A powerful magnitude 7.3 quake struck eastern Indonesia on Monday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of major damage or casualties.
A jailbreak in western Indonesia has left 90 inmates on the run after they escaped by breaking down fences when they were supposed to be at a prayer gathering, an official said Friday.
More than 10,000 people turned out in Indonesia’s Aceh on Sunday to stage a record-breaking song and dance performance stressing the need to conserve a threatened national park in the westernmost province.
Thousands of Indonesians prayed for their loved ones at mass graves and mosques Monday to mark a tsunami which devastated Aceh province 12 years ago today, one of the worst natural disasters in human history.
President Trần Đại Quang and Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday offered sympathies to Indonesian President Joko Widodo on heavy human and property losses caused by an earthquake in Aceh province.
Aftershocks rattled the survivors of a devastating Indonesia earthquake that killed nearly 100 people, as officials urgently appealed on Thursday for medicine and doctors to treat the hundreds injured.
At least 52 people were killed and scores injured when a strong earthquake struck western Indonesia on Wednesday and flattened hundreds of homes and mosques, with officials warning the death toll would likely rise.
At least 18 people died and dozens were feared trapped in rubble after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh Province on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Wednesday, officials said.
On occasion of Europe Day today (May 9), Việt Nam News presents an article written by Head of Delegation of the European Union to Việt Nam, Ambassador Bruno Angelet.