Category: News

Bali’s Mount Agung Erupts Again

Bali’s Mount Agung volcano, located in the island’s eastern Karangasem regency, erupted again on Saturday, the volcano’s observatory said. The...

Tornado in Cirebon Kills One, Damages 165 Houses

A village in Cirebon, West Java Province has been swept by a tornado on Sunday, December 31, killing one person and causing widespread destruction. The powerful winds...

Travellers Now Advised to Stay Away from Certain Beach Areas

According to data and information collected by the Tourism Crisis Centre (TCC) of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), travellers are advised to...

Flood Waters Swamp Homes of Tsunami Survivors

Flood waters have engulfed two villages on Wednesday, December 26, just four days after the tsunami devastated homes in Serang in the Indonesian province of Banten,...

Alert Level Raised and Flights Rerouted as Anak Krakatau’s Eruptions Intensify

Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management raised the warning level for Anak Krakatau to 3, the second-highest rank. They have also widened the exclusion...

Dozens Dead as Tsunami Hits Sunda Strait

A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 43 people after the waves hit the coast around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait...

Police Detain 20 Terror Suspects Ahead of Holidays

Indonesian police have detained about 20 suspected militants all over the country as security is stepped up ahead of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season, a...

English woman and Indonesian man

Indonesian Man and English Woman go Viral After Images of their Wedding Surfaced

A wedding between an English woman and an Indonesian man has broken the internet. 26-year-old Karna Radheya from Magelang, Indonesia married 21-year-old Polly Alexandria...

Indonesian Scientists May Have Found the World’s Oldest Pyramid-like Structure

During the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) on December 12, 2018, scientists presented evidence of an enormous pyramid-like structure in Indonesia...

“There Are No More Than 100,000 Foreign Workers in Indonesia”, Says Minister

Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri has assured Indonesians that the number of foreign workers employed in Indonesia is not more than 100,000. His statement was made during...

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Up Busy Road in Surabaya

A giant sinkhole has swallowed up a busy road in Surabaya, East Java, on Tuesday night. It was a part of the four-lane Jl. Raya Gubeng and measuring roughly 30 metres...

Mosque Mob Kills Young Student

A student has died from an alleged mob beating in Gowa, South Sulawesi. The police have arrested 10 people in connection to the beating. 23-year-old student Muhammad...

Jayapura

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake hits Jayapura

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua on the capital city of Jayapura on Sunday after a volcano erupted on another island. No...

Lion Air to Cancel US$22 Billion of Orders with Boeing

Lion Air’s most recent crash involving a Boeing plane that killed 189 people is now turning into a US$22 billion feud between the aircraft maker and one of...