Nepal prepares for the quake of the century
Satellites hovering 35,800 kilometers above the planet are helping to protect people from disasters in countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos, where floods affected the lives of millions of people in 2011.
A former terrorist transforms into a comic book hero
Federal Soldiers sip tea while children kick a football on a dusty street in the Somali capital of Mogadishu in October 2011: a scene of daily life unthinkable in August, when Islamist Shebab fighters were in control.
The world today seems rife with conflict and catastrophes, both natural and man-made, and governments and international institutions are rightly focused on people’s needs caught in these events.
The royal dress weavers were hard at work as excitement built in Bhutan before the October 2011 royal wedding that saw the young king of the Himalayan nation wed in a fairy-tale ceremony.
Asia can emerge as a golf power within the next decade, as access to top-level equipment and training techniques increases, former world No. 1 Nick Faldo said in September 2011.
Smartphones detecting bad breath and radiation, twistable remote controls and a super-thin tablet computer stood out among the cutting-edge gadgets at Japan’s biggest tech fair in October 2011.
South Korean pop star Rain bid farewell to tearful fans in October 2011 as he put one of Asia’s most successful entertainment careers on hold to enter boot camp and begin nearly two years of military service.
Law of physics challenged
Early Warning Systems Can Save Lives
Coordination smooths the path for humanitarian relief
The Asia Pacific faces the highest risk for natural disasters of all regions on the planet
Tips for disseminating information during a disaster
As Soldiers increasingly turn their attention to disaster response, tracking and treating their mental health becomes as important as the aid they provide
FORUM interviews Rear Adm. Iskandar Sitompul, chief military spokesman of the Indonesian National Armed Forces, or Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI)
Imbalances in the youth population present challenges for nations
A nation recovers from catastrophe
Exercise Proves Key for Mongolia and Region