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4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Jayapura
Indonesia Earthquake: The earthquake occurred at 01:02:45 (UTC 05:30) and hit Jayapura, Indonesia on Wednesday, at a depth of 32.8 km, the USGS informed.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 07:07 AM IST
School at 5.30am? No, please for ‘zombie-like’ teens in this country
Indonesia: It is not a scene from some cheesy sci-fi offering but a controversial experiment to get the day off to a much earlier start for the sleep-deprived teens.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 01:45 PM IST
Indonesia’s Merapi volcano spews hot clouds in new eruption, tourism halted
It was Merapi’s biggest lava flow since authorities raised the alert level to the second-highest in November 2020. Residents living on Merapi’s slopes were advised to stay 7 kms away from the crater’s mouth and be aware of the danger posed by lava. Tourism and mining activities were halted.
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 04:48 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Mount Merapi, Indonesia
Video: One of Indonesia's most active volcanos erupts, covers villages in ash
Indonesia Merapi Volcano Eruption: The local authorities said as per Reuters that the volcano erupted around 12 pm local time (0500 GMT) and a lava flow of 1.5 km was observed.
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 03:28 PM IST
Indonesia is moving its capital from Jakarta to Borneo. Why is this a worry?
Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the government is in the process of leaving, moving Indonesia’s capital to the island of Borneo.
Published on Mar 09, 2023 01:25 PM IST
16 killed, 50 injured after fire breaks out at a fuel depot in Indonesia
Indonesia oil depot fire: Most of the injured people suffered from burns and the government will pay for their medical treatment, Jakarta's acting governor said.
Published on Mar 03, 2023 10:30 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
G20 meet: China, Saudi Arabia, Spain foreign ministers arrive in India
Foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia, China, Indonesia, Spain and Croatia on Thursday arrived in India to participate in the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting being held in New Delhi from March 1-2.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 07:21 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S
Gary Bencheghib and team clean water body in Indonesia, collect tons of plastic
The video captures a few men cleaning a polluted water body in Indonesia.
Published on Feb 22, 2023 07:59 PM IST
Honda launches 2023 Scoopy neo-retro scooter in Indonesia
The new model has been launched in four trims and eight colour options.
Published on Feb 15, 2023 04:51 PM IST
HT News Desk, New Delhi
Indonesia's Papua rebels say pics show New Zealand hostage pilot in good health
The pilot, Philip Mehrtens, who flew a plane operated by airline Susi Air, was abducted by fighters from the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) last week after landing in the remote region of Nduga.
Published on Feb 15, 2023 03:18 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
4 Killed after Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude strikes Indonesia's Papua
Indonesia earthquake: The epicentre of the quake was one kilometre from Jayapura, the capital city of Papua province, at a depth of 10km.
Updated on Feb 09, 2023 05:33 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 hits off Indonesia's Sumatra
The epicentre of the quake was 48 kilometres (30 miles) south-southeast of the city of Singkil in Aceh province, at a depth of 48 kilometres, USGS said.
Published on Jan 16, 2023 06:27 AM IST
Thousands of Indonesian workers protest against president's job decree
Indonesia: President Joko Widodo issued the emergency decree last month, replacing a controversial jobs law in Indonesia.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 04:51 PM IST
Strong 7.6-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia
The epicentre of the quake was 427 kilometres (265 miles) south of the Indonesian island of Ambon at a depth of 95 kilometres, USGS said.
Updated on Jan 10, 2023 01:41 AM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolts Northern Sumatra in Indonesia
Indonesia Earthquake: The depth was recorded at 10 km, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
Published on Jan 02, 2023 05:14 PM IST
No masks, no tracking app: Indonesia lifts remaining Covid restrictions
Covid In Indonesia: "There will be no more restrictions on gatherings and movements," the president said.
Published on Dec 30, 2022 01:37 PM IST
Indonesia issues emergency regulation to replace controversial job creation law
Indonesia: Passed in 2020, Indonesia's so-called "omnibus" law revised more than 70 other laws and was lauded by foreign investors.
Published on Dec 30, 2022 12:48 PM IST
Indonesia to keep loose entry rules for Chinese visitors despite Covid-19 spike
Under current rules, travellers arriving to Indonesia from overseas are only required to show proof of complete vaccination against the coronavirus. It scrapped the PCR test requirement for fully-vaccinated visitors in May unless they have a fever and same goes for travellers from China.
Updated on Dec 29, 2022 09:13 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
7 Indonesian families sue officials over deadly stadium disaster
Indonesia Stampede: The stampede in the Javan city of Malang in October left 135 people dead, including more than 40 children.
Published on Dec 23, 2022 07:56 PM IST
India, Indonesia look to boost air connectivity
India and Indonesia are looking at opening up new routes to boost air connectivity between the two nations, including a proposal to connect Port Blair in the Andamans and Aceh, the westernmost province of Indonesia.
Updated on Dec 18, 2022 04:31 AM IST
Indonesia earthquake death toll jumps by 'hundreds'; now over 600 believed dead
The shallow 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit the town of Cianjur in Indonesia's most populous province West Java on November 21, with most of the victims killed as buildings collapsed or landslides were triggered.
Published on Dec 16, 2022 05:06 PM IST
Earthquakes strikes Indonesia’s Bali island; no casualties
The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 4.9 quake was centered 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of Amlapura, a city in Bali’s Karangasem district. Its shallow depth of 9.6 kilometers (6 miles) may have caused people to run outside.
Published on Dec 13, 2022 06:04 PM IST
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes Indonesia
Indonesia Earthquake: The quake was 37.4 km (23.24 miles) below the earth's surface, the USGS said.
Published on Dec 08, 2022 11:07 AM IST
Extramarital sex-ban feared to impact Indonesia tourists
Foreign governments are concerned the new legislation, which awaits presidential ratification, could impact foreigners visiting the country. Indonesia's Bali island is a major tourist hub.
Published on Dec 07, 2022 05:25 PM IST
Deutsche Welle | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi
Indonesia investigating explosion at police station, at least 3 die: Report
Indonesia Blast: Police were checking the source of the explosion in the city of Bandung, a police official told Metro TV.
Updated on Dec 07, 2022 08:23 AM IST
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits south of Indonesia's east Java, no tsunami warning
Indonesia Earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits south of Indonesia's east Java, no tsunami warning.
Updated on Dec 06, 2022 11:51 AM IST
Indonesia bill barring extramarital sex gets renewed debate
In addition to the provisions on abortion and extramarital sex, the proposed revision of the penal code would also add limits on speech criticizing the president and vice president and further restrict the rights of LGBTQ citizens.
Updated on Dec 06, 2022 10:24 AM IST
In videos, Indonesia's Semeru volcano erupts, spews hot ash as thousands flee
Indonesia's Semeru Volcano: Indonesia's transportation ministry said that there was no impact on air travel, Reuters reported.
Updated on Dec 05, 2022 11:11 AM IST
Thousands on alert in Indonesia's Java after Mount Semeru eruption
The provincial search and rescue agency deployed teams to the worst-affected areas near Mount Semeru to assess damage, with low rainfall giving some reprieve, Tholib Vatelehan, a Basarnas spokesperson, told Reuters.
Updated on Dec 05, 2022 07:56 AM IST
Japan weather agency says no tsunami impact from Semeru volcano eruption
Indonesia Semeru Volcano: Indonesian authorities raised the warning on Semeru volcano on the island of Java to the highest level.
Published on Dec 04, 2022 03:38 PM IST