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AseanPlus News 17 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Indon quake death toll rises to 25

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and aftershocks in Indonesia hit 25 yesterday with fears it could rise even higher, an official said, as a relief team trekked to remote villages to offer help.

AseanPlus News 13 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

16 killed in Indon quakes

At least 16 people were killed and 100 injured, many seriously, Friday after a succession of earthquakes measuring at least 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked an island in eastern Indonesia, police said.

AseanPlus News 29 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Second miracle fails to happen in Japan

Rescuers who saved a toddler buried for four days by Japan's deadliest earthquake in a decade were unable perform a second miracle for his sister yesterday, as close to 100,000 people remained in makeshift shelters.

AseanPlus News 26 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tokyo residents brace for the worst after deadly quake

Residents in Tokyo are bracing for the worst after Japan's deadliest earthquake in nearly a decade but scientists say it is hard to predict when and where the next major tremor will strike.

AseanPlus News 25 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Japan bracing for more aftershocks

Thousands of weary and frightened residents in northern Japan were spending a second night in shelters, cars or in the open yesterday after Japan's deadliest earthquake in nine years killed at least 21 people.

AseanPlus News 24 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tokyo hit by strong quake

A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale and a series of aftershocks hit the Japanese capital and its surrounding areas yesterday, killing at least two people, officials and press reports said.

Nation 13 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Quake standard to be established

MALAYSIA, which is close to earthquake-prone countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines, will have its own standard for structures that can withstand tremors.

AseanPlus News 06 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Two strong earthquakes rattle western Japan

Two powerful earthquakes struck western Japan yesterday, rattling several major cities and triggering tsunami waves. At least 14 people were injured, news reports said, but no damage was immediately reported.

AseanPlus News 12 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

China quake kills three, injures 500

A moderate earthquake rocked south-western China, killing three people and injuring as many as 500, an official at the State Seismological Bureau said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 03 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Zoo animals to help in quake prediction

Animals in a north-eastern Chinese zoo are helping officials predict earthquakes.