Thursday, 5 Jumadil Akhir 1441 / 30 January 2020

Thursday, 5 Jumadil Akhir 1441 / 30 January 2020

INDEX BERITA

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...

Germany sends 40 power generators to Central Sulawesi

Monday, 08 Oct 2018 19:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The German Government has sent 40 power generators towards electricity supply in the disaster-affected areas in Central Sulawesi. It was done as a response to its...

Japanese investor to continue investment project in Palu

Monday, 08 Oct 2018 15:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto appreciates a Japanese investors continuing plan to invest in the tsunami devastated Palu, Central Sulawesi. Palu was the hardest hit by the...

Death toll of Central Sulawesi catastrophe rises to 1944

Monday, 08 Oct 2018 00:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The death toll of the Central Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami rose to 1,944. Col. Muh Thohir, the chief spokesman of the regional military command of Central...

Minor tectonic earthquake rocks SE Sulawesi

Friday, 05 Oct 2018 04:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KENDARI -- A minor tectonic earthquake hit northwestern part of Southeast Sulawesi Province on Thursday evening at around 11:19 pm local time. So far, there were no immediate...

Situation in Palu relatively secure: Police chief

Friday, 05 Oct 2018 02:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAMUJU -- Indonesia Police chief General Tito Karnavian said here on Thursday that the situation in Palu, Central Sulawesi, remains relatively secure and conducive. He denied looting incidents...

Palu's main market has opened, guarded by TNI

Friday, 05 Oct 2018 01:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The main traditional market in Palu, Central Sulawesi, has begun operating under tight security provided by TNI (military). Groups of fully armed TNI personnel were seen...

Malaysia adds M$500 to its assistance for Palu quake victim

Friday, 05 Oct 2018 00:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Malaysian government has decided to increase its assistance by 500 thousand ringgit (M$500 thousand) to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu in...

Three helicopters distribute assistance to disaster victims

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 22:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Three helicopters were deployed to distribute aid to victims of the earthquake and tsunami at hard-to-reach areas, such as Sigi and Donggala in Central Sulawesi, Vice...

Emergency medical facilities ready to serve quake victims

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 22:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU — Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) said emergency medical facilities in Palu, Central Sulawesi have operated to handle earthquake and tsunami victims. The Mobile Clinic and Regional General...

Govt to improve logistics distribution in Central Sulawesi

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 21:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) assessed the logistics distribution for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi have to bee improved on a number of...

Quake swallows Petebo's 180 ha residential area, 202 ha Sigi

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 20:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Pleiades and Sentinel 2 Satellite images indicated that 180 hectares (ha) of residential area in Petobo, Palu, and 202 ha in Jono Oge, Sigi District, Central...

German Ambassador leads moment of silence for C Sulawesi

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 19:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The German ambassador designate to Indonesia, Peter Schoof, led a moment of silence for victims and those who are affected by earthquake and tsunami in Central...

Central Sulawesi quake damaged more than 5,146 buildings

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 16:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The recent deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit Palu City, Central Sulawesi, and the districts of Donggala and Sigi damaged at least 5,146 buildings. The data...

Refugee count after quake in Donggala-Palu stands at 70,821

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 15:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Friday's Donggala-Palu earthquake and tsunami resulted in more than 70,821 people becoming refugees, National Disaster Management Agency's Head for Data, Information, and Public Relations Center Sutopo...

Geology agency to map Indonesia's disaster-prone areas

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 15:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Head of the Geology Agency at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Rudy Suhendar, said the agency is trying to map Indonesia's territories with...

First international aid arrives in Palu

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 04:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The first international aid, transported by C-130 Hercules aircraft, arrived in Palu, Central Sulawesi. The plane, which carried aid from Singapore, landed at Mutiara Sis Al...

Foreign assistance begins to enter Central Sulawesi: Jokowi

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 03:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) confirmed that foreign assistance to deal with the impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi had begun to enter the...

Death toll in Donggala-Palu quake nears 1,407: BNPB

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018 02:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The death toll from Friday's Donggala-Palu earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,407. National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Head for Data, Information, and Public Relations Center...

Indonesia rejects US military aid for Palu quake victims

Wednesday, 03 Oct 2018 01:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia has rejected US military personnel and hospital ship aid during emergency response period in the earthquake and tsunami-devastated province of Central Sulawesi on the ground...