Gulf Times - Sulawesi
Indonesia quake kills at least 42, injures hundreds

Indonesia quake kills at least 42, injures hundreds

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island Friday, killing at least 37 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said ...

Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

Seven killed in Indonesia ferry accident

Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said.

Up to 100 still feared trapped in Indonesia mine

Up to 100 still feared trapped in Indonesia mine

Indonesian authorities warned Monday that up to 100 people could still be trapped and feared dead inside a collapsed illegal gold mine despite a painstaking rescue effort that has so far plucked 19 people alive from the rubble ...

Indonesia clamps down on looting as quake-tsunami toll tops 1,200

Indonesia clamps down on looting as quake-tsunami toll tops 1,200

More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to clamp down on looting by survivors taking advantage of the chaos.

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami tops 800

The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia leapt to 832 Sunday, as stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water and looting spread.

At least 384 killed in Indonesian quake, tsunami

At least 384 killed in Indonesian quake, tsunami

At least 384 people were killed, many swept away by giant waves as they played on the beach, when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said on Saturday.

Indonesian killed by his mother's falling funeral coffin

Indonesian killed by his mother's falling funeral coffin

The casket fell as the group hoisted it onto a lakkian, an ornately carved tower where the deceased is placed.

Emir condoles with Tajik president

Emir condoles with Tajik president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday held a telephone conversation with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon during which he conveyed his condolences on the death of the president’s brother Noureddine Rahmon.

6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi

6.6-magnitude quake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi

A shallow, 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit inland on the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Monday, US seismologists said, causing people to panic and run out of their homes.

Man found alive two weeks after chopper crash in Indonesia

Man found alive two weeks after chopper crash in Indonesia

A soldier aboard a military helicopter that crashed in remote Indonesian jungle more than two weeks ago has miraculously been found alive, an army spokesman said on Friday.

GE announces $1.4bn investments in Saudi

GE announces $1.4bn investments in Saudi

US industrial conglomerate General Electric said yesterday it would invest $1.4bn in Saudi Arabia in support of the kingdom’s recently unveiled plan to diversify the oil-dominated economy.

Nomura said to plan cutting about 20% of North America staff

Nomura said to plan cutting about 20% of North America staff

Nomura Holdings may dismiss about 20% of its workforce in North America, according to people with knowledge of the situation, joining a growing number of competitors shrinking Wall Street operations amid a trading slump.