Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung Erupts for 2nd Time in 3 Days

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, sending a huge cloud of volcanic ash and dust as high as five kilometers into the sky. The eruption, the volcano’s second since Saturday, blackened the skies over Sumatra Island and reduced visibility on the ground.  Authorities in Sumatra Island have advised residents to stay within a 3 kilometer radius

Rupiah appreciates against US dollar over improving US manpower data

  Jakarta The Indonesian rupiah strengthened against the US dollar in the Jakarta interbank market early this week in tandem with the improving US manpower data. The Indonesian currency appreciated 25 points, or 0.17 percent, to trade at Rp14,600 per US dollar as compared to Rp14,625 per US dollar earlier. “The rupiah will potentially weaken

Ministry supports tourism revival plan by applying health protocols

Denpasar, Bali The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry backs the Bali provincial government to breathe new life into the tourism industry by implementing health protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry always supports the regional governments’ efforts to invite foreign tourists by applying health protocols,” the ministry’s chief secretary, N. W.

Eight dead in vehicular collision on Cipali toll road

Cirebon, West Java Eight died, 14 suffered moderate injuries, while one was seriously injured after an Elf micro-bus, with registration number D-7013-AN, hit a Toyota Rush, with registration number B-2918-PKL, on the Cipali toll road, West Java, Monday. “Eight people died (in the accident),” West Java Police Chief Inspector General Rudy Sufahriadi stated here on

Police still investigate cause of deadly accident on Cipali toll road

  Cirebon, W Java The West Java Police are still investigating the cause of a deadly crash involving an Elf micro bus which rammed head-on into a Toyota Rush jeep on the Cikopo-Palimanan (Cipali) toll road in Cirebon District, West Java, before dawn on Monday, that killed eight people. The Elf micro bus, with registration