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Major 7.3 quake hits remote Malukus in eastern Indonesia

By AFPMore by this Author A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued. The shallow quake struck about 165 kilometres (100 miles) south-southwest of the town of Ternate in North Maluku province …

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2017 video simulation shared as 2019 Mount Sinabung volcanic eruption in Indonesia

On June 9, Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, erupted and sent a huge plume of thick ash into the sky. A video floating across social media platforms is being shared with the claim that it depicts the calamity. Among those who circulated the video was chairman of RPG Group …

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Indonesia earthquake: HUGE magnitude 7.5 quake rocks Banda Sea – tremors felt in Australia

Before that tremor, a 7.5 quake hit the islands registering a depth of 129 miles (208km) although no tsunami warning was put in place the tremors were felt in the Australian city of Darwin.  Offices and high rise buildings in the city were evacuated. An eye witness told EMSC said: …

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The Top 10 Islands in Asia

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Poison in plants | Natural Wonders

In looking for plant information on Google, I got off track onto the 15 most poisonous trees in the world! The very fact that one plant can be deadly and live next to an edible plant has always intrigued me, so soon I was in the clutch of odd plants …

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Shipping Industry Bets Big on IoT in Bid to Save Billions

Photo-illustration: TraxensShipping companies that are investing in IoT technology believe monitoring shipments more closely will help them to make better decisions about their goods. In a bid to save billions of dollars annually, the shipping industry is graduating from pilot projects and finally starting to adopt a smattering of Internet …

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What’s in the New Indonesia South China Sea Base Hype?

Indonesia’s official announcement last month of an expanded security presence in the Natuna Islands near the South China Sea attracted significant headlines in the country and beyond. The development spotlighted Jakarta’s ongoing efforts to upgrade and integrate its existing capabilities in the defense realm to address a range of threats …

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Married Premier League referees cavorted with party girls during boozy charity trip to Indonesia

MARRIED Premier League referees on a charity trip behaved like “randy young footballers” as they posed with party girls on a boozy night out in Indonesia. Father of one Andre Marriner, 48, was filmed in a disco sitting a woman on his knee with both arms tightly wrapped around her …

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