/ Sep 5, 2017

Burned bodies of Japanese couple found in Bali home

Indonesian police are investigating after an elderly Japanese couple were found dead Monday at their home in southern Bali. The burned bodies of Norio Matsuba and his wife, Hiroko, both 76, were found in their second-floor bedroom by their adopted son, whose nationality was not ...

Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km

Aug 3, 2017

Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km

A highly active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Wednesday morning, spewing ash as high as 4.2 km in the sky, the country's disaster agency said. Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra province, also sent hot ash clouds down its slopes ...

80% of Thai warning system crumbling 12 years after surprise tsunami

Jul 31, 2017

80% of Thai warning system crumbling 12 years after surprise tsunami

Up to 80 percent of Thailand's tsunami warning system needs maintenance work, the deputy director-general of its disaster prevention department said on Monday, more than a decade after the region was hit by a tsunami that killed 226,000 people. A 9.15 magnitude earthquake struck off ...