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  1. Paramedic: International USAR teams arrive too late to save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | EMS1

    Rescuers need to anticipate specific medical problems and patient needs as they prepare to encounter patients in a collapsed structure or debris pile SYDNEY - As international rescue teams pour into Kathmandu to assist locals with the retrieval of the injured from rubble, they are unlikely to find many more survivors. While there's always a chance a small number of survivors might be trapped in "voids" up to a week after an earthquake, many experts in the field of emergency management have come to question the effectiveness and value for money of foreign rescue teams.

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  2. Nepal earthquake: Rescue teams arrive too late to save lives, it's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    As international rescue teams pour into Kathmandu to assist locals with the retrieval of the injured from rubble, they are unlikely to find many more survivors. While there's always a chance a small number of survivors might be trapped in "voids" up to a week after an earthquake, many experts in the field of emergency management have come to question the effectiveness and value for money of foreign rescue teams.

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  3. Where Will The Next Big Earthquake Hit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | TIME.com

    Search and rescue team work among the debris of houses after a powerful earthquake hits Katmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. The Himalayas are being pushed upwards at the rate of about one centimeter a year as the Indian subcontinent smashes against the Eurasian plate - a process that has been ongoing for millions for years.

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  4. A decade of the world's deadliest earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Rescuers pull at least three men who had been trapped in collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley. Saturday's earthquake in Nepal is the latest in a string of deadly quakes around the world.

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  5. Deadliest earthquakes in the past decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    April 25, 2015: More than 1,400 dead in Nepal. A Nepalese man and woman hold each other in Katmandu's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was severely damaged by an earthquake on April 25, 2015.

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  6. Japanese man on trial for drugs in Indonesia to donate organs if sentenced to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Japan Times

    A Japanese man who is on trial in Indonesia for drug trafficking and faces the death penalty if convicted said Tuesday he will donate all his organs to needy Indonesians as his earlier plan to donate them to a Japanese university may no longer materialize. Masaru Kawada, 73, from Aichi Prefecture, was arrested at Minangkabau International Airport in the West Sumatra provincial capital of Padang on Nov. 22 after customs officials found 2.35 kg of methamphetamine in his luggage.

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  7. Hollywood Bets Summer Blockbusters Can Cure 2014 SlumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | TheStreet.com

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  8. Hollywood's Studios Betting Summer Blockbusters Can Cure 2014 SlumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Coming off a year when per capita movie attendance fell in 2014, Hollywood's largest studios may be poised for a rebound -- and it couldn't happen soon enough. The Motion Picture Association of America recently released 2014 industry data , revealing that while total worldwide box office sales increased 1% last year to $36 billion -- largely due to growth in China -- the U.S.-Canadian box-office revenue fell 5% to $10.4 billion.

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  9. Water WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Coast Magazine

    The water was clear and warm, the surf was good, the sun was shining. But things in Rose's world weren't so, well, rosy.

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  10. Water WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Coast Magazine

    Jon Rose demonstrates how to properly use water filters brought to developing world countries by his volunteer-based program, Clean Water Couriers. In September of 2009, Laguna Beach native and then-pro surfer Jon Rose was on a boat trip, hunting waves in Indonesia's Mentawai Islands.

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  11. PADANG: Non-Muslims struggle to find suitable cemeteries in W. SumatraRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Non-Muslims in Padang and Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, say they face difficulties finding places to bury their loved ones. Padang Diocese spokesperson Windi Subakto said the public cemetery, which housed many non-Muslim graves - TPU Bungus - was located some 30 kilometres from the centre of Padang and that organising funerals there incurred a lot of expense.

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  12. 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia: USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicentre of the quake was located 25km northwest of the eastern Chinese city of Kangding, according to the US Geological Survey.

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  13. Seven Out of 10 Kids Across Five Asian Nations Experienced Violence at SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | TIME.com

    Seven out of 10 children in Asia have experienced violence in school, a study of over 9,000 students across five countries revealed. Conducted by children's-rights group Plan under its Promoting Equality and Safety in Schools initiative, the study collected data from male and female students ages 12 to 17, as well as others involved in their education like parents, teachers and headmasters, in Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Pakistan and Nepal.

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  14. Bali Nine undertaker reveals families can hear screams of the dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The undertaker who handles the bodies of the executed on Indonesia's 'Death Island' has shared what the final moments are like for families before their loved ones are shot and shed light on what Myuran Sukuraman and Andrew Chan could be eating as their last meal. Suhendro Putro, 62, has been a funeral director since 1992 and cleaned the bodies of the last group of convicted drug smugglers who were put to death in January.

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  15. JAKARTA/MEDAN: Secondhand clothes market thrives in IndonesiaRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Asia News Network

    For Yana, a student at Al-Azhar University in Medan, North Sumatra, buying used clothing has become something of a ritual. Because she is hunting "like new" brand-name clothing, Yana doesn't lose sleep over the price of the items she'll find: almost all of it is highly affordable.

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  16. Sluggish response to catastrophic floods raises many questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Lim Kit Siang

    Total and utter devastation - this, in essence, describes the situation in the East Coast, which bore the brunt of the worst flooding to hit the country in decades. An estimated 150,000 people have been affected, and hundreds of homes lost.

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  17. Learning how to limit tsunami miseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | BBC News

    The modern world has never been hit in a single blow by a natural disaster as far reaching as the earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004. It was not just the violence of the event - one estimate given to the BBC shortly after was that the energy released was the equivalent of more than 10,000 Hiroshima bombs. 1 comment

  18. JAKARTA: Indonesia designs - digital fisherman villages'Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Fishermen in Indonesia no longer need to be confused about where to sell their fish for good prices as they can now monitor which fish auction centers offer the best prices for their fish. With smart-TV sets in 11 fish auction centres across the country, fishermen can get information related to weather forecasts as well as fish price fluctuations in real time.

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  19. Indonesian President dams canal, vows to protect peatlandsRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Indonesia's President, Joko Widodo joined a local community in damming a canal to stop the drainage of a peat forest in Sumatra, signalling his intent to decisively tackle Sumatra's devastating forest fires. "This canal dam, initiated by the community, is very good, and must be made permanent.

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  20. A tasty bite of IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Nation

    The expression "guilty pleasure" is more than apt for a culinary adventure in West Sumatra. But while Minang cuisine poses a challenge to anyone on a diet, the dishes are among the tastiest Indonesia has to offer.

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