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Lion Air flight had a mixed safety record before Monday's crash

October 29, 2018 4:23 pm

The carrier was founded by Indonesian-Chinese brothers Rusdi and Kusnan Kirana, who pooled money to set up a travel agency and then began their airline with one leased aircraft.

Tsunami warning lifted after massive 7.9 earthquake strikes southwest of Indonesia

March 02, 2016 10:24 pm

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties but the shallower a quake, the more likely it is to cause damage.

Greenpeace accuses P&G over Indonesian forest destruction

February 26, 2014 2:53 pm

Procter & Gamble needs to stop bringing rain-forest destruction and must guarantee its customers that their products are forest-friendly,

Quake hits Indonesia's Sumatra days after deadly tremor

July 06, 2013 11:20 am

A 6.1 magnitude quake on Tuesday had killed 35 people in Indonesia's Aceh province.

6.3-quake hits off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

September 14, 2012 11:36 am

No tsunami warning is issued and there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Quake kills two in Indonesia

June 16, 2010 12:08 pm

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake killed at least two people and damaged scores of homes in eastern Indonesia today,triggering a tsunami warning and widespread panic.

7.7 magnitude quake strikes Sumatra

April 07, 2010 8:01 am

A major earthquake of 7.7 magnitude struck off the coast of Aceh on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

Built back better in Aceh five years after tsunami

December 15, 2009 2:21 pm

The stunning television pictures of a phenomenon almost nobody had ever seen,coming a day after Christmas,and killing thousands of Western tourists on sun-drenched beaches prompted an unprecedented outpouring of charity from across the world.

Ships stand as monuments to nature’s destruction

November 03, 2009 12:13 am

They are ships that fell from the sky; two immovable objects,their very presence defying reason. Residents call them acts of God.

Possible volcanic eruptions in Sumatra: scientist

October 05, 2009 2:06 pm

Earthquakes and volcanic eruption go hand-in-hand in Indonesian island Sumatra so it is wise to keep a close watch on the recurrance of quakes and following developments in the region,says a senior volcanologist.

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Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

October 30, 2018 8:14 am

More than 24 hours after the crash, rescue operations are still underway in Indonesia. Relatives and friends wept, prayed and hugged each other as they waited at Jakarta's airport and at Pangkal Pinang's airport on Bangka island off Sumatra where the flight was headed.

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