• Mrs Imelda Marcos, 89, former Philippine dictator Ferdinard Marcos' widow, pointing to her daughter Imee after the younger Marcos filed her certificate of candidacy yesterday to run in the Senate elections next year. The Marcos family has capitalised
Former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos' widow Imelda seeks to replace her daughter Imee as governor of Ilocos Norte province as the latter eyes a Senate seat.


  • Women distributing water at a wholesale flower market during the Durga Puja festival in Chennai last week. Chennai, a coastal city in Tamil Nadu state, is situated on India's south-eastern coastline but it is not near any significant freshwater sourc
Engineer Ram Shankar installed rainwater collecting structures at his Chennai home almost two decades ago.
After having survived for millions of years, coral reefs may soon die from the threats posed by humans. The Straits Times team reports from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
Plans are under way to turn the once-sleepy fishing village into a sustainable tourism hub, with its history and heritage intact.
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