Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 15:31
At least 16 people were killed and one severely burnt by the hot ash that erupted from Mount Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra in Indonesia, officials said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 11:33
Some 51 Indonesians who drifted in rough seas for five days after the engine on their rickety boat failed have been rescued by Malaysian authorities, a report said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 09:25
More than 19,000 people have been displaced by a volcano in Indonesia that has been erupting for months and shot lava into the air nine times overnight, an official said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 19:46
Around 18,000 people in western Indonesia have had to leave their homes after two rivers burst their banks and flooded thousands of houses, an official said on Monday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 14:44
Scientists have made an amazing discovery in the form a cave on the Indonesian island of Sumatra that holds a "beautiful and stunning" record of Indian Ocean tsunamis spanning over thousands of years.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 20:39
Mount Sinabung, one of Indonesia`s most active volcanoes in North Sumatra, erupted again o Friday dashing the hopes of 17,094 evacuees staying in shelters of returning home soon, officials said.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:27
Nine people were killed after flooding and a landslide hit Indonesia`s Sumatra island, an official said today.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 18:33
Indonesia authorities on Monday raised alert to highest level for the Mount Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra as it continued to emit hot gas into the air.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 18:44
Hundreds of slow lorises have been seized on Indonesia`s Java island as animal smugglers were about to send the protected primates to markets to be sold as pets, officials said on Friday.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 16:04
Thousands of villagers fled after a volcano erupted on Indonesia`s Sumatra island on Sunday spewing rocks and red-hot ash onto surrounding villages, officials said.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 18:31
A corpse flower nicknamed Chanel has bloomed for the first time in the US and in the process has released a stench resembling a cross between rotting flesh and Limburger cheese.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 19:25
The recent choking smoke in Singapore and parts of Malaysia has been blamed on the small and large-scale farmers in Sumatra.
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