5.8-magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia World

5.8-magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit an area, about 34km southwest of Daruba in North Maluku province, Indonesia, on April 24, according to the Manado City Geophysics Station Sandy.
Indonesia, US announce new marine conservation zones ASEAN

Indonesia, US announce new marine conservation zones

Indonesia and the US on April 3 announced three new marine conservation zones in North Maluku to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, specifically in the marine and fishery sector.
Indonesia aims to attract 7.7 billion USD into special economic zones World

Indonesia aims to attract 7.7 billion USD into special economic zones

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on April 1 inaugurated three special economic zones (SEZs) covering 2,200 ha of land in the provinces of East Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, and North Maluku in a bid to attract investment and spur economic growth in less-developed areas of the country.
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.
Indonesia: Raung, Gamalama volcanoes erupt World

Indonesia: Raung, Gamalama volcanoes erupt

Mount Raung in western Indonesia erupted on July 16 while Mount Gamalama in eastern Indonesia also spewed powerful bursts of volcanic ash after remaining dormant since last December.
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Indonesia vows to erase malaria

Indonesia’s Health Ministry has vowed to intensify efforts to erase malaria on the occasion of the World Malaria Day (April 25).