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Today's Headlines Earthquake

  • Major Earthquakes and Devastating Tsunami Hit Central Sulawesi

    Major Earthquakes and Devastating Tsunami Hit Central Sulawesi

    About one month after the devastating earthquakes that hit the island of Lombok and killed nearly 500 people, disaster has now struck at coastal cities and villages in Central Sulawesi. On Friday 28 September 2018 a big 7.5-magnitude earthquake (followed by numerous aftershocks) triggered a massive tsunami that hit at least two cities: provincial capital Palu and Donggala.

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  • Lombok Again Struck by Big Earthquake; Many Casualties & Much Damage

    Lombok Again Struck by Big Earthquake; Many Casualties & Much Damage

    The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Lombok - one of the more popular holiday islands in Indonesia - on Sunday 29 July 2018 and killed 17 people was apparently only a harbinger of things to come. Exactly one week later, on Sunday 5 August 2018, a more powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the same island. This time it killed at least 91 people and damaged thousands of buildings. The number of casualties is likely to rise further in the hours or days ahead.

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  • Natural Disasters in Indonesia: Strong Earthquake Rocks Jakarta

    Natural Disasters in Indonesia: Strong Earthquake Rocks Jakarta

    The capital city of Jakarta was rocked by a strong earthquake on Tuesday (23/01) around 13:45 pm local time with its epicenter in the Indian Ocean, about 125 kilometers to the southwest of Jakarta. The quake did not go unnoticed in Jakarta. Many office towers, residential towers and hospitals were evacuated due to concerns about aftershocks, while people fled into the streets in panic.

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  • 2016 Was a Year Full of Natural Disasters in Indonesia

    2016 Was a Year Full of Natural Disasters in Indonesia

    Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), said the year 2016 was the worst year over the past 14 years in terms of natural disasters in Indonesia. A total of 2,342 natural disasters, including landslides, floods, storms, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions, were counted by the agency, up 35.2 percent year-on-year (y/y) from 1,732 natural disasters in the preceding year.

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  • Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 11 December 2016 Released

    Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 11 December 2016 Released

    On 11 December 2016, Indonesia Investments released the latest edition of its newsletter. This free newsletter, which is sent to our subscribers once per week, contains the most important news stories from Indonesia that have been reported on our website over the last seven days. Most of the topics involve political, social and economy-related topics such as the earthquake in Aceh, gas production at the Mahakam block, automotive manufacturing industry, coal mining, global uncertainty, tax revenue, infrastructure, the middle income trap, and more.

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  • Earthquake in Indonesia: Dozens Feared Dead in Aceh

    Earthquake in Indonesia: Dozens Feared Dead in Aceh

    At least 100 people were killed in a 6.4-magnitude (undersea) earthquake in Aceh (Sumatra) at 05:03 am local time on Wednesday morning (07/12). Besides casualties, local media report that numerous houses and buildings have been destroyed. The epicenter of the quake was centered about ten kilometers north of Reuleut (northern Aceh) and is believed to occurred at a depth of 17.2 kilometers. There is no potential for a tsunami according to Indonesia's Climate, Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).

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  • Stock Market Update Asia & Indonesia: What's in the News?

    Stock Market Update Asia & Indonesia: What's in the News?

    There is plenty of news that is impacting on Asia's financial markets this morning: a big earthquake (as well as tsunami alert) occurred in Japan's Fukushima, the crude oil price surged to a three-week high, US stocks touched record high levels overnight, while Indonesian authorities officially banned another "anti-Ahok protest" rally. Most Asian stocks are rising on Tuesday morning (22/11) although Indonesia's benchmark Jakarta Composite Index started in the red. However, the index quickly entered green territory some time later. Meanwhile, the rupiah remains under pressure. Lets take a closer look.

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  • Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 6 March 2016 Released

    Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 6 March 2016 Released

    On 6 March 2016, Indonesia Investments released the latest edition of its newsletter. This free newsletter, which is sent to our subscribers once per week, contains the most important news stories from Indonesia that have been reported on our website over the last seven days. Most of the topics involve economic matters such as the performance of the rupiah, February inflation & manufacturing activity, financial sustainability of Indonesia's health insurance program, Sukri bonds, public accountability, natural resources, and more.

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  • Big Earthquake off the Coast of Sumatra: Indonesia Issues Tsunami Alert

    Big Earthquake off the Coast of Sumatra: Indonesia Issues Tsunami Alert

    A massive earthquake off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra occurred on Wednesday evening (02/03) in the Indian Ocean. The latest news reports claim the earthquake had a 7.8 magnitude. Its epicenter was around 800 kilometers southwest of Padang, the capital city of West Sumatra. Indonesian authorities quickly issued a tsunami alert. Reportedly, it was a shallow quake, about 10 kilometers deep (shallow earthquakes are more likely to cause damage than deep ones).

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Latest Columns Earthquake

  • Earthquake & Tsunami: Restrictions on Foreign Aid Workers & How to Protect Oneself against Natural Disasters

    Update Earthquake & Tsunami: Restrictions on Foreign Aid Workers & How to Protect Oneself against Natural Disasters

    After the devastating 6.9 and 7.4-magnitude earthquakes in Lombok and Central Sulawesi in August and September, local people and businessmen have again been made aware of the risks involved when living, working and investing in Indonesia, a country that is located on the notorious Ring of Fire. This Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean, a center of seismic activity - triggered by tectonic movements - and thus prone to frequent earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions.

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  • New Major Earthquakes Strike Lombok

    New Major Earthquakes Strike Lombok

    While residents on the island of Lombok were still in the process of recovering from the deadly earthquakes in late July 2018, the area was again hit by a series of devastating earthquakes in August.

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  • Earthquake in China Burdens on Asian Stock Indices, Including the IHSG

    Rising American and European stock indices last Friday, helped to support Asian stock indices today (22 April 2013), including the Indonesia stock index (IHSG). However, the ongoing drama brought on by last Saturday's earthquake in China, impacted on the China stock index as well as on other Asian stock indices, including the IHSG. As the IHSG has been showing signs that it is overbought, market participants preferred to sell portions of their stock portfolios, resulting in a limited fall of the IHSG.

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