Wednesday, 15 Safar 1440 / 24 October 2018

Wednesday, 15 Safar 1440 / 24 October 2018

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European Union Ambassadors visit Palu to express solidarity

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 11:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- A delegation of European Union (EU) Heads of Mission visited Palu in Central Sulawesi on Friday to express solidarity with the affected population and support the...

Permanent resettlements for evacuees to be completed in 2020

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 08:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- The government is targeting to ready permanent resettlements for evacuees of the recent earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction in Central Sulawesi in 2020. Social Affairs Minister Agus...

Electricity power in C Sulawesi already normal: Gumiwang

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 01:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- Social affairs minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita said here on Friday that electricity in Central Sulawesi had returned to normalcy after the recent earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction...

US to add another US$3 million for C Sulawesi quake response

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 19:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The United States Government announced that it will implement US$3 million in new funding in support of relief efforts for the Central Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami...

Bulog rice procurement declines

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 18:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- Rice procurement by the State Logistics Board (Bulog) from farmers has dropped sharply on a number of factors, the state-owned agency said. Operational Director of Bulog...

Jokowi reviews construction of quake-resistant houses

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 03:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was in West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), to see the constructions of instant, modest, and healthy houses (RISHA).  The houses that...

Students affected by W Nusa Tenggara quake get scholarships

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 01:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CENTRAL LOMBOK -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has granted scholarships to university students affected by the recent earthquake in West Nusa Tenggara here on Thursday evening. He pumped...

Disaster handling takes more than a month: Jokowi

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 18:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CENTRAL LOMBOK -- Handling the impacts of natural disasters, such as earthquake and tsunami, could not be instant. It took more than a month or two, President Joko...

Jokowi streamlines procedures of aid fund disbursement

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 17:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LOMBOK -- President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana paid another visit to West Nusa Tenggara Province on Thursday. They monitored the handling of the impact of a...

5.3-magnitude earthquake jolts West Aceh

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 16:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEULABOH -- An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook West Aceh district on Thursday. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) confirmed the quake hit at...

18 thousand tents needed for C Sulawesi disaster victims

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 23:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU — National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said around 18 thousand tents were needed as shelter for refugee following earthquake and tsunami disaster in Palu, Sigi, and Donggala...

BMKG installs 20 portable seismographs in Sulawesi

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 19:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has installed 20 new portable seismographs in Sulawesi. It will monitor seismic activities in the island.

"The portable...

Death toll of Central Sulawesi disaster reaches 2,102

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 17:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The death toll of a magnitude-7.4 earthquake and a subsequent tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on Sept 28, 2018, reached 2,102, following discovery of two more...

Govt careful about accepting loan offer for Palu, Lombok

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 00:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's government is careful about accepting a loan offer from international financial institutions to finance the reconstruction of buildings damaged due to natural disasters in Palu...

UNICEF builds temporary classes in Central Sulawesi

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 22:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has contributed tents to build temporary classes for children who became victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi. UNICEF...

1,200 units of temporary shelter to be built in C Sulawesi

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 16:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) will build as many as 1,200 units of temporary shelter (Huntara), as transit places until permanent housing and...

Hit by 3 disasters, impossible to rebuild old city of Palu

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 04:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government will build a new city of Palu in Central Sulawesi, Public Works Minister Basuki Hadimuljono disclosed here on Monday. The old city of Palu...

Seabed landslides detected in Palu Bay

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 18:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A navy ship, the KRI Spica-934, has detected land slides in the seabed of Palu Bay. It was detected at a depth of 200-500 meters below...

Lots of workers needed for reconstruction in C Sulawesi: JK

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 17:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla said here on Friday that lots of workers would be needed for rehabilitation and reconstruction in Central Sulawesi following recent earthquake and...

Magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolts North Sulawesi

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 17:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Manado, Bitung and North Minahasa in North Sulawesi Province, on Saturday at Noon local time. The tremor...

Japan helps accelerate settlement reconstruction in Sulawesi

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 16:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- The Japanese government is committed to helping the Government of Indonesia to rehabilitate and reconstruct earthquake- and tsunami-affected housing in Central Sulawesi. The assistance will...

World Bank offers 5 million dollars of grant for C Sulawesi

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 15:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva said they was offering a five million dollar grant for post-reconstruction to areas affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Central...

UN Secretary General expresses sorrow over quake victims

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 02:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed deep sorrow to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Central Sulawesi. Guterres, along with...

4.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Sumba Timur

Friday, 12 Oct 2018 19:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- An earthquake with magnitude of 4.9 on the Richter scale jolted Waingapu, Sumba Timur, East Nusa Tenggara, on Friday. The quake with epicenter in the sea...

Situation of emergency officially extended in C Sulawesi

Friday, 12 Oct 2018 17:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The Social Affairs Ministry has taken the necessary steps after the official extension of situation of emergency in Central Sulawesi in the wake of the powerful...

Kalla to revisit Palu to accompany UN Secretary General

Friday, 12 Oct 2018 11:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President M Jusuf Kalla on Friday morning was again scheduled to visit Palu, Central Sulawesi, which was devastated by a deadly earthquake an a subsequent...

Six areas in South Sumatra prone to earthquakes: BMKG

Friday, 12 Oct 2018 01:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG -- Six of 17 districts and cities in South Sumatra Province are prone to earthquakes. Those areas are close to the "Ring of Fire", the spokesman of...

Singapore, first country to offer aid after quake: Jokowi

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 22:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) noted that Singapore was one of the first countries that offered aid when Lombok, Palu, and Donggala were hit by earthquake...

Palestine sends assistance to disaster victims in Palu

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 22:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Palestine through Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) provided assistance to victims of earthquake and tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Central Sulawesi. The donation also is a...

World Bank completes Central Sulawesi quake loss estimation

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 08:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- The World Bank (WB) has completed an estimation of losses caused due to the earthquakes, tsunami, and liquefaction which hit Palu and Donggala in Central...

6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Situbondo, East Java

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 07:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SITUBONDO -- A major earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale, which was updated to 6.3 on the Richter scale, rocked the East Java district...

Rehabilitation, reconstruction in Palu to start in November

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 06:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) has stated that rehabilitation and reconstruction programs in Palu, Donggala and some areas in Central Sulawesi will begin in early...

BNPB urges foreign media in Central Sulawesi to follow rules

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 03:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Head for Data, Information, and Public Relations Center Sutopo Purwo Nugroho urged foreign medias that do coverage disaster in Central Sulawesi...

Foreign assistance to Central Sulawesi reaches Rp220 billion

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 16:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- House of Representatives (DPR) appreciated a number of friendly countries which have distributed aid to people affected by earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi. Based on...

Around 1,000 inmates in Palu Penitentiary still not return

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 00:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- Around 1,090 inmates of Palu Penitentiary, Central Sulawesi, who were released from custody after the earthquake and tsunami, have yet to return. According to Law and...

Malaysia's Deputy PM Wan Azizah meets President Jokowi

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018 16:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Dato Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail at the Presidential palace here on Tuesday. Wan Azizah Wan...

Central Sulawesi disaster death toll rises to 2,002

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018 13:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU — The death toll from 7,4 magnitude earthquake, which was followed by a tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Central Sulawesi has reached 2,002, based on the latest...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts Palu

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018 12:29 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale again shook the city of Palu, Central Sulawesi. It caused  residents to pour out of houses and refugee...

ASN should have knowledge of crisis management: Kalla

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018 04:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla highlighted the need for equipping the state civil apparatuses (ASN) with knowledge of crisis management. It was important to have such knowledge...

PLN expects Palu to rise following electricity restoration

Monday, 08 Oct 2018 20:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- PT PLN said electricity service fully restored in Central Sulawesi following an earthquake and tsunami on September 28. The state-owned electricity company expected Palu City and...