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August 14, 2018 2:30 PM Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

KATHMANDU: An Indian tourist died in Nepal Tuesday after he walked into the tail rotor of a helicopter at a remote helipad near the border with China, officials confirmed. The 42-year-old man was disembarking from the chopper at Hilsa — the staging point for popular pilgrimage sites in neighbouring Tibet — when the accident happened. "He was hit on his head by the tail rotor 5

August 7, 2018 2:30 AM Evacuation of 179 Malaysians in Lombok

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Embassy has managed to locate 179 Malaysians in Lombok and they are reported to be safe. As of 10pm yesterday, the embassy said the Malaysians were in various parts of Lombok, especially in Gili Trawangan. "Some Malaysians have headed home via the Lombok International Airport while some also headed to Bali to take flights 14

August 6, 2018 7:39 AM 190 M’sians evacuated from quake-hit Lombok

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 190 Malaysians were evacuated from Lombok, Indonesia, after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck the island on Sunday, Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah announced today. One of the evacuees was Home Affairs Ministry secretary-general Datuk Alwi Ibrahim and his delegation who were on the popular resort island to attend a regional 11

August 6, 2018 2:35 AM Malaysians reported safe in Lombok: Malaysian Embassy

JAKARTA: Malaysians in Lombok are reported to be safe following the 7-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale yesterday. Malaysian Deputy Ambassador to Indonesia, Zamshari Shaharan said the embassy managed to contact a total of 84 Malaysians at several locations in Lombok so far this morning and had been informed they were safe. "They are reported 7

August 2, 2018 12:52 PM Decision to descent Mt Rinjani a day earlier saved lives of Malaysian climbers

SEPANG: The decision to shorten the time spent on the summit of Mount Rinjani in Indonesia and descent a day earlier saved the lives of the climbing expedition members from Malaysia. A spokesman of the expedition, Haziq Wafi Mohd Azman said based on the group's initial plan, they were to have climbed down from Mount Rinjani on Sunday, the day Lombok 5

July 31, 2018 11:23 AM Father of deceased hiker remains strong

KUALA LUMPUR: The father of Malaysian hiker Siti Nur Iesmawida Ismail remained strong despite his daughter's passing in Lombok recently. "She has always been active as a child. She started to pursue hiking at university," Ismail Abd Raffar told theSun at Masjid Ar-Rahimah today. "I received the news when my youngest daughter called me as we were preparing 3

July 31, 2018 12:27 AM Remains of M'sian killed in Lombok quake to arrive today (Updated)

JAKARTA: The remains of Siti Nur Ismawida Ismail who was killed in the earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on Sunday was flown here today on a Garuda flight. The Garuda GA0435 flight carrying the remains departed for the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, here at 9.40am from the Lombok International Airport. According to Malaysia's 6

July 31, 2018 12:27 AM Remains of M'sian who died in Lombok scheduled to arrive today

JAKARTA: The remains of Siti Nur Ismawida Ismail who was killed in the earthquake in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on Sunday, are scheduled to be brought back to Malaysia today. The remains of Siti Nur Ismawida, 30, are now at the West Nusa Tenggara Provincial General Hospital in Mataram while waiting to be flown home to Malaysia. The victim's 9

July 30, 2018 10:39 AM Five Malaysian climbers return from Lombok

SEPANG: Five Malaysian climbers have safely returned home following Sunday's powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Lombok, Indonesia. One of the climbers, Siti Hidayah Zainuddin, 38, said during the tragedy, she was with 19 other and they were arranging their backpacks before continuing with their expedition to the top of Mount Rinjani. "We were scheduled 7

July 30, 2018 4:05 AM More than 500 hikers stranded on mountain after Indonesia quake

LOMBOK, Indonesia: More than 500 hikers and their guides remain stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian holiday island, a national park official said Monday. Helicopters and rescue teams on foot have been deployed to scour the slopes of Mount Rinjani, which is crisscrossed with hiking 4