Friday, 11 Muharram 1440 / 21 September 2018

Friday, 11 Muharram 1440 / 21 September 2018

INDEX BERITA

Lava, smokes spewing from Mount Agung: PVMBG

Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018 13:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) reported that Mount Agung erupted at 9:04 pm local time on Monday, spewing in high intensity smoke columns,...

Volcanic ash from Mt Agung spreads to two areas

Saturday, 30 Jun 2018 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Volcanic ash from Mount Agung in Bali has spread to several regions in northwestern and northeastern parts of the province. According to the Head for Public...

Bali airport re-opened after volcanic eruption

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 17:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Flight Navigation Service Institution, or AirNav Indonesia, declared that Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport in Denpasar was re-opened. The operation started at 2:30...

BNPB yet to increase Mt Agung's alert status

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 17:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Mitigation Disaster Agency (BNPB) has yet to increase the alert status of Mount Agung despite an eruption at 6 a.m. local time on Friday,...

E Java's two airports closed due to Mt Agung eruption

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 16:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Two airports in East Java Province Blimbing Sari Airport in Banyuwangi and Notohadinegoro Jember Airport -- were closed due to volcanic ash spewed from Mount Agung...

Thousands of passengers affected by Bali airport closure

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 12:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Ngurah Rai International Airport official has informed that 74,928 passengers were failed to leave and reach Bali due to Mount Agung eruption. The details of the...

Bali airport temporarily closed following Mt Agung eruption

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 12:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Operations at Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport were temporarily halted on Friday, from 3 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Indonesian Time, following the eruption...

Semarang-Denpasar flight cancelled due to Mt Agung eruption

Friday, 29 Jun 2018 11:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG -- A flight to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali, from Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, Central Java, was on Friday morning cancelled....

Australian still view Bali as favourite tourists destination

Monday, 11 Dec 2017 19:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MELBOURNE -- Bali still be a favourite destination for many foreign tourists, especially from Australia. Many of them considered the so-called Island of the Gods as second home. "Australia is...

Mount Agung's volcanic activity may decrease: PVMBG

Monday, 11 Dec 2017 08:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CAIRO -- The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) reported here on Sunday that the volcanic activity on Mount Agung may decrease. The volcano...

Mount Agung starts deflating: PVMBG

Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017 14:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARANGASEM -- The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) reported here on Wednesday, Mount Agung has started to deflating. The deflation occurred because...

Tourism sector suffers Rp9 trillion losses

Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017 03:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's tourism sector will suffer losses worth around Rp9 trillion in foreign exchange following the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali since the end of November. During the...

Mount Agung's magma inches closer to the crater: PVMBG

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 07:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARANGASEM -- The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) has reported here on Saturday that Mount Agung's magma has inched closer to...

Civil aviation authority reopens I Gusti Ngurah Rai airport

Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 00:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Directorate General of Civil Aviation at the Ministry of Transportation has declared the resuming of operations at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali on...

International passengers in Bali receive overstayed permit

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 21:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- All international passengers in Bali province would receive an overstayed permit for maximum one month, following the closure of the airport due to Mount Agung's Eruption few...

Jokowi urges people living near Mount Agung to evacuate

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 19:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo has urged people living near Bali's Mount Agung to evacuate amid warnings from the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) of another larger eruption. "There...

Bali airport likely to be closed for three days

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 04:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali may be closed for three days due to the eruption of Mount Agung, coupled with cyclone, Secretary General of the...

Mount Agung's volcanic ash may drift towards East Java

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 20:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Volcanic ash from the erupting Mount Agung in Bali could drift towards the neighboring East Java Province due to the passing tropical cyclone Cempaka, National Meteorology...

Govt prioritizes logistic needs of Mount Agung evacuees

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 03:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Ministry of Social Affairs has prioritized the fulfillment of logistical needs to serve Mount Agung evacuees in Bali Province by preparing a mobile public kitchen...

BNPB warns of increase in cold lava flow from Mt Agung

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 01:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Disaster Mitigation Agency BNPB stated on Monday that cold lava flows are expected to increase amid the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali, a tourist...

Bali governor calls for calm despite eruption of Mt Agung

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 21:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has urged the public to stay calm and follow procedures outlined by the Bali disaster mitigation office in the wake of magmatic...

Govt prepares 100 buses to counter Mt Agung's eruption

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 19:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Directorate General of Land Transportation of the Transportation Ministry has arranged 100 buses and ferry services in Bali and West Nusa Tenggara in response to the...

Social affairs minister calls on residents to wear masks

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 17:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MOJOKERTO -- Indonesian Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa has called on people living around Mount Agung in Bali Province to wear masks to protect themselves from volcanic...

Mt Agung's eruption leads to 445 flight cancellations

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 17:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I has confirmed that a total of 445 flights were canceled following the 24-hour closure of the I Gusti Ngurah...

90 thousand people to be displaced as Mt Agung erupts

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 16:54 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) revealed that currently there are 22 villages affected by the eruption of Mount Agung, Karangasem, Bali.  Head of BNPB's Data and Public Relations...

Indonesia raises Mt Agung's alert to highest level

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 15:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARANGASEM -- The Indonesian Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) has raised the alert level of Mount Agung from three level to four level, indicating eruption hazards...

Mount Agung spews ash 1,500 meters into sky

Sunday, 26 Nov 2017 00:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Mount Agung, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, has again sent volcanic ash up to 1,500 meters into the sky. "This is a phreatic eruption carrying...

PVMBG deploys drone to monitor Mt Agung crater

Friday, 24 Nov 2017 17:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, AMLAPURA -- The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) here on Friday deployed a drone over Mount Agung's crater to monitor its...

Bali remains safe despite phreatic eruption of Mt Agung

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 15:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANGUPURA -- The Badung District Tourism Office has given assurance to domestic and international travel agents that Bali remains safe to visit despite a phreatic eruption of Mount...

Mt Agung erupts, releases volcanic ash and smoke

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 00:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) reported that Mount Agung has erupted, releasing volcanic ashes and smoke from the crater. The...

Emergency status of Mount Agung is extended until Nov 9

Sunday, 29 Oct 2017 00:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARANGASEM -- The emergency status of Mount Agung in Bali Province has been extended for another 14 days, until Nov 9, to anticipate the threat of the volcano's eruption. This...

Hotels give emergency discounts regarding Mount Agung

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 13:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- A number of hotels in Bali are ready to give discounts for tourists as one of scenarios if Mount Agung erupts that will have impact on...

BNPB uses drones to monitor Mount Agung

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 18:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARANGASEM -- The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) will use three kinds of drones to monitor the development of Mount Agung. Head of BNPB, Willem Rampangilei, told reporters in...

98 percent of Bali tourist attractions located in safe zone

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 16:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Despite Mount Agung showing increased activity, 98 percent of the tourist attractions on Bali Island remain safe for visit, the Bali Tourism Board stated. "According to information...

Mt Agung evacuees to Lombok continue to increase

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 23:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MATARAM -- The number of displaced people, affected by Mount Agung in Bali, who came to Lombok Island to take shelter, continues to grow, according to West Nusa...

Guests cancel reservations at 10 hotels in Badung

Friday, 06 Oct 2017 18:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BADUNG -- Potential guests, who had earlier made room reservations in some 10 hotels in Badung District, Bali Province, decided to cancel their plans. The cancellations were made following...

Tourists to be transferred to Lombok if Mt Agung erupts

Friday, 06 Oct 2017 18:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KARANGASEM -- Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya ensured Bali Island is safe for tourist activities. Yesterday, he even already visited Pura Besakih, which is only 9 kilometres away...

70 thousand foreigners likely to postpone Bali visit

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017 01:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- The Association of Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants (PHRI) has predicted that some 70 thousand foreigners would postpone visits to the resort island during the October-November period...

Bali remains safe and conducive: Governor

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017 17:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- Bali Governor, Made Mangku Pastika, has called on tourists to visit Bali without any hesitation, adding that the resort island was safe and conducive despite increased...

Khofifah says 122,000 people evacuated from Mt Agung areas

Friday, 29 Sep 2017 23:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDA ACEH -- A total of 122,000 people have been evacuated from the danger zone in connection with the volcanic activity at Mount Agung in Bali. "The evacuation was...