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Okayama photo studio offers to clean rain-damaged photos

National Aug 1, 2018

Okayama photo studio offers to clean rain-damaged photos

A photo studio in Okayama Prefecture has offered to restore — free of charge — photos damaged by the heavy rains that ravaged western Japan last month, prompting people in the disaster-hit areas to send in tens of thousands of photos. Staffers and volunteers at ...

As Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people flee

Asia Pacific Jan 23, 2018

As Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people flee

The Philippines' most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centers. Lava fountains gushed up 700 meters (2,300 feet) above Mount Mayon's ...