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Singaporean Paraglider Who Survived Palu Disaster and Saved Others Dies in India

A Singaporean paraglider who helped rescue trapped people in last month’s earthquake in Indonesia has died while paragliding in India, according to a memorial...

Disinfectant Dropped on Neighbourhoods in Palu to Reduce Disease Risks

Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighbourhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the thousands of victims...

Palu Inmates Volunteer to Help Survivors

Inmates from Palu Detention Centre have volunteered to help the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami. They call themselves Bui Squad (Prison Squad). They distribute...

UN Chief Visits Palu as World Bank Announces Financial Aid

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has visited the Indonesian city of Palu to assess the impact of the earthquake and tsunami, as the World Bank announced five...

Foreign Aid Workers in Sulawesi Ordered to Leave

Indonesia has ordered independent foreign aid workers to leave the earthquake zone and said foreign groups with staff in the disaster area on Sulawesi island should pull...

Sulawesi Eartquake,Tsunami Death Toll Nears 2,000

Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said on Monday (Oct 8), warning the number...

38 State Universities Welcome Palu Students to Attend Classes

The Indonesia State University Rectors Assembly (MRPTNI) has opened up classes to students of the damaged Tadulako University in Palu, Central Sulawesi, at 38 state...

Indonesia Declines Foreign Personnel to Assist in Sulawesi Disaster Relief

Indonesia said it will not accept offers from other countries to send search and rescue personnel and medical staff, and emphasized that its current priorities are air...

Volcanic Eruption in Sulawesi Just Days After Disaster

A volcano on the island of Sulawesi erupted on Wednesday, just days after a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the island, killing over 1,400. After months of...

President Joko Widodo Calls for Reinforcements as Tsunami Death Toll Rises Above 1,200

President Joko Widodo called for reinforcements in a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi island, as the official death...

1,200 Prisoners Escape from Palu and Donggala Detention Facilities

The Indonesian government said on Monday, October 1 that as many as 1,200 inmates have escaped from three detention facilities in the devastated region of Sulawesi...

Indonesia’s Geophysics Agency Under Fire for Lifting Tsunami Warning

Indonesia’s geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after issuing it following a major earthquake that sent huge waves crashing into the north-eastern...

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sulawesi, Triggers Tsunami

Almost 400 people have died after a Tsunami hit two cities in Indonesia. The 3m tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and smashed into Palu and Donggala on...

US Cooperates with National Police to Arrest Terrorist Leader in Sulawesi

Indonesia’s military has been fighting a guerrilla war with Muslim radicals in Sulawesi for years. Officials claim to be closing in on the group’s leader. What...