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A 5.3-magnitude earthquake has struck western Indonesia, killing one villager, injuring two others and damaging dozens of houses.
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — A moderate earthquake killed one villager, injured two others and damaged more than a hundred houses in western Indonesia on Tuesday, a disaster official said.
JAKARTA, Oct. 22 -- A magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolted Aceh province on the northern tip of Sumatra island on Tuesday, triggering panic, but there are no initial reports of damages or casualty, officials said.
It knows no political boundaries nor does it respect territorial integrity, and it can strike anytime. Such is the nature of earthquakes like the 7.2 tremor that hit Bohol, Cebu, and other areas in Central Visayas a week ago. That it struck on a holiday when there were no classes saved the lives of Bohol schoolchildren who often gather during break time in churches near their parish-based ...
BUILDING experts in Cebu urged the public to invest in building materials to ensure their structures are earthquake-resistant. Some retrofit their buildings, but the process is expensive. Emmanuel “Noel” Avila, a civil engineer and architect, yesterday said the public must reinforce the foundation of their structures by installing tie beams.
LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hoping to survive an earthquake, many Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.
While a bridge between Malacca and Dumai, Indonesia, could be a catalyst for economic growth, the Maritime Institute of Malaysia is concerned about its effects to shipping, safety and the environment. .....
While a bridge between Malacca and Dumai, Indonesia, could be a catalyst for economic growth, the Maritime Institute of Malaysia is concerned about its effects to shipping, safety and the environment.
With an aim of avoiding a repeat of the 2004 catastrophe, India is building a tsunami early warning system in the South China Sea, which is likely to be operational in the next 10 months.
The Malacca state government in Malaysia has revived the controversial bridge project linking the state and Dumai, Indonesia, after a 7-year-lull, The Star reports. The Bohol and Cebu provinces have b .....
The Malacca state government in Malaysia has revived the controversial bridge project linking the state and Dumai, Indonesia, after a 7-year-lull, The Star reports.
The Associated Press has named Eric Talmadge, a veteran international correspondent who has covered disasters in Japan and Indonesia, war in Afghanistan and five Olympics, as its chief of bureau in North Korea.
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Below is a list of the deadliest earthquakes to hit the Asian continent since 2010, after a major quake rocked the Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least 85 people. 2013 October 15: PHILIPPINES -- At least 85 people die when a 7.1-magnitude quake triggers landslides across Cebu, Bohol and Siquijor, three tourist islands in the central Philippines. September 24 ...
At least 20 people have been reported killed after a strong earthquake hit the Philippines.
A powerful earthquake measuring 7.2 struck islands popular with tourists in the Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least 67 people, some as they prayed in a centuries-old church, and causing widespread damage to infrastructure, officials said.
A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck islands popular with tourists in the Philippines on Tuesday killing at least 20 people, some while praying in a centuries-old church, officials said.
President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III will push through with a scheduled trip to South Korea, amid a huge quake that struck Bohol and affected several Visayas areas.
CEBU, Philippines -- CEBU, Philippines (AP) — A 7.2-magnitude earthquake killed at least 32 people across the central Philippines on Tuesday, toppling buildings and historic churches and sending terrified residents into deadly stampedes. Panic ensued as people spilled out on the street after the quake struck at 8:12 a.m. It was centered about 33 kilometers (20 miles) below the town of Carmen on ...
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month UBM Asia will host the first ever conference focused on the concrete industry to be held in Jakarta. The Concrete Show South East Asia Conference ...
The University of the West Indies' Seismic Research Center is reporting an earthquake hit Friday night northwest of Trinidad.