A woman who lost everything now gives her children coffee for meals because it quiets their stomachs a bit. Another despondent mother relives the awful moment when her 18-month-old baby was swept from her arms by a flash food.Monday, 19 November, 2012, 3:39am
Police detain 48 in raid on Islamic school14 Nov 2012 - 3:19am
A strong earthquake struck northern Myanmar yesterday, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and killing as many as 12 people.12 Nov 2012 - 3:38am
A magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, with residents in parts of British Columbia evacuated, but the province appeared to escape the biggest quake in Canada since 1949 largely unscathed, with no reports of major damage.
A tsunami alert triggered by the quake set off alarms in Hawaii, with authorities forcing a state-wide evacuation.29 Oct 2012 - 4:56pm
Shanghai has them. So does New York. And so, too, do France, Germany, Australia and South Korea. Hong Kong, where the risk of earthquakes is similar to all these places, doesn't.
But last week the government took the first step towards bringing in laws requiring new buildings to be built to withstand quakes.21 Oct 2012 - 3:45am
Planet earth may be 4.5 billion years old, but that does not mean she cannot serve up a shattering surprise now and again.28 Sep 2012 - 3:52am
Heavy rain hammered a quake-stricken area of Yunnan province early yesterday morning, triggering flooding and landslides just days after two earthquakes killed dozens of residents and destroyed or damaged hundreds of thousands of homes.12 Sep 2012 - 10:00am
Japanese out in force for disaster prevention2 Sep 2012 - 4:41am
A 7.6-magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, killing at least one person in a house collapse, knocking out power in several towns and generating negligible tsunami surges.1 Sep 2012 - 12:35am
Earthquake sparks false tsunami scare1 Sep 2012 - 3:55am