Earthquake strikes central Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted North Sulawesi province in central Indonesia on Sunday, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The quake rocked at 7:03 a.m. Jakarta time, with the epicenter at 69 km southwest of Kepulauan Sitaro district and the depth at 255 km under the seabed, […]

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After Kanjuruhan tragedy, Indonesia pursues football transformation

The Kanjuruhan stadium stampede in Malang district, East Java, on October 1, 2022, which left 135 people, including 43 children, dead, 93 seriously injured, and 484 lightly wounded, has emerged as one of the deadliest disasters in world football history. Two separate investigations—one conducted by the joint independent fact-finding team (TGIPF) formed by the Indonesian […]

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R20, Gus Dur, and World Peace

Is there anything more beautiful than peace? Is there anything cooler than ‘unity in diversity’? Or is there anything better than humanity? The beauty of humanity is now being echoed throughout the world from a forum of world religious leaders in Bali, Indonesia. If the humanist figure KH Abdurrahman Wahid (Gus Dur) were still alive, […]

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