifted (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A tsunami warning was issued and the lifted for coastal areas of southern Thailand on the Andaman side after an 8.6 magnitude occurred off Sumatra. Evacuations took place but the warning was lifted before 8pm.

  4. 4. news | 28 Jan 2015

    Australia's detention of asylum-seekers at sea ruled legal

    By AFP

    » Australia's detention of 157 asylum-seekers at sea for weeks in June was legal, the nation's High Court found Wednesday in a win for the government's hardline immigration stance.

  5. 5. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Philippines says China expanding South China Sea reclamation

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Philippine officials accused China on Wednesday of expanding reclamation work in disputed waters of the South China Sea, as the United States again called for restraint in the territorial conflict.

  6. 6. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Doomed AirAsia jet's climb echoes Air France disaster

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - Revelations that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea point to "striking" similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet, analysts...

  7. 7. learning | 13 Jan 2015

    Air Asia: Second black box retrieved (updated)

    International news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The cockpit voice recorder from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month was recovered Tuesday and taken to an Indonesian navy ship, an official said. Divers had already retrieved the other black box, ...

  8. 8. news | 09 Jan 2015

    Sea Shepherd in epic Antarctic chase

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd said Friday it has been chasing a "poaching" ship for three weeks amid heavy ice flows in an attempt to stop the crew from illegal fishing in the Southern Ocean.

  9. 9. news | 30 Dec 2014

    AirAsia relatives distraught as bodies found in sea

    By AFP

    » Relatives of passengers on AirAsia flight QZ8501 began crying hysterically and fainting Tuesday as Indonesian television footage showed a body floating in the sea during aerial searches for the plane.

  10. 10. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Bodies, debris found as AirAsia plane believed found in sea

    By AFP

    » The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared at an end Tuesday as wreckage and bodies were spotted at sea off Indonesia, prompting raw scenes of emotion from sobbing relatives of the 162 people aboard.

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