Texas city loses drinking water amid Harvey flooding, chemicals ignite at plant - Washington Post

CROSBY, Tex. — The remnants of Hurricane Harvey carried its wrath up the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, but not before hammering the Gulf Coast with more punishing cloudbursts and growing threats that included reports of “pops” and “chemical reactions ...

ASEAN MPs Warn of Rights Deterioration in Cambodia Amid NGO, Media Crackdown - Radio Free Asia

ASEAN Parliaments for Human Rights (APHR) holds a press conference on human rights and politics in Bangkok, Thailand, March 20, 2017. Photo courtesy of APHR. Southeast Asian members of parliament expressed “grave concerns” Thursday over what ...

Football: Lions bare teeth in draw - The Straits Times

Singapore debutant Ikhsan Fandi (right) keeps the ball as Hong Kong defender Helio Goncalves closes him down. The 18-year-old was a second-half substitute and drew praise from Lions coach V. Sundram Moorthy.ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI. Published.

At least 22 killed in building collapse in India as rain wreaks havoc across South Asia - Los Angeles Times

At least 22 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday when a 117-year-old apartment building collapsed in a densely populated area of India's financial capital following two days of torrential rains, hospital officials said. Rescue workers in ...

The Plight of Rohingyas in Malaysia - The Diplomat

It is no surprise that Rohingyas in Malaysia feel helpless and frustrated at the events unfolding in Myanmar. By Dominique F. Fernandes for The Diplomat. September 01, 2017. On August 30, 2017 a group of ethnic Rohingya protesters descended on the ...

KBank links with Vertex for investments - The Nation

VERTEX Ventures Southeast Asia and India has named Kasikornbank (KBank) as its first Thailand limited partner and the first bank investor for its Fund III. The company's Fund III will “continue Vertex's strategy of investing in promising, disruptive ...