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No damage, loss of life after Son La earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit the northern mountainous province of Son La on Nov. 26 afternoon, with aftershocks felt in Hanoi. No damage or loss of life was reported.
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UN: 1,100 killed in Indonesian earthquake

An estimated 1,100 people have been killed after two massive earthquakes struck Indonesia's West Sumatra province, with the toll expected to rise, said the UN on October 1.
Second earthquake rocks Indonesian island World

Second earthquake rocks Indonesian island

A second powerful earthquake jolted western Indonesia on October 1 just hours after the first quake hit Sumatra island, with upwards of 1,000 people feared dead and many more trapped under collapsed buildings.
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Strong quake hits Indonesia

A strong earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale shook Sumatra island, Indonesia , on Sept. 30, destroying buildings and bridges and causing fires in Padang city.
New border bridge brings in waves of investors Business

New border bridge brings in waves of investors

Even though the inauguration of Kim Thanh bridge, scheduled for Sept. 2, is still days away, as many as 50 investors have already registered to lease lots of land at the Kim Thanh trade centre on the border with China