Sumatera Barat, Indonesia Newswire

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  1. 5k for charity raises funds to build librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | Daily Trojan

    The USC chapter of the World is Just a Book Away raised funds to build libraries for underprivileged children in Indonesia, Mexico and Los Angeles at its sixth-annual 5K run on Saturday. Founded in 2008 by James Owens, an associate professor of clinical management communication at the Marshall School of Business, WIJABA seeks to promote literacy among children who would otherwise have little access to educational resources.

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  2. Sri Lanka Navy Ship Samudura leaves for Indonesia to take part in Exercise Komodo -2016Read the original story

    Monday Apr 11 | Colombo Page

    Apr 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy's Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Samudura left for Indonesia from Port of Colombo on 05th April 2016, to take part in the multilateral naval exercise "Komodo" and "International Fleet Review" 2016. SLNS Samudura arrived in Port of Teluk Bayur, Padang, Indonesia on 10th April and was ceremonially welcomed in accordance with the Indonesian traditions.

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  3. ~ easy ride ~Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | TrekEarth

    It's not quite there but it's close..... Another panning, just to kill my time on a slight wet grayish afternoon - a hit & miss technique just to accentuate speed and its visual sensation. Ideally I could have composed the horse cart a little bit to the right, but it's always easier said than done! So, this is the most reasonable result I've got by cropping some dead space on top of frame, using zonal focus on shutter priority helped by a monopod at 1/10 sec.

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  4. Photographs by Marcellian Tan on journeys through Indonesia, Iceland and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A doctor's touch: The breath-taking photographs taken by a medic on his journeys through Indonesia, Iceland, Bhutan and beyond Have the terrorist attacks put you off Paris? The stunning Instagram account that will rekindle your love for the French capital Why Delhi doesn't deserve its bad rep: Inside the hidden restaurants, secret bars and luxury hotel beyond the tourist trail A riveting vision of Hell in a sweet little corner of Holland: Artist Hieronymus Bosch's hometown commemorates 500 years since his death The human backpack! Friends will CARRY their 65lb disabled pal across Europe on their backs to give him the trip of a lifetime 'Do not blame women, blame criminals': Solo female travellers defend their choice to travel alone with a hashtag movement on social media, following backpacker deaths A night at the Natural History Museum... and even Alcatraz: The tourist attractions where ... (more)

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  5. Is this the world's stinkiest pizza?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | CBS News

    Durian, seen here for sale in Padang, Indonesia, is popular in Southeast Asia and China, though notorious for its powerful smell. If you think putting pineapple on pizza is sacrilege, you may shudder at what Pizza Hut is doing to innocent pies in China.

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  6. Indonesia's tsunami warning system offline when quake hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Indonesia was compelled to rely on tsunami warnings from other nations' buoys in the Indian Ocean this week after a huge earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra because its detection system was disabled, a senior disaster agency official said. The earthquake Wednesday night had a magnitude of 7.8 and set off warnings in multiple countries, but it did not cause a tsunami.

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  7. Major quake strikes southwest of Indonesia, tsunami warning issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Echo

    The New York Times quoted an official at the National Search and Rescue Agency who said there were no known deaths from the natural disaster and no reports of significant damage, despite some earlier reports which said otherwise. It was 24 km deep, it said, after first putting its depth at 10 km.

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  8. 7.8 quake: Tsunami warning buoys failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Indonesian officials said on Thursday that all 22 tsunami warning buoys installed near vulnerable islands failed to work when a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Sumatra. Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the buoys were inoperable because of vandalism or a lack of funds for operation and maintenance.

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  9. 7.8 quake hits off Sumatra, tsunami alertRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Daily Express

    PADANG : A powerful and shallow earthquake struck Wednesday off Indonesia's Sumatra island, sending panicked residents rushing from their homes in a region hit hard by quakes and tsunamis in the past. The 7.8 magnitude undersea quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres at about 6:50pm , the US Geological Survey said.

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  10. Fearing tsunami after quake, Indonesia evacuates peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Big News Network.com

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  11. Indonesia's early tsunami warning buoys down when big quake hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Residents flee to higher ground after an earthquake struck off the west coast of Sumatra, in the city of Padang, Indonesia. All 22 of the early-warning buoys Indonesia that were deployed after the 2004 tsunami disaster were inoperable when a massive undersea earthquake struck off the country's coast on Wednesday , a national disaster mitigation agency said.

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  12. Tsunami buoys malfunctioned as powerful quake hit IndonesiaRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Madison Press

    Indonesian officials said Thursday that all 22 tsunami warning buoys installed near vulnerable islands failed to work when a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Sumatra. Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the buoys were inoperable because of vandalism or a lack of funds for operation and maintenance.

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  13. 'No casualties from major quake in Indonesia'Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Jakarta, March 3 : No damage or casualty were reported after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra the previous day, officials said on Thursday. "There's no report on death toll based on the information from our monitoring team," West Sumatra Deputy Governor Nasrul Abit said.

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  14. Rescuers check remote Indonesian islands after quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    A ship carrying military personnel and search and rescue officials was dispatched Thursday to check on remote island communities in western Indonesia a day after a powerful earthquake, as strong aftershocks rattled the region. Residents rush to higher ground in Padang on March 2, 2016, after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of the island of Sumatra.

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  15. Massive Indonesia Quake Causes Panic, But No TsunamiRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Chosun Ilbo

    A powerful and relatively shallow earthquake rocked parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island Wednesday, prompting immediate tsunami warnings, but the danger period passed without any reports of significant damage or casualties. Reuters news agency quoted an official at the national Search and Rescue Agency in Jakarta who said "there are some who have died," but no specific details were available as night fell along the western coast of Sumatra.

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  16. 7.8 shallow quake hits western IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Indonesian and Australian authorities called off their tsunami alerts within two hours of the 7.8 magnitude tremor, though it was still unclear if the quake had destroyed any buildings or killed people in Sumatra. A National Search and Rescue Agency official gave an initial report of some deaths, but later withdrew those comments.

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  17. Indonesia earthquake: No information about deaths, say authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | DNA India

    A massive quake struck on Wednesday off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami, but initial fears of another region-wide disaster faded as tsunami warnings were cancelled. Indonesian and Australian authorities called off their tsunami alerts within two hours of the 7.8 magnitude tremor, though it was still unclear if the quake had destroyed any buildings or killed people in Sumatra.

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  18. Earthquake hits Indonesia, triggering tsunami warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Tsunami warnings for Australia and Indonesia have been lifted, after a powerful, shallow 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. There were mixed reports on whether there had been deaths, after the quake hit at 7.49pm on Wednesday local time .

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  19. Tsunami alert as shallow quake hits Indonesia's parts : March 02, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Daily Times

    A powerful and shallow earthquake struck on Wednesday off Indonesia's Sumatra Island, sending panicked residents rushing from their homes in a region hit hard by quakes and tsunamis in the past. Local authorities issued a tsunami warning Wednesday but said it was unlikely to be severe.

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  20. Residents flee, reports of deaths after Indonesia earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Reuters

    A massive, magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami. There are early reports of deaths, but as Nathan Frandino reports, emergency responders are still converging on the area.

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