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  1. 1. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Tongan volcano creates new island

    By AFP

    » NUKU'ALOFA (TONGA) - A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month, spewing out huge volumes of rock and dense ash that has killed nearby vegetation, officials said Friday.

  2. 2. news | 11 Jan 2015

    Rains threaten papal mass on storm-hit Philippine island

    By AFP

    » MANILA - The Philippines was watching nervously on Sunday as a tropical storm threatened a typhoon-prone central island that Pope Francis will visit this week on his tour of the fervently Catholic nation.

  3. 3. multimedia | 30 Dec 2014

    Koh Kret: Island in the city

    By Bangkok Post

    » Koh Kret, an island in Nonthaburi district, about 17 kilometres north of central Bangkok, remains a favourite refuge from the hustle and bustle of the big city.

  4. 4. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Island's power options brighten

    energy

    By Lamphai Intathep, Newspaper section: News

    » King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (Kmutt) set up a solar energy project in a remote village of Koh Hang in Krabi province recently, after the state's solar home project failed to solve an electri...

  5. 5. property | 10 Dec 2014

    Reinventing Phuket a necessary but daunting task

    By Invitation

    Newspaper section: Business

    » Phuket is an island in transition. Once the golden child of Thailand's tourism industry, where a select coterie of high-end, long-stay travellers used to visit year in and year out, the island today is a place where...

  6. 6. news | 04 Dec 2014

    Hollywood turns to Taiwan as island becomes film hub

    By AFP

    » For years, Taiwan was barely on Hollywood's radar for filming global blockbusters -- but acclaimed director Ang Lee's decision to shoot his Oscar-winning 3D adventure "Life of Pi" on the island has transformed ...

  7. 7. learning | 22 Nov 2013

    Fire and ice

    Easy English science news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Japan may be getting bigger as an underwater volcano creates a small new island. Meanwhile, the Pine Island Glacier is definitely smaller after a huge chunk broke off.

  8. 8. learning | 26 Sep 2013

    New island surfaces after deadly quake

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The deadly earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, collapsed homes, killed hundreds, but it also built something – a brand-new island.

  9. 9. learning | 29 Jul 2013

    Oil spill hits beach at Koh Samet island (Update 2)

    About the environment

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Navy & PTT rush to control oil at popular tourism resort island Koh Samet.

  10. 10. learning | 03 Sep 2012

    Deadly cocktail on Phi Phi island?

    About health & drugs & tourism

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Insecticide commonly added to drugged party drink on tourist island likely cause of death for Canadian sisters.

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