Indonesia warns of high waves in some areas World

Indonesia warns of high waves in some areas

Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) on August 4 warned that 4-6m waves may attack some areas, including the waters of Bengkulu-Enggano island.
At least 10 dead in Indonesia flooding World

At least 10 dead in Indonesia flooding

At least 10 people were dead and eight others missing after flashfloods swept through parts of Sumatra island, the Indonesian province of Bengkulu on April 26, according to the provincial disaster mitigation committee. ​
Indonesia: Lion Air jet in another accident World

Indonesia: Lion Air jet in another accident

A passenger jet of Lion Air has been involved in another accident, just more than a week after a plane from the Indonesian airline crashed with the loss of all 189 people on board.
Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots World

Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots

Indonesia’s Terra and Aqua satellites have detected 27 hotspots with risk of forest fire in seven provinces of Sumatra archipelago, according to the Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).
6.6-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia ASEAN

6.6-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 6.6 richter scale struck off Bengkulu province, western Indonesia on August 13, the local meteorology and geophysics agency said.
Indonesia to auction off geothermal power projects World

Indonesia to auction off geothermal power projects

The Indonesian Government plans to launch an auction for six geothermal projects, which have a combined capacity of 255 megawatts and total investment capital of 1.02 billion USD, in September this year.
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Indonesian rhinos on verge of extinction

Due to illegal hunting and deforestation over the years, the number of rhinos have diminished from about 800 individuals to just 100, Executive Director of Yayasan Badak Indonesia (YABI) Widodo Ramono was quoted as saying by a Jakarta-based Vietnam News Agency reporter.