Hours-long daily blackouts ended suddenly last October after an engineer approached the problem differently – and got the government's backing to solve it.
In China and Vietnam, where smoking rates are among the highest in the world, state control of the tobacco industry has frustrated public health campaigns.
Taliban fighters launched a coordinated assault on Kunduz overnight, approaching the city from four sides and entering the city.
In remarks on Friday, President Duterte likened his war on drugs to Hitler’s crimes against Jews, drawing strong criticism abroad. At home, however, many Filipinos support his harsh tactics.
Afghan scholar Naser Mozaffari survived harrowing experiences in Afghanistan, Syria, and Turkey. But his asylum application in Turkey has yet to be approved.