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B. 04-23 Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists North Hwanghae, North Korea
C. 03-29 Strong tremor off New Britain island Rabaul, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
D. 02-12 High winds wreak havoc as Canada breezes to double gold Pyeongchang, South Korea
E. 02-10 Indonesia bus crash leaves 25 dead in West Java Subang, West Java, Indonesia
01-25 Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea Sejong Hospital, Miryang, South Korea
G. 01-22 Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption Kusatsu, Japan
7. 01-14 Thai boat catches fire at sea, wounding 16 Phi Phi, Southern Thailand
8. 01-14 Burning oil tanker sinks off China after one week East China Sea, Shanghai
J. 01-07 Tanker and ship collision near Shanghai leaves 32 missing Shanghai

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River 35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river   Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing Map of Java Sea Indonesia  The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over the Java Sea Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks   Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea Search for missing jet heads west   Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people   Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with MH370 with 239 aboard travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing Hundreds feared dead in typhoon Philippines storm kills hundreds Thai flooding threatens capital   Water radiation millions of times over limit  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not se... Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan South Korean navy ship sinking near North Indonesia quake death kills thousands Quake death toll 50,000 Java quake kills 6,000 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead First alert over SARS U.S. spy plane lands in China
Over 140 people feared buried by China landslide Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China


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Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea Bali volcano: Lava pools up in crater US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Over 140 people feared buried by China landslide Map of Xinmo Mao County Sichuan China  A landslide unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex Earthquake rocks Aceh province; at least 27 dead Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan   A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park   About 900 people have been evacuated, with four people pulled alive from rubble with minor or no injuries. At least 91 remain missing Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China
Jan.25   South Korea


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Nov.27   Bali


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Jun.23   Sichuan
Jun.16   Japan
Jun.1   Manila


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Dec.6   Aceh
Nov.21  Northern Japan  Japan lifts tsunami advisories issued after 7.4 earthquake
Apr.15  Japan  Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto
Feb.5   Taiwan


year 2015 Top ^

Dec.20   Southern China
Aug.16  Indonesia  Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua
Aug.12   China
  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured
 Pictures and video showed flames lighting up the sky, and buildings are said to have collapsed
Aug.8  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug.7  Taiwan  Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Aug.5  Malaysia  MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Jun.30  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises Jun.7  South Korea  Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Jun.1   Southern China   Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River Map of Jianli Hubei China  Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued May.13   Manila 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire Mar.13   Melanesia Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Feb.3   Taiwan 35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river Map of Keelung river Taipei Taiwan  A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard Jan.20   Jakarta AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast' Jan.7  Indonesia  Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.30   Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane
Dec.27   Indonesia   Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing Map of Java Sea Indonesia
  The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over the Java Sea
 Flight QZ8501 lost contact at 07:24 (23:24 GMT), Malaysia-based AirAsia tweeted
Dec.25  Aceh  Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary Dec.7  Philippines  Typhoon sweeps across Philippines Dec.6   Philippines Philippines typhoon makes landfall Nov.10  South Korea  Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Oct.17  South Korea  At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea Sep.27   Japan Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake Aug.19  Japan  8 killed, 13 missing in landslides in Hiroshima Aug.3   Southern China Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China Aug.1  Shanghai  China factory blast kills at least 65 Jul.23   Taiwan Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash   Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands Apr.18  South Korea  Ferry disaster captain arrested Apr.16  South Korea  S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues Apr.15   South Korea   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.    The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside...
Mar.25  Beijing  China families vent missing plane fury Mar.24   Malaysia Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean' - Malaysia PM Mar.22  Malaysia  China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean Mar.15  Malaysia  Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew Mar.13   Malaysia   Search for missing jet heads west  Malaysian authorities expanded their hunt for a vanished airliner to the Indian Ocean, where a U.S. destroyer was expected to arrive soon Mar.8  Vietnam  'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt Mar.7   Malaysia   Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people Map of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
  Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with MH370 with 239 aboard travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.    A Boeing 777-200ER had lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control outside Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft had last been hear...
Feb.14  Indonesia  Java volcano sends thousands fleeing

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Nov.23  China  Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people Nov.16  Southern Philippines  Philippines aid effort gathers pace Nov.11  Manila  Philippines declares state of calamity Nov.9   Southern Philippines   Hundreds feared dead in typhoon   Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday Oct.28  Beijing  5 dead after jeep crashes and catches fire in Tiananmen Square Oct.16   Southern Philippines More than 100 dead after earthquake hits the Philippines
 Laos  At least 47 reported killed in Laos plane crash Sep.1   Northern Japan Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought Aug.16  Southern Philippines  Ferry sinks after collision off Philippines Aug.11  Philippines  Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing Jul.22  China  China's Gansu hit by deadly quakes May.27  Southern China  Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China Apr.20   Sichuan Earthquake has killed more than 150 people Apr.5  Shanghai  20,000 birds slaughtered as bird flu death toll rises Jan.15  Japan  Japan emergency hits Dreamliners

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Dec.5   Southern Philippines Philippine storm toll passes 300
Oct.1  Hong Kong  Hong Kong boat collision kills 36 Jul.14  Japan  Thousands flee Japanese floods May.9  Jakarta  Russian plane missing in Indonesia Apr.11  Aceh  Tsunami scare tests emergency plans Mar.10  Northern Japan  Japan marks deadly anniversary Feb.2   Papua New Guinea More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks

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Dec.22  Southern Philippines  Floods: More than 1,000 remain missing Dec.17   Southern Philippines Philippines storm kills hundreds   A tropical storm has killed at least 430 people in the Philippines, with flash floods leaving many others missing. Tens of thousands of people... Oct.20   Thailand   Thai flooding threatens capital   Thais waded through flooded streets, their belongings and children perched on their shoulders Jul.27   South Korea Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Jul.23   Southern China Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge Jun.17  Southern China  Deadly floods hit China Apr.12   Northern Japan Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level Apr.7  Northern Japan  New quake triggers tsunami warning Apr.5  Northern Japan  Radioactive water leak stopped   Northern Japan   Water radiation millions of times over limit
  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not setting.    Tokyo Electric: an attempt to plug the leak had shown a 'significant difference,' despite the material n...
Mar.28   Northern Japan Radioactive water found outside plant
Mar.25  Northern Japan  Reactor core might be leaking Mar.20  Northern Japan  Food products limited from nuclear area Mar.18  Northern Japan  Japan raises threat level at nuclear plant Mar.16  Northern Japan  Water dumped on Japan nuclear plant Mar.14  Northern Japan  Meltdown alert at Japan reactor Mar.12  Northern Japan  Exodus from Japan nuclear plant Mar.11   Northern Japan   Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan Map of Sendai Japan  A 8.9 earthquakeis causing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland. Dozens of nations, including the U.S., are under a tsunami warning

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Nov.22  Cambodia  350 die in stampede at festival Oct.26  Indonesia  Thousands flee Indonesia volcano  Sumatra  112 dead, 500 missing after quake Mar.26   South Korea South Korean navy ship sinking near North   104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea

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Oct.1  Sumatra  Quake deaths pass 1,000 Sep.30   Sumatra Indonesia quake death kills thousands   Thousands more trapped by collapsed buildings and houses. The quake caused widespread power and phone outages Aug.10  Taiwan  'Hundreds lost' in typhoon Jan.11   Sulawesi Ferry disaster leaves 246 missing


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Sep.17   China 3 babies dead, 6,200 ill from milk formula
Sep.14  China  Death toll from landslide reaches 254 Jun.21  Philippines  Ferry hit by typhoon May.12   Sichuan   Quake death toll 50,000   80 percent of the buildings collapsed in the Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County after the 7.8-magnitude quake Jan.30  China  Stranded take buses anywhere

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Sep.18  Shanghai  Millions flee as typhoon rips into China Sep.16  Southern Thailand  87 killed in plane crash Feb.4  Jakarta  Floods: 340,000 homeless

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Dec.29   Indonesia Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing
Jul.17  Indonesia  650 dead as quake triggers tsunami May.27   Indonesia Java quake kills 6,000   20,000 people have been hurt and 200,000 left homeless. The quake hit at 0554 local time May.12  Indonesia  Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi Feb.16  Philippines  Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead

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Apr.24  Japan  100 dead as train derails Mar.28  Aceh  Quake kills at least 300 on island of Nias

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.29  Southeast Asia  Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000' Dec.26   Aceh   9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
  People across Asia are flocking to morgues seeking lost loved ones after tsunamis swept across the Indian Ocean Nov.30  Philippines  Storm kills 1000 Apr.22  North Korea  Many casualties in train crash

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Jul.8   Singapore Twins dead after separation
Mar.13   Hong Kong   First alert over SARS  Virulent flu and pneumonia has swept through hospitals in Hong Kong and Vietnam

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Aug.22  Southern China  Million people battling lake May.25  Taiwan  Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea

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Apr.1   Southern China   U.S. spy plane lands in China   Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet

year 2000 Top ^

Dec.25  China  Christmas Day blaze kills 309


Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire Earthquake rocks Aceh province; at least 27 dead Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan   A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China More than 100 dead after earthquake hits the Philippines Earthquake has killed more than 150 people   Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan Map of Sendai Japan  A 8.9 earthquakeis causing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland. Dozens of nations, including the U.S., are under a tsunami warning Indonesia quake death kills thousands   Thousands more trapped by collapsed buildings and houses. The quake caused widespread power and phone outages   Quake death toll 50,000   80 percent of the buildings collapsed in the Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County after the 7.8-magnitude quake Java quake kills 6,000   20,000 people have been hurt and 200,000 left homeless. The quake hit at 0554 local time   9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead   People across Asia are flocking to morgues seeking lost loved ones after tsunamis swept across the Indian Ocean 3 babies dead, 6,200 ill from milk formula Twins dead after separation   First alert over SARS  Virulent flu and pneumonia has swept through hospitals in Hong Kong and Vietnam US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan   Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River Map of Jianli Hubei China  Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea




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Jan.25   South Korea
2015
May.13   Manila
2000
Dec.25  China  Christmas Day blaze kills 309




East Asia, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2016
Dec.6   Aceh
Nov.21  Northern Japan  Japan lifts tsunami advisories issued after 7.4 earthquake
Apr.15  Japan  Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto
Feb.5   Taiwan
2014
Dec.25  Aceh  Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary
Aug.3   Southern China
2013
Oct.16   Southern Philippines
Jul.22  China  China's Gansu hit by deadly quakes
Apr.20   Sichuan
2012
Apr.11  Aceh  Tsunami scare tests emergency plans
Mar.10  Northern Japan  Japan marks deadly anniversary
2011
Apr.7  Northern Japan  New quake triggers tsunami warning
Mar.12  Northern Japan  Exodus from Japan nuclear plant
Mar.11   Northern Japan
2010
Oct.26  Sumatra  112 dead, 500 missing after quake
2009
Oct.1  Sumatra  Quake deaths pass 1,000
Sep.30   Sumatra
2008
May.12   Sichuan
2006
Jul.17  Indonesia  650 dead as quake triggers tsunami
May.27   Indonesia
2005
Mar.28  Aceh  Quake kills at least 300 on island of Nias
2004
Dec.29  Southeast Asia  Wave toll 'could exceed 100,000'
Dec.26   Aceh




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2013
Oct.28  Beijing  5 dead after jeep crashes and catches fire in Tiananmen Square




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2015
Jun.7  South Korea  Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases
2013
Apr.5  Shanghai  20,000 birds slaughtered as bird flu death toll rises
2008
Sep.17   China
2003
Jul.8   Singapore
Mar.13   Hong Kong




East Asia, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Aug.20   Singapore
Jun.16   Japan
2015
Jun.1   Southern China
2014
Nov.10  South Korea  Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
Apr.18  South Korea  Ferry disaster captain arrested
Apr.16  South Korea  S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues
Apr.15   South Korea
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.    The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside...
2013 Aug.16  Southern Philippines  Ferry sinks after collision off Philippines 2012 Oct.1  Hong Kong  Hong Kong boat collision kills 36 Feb.2   Papua New Guinea More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks 2010 Mar.26   South Korea South Korean navy ship sinking near North   104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea 2009 Jan.11   Sulawesi Ferry disaster leaves 246 missing 2008 Jun.21  Philippines  Ferry hit by typhoon 2006 Dec.29   Indonesia Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing



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2017 Nov.27   Bali Bali volcano: Lava pools up in crater
2014 Sep.27   Japan Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake Feb.14  Indonesia  Java volcano sends thousands fleeing 2010 Oct.26  Indonesia  Thousands flee Indonesia volcano 2006 May.12  Indonesia  Red alert for volcano Mount Merapi



East Asia, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2015 Aug.8  Southern China  Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug.7  Taiwan  Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Mar.13   Melanesia Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu
2014 Dec.7  Philippines  Typhoon sweeps across Philippines Dec.6   Philippines Philippines typhoon makes landfall 2013 Nov.16  Southern Philippines  Philippines aid effort gathers pace Nov.11  Manila  Philippines declares state of calamity Nov.9   Southern Philippines   Hundreds feared dead in typhoon   Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday Aug.11  Philippines  Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing 2012 Dec.5   Southern Philippines Philippine storm toll passes 300 2011 Dec.17   Southern Philippines Philippines storm kills hundreds   A tropical storm has killed at least 430 people in the Philippines, with flash floods leaving many others missing. Tens of thousands of people... 2009 Aug.10  Taiwan  'Hundreds lost' in typhoon 2008 Jan.30  China  Stranded take buses anywhere 2007 Sep.18  Shanghai  Millions flee as typhoon rips into China 2004 Nov.30  Philippines  Storm kills 1000



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2017 Jun.23   Sichuan Over 140 people feared buried by China landslide
Map of Xinmo Mao County Sichuan China  A landslide unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday 2015 Dec.20   Southern China 22 buildings collapse in landslide in Shenzhen industrial park   About 900 people have been evacuated, with four people pulled alive from rubble with minor or no injuries. At least 91 remain missing 2014 Aug.19  Japan  8 killed, 13 missing in landslides in Hiroshima 2011 Jul.27   South Korea Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured 2008 Sep.14  China  Death toll from landslide reaches 254 2006 Feb.16  Philippines  Mud wipes out village, 1,000 dead



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2010 Nov.22  Cambodia  350 die in stampede at festival



East Asia, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2012 Jul.14  Japan  Thousands flee Japanese floods 2011 Dec.22  Southern Philippines  Floods: More than 1,000 remain missing Oct.20   Thailand   Thai flooding threatens capital   Thais waded through flooded streets, their belongings and children perched on their shoulders Jun.17  Southern China  Deadly floods hit China 2007 Feb.4  Jakarta  Floods: 340,000 homeless 2002 Aug.22  Southern China  Million people battling lake



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2015 Aug.16  Indonesia  Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Aug.5  Malaysia  MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Jun.30  Sumatra  Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises Feb.3   Taiwan 35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river
Map of Keelung river Taipei Taiwan  A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard Jan.20   Jakarta AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast' Jan.7  Indonesia  Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found 2014 Dec.30   Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane Dec.27   Indonesia   Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing
Map of Java Sea Indonesia
  The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over the Java Sea
 Flight QZ8501 lost contact at 07:24 (23:24 GMT), Malaysia-based AirAsia tweeted
Jul.23   Taiwan Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash   Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands Mar.25  Beijing  China families vent missing plane fury Mar.24   Malaysia Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean' - Malaysia PM Mar.22  Malaysia  China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean Mar.15  Malaysia  Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew Mar.13   Malaysia   Search for missing jet heads west  Malaysian authorities expanded their hunt for a vanished airliner to the Indian Ocean, where a U.S. destroyer was expected to arrive soon Mar.8  Vietnam  'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt Mar.7   Malaysia   Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people Map of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
  Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with MH370 with 239 aboard travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.    A Boeing 777-200ER had lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control outside Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft had last been hear...
2013 Oct.16  Laos  At least 47 reported killed in Laos plane crash Jan.15  Japan  Japan emergency hits Dreamliners 2012 May.9  Jakarta  Russian plane missing in Indonesia 2007 Sep.16  Southern Thailand  87 killed in plane crash 2002 May.25  Taiwan  Airliner with 225 people crashed into sea 2001 Apr.1   Southern China   U.S. spy plane lands in China   Navy reconnaissance plane made an emergency landing. It collided with a Chinese fighter jet



East Asia, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2013 Sep.1   Northern Japan Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought
2011 Apr.12   Northern Japan Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level Apr.5  Northern Japan  Radioactive water leak stopped Apr.5   Northern Japan   Water radiation millions of times over limit
  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not setting.    Tokyo Electric: an attempt to plug the leak had shown a 'significant difference,' despite the material n...
Mar.28   Northern Japan Radioactive water found outside plant
Mar.25  Northern Japan  Reactor core might be leaking Mar.20  Northern Japan  Food products limited from nuclear area Mar.18  Northern Japan  Japan raises threat level at nuclear plant Mar.16  Northern Japan  Water dumped on Japan nuclear plant Mar.14  Northern Japan  Meltdown alert at Japan reactor



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2014 Oct.17  South Korea  At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea



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2011 Jul.23   Southern China Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge
2005 Apr.24  Japan  100 dead as train derails



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2013 May.27  Southern China  Rescuers save a newborn from sewer pipe in China



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2015 Aug.12   China Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions
Map of port Tianjin China
  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured
 Pictures and video showed flames lighting up the sky, and buildings are said to have collapsed
2014 Aug.1  Shanghai  China factory blast kills at least 65 2013 Nov.23  China  Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people 2004 Apr.22  North Korea  Many casualties in train crash