Indonesia’s Mount Semeru Volcano Alert Status Raised to Highest Level: Agency

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Indonesia’s Mount Semeru erupted Sunday, spewing hot ash clouds a mile into the sky, prompting authorities to raise the volcano’s alert status to the highest level. The eruption of the highest mountain on Indonesia’s main island of Java around 800 kilometers southeast of the capital of Jakarta sparked evacuations of nearby villages. The […]

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Ciliwung River conservation expected to be national standard: Minister

Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said on Sunday that the implementation of conservation of the Ciliwung River in Jakarta hopefully becomes a national standard for the preservation of other rivers throughout Indonesia. Speaking at the Ciliwung Rowing Festival here, he said the preservation of the Ciliwung River could be emulated by people living along other […]

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