Tag: Indonesia

2 tourists killed in 4.4-magnitude Indonesia quake

Jakarta:Two tourists were killed and 44 others injured after an earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia’s Lombok island, authorities said on Monday. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesperson of the National Agency for Disaster Management, said the Malaysian victims were caught in a landslide with 36 others at the Tiu Kelep waterfall near […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Indonesia floods, landslides toll reaches 77

Jakarta: The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia’s Papua province has increased to 77, authorities said on Monday. A disaster management official said that of the 116 injured, 41 were seriously wounded after the floods and landslides hit villages in Jayapura district on Saturday night, reports Xinhua news agency. The toll was expected […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
6.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday, but no tsunami alert was issued. The quake struck at 4.54 a.m., with the epicentre at 148 km northeast of Alor and the depth at 573 km under the sea bed, said an official of the meteorology and geophysics agency. […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
7.7-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Malaku province on Monday, but no tsunami alert was issued, authorities said. The quake struck at 9.53 a.m. with the epicentre at 245 km northeast of Maluku Baratdaya and the depth at 231 km under sea bed, an official told Xinhua news agency. “This […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India, Indonesia set USD 50-bn trade target by 2025

Osaka: India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen cooperation in a number of key areas including economy, defence and maritime security. The two leaders, who are in Osaka, Japan […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Indonesia 737 Max Crash Due To Series Of Failures

Jakarta: A series of failures led to the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max last October in Indonesia, which killed 189 people, an official report said on Friday. Indonesian investigators found faults by Boeing, Lion Air and the pilots led to the plane crashing, the BBC reported. The report found 31 pages were […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
PM Modi Holds Talks With Leaders Of Three Key Maritime Neighbours Of India

Bangkok: As New Delhi seeks to expand its naval presence in the Indian Ocean region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held separate bilateral meetings with the top leadership of Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar, the three strategically-located maritime neighbours of India. The prime minister held the meetings on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit. It […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Odisha Girl Wins Miss India International Photogenic Title

Bhubaneswar: A tribal girl from Odisha’s Koraput district has brought laurels for the State by winning the Miss India International Photogenic title at a beauty pageant in Jakarta, Indonesia recently. Santwana B Simran, who belongs to Desia tribe, an ethnic indigenous community of Koraput, won the crown by defeating 20 other contestants. She is the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
6.6-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami warning

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province, authorities said on Monday, adding that no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at 11.58 p.m. on Sunday with the epicentre 64 km southwest of Bolaang Mongondow Selatan district and a depth of 95 km under the sea bed, Xinhua […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia’s Maluku province on Sunday, but did not cause damages or casualties, officials said. The meteorology and geophysics agency did not issue a tsunami warning, as the quake did not potentially trigger giant waves, reports Xinhua news agency. The quake’s epicentre was recorded at 193 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
COVID Impact: Indonesia In Recession After 22 Years
COVID Impact: Indonesia In Recession After 22 Years

Jakarta: For the first time after 22 years, Indonesia has entered recession due to the heavy coronavirus-induced impact on the country’s economy, authorities said on Thursday. According to the authorities, the country’s growth fell 3.49 per cent in the third quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2019, reports the BBC. A […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Semeru Volcano In Indonesia Erupts: Over 500 People Flee From Homes
Semeru Volcano In Indonesia Erupts: Over 500 People Flee From Homes

Jakarta: About 550 people fled from their homes on Tuesday after the Semeru volcano on Indonesia’s main Java Island erupted, spewing incandescent lava and hot smoke, according to the National Disaster Management Agency. Agency spokesperson Raditya Jati said that 300 of these people fled to an observation post, and the rest stayed at shelters, reports […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Watch Jungkook Electrify In Coke Ad, BTS ARMY Proven Correct

Fans (ARMY) of K-Pop band BTS went berserk on Tuesday claiming that the vocals in the latest promo of soft-drink major Coca Cola-Indonesia were in fact lent from the members of the Korean band. Seoul-based entertainment company, Big Hit Entertainment that manages BTS, later confirmed that the voices were indeed lent by the members of […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
34 Killed After 6.2-Magnitude Quake Jolts Indonesia

Jakarta: At least 34 people were killed while more than 600 people sustained injuries after a 6.2-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the National Disaster Management Agency said. Evacuation of the victims and assessment of the risks of the quake are underway, according to the disaster agency and search and rescue office. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Indonesia's Landslide Death Toll Climbs To 12

Jakarta: The death toll in the Indonesia’s East Java province landslide climbed to 12 on Wednesday, while search is on for seven missing people, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said. As many as 20 people were injured in the disaster and they have been treated now at local clinics, Xinhua reported. “Seven villagers have been […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021