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THE huge earthquake that rocked Papua New Guinea last week has left many regions still cut off as the government declares a state of emergency.
By THOMAS MACKIE
Sat, Mar 3, 2018
Last Monday a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the heart of the island near the Southern Highlands area.
More earthquakes have continued to hit the island in the aftermath of the initial hit.
The most recent one was recorded at 10:38pm on Friday at a magnitude of 4.8.
The Red Cross estimated that 2000 people are in need of urgent emergency supplies.
The death toll climbed to 31 and is set to continue to increase.
A state of emergency was declared in the provinces of Southern and Western Highlands, Hela and Enga.
THE US island territory of Guam was struck by four earthquakes in the early hours of Tuesday as magnitude 5.7, magnitude 5.4, magnitude 5.6 and magnitude 4.9 quakes shook the region bringing the total to five in less than two days, it has emerged.
By JOSEPH CAREY
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Yesterday a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 10 kilometres deep off the Northern Mariana Islands – no immediate tsunami warning was triggered.
The Northern Mariana Islands have a population of 55,023 while Guam had 162,742 people living on the island in 2016.
The US Tsunami Warning System said: “Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat to Guam, Rota, Tinian or Saipan from this earthquake.
“Some areas may (more…)
Bombshell: “The House Is Going To Be Rocked In The Next 72 Hours… Over A Dozen Congressional Members May Resign” Over Sex Scandals
What started as an attack on then-candidate Donald J. Trump leading into the 2016 Presidential election appears to have been flipped completely on its head as scores of media, music, movie and political resignations over sex scandals have left shock waves across the country.
Not a week has gone by without some high ranking member of the star-studded elite getting taken down by what overtly looks to be a viral movement under the #MeToo hashtag.
It’s no secret that back in the 1990’s President Bill Clinton signed into law a bill that would shield sexually deviant Congressional members from being revealed to the public.
Well, in (more…)
ANTI-AUSTERITY campaigners have taken to the streets of Greek capital Athens to protest against reforms that saw the leftist-led government agree with the country’s bailout lenders.
By SIMON OSBORNE
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Domestic flights and Athens transport were disrupted buy the strike action and ships remained docked for 24 hours.
Some public services were also shut down by the industrial action organised by Greece’s largest labour unions, private sector GSEE and its public sector counterpart ADEDY.
About 10,000 striking workers, pensioners and students marched peacefully to parliament where lawmakers have been debating the 2018 budget. A vote on the draft is scheduled for next week.
They chanted: (more…)
Something snapped in Japan today.
With Asian stocks finally breaking out a decade-long doldrum, and hitting record highs earlier in the session, and with Japanese equities starting off the session on the right foot and continuing their recent ascent which until Wednesday had seen them rise on 23 of the past 25 days, Japanese shares suddenly lurched on Thursday, plunging sharply lower after dramatic intraday swings took the Nikkei and Topix indexes to multi-decade highs only to drop in the afternoon on futures-driven trading ahead of the following day’s options settlement. All told, in a little over an hour, what had been another solid rally in Japanese stocks turned into some rather sharp clear-air (more…)
More than 700 aftershocks have rocked the East Coast of the North Island since Friday’s big quake and seismologists are warning tremors could last for months. In the past three days there have been 744 quakes since the region was jolted by a strong magnitude 7.1 quake which happened at sea early on Friday. It […]Source: NZ- East Coast rocked by more than 700 tremors after 7.1 earthquake