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6.3 Earthquake North Korea appears to be result of nuclear test

nzherald.co.nz / By Anna Fifield

North Korea appears to have conducted another nuclear test, the South Korean government said today after seismic authorities detected an artificial earthquake near Pyongyang regime’s known nuclear test site.

This would be North Korea’s sixth nuclear test, and the first since President Trump was inaugurated. The action probably will increase already high tensions between the Trump administration and Kim Jong Un’s regime. Read Article

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Kathmandu, Nepal: Numbers of Missing Tourists Increase over last few years

myrepublica.com – KATHMANDU, Augusts 27: Incidents of tourists going missing in Nepal have increased in recent years, posing a serious challenge to the tourism industry, according to government officials. As many as 62 tourists have gone missing in the last five years from different places of the country. Of them, only 11 were found died […]

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Japan: Missing Chinese Tourist Found Dead along coast by fisherman

[ Chinese tourist who went missing in Japan confirmed dead after body found by the sea DNA tests prove remains found by fisherman at coastal city in Hokkaido were those of Wei Qiujie. A Chinese primary school teacher who went missing last month while travelling alone in Japan has been confirmed as dead, the Japanese […]

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Mongolia: British Paraglider apparently robbed, murdered

TOURIST KILLED A British adventurer is feared to have been murdered during an expedition across Mongolia. September 2016 dailymail.co.uk reportedSteve Nash, an experienced paraglider pilot, was robbed of his passport and wallet before he was killed in a senseless attack, his friend claimed. The 53-year-old, from Helsby, Cheshire, was hiking and paragliding across remote terrain […]

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Burma: British expat found dead, police looking for roommate also a British national

dailystar.co.uk reported a manhunt has been launched after Gary Ferguson, 47, was found dead at the flat of pal Harris Binotti, 25 – who is also British. Police are now searching for Binotti – who has vanished. The pair – who both taught English at Horizon International School in Rangoon – had been drinking together […]

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Thailand: Tourist From Australia Attacked by Elephant

phuketgazette.net reported an Australian tourist was hospitalized after he was attacked by an elephant chained to a tree inside a forest in Mai Khao. “Chan Yong Shun, 62, had gone for a walk in the area on Monday, when he came across the four-year-old elephant named Namwan and moved closer to take a picture,” said […]

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Thailand: U.S. expat english teacher victim of sexual assault

nytimes.com/RICK GLADSTONE reported it was supposed to be a relaxing break at a friendly southern Thailand beach resort for Hannah Gavios, an adventurous 23-year-old New Yorker on a three-day leave from her job teaching English in Vietnam. Within hours of her arrival last Thursday, the break turned into a nighttime sexual assault, by a Thai […]

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Burma: Tourist jailed three months for unplugging speakers of Buddhist sermon, needed to sleep

dailymail.co.uk reported Tourist is jailed for three months after unplugging speakers broadcasting a Buddhist sermon in Burma because he wanted to get some sleep Dutchman Klaas Haytema, 30, was jailed and ordered to pay a fine He told a court he wasn’t aware a ceremony was taking place In Burma sermons are often broadcast through […]

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Mongolia: British Tourist Stabbed to Death in Attack

mirror.co.uk reported Steve Nash, 53, died of blood loss after being stabbed in the chest during the attack in Arkhangai province Mongolia, police say A British tourist has been stabbed to death in a suspected robbery while on a paragliding trip in Mongolia, police say. Steve Nash was allegedly knifed in the chest and robbed […]

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Thailand: British tourist found while on backpacking trip

British backpacker missing in Thailand ‘found’ Thai police say they have found Grace Taylor who alarmed her parents with a panicked phone call home / By Chiara Palazzo, and Philip Sherwell in Bangkok telegraph.co.uk reported British backpacker Grace Taylor has been found shortly after sparking an international search according to Thai tourist police. Sam Taylor, […]

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