• Daily Archives: October 9, 2017

    Sulfur content at Radius 12 Km Still Nil, Phase of Pitch of Smoke as high as 1,500 Meters because of It!

    Mount Agung when removing smoke as high as 1500 meters, Saturday (7/10/2017) from the Observation Post of Gunungapi Agung, Rendang Village, Karangasem.

    AMLAPURA – Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) Geological Agency Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources since three days ago has been measuring the sulfur content (SO2) of Mount Agung. The result until yesterday has not detected sulfur levels in a radius of 12 kilometers from Mount Agung.

    “Based on the inspection of our officers from the north and south of Mount Agung, until now the sulfur gas content is still zero,” said Head of PVMBG Volcanic Mitigation Division, Gede Suantika, at Gunung Agung Observation Post, Rendang Village, Karangasem, Sunday / 10/2017).

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    President Jokowi Urges Airport Expansion Trunojoyo

    President Joko Widodo during a working visit to Central Java to attend the commemoration of the Prophet Muhammad SAW and review the Port of Nusantara in Pekalongan, Sunday (8/1/2017). – Setpres / Laily Rachev

    JAKARTA – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) again asked government officials to complete connectivity with the acceleration of infrastructure development, from roads, bridges, ports, to airports.

    This time, the Head of State said about the importance of inter-island connectivity as well as within the island. Similarly, when listening to the explanation of the Minister of Transportation about the development of Trunojoyo Sumenep Airport.

    “The connectivity of transportation should always be developed,” the president said in a press release on Sunday (08/10/2017).

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    ALFI Still Confused About Rising Shipping Tariffs

    JAKARTA. some time ago the Indonesian National Shipowners Association (INSA) announced a 20 feet freight shipping tariff for the Surabaya-Ambon route. The Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) is not yet aware of the clarity regarding this tariff increase information.

    “We who represent the traders do not know the obvious. It may be worth explaining openly so that all parties can see in a transparent, “said Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi, Chairman of the Indonesian Logistics Forwarders Association. Sunday (8/10).

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    Nothing to Fear, But Fear Itself

    Disaster Management Expert Says Temporary Camps Overflowing Due to People Not Under Threat from Mt. Agung Fleeing their Homes

    (9/29/2017)

    The number of people evacuated from their homes in Bali in anticipation of a possible explosion of Mt. Agung has skyrocketed to 134,229 based on estimates reported by the Emergency Command Post for Mount Agung, as reported by Balipost.com.

    The refugee count is current as of 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 28, 2017, and represents a dramatic jump from the previous count of 64,000 refugees announced by the Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB).

    In response, the deputy in charge of prevention and estimates for the BNPB, Wisnu Wijaya, has rejected the higher figure saying, “They (the number of evacuees) makes no sense.”
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    Ubud coffee artisan Seniman opens up shop inside Tonyraka Gallery

    Coffee and art: a beautiful combination. Photo: Seniman

    Ubud specialty coffee Seniman has opened up a shop in Tonyraka Gallery so you can now enjoy rich contemporary art from Indonesian artists with a rich Indonesian brew in hand.

    It only makes sense that Seniman, consistently ranked as one of Bali’s best cafes, would best be enjoyed at an art gallery, as the cafe’s name means “artist” in Bahasa Indonesia.

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