Why are shallow earthquakes more destructive? The disaster in Java is a devastating example

Phil R. Cummins, Australian National University; Mudrik Rahmawan Daryono, Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional (BRIN), and…

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 162

A powerful earthquake has shaken Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing 162 people and injuring hundreds…

129 killed in stampede at Indonesia football match

At least 129 people have been killed and dozens injured in a stampede during a riot…

Indonesia accepts dozens of Rohingya refugees stranded at sea

Indonesia has announced it will allow a boat packed with Rohingya refugees, which had become stranded…

Indonesia becomes south-east Asian country with most Covid19 cases

Indonesia has reported 407 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases to 5,923 and…

Pop band Seventeen pay tribute to members killed in tsunami

The tsunami struck the coastline of west Java and Sumatra at 9:27 p.m. on Saturday, killing…

Tsunami and earthquake kill 384 in Indonesia

384 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami that hit Indonesia's central Sulawesi…