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Cable ship capsizes near Singapore after tanker collision

Jan 14 2019

JAKARTA An undersea cable and pipe-laying ship, the Vanuatu-flagged MV Star Centurion, capsized in the Indonesian waters of the Singapore Straits after a collision with a tanker on Sunday, with no fatalities, authorities said on Monday.

Indonesia's latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness

Dec 30 2018

CIGONDONG/JAKARTA, Indonesia As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster, authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered coasts west of Jakarta this month.

Indonesian rescuers struggle against heavy rain to reach tsunami-hit villages

Dec 27 2018

SUMUR, Indonesia Indonesian rescue teams on Wednesday struggled to reach remote areas on the western coast of Java amid an "extreme weather" rain warning after a tsunami killed more than 400 people last week. | Video

Indonesia orders flights to steer clear of erupting Anak Krakatau volcano

Dec 27 2018

LABUAN, Indonesia Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people. | Video

Indonesian rescuers use drones as tsunami death toll tops 400

Dec 25 2018

LABUAN, Indonesia Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people.

Indonesia hunts for survivors as volcano tsunami toll nears 400

Dec 24 2018

LABUAN, Indonesia Indonesian military and rescue teams fanned out across a stretch of coastline on Monday, hoping to find survivors of a tsunami triggered by a landslide from a volcano that killed at least 373 people. | Video

'Run, a wave is coming!': panic and devastation after Indonesian tsunami

Dec 24 2018

LABUAN, Indonesia Indonesian fisherman Yadi was at his seaside home on the west coast of Java island when he felt a light breeze picking up on Saturday night as hundreds of people milled about in nearby restaurants, enjoying barbecued fish.

'Run, a wave is coming!' - panic and devastation after Indonesian tsunami

Dec 24 2018

LABUAN, Indonesia Indonesian fisherman Yadi was at his seaside home on the west coast of Java island when he felt a light breeze picking up on Saturday night as hundreds of people milled about in nearby restaurants, enjoying barbecued fish.

'Run, a wave is coming!' - panic and devastation after Indonesian tsunami

Dec 24 2018

LABUAN, Indonesia Indonesian fisherman Yadi was at his seaside home on the west coast of Java island when he felt a light breeze picking up on Saturday night as hundreds of people milled about in nearby restaurants, enjoying barbecued fish.

Indonesia's Inalum aims to close $3.9 billion Freeport deal this week: CEO

Dec 18 2018

JAKARTA Indonesian miner PT Inalum said it expects to finalize this week a $3.85 billion deal to take majority control of the local subsidiary of mining giant Freeport McMoRan Inc, once environmental and other issues are resolved.

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