Singapore steps up anti-mosquito efforts as Zika cases surge

9 bodies in nursing home after typhoon hits Japan

Lightning kills 300 reindeer in Norway

Caroline Wilson: Britain does not support the independence of Hong Kong

Singapore steps up anti-mosquito efforts as Zika cases surge

August 31, 2016

Singapore's government continues its mosquito-fighting efforts to curb the spread of Zika as the number of cases surges. (Photo: Reuters)

9 bodies in nursing home after typhoon hits Japan

August 31, 2016

Nine bodies were found at a nursing home in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan on Wednesday morning after a strong typhoon battered the area overnight.

Lightning kills 300 reindeer in Norway

August 30, 2016

Wildlife officials in Norway believe lightning from a powerful storm killed a herd of migrating reindeer, including 70 calves, in a remote area southwest of Oslo.

Caroline Wilson: Britain does not support the independence of Hong Kong

August 29, 2016

As Caroline Wilson departs her role as the British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao, she states that "Hong Kong Independence is not a realistic option. UK will never take Hong Kong back." (Photo: SCMP's Felix Wong)