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  1. 1. multimedia | 26 Dec 2014

    Tsunami anniversary

    By Bangkok Post

    » Relatives of tsunami victims commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Boxing Day Tsunami in the southern coastal province of Phang Nga.

  2. 2. learning | 26 Dec 2014

    Ten years on, tsunami warning systems still lacking

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » With Thailand's two tsunami warning buoys out of service and its disaster warning towers insufficient, natural disaster experts say people living in coastal areas are still at risk from a tsunami like the one that h...

  3. 3. news | 13 Dec 2014

    Tsunami fund risks running out of cash

    Natural disasters

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » Officials on Friday called for donor countries to contribute more cash to the Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness, which is depleting 10 years after the 2004 tsunami that struck coastlines in the In...

  4. 4. learning | 02 Apr 2014

    Major earthquake hits Chile, tsunami warnings issued (Updated)

    Breaking news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami that hit the northern part of the country and a tsunami warning for all of South and Central America's Pacific coast

  5. 5. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Years-long 'silent quake' unleashed Fukushima tsunami

    By AFP

    » PARIS - The earthquake that set off the tsunami which caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster was unleashed by a stealthy nine-year buildup of pressure on a plate boundary, scientists said Tuesday.

  6. 6. news | 27 Dec 2014

    A decade on, tourist survivors revisit tsunami-hit Thai beaches

    By AFP

    » Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, foreign tourists who survived the crushing waves still return to the Thai beaches where thousands lost loved ones, seeking recovery and solace.

  7. 7. news | 27 Dec 2014

    Nation mourns tsunami dead

    2004 disaster

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » Survivors and relatives of those killed by the devastating 2004 tsunami yesterday gathered for commemoration ceremonies to remember the tragedy that left an estimated 5,400 people dead and 2,800 missing in Thailand a dec...

  8. 8. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Asian Tsunami Anniversary: LIVE REPORT

    By AFP

    » 11:52 GMT - Minute's silence in the rain - Thai PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha leads at the Khao Lak ceremony: "I want to take this opportunity to pay respect to those Thai and foreign nationals who lost their lives in the ts...

  9. 9. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Tsunami defences cast aside

    SPECIAL REPORT

    By Apinya Wipatayotin, Newspaper section: News

    » The Andaman tsunami hit on Dec 26, 2004, leaving more than 5,000 people dead in Thailand, particularly in Phangnga and Phuket provinces. Shortly after, the Thai government began developing a warning system to prevent a r...

  10. 10. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Indonesia begins tsunami memorials

    By AFP

    » BANDA ACEH - Thousands of people held a memorial Thursday in Indonesia's Aceh province, the epicentre of the Indian Ocean tsunami, as the world prepared to mark a decade since a disaster that took 220,00 lives and l...

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