Posts Tagged ‘asia’

PRESIDENT OBAMA: “OSAMA BIN LADEN KILLED”

May 2 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

USA, Washington DC – PRESIDENT OBAMA: “OSAMA BIN LADEN KILLED”. The United States President addressed the nation today in saying Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US troops in the city of Abbottabad inside Pakistan.  Osama Bin Laden was shot to death, the dead body is in US custody. See below video by The White House.                   VIDEO... Read more

AFGHANISTAN, Kandahar: 500+ TALIBAN escaped in tunnel PRISON BREAK

April 25 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

AFGHANISTAN, Kandahar – 500+ TALIBAN escaped in a tunnel prison break. A taliban spokesman told Al Jazeera 541 prisoners have escaped through a 350 metre-long tunnel. Of the 541 escapees, 106 were Taliban commanders who fled in this major Easter jail escape. ... Read more

PHILIPPINES, Manila: 21 buried by landslide, three killed

April 23 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , ,

PHILIPPINES, Manila – 21 people are buried by landslide in a remote gold mining village. At least three are said to be killed by the disaster Yahoo News reports. Tweet ... Read more

SOLOMON ISLANDS, Honiara: 6.9 earthquake hit 100 miles of capital

April 23 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , ,

SOLOMON ISLANDS, Honiara – A 6.9 earthquake hit 100 miles of the capital this morning. No tsunami alert is expected says the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center(PTWC). The earthquake struck at a depth of 81KM Fox News reports. ... Read more

BANGLADESH, Madaripur: 30 hurt in bridge collapse

April 20 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , ,

BANGLADESH, Madaripur: 30 people got hurt in bridge collapse. The wooden structure gave way at Kalkini upazila of Madaripur The Daily Star reports. Tweet (function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = 'http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js'; s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); Bookmark this on Delicious ... Read more

PAKISTAN: Government says 250.000 children DIE each year of UNSAFE WATER

April 19 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , ,

PAKISTAN: Government (Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources) says 250.000 Pakistani children die each year of unsafe water IRIN Asia reports.   Tweet (function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = 'http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js'; s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); Bookmark this on Delicious ... Read more

NORTH KOREA: South Korea spy chief says NK could conduct nuclear test anytime

April 19 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , ,

NORTH KOREA: South Korea spy chief says North Korea could conduct nuclear test anytime. A possible North Korean nuclear bomb test isn’t imminent at this time Yonhap News Agency reports. Tweet (function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = 'http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js'; s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); Bookmark this on Delicious ... Read more

PHILIPPINES, Ibaan: High school principal shot dead at campus

April 18 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , ,

PHILIPPINES, Ibaan: A high school principal was shot dead inside campus in Ibaan near Batangas. The unknown killer remains at large after the shooting ABS-CBN News reports. Tweet (function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = 'http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js'; s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); Bookmark this on Delicious ... Read more

APP: NHK World Japan live streaming English news iPhone/iPod Touch app

March 16 | Posted by roeland | iphone, ipod touch, news app Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

NHK World Japan news offers a live streaming English news iPhone/iPod Touch app in the Apple iTunes AppStore. In the application the Japanese public broadcaster show live video of its English speaking news channel NHK World. Users may download the news app free of charge (16-03-2011). The video image quality is reasonable enough to get updates of Japanse news in... Read more