Vietnamese, Maldivian Foreign Ministers hold phone talks  Politics

Vietnamese, Maldivian Foreign Ministers hold phone talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid on October 9 to discuss bilateral ties and regional and global issues of shared concern, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Indonesia remembers 2004 tsunami victims World

Indonesia remembers 2004 tsunami victims

A memorial was held on December 26 in the Indonesian province of Aceh for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami 15 years ago, one of the worst disasters in history.
Tsunami alerted for six Thai southern provinces World

Tsunami alerted for six Thai southern provinces

Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation on early March 24 issued a tsunami warning for six southern provinces - Ranong, Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi, Trang and Satun - after earthquakes occurred in the Indian Ocean.
Malaysia willing to resume search for MH370 World

Malaysia willing to resume search for MH370

Malaysian Minister of Transport Anthony Loke on March 3 announced that the country will consider resuming the search for the missing plane of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or credible leads.
More quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island World

More quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island

A new earthquake, measured at a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale, shook the Indonesian island of Lombok on August 1 morning, according to the Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia.