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Flood-affected residents use a rubber boat in an inundated neighbourhood in Jakarta on February 21, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / STR / MANILA BULLETIN)

Widespread flooding hits Indonesian capital

By Agence France-Presse Jakarta was hit by widespread flooding on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated, cars stranded and people…

Nepal flag (Flickr / MANILA BULLETIN)

Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

By Agence France-Presse Nepal will hold its first local elections in two decades in May, the government has announced, a key moment in the country's…

A woman stops with her dog to watch water flow into the iconic Glory Hole spillway at Monticello Dam Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Lake Berryessa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg / MANILA BULLETIN)

Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain

By Associated Press Evacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to potentially dangerous…