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Pacific Ocean

Up close and personal with little wonders

Nature is never far away, not in Australia where the great outdoors takes on a different meaning of space and time.

30 Dec 2019 7:47 AM

Japan to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, says minister

‘The only option will be to drain it into the sea and dilute it,’ the minister, Yoshiaki Harada, told a news briefing in Tokyo.

10 Sep 2019 4:01 PM

Spanish man paddles across Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii

It took de la Rosa, who is from Spain, 76 days to paddle 2,500 miles while standing on submarine-shaped craft he described as paddleboat.

28 Aug 2019 1:23 PM

Air India becomes 1st Indian airline to fly over zero degree North Pole on I-Day

The flight flew over Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and then overflew North Pole by 12.27 pm.

16 Aug 2019 12:34 PM

31 died, 3 missing in Philippines ferries disaster

The three boats were buffeted by strong winds and big waves triggered by monsoon rains affected main Luzon island, Western Visayas region.

05 Aug 2019 10:48 AM


Chilean island sets an environmental precedent

Robinson Crusoe Island sets an example for the world by conserving its unique wildlife and ecosystem.

26 Feb 2019 3:53 PM

As Chinese assertion grows, France plans aircraft carrier in Indian Ocean

France, Australia and India had a responsibility to protect the region from 'hegemony' -- a veiled reference to Beijing's growing might.

20 Oct 2018 1:19 PM

Coat of Arms for new Duchess of Sussex revealed

Markle worked closely with College of Arms throughout design process to create a Coat of Arms that was both personal and representative.

25 May 2018 8:31 PM

Giant earthquakes not as random as thought: study

In 1960, South-Central Chile was hit by the largest known quake on Earth with a magnitude of 9.5.

31 Jan 2018 8:25 PM

Weaker social ties killing male whales: study

The findings come from the study on Southern Resident killer whales, a critically endangered population in the Pacific Ocean.

25 Oct 2017 8:02 PM


H-bomb test by Pyongyang will trigger huge risks

North Korea’s six nuclear tests to date have all been underground, the most recent earlier this month by far its largest.

23 Sep 2017 3:02 AM

Don't issue sanctions: China to Japan after North Korea's missile test

The test-firing on Tuesday has triggered debates in Japan about revising its defense plan after decades of pursuing more pacifist policies.

02 Sep 2017 7:21 PM

At least 72 killed in Peru rains, flooding, mudslides

Peruvian authorities have said affecting more than half the nation as the death toll since the beginning of the year hit 72.

19 Mar 2017 12:14 PM

After spider and lizard, fish named after Obama

There are two other species in the genus Tosanoides, both from the tropical northwestern Pacific Ocean.

23 Dec 2016 1:37 AM