October 05, 2018 | 17:17
More than a thousand people could still be missing after Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, officials said Friday (Oct 5), drastically upping the total number of people unaccounted for a week after the disaster.
October 05, 2018 | 17:08
Indonesia has cracked down on "fake news" about its deadly quake-tsunami disaster, with police arresting nine people for spreading hoaxes in a bid to prevent further panic spreading among survivors.
October 04, 2018 | 12:52
Many children have been separated from their families and are "in shock and traumatised" following Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said Thursday, as much-needed supplies trickled in to shattered communities.
October 02, 2018 | 15:19
Indonesian rescue workers have discovered the bodies of 34 students killed when a mudslide caused by Friday's quake on Sulawesi island engulfed their church, a local rescue official said on Tuesday (Oct 2).
October 02, 2018 | 12:18
Inadequate warning systems, a lack of education about what to do when the quake hit and a narrow bay that channelled the tsunami's destructive force - a perfect storm of factors spawned the deadly disaster in Indonesia.
October 01, 2018 | 09:03
The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami disaster nearly doubled to 832 on Sunday (Sep 30) and was expected to rise further, prompting authorities to announce mass burials in a desperate attempt to stave off disease.
August 22, 2018 | 08:00
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday morning, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
August 21, 2018 | 09:05
Workers in Mexico City began tearing down an elementary school on Monday (Aug 20) that collapsed in a devastating earthquake last year, killing 19 children and seven adults.
August 07, 2018 | 11:26
Indonesia on Monday (Aug 6) sent rescuers fanning out across the holiday island of Lombok and evacuated more than 2,000 tourists after a powerful earthquake killed at least 98 people and damaged thousands of buildings.
August 06, 2018 | 08:57
A powerful quake which struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok has killed 82 people and wounded hundreds, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said early on Monday (Aug 6), with thousands of buildings left damaged.
March 05, 2018 | 10:46
At least 67 people were killed by a major earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea's remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said Monday, with thousands homeless and without food and clean water.
February 07, 2018 | 13:23
TAIPEI: A 6.4-magnitude quake on the east coast of Taiwan has left two dead and 219 injured, the government said, after buildings crumbled and trapped people inside.
October 22, 2012 | 16:25
A court will deliver a verdict Monday in the trial of six Italian scientists and a government official charged with manslaughter for underestimating the risks of a killer earthquake in 2009.
April 12, 2012 | 08:54
Seismic activities of the recent earthquake offshore Indonesia has shaken some high-rise buildings in the southern economic hub of Vietnam.
March 25, 2011 | 11:24
A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Myanmar (Burma) on Thursday evening, not far from its borders with Laos, China, and Thailand, seismologists and residents said. At least 11 people were killed.