New Zealand-Science & Health
  • A Filipino woman carries buckets of water along a filthy pathway at a slum in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines on March 12, 2013.

    The richest countries and wealthiest citizens in Asia are likely to have better water supplies and governments better prepared for natural disasters.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 13, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT
  • Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia announces plain cigarette packaging plans at a press conference in Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

    The country plans to make tobacco companies remove their logos from cigarette packs but will wait until a challenge to a similar Australian law is resolved.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 19, 2013, 3:11 AM EST