Taiwan pilot fears aid mission to Indonesia threatened by publicity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Government publicity endangered an aid mission to Indonesia in 2005 after the tsunami, and it could do so again today, reports said Thursday. A tsunami killed more than...

Endangered sea turtle rescued from shore in wake of Indonesian tsunami

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rescue team was surprised to discover a rare sea turtle among the marine debris mottling shores after the disastrous tsunami that hit Indonesia on Dec. 22. AFP report...

Weather hampers efforts to inspect Indonesia tsunami volcano

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bad weather hampered efforts to assess whether Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano island could trigger another deadly tsunami as authorities said the search for victims in the...

Indonesian tsunami rescuers work as volcanic activity continues

Emergency crews on Wednesday rescued stranded residents from Indonesia's remote islands and pushed into isolated communities following a deadly tsunami in the Sunda Strait, triggered by volcanic a...

Taiwan donates US$500,000 to Indonesia for tsunami relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will donate US$500,000 (NT$15.4 million) to Indonesia, following the catastrophic tsunami which stuck the Sunda Strait on Dec. 22, reported CNA. The Ministry of ...

Stealth Indonesia tsunami turns perfect night into nightmare

TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The tsunami that roared ashore in Indonesia, killing more than 370 people and injuring over 1,400, was particularly cruel. It hit on a busy holiday w...

Indonesia tsunami rescuers search for victims amid debris

Indonesian rescue crews on Monday searched through debris to find victims from a deadly tsunami in the Sunda Strait that devastated coastal communities. The death toll from the Saturday night tsunami...

The Latest: Death toll from Indonesia tsunami now 281

TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a tsunami that hit along Indonesia's Sunda Strait (all times local): 9 a.m. The death toll from an Indonesian tsunami...

2 Taiwanese injured in Indonesia tsunami

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwanese tourists were injured during the tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait on the evening of Nov. 22, reported CNA. The pair suffered non-life threa...

Indonesia tsunami leaves 168 dead, 745 injured

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — During a busy holiday weekend, a tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed more than 160 people around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sendi...

The Latest: Man describes experience with Indonesia tsunami

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a tsunami that hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, killing at least 20 people and injuring at least 165. (all times local): 7:05 a....

Indonesia tsunami and earthquake devastate Sulawesi island

Indonesia tsunami toll tops 800 but expected to jump further

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescue officials feared the full scale of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami could climb far past the more than 800 already confirmed dead, as several large coastal ...

Indonesia tsunami toll tops 400 amid search for survivors

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers were scrambling Sunday to try to find trapped victims in collapsed buildings where voices could be heard screaming for help after a massive earthquake in Indonesi...

Earthquake hits Java in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken buildings in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and other cities on the country's most populous island of Java. Authorities issued a tsunami war...