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Elisia Yeo

Elisia Yeo

    Thousands evacuate as Merapi menaces
    Thousands evacuate as Merapi menaces
    Thousands of people have been evacuated from the slopes of Indonesia's Mount Merapi as lava flows spread further down the slopes of the volcano on...
    Quake toll revised down as aid flow improves
    Quake toll revised down as aid flow improves
    Officials in Indonesia on Monday revised down the death toll from a strong earthquake in Java to nearly 5 800 as new aid supplies helped...
    Indonesia defends quake aid effort
    Indonesia defends quake aid effort
    Indonesia on Wednesday defended the earthquake relief effort as aid agencies said survivors are still in desperate need of medical care and water...
    Pirate attacks, hostage-taking on the rise in 2006
    Pirate attacks, hostage-taking on the rise in 2006
    High-seas pirate attacks have risen in the first three months of this year, and incidents are becoming more violent with the rate of hostage-taking...
    Ocean liner now a ghost ship in Malaysian waters
    Ocean liner now a ghost ship in Malaysian waters
    In her heyday she was the most glamorous ship on the seas, plying the transatlantic route and celebrated as the pride of France and one of the last...
    Ecotourism has lost its way, say experts
    Ecotourism has lost its way, say experts
    The much-hyped concept of ecotourism has lost its way, failing to deliver the promised benefits to the environment, indigenous people or tourists...