Daily Archives: August 8, 2020

Mt Sinabung erupts for first time during COVID-19 pandemic

Medan, North Sumatra (ANTARA) – Mount Sinabung, located in Karo District, North Sumatra Province, erupted on Saturday morning, producing an ash column that reached nearly two thousand meters high above the volcano’s peak, or some 4,460 meters above sea level. This eruption was the first to have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic following the one

Volcanic ash from Mt Sinabung affects four sub-districts

Medan, North Sumatra (ANTARA) – Volcanic ash from the erupting Mount Sinabung that reached two thousand meters into the air affected four sub-districts in Karo District, North Sumatra Province, on Saturday morning. “Naman Teran, Berastagi, Simpang 4, and Merdeka are the sub-districts affected by the volcanic ash emitted from the erupting Mount Sinabung,” Muhamad Nurul

Djoko Tjandra under 14-day isolation after entering Salemba facility

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Djoko Tjandra, convicted in the Bank of Bali corruption case, is under a 14-day independent isolation as per the COVID-19 handling health protocols after being moved to the Salemba correctional facility in Central Jakarta. “Currently, Djoko Tjandra is under independent isolation for 14 days in accordance with the COVID-19 health protocols and

Tana Mori’s high-end resort development for G20, ASEAN Summit: ITDC

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) will develop Tana Mori in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), into a high-end tourist resort and facilities to support G20 and ASEAN Summits in 2023. “We plan to make Tana Mori a high-end resort in Labuan Bajo akin to Bali’s Nusa Dua,”

Joint team’s search ongoing for missing US diver in Ambon

  Ambon (ANTARA) – A joint search and rescue (SAR) team of military, police officers, and civilians, Saturday, continued to look for US citizen Carol Marie Lakien, alias Leila, who went missing after diving into Amahusu waters, Ambon, Maluku. Leila, 56, dove into the waters along with her husband, Cevin Scott Pool, 57, after which