WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTIONS IN BACHOK AND KOTA BAHARU, ON WEDNESDAY
BACHOK, 20 FEBRUARY, 2011: Several areas in the districts of Bachok and Kota Baharu will face water supply disruptions on Wednesday due to electrical maintenance works at the Chica Water Treatment Plant, near Kota Baharu. [More….]
Earthquake devastates Sumatra town – 30 Sept 09
AlJazeeraEnglish | September 30, 2009
A huge earthquake has brought death and destruction to the Indonesia island of Sumatra.
Footage from the town of Padang show how the 7.6 magnitude temblor flattened homes and hospitals leaving thousands of people trapped under the rubble.
Residents scrambled to put out fires caused by the quake while rescue workers struggled to reach the coastal town after access roads were cut by a landslide.
Bernard Smith reports.
Patches of Padang: The history of an Indonesian town in the twentieth century and the use of urban space (CNWS publications, 19)