Posts Tagged ‘Earthquake’


An Impression of Malaysian Art – Defining Events and Artist Groups

An Impression of Malaysian Art – Defining Events and Artist Groups

It is common for many Malaysians to feel that appreciating art only applies to people who are from the higher income group. And who can blame them for thinking so, for there is a grain of truth in their misconception as valuable art pieces can be quite costly. There are many other ways of appreciating Malaysian art that does not require a person to part with a substantial amount of money.

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For The Victims of Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami 2011

For The Victims of Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami 2011

It has been a month since Japan was hit by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and the resulting tsunami that swept up to 10 kilometres inland. It caused untold destruction the likes that has never been seen by Japan since World War II. The extent of the damage caused by this disaster is not fully known at this point, and recovery efforts are still underway. In the aftermath, many people around the world have watched in awe as the Japanese begin their long arduous journey towards normality. The disaster has brought together humanity in a way, with an outpouring of sympathy and charity towards the victims. All over the world, aid is being channeled towards rebuilding efforts, and charity collections have been set up for those who wish to contribute.
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Indonesia Disaster Relief

On September 30th, a massive earthquake occurred near Padang, Indonesia with its shockwaves hitting Sumatara and registering a moment magnitude of 7.6. The following day, Sumatara was hit again with an earthquake measuring 6.6.
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