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Nation 12 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Aftershocks keep dept busy

The Meteorological Services Department office has turned into a hive of activity because of the high number of aftershocks recorded in the region around Sumatra over the last two weeks.

AseanPlus News 12 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Experts: More quakes to hit Sumatra

A strong earthquake rattled Indonesia's Sumatra island yesterday, where thousands had fled to high ground a day earlier after another powerful temblor triggered unfounded fears of a tsunami.

AseanPlus News 11 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

New quake hits Sumatra

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 rattled parts of Indonesia Sunday, sending people in this city on Sumatra island rushing out of their homes and heading toward high ground in fear of a possible tsunami.

Nation 11 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Tremors felt in Klang Valley

Slight tremors were felt in several areas in the Klang Valley following an undersea earthquake near Sumatra Sunday evening.

Nation 09 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Road access a big problem in Nias

The problem of accessibility has become a real headache for aid workers on quake-hit Nias island.

AseanPlus News 06 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Quake alarm system in place

A TREMOR monitoring and early warning network for the Three Gorges reservoir area has been set up in Chongqing, south-west China's biggest municipality, the local government said.

AseanPlus News 05 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fearful Indon islanders flee homes

Almost 90% of some 78,000 people living on the quake-hit Indonesian island of Simeulue have fled their homes in fear of another disaster, an official said Monday.

Nation 05 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Disaster alert in 15 minutes

SHOULD an earthquake or tsunami hit Malaysian shores, the public will be warned through the mass media within 15 minutes.

AseanPlus News 04 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Quake victims on Nias island mourn death of pontiff

Sombre survivors gathered on Indonesia's Nias island Sunday for their first mass since last week's huge earthquake, mourning the death of Pope John Paul II and nine Australian military personnel killed in a helicopter crash.

AseanPlus News 03 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rescuers pull out man five days after quake in Sumatra

An Indonesian man who survived nearly five days under the rubble of his house destroyed by a massive earthquake was pulled out yesterday by rescuers in Nias Island.