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September 25, 2017 8:15 AM Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AFP, REUTERS) - Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, disaster officials said on Monday (Sept 25). Mount Agung, about 75km from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been rumbling since August, threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years 3

September 25, 2017 1:16 AM Over 34,000 flee rumbling Bali volcano

KARANGASEM, Indonesia - More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said on Sunday (Sep 24). Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said the number of people fleeing their homes surrounding 3

September 24, 2017 9:34 AM Australian arrested at airport for iPhone 8 smuggling

Customs authorities search the suitcases of Australian Ho Wun Howard Lee at Suvarnabhumi airport on Sunday. (Suvarnabhumi airport customs office photo) An Australian national was arrested on Sunday for trying to sneak 26 iPhone 8 units into the country at Suvarnabhumi airport. The Customs office at the airport said authorities ordered Ho Wun Howard Lee, 38, to open his two suitcases 4

September 24, 2017 9:24 AM Suvarnabhumi officials catch accused iPhone smuggler

Customs officials at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Sunday arrested an Australian man who allegedly tried to smuggle 26 iPhone 8 mobiles, worth about Bt1 million, into the country without permission. The suspect was identified as Ho Wun Howard Lee, 38, a music producer from Australia. Ho said he bought the phones in Australia and intended to sell them to friends 1

September 23, 2017 9:02 PM Travel alert on possible eruption of Bali volcano

DENPASAR • Singaporeans have been advised to avoid travelling to Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali after the alert status for the volcano was raised to its highest level, meaning there was an increased possibility it would erupt. In a travel advisory issued yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Singaporeans currently in Bali are advised 3

September 22, 2017 9:00 PM Thousands evacuated as Bali volcano rumbles

6,000 have left; tourists and other residents warned against camping or hiking near crater DENPASAR (Bali) • Thousands of people were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said yesterday, as tremors rattled some areas and smoke rose above one of the world's most popular tourist spots. The alert status 2

September 22, 2017 5:02 AM PM opens YCH's high-tech logistics hub as Government launches skills framework to grow sector

SINGAPORE - A national skills framework that identifies jobs, career pathways and emerging skills required for the logistics sector was launched on Friday (Sept 22). The joint effort by the Economic Development Board, Spring Singapore, SkillsFuture SG and Workforce Singapore will support the Government's vision of adding 2,000 new PMET (professionals 3

September 21, 2017 9:25 PM Istanbul's Ataturk airport reopens after jet crash, Turkish Airlines CEO says

ANKARA - Istanbul's main Ataturk airport was reopened to traffic on Thursday after a private jet crashed on the runway, causing authorities to suspend flights, the head of Turkish Airlines said on Twitter. The jet, registered as TC-KON, crashed after reporting a malfunction as it was taking off, the state-run news agency Anadolu said. The flight was heading 3

September 21, 2017 3:36 AM Changi Airport handled 5.27m passengers in August; 7% year-on-year increase

SINGAPORE - Changi Airport handled 5.27 million passengers in August, a 7 per cent year-on-year increase. There was a 10.7 per cent jump in airfreight throughput to 180,590 tonnes, while aircraft movements rose 4.9 per cent to 31,750 landings and takeoffs. Passenger traffic for the month was supported by growth across all regions, with air travel to and from South 3

September 20, 2017 12:03 PM Singaporean accused of swapping tags on bags at airport

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean baggage handler has been charged with "mischief" for allegedly swapping tags on hundreds of suitcases at the city-state's airport, causing them to end up at the wrong destination. Tay Boon Keh, 63, could be jailed if found guilty of having swapped the tags on 286 bags at Changi Airport, one of the world's busiest hubs and often 4