Gulf Times - Palu
Thousands of kids homeless six months after Indonesia quake-tsunami

Thousands of kids homeless six months after Indonesia quake-tsunami

Thousands of children are living in makeshift shelters six months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, aid agencies said Tuesday, as authorities wrestle with a "painfully slow" recovery.

Indonesia tells independent foreign aid workers to leave quake zone

Indonesia tells independent foreign aid workers to leave quake zone

Indonesia on Tuesday ordered independent foreign aid workers to leave the quake zone and said foreign groups with staff in the disaster area on Sulawesi island should pull them out.

Children return to schools in Indonesia quake city to clean up, find friends

Children return to schools in Indonesia quake city to clean up, find friends

Children in the Indonesian city of Palu began returning to school on Monday to tidy up their classrooms and to help gather data on how many of them will be coming back 10 days after a major earthquake and tsunami hit their city.

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia's Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said Sunday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster ...

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia's Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said Sunday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster than the current toll.

French volunteers in Indonesia search for bodies in jumbled mire

French volunteers in Indonesia search for bodies in jumbled mire

A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, looking for hands, feet or any body parts of earthquake victims sticking out of the mud.

Indonesia tsunami sensors missed huge waves

Indonesia tsunami sensors missed huge waves

Indonesia's geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after it was first issued following a major earthquake that sent huge waves crashing into the northeastern coast of Sulawesi island, killing hundreds and leaving thousands more homeless.

Weekly Market Report

Weekly Market Report

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index decreased 701.90 points, or 7.06%, during the trading week to close at 9,237.68. Market capitalisation decreased by 6.66% to QR495.3bn