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Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia

World

Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia

Indonesia authorities on August 12 announced that a plane carrying seven passengers and two crew members crashed at remote mountainous area in the eastern part of the country, killing eight people.

Sympathies to Indonesia over losses caused by earthquake

Politics

Sympathies to Indonesia over losses caused by earthquake

President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 7 expressed their sympathies to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the great losses in human and property caused by the earthquakes on July 29 and August 5 in northeastern Lombok Utara in Nusa Tenggara Barat province.

Indonesia quake: 7,000 foreign tourists evacuated

World

Indonesia quake: 7,000 foreign tourists evacuated

Around 7,000 foreign tourists had been evacuated from Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno islands in Indonesia as of August 7, after a recent 7-magnitude earthquake struck the nearby tourist island of Lombok with the death toll climbing to 105.