The government had ordered vessels back to port and prepared evacuation plans ahead of the storm, which soaked parts of the Philippines on Tuesday.
The move comes after a long saga between govt officials in the Chinese territory, animal rights activists, and one of the enclave's most well-known businesswomen.
"Since athletes need to give their maximum performance for the competition, a better AQI is a must," said Budi Haryanto.
The authorities have been concerned about the impact of sudden fame and media attention on the boys' mental health, so the news conference will be carefully controlled.
A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave says he will seek legal advice after Tesla CEO Elon Musk directed abuse at him on Twitter.
Tesla chief tweeted slur after Tham Luang cave-rescue participant dismissed entrepreneur’s mini-sub offer as a ‘PR stunt’
Hong Kong’s rare pink dolphins battle for survival as work on a bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the anima
A Reuters reporter accused of obtaining secret state documents told a court a policeman had called him on the day he was arrested and insisted on a meeting.
China is saddling poor nations with unsustainable debt through large-scale infrastructure projects that are not economically viable, said Ray Washburne.
The 12 boys of the "Wild Boars" football team and their coach are recovering after last week's dramatic rescue and are to be discharged from hospital on Thursday.
The soccer team and coach paid tribute to the ex-Navy SEAL who lost his life during a dramatic rescue operation at the Tham Luang cave complex.
The risk of slavery will spiral as workers who lose their jobs to robots will be more vulnerable to workplace abuses as they jostle for fewer jobs at lower wages, analysts say.
The explosion comes amid a drive to strengthen industrial safety in the wake of some high-profile incidents at coal mines and chemical plants.
The UN is preparing to send teams of experts into Rakhine State to begin work aimed at eventually repatriating Rohingya Muslims who fled violence last year.
A court dismissed criminal defamation charges against workers who had accused a chicken farm of abuses, in a landmark ruling seen as a rare victory for migrant workers' rights.