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Jul 3, 2013

Sumatra Earthquake: Over 200 Injured After A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

Sumatra Earthquake: Over 200 Injured After A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia
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Sumatra Earthquake Epicenter Map Credit: U.S. Geological Survey A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia‘s Aceh province on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 as reported by several international news sites on that same day. According to the U.S. Geological Survey in a report, the strong earthquake struck at a depth of just 6 miles and its epicenter […]


Feb 14, 2013

Valentine’s Day celebration in Indonesia earns protest, Muslim groups urge youth not to celebrate

Valentine's Day celebration in Indonesia earns protest, Muslim groups urge youth not to celebrate
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Today, Thursday, February 14, 2013, is Valentine’s Day, but its celebration is not receiving a warm welcome in Indonesia. Protests were held to show their strong opposition against the annual celebration for lovers, and the local government is urging the youth not to celebrate, noting that its meaning may be misinterpreted. Indonesia protester on Valentines […]


Aug 9, 2012

Multiply website to close down free blog and social networking services, to focus on buy and sell online

Multiply website to close down free blog and social networking services, to focus on buy and sell online
By in Asia, Business, Internet, Shopping, Technology No comments

Multiply.com will be closing down its free blog and social networking services before the year ends, and will focus more on its buy-and-sell online feature, or as an e-commerce website; eight years after it was launched back in March 2004. Multiply website logo Image Credit: Multiply.com According to a press release at the official Multiply […]


May 28, 2012

Lady Gaga Indonesia concert canceled due to security threat, apologizes on Twitter

Lady Gaga Indonesia protest
By in Asia, Concerts, Entertainment, Music No comments

The Lady Gaga concert in Indonesia, as part of her ‘The Born This Way Ball‘ tour was announced canceled on Sunday, May 27, 2012, amid security concerns over threats by some Islamic groups; which the Mother Monster also confirmed on her official Twitter account and apologized as well. Protest in Indonesia against Lady Gaga concert […]


Apr 11, 2012

Tsunami Warning Triggered By 8.6 Magnitude Indonesia Earthquake

Indonesia Earthquake Epicenter
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Indonesia Earthquake Epicenter Image Credit: CNN/Google Map A tsunami warning has been triggered after a massive earthquake hit Indonesia on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The Indonesian government issued the tsunami warning after the massive earthquake hit the sea 270 miles (435 kilometers) from Aceh’s provincial capital. The initial earthquake was said to be 8.9 magnitude […]


Jan 11, 2012

7.3 Quake in Sumatra, Indonesia Triggers Tsunami Alert

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A 7.3 magnitude quake struck in the west coast of Northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, according to a report by the US Geological Survey (USGS). The 7.3 quake has triggered the issuance of a tsunami warning by Indonesia‘s Meteorology and Geophysics Agency and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC). The tsunami […]


Jan 7, 2012

Copycat fish copying mimic octopus caught on film explained (Video)

Copycat fish copying mimic octopus caught on film explained (Video)
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A copycat fish was captured on film copying a mimic octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) in the diving area of Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia last July, as shown in the video below, with scientists explaining the phenomenon. Copycat fish (at red arrow) and mimic octopus Image Credit: Godehard Kopp video As noted by Live Science on Wednesday, […]


Oct 13, 2011

Indonesia Bali earthquake: No tsunami warning but dozens hurt

Indonesia Bali earthquake: No tsunami warning but dozens hurt
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A strong powerful earthquake hit Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, October 13, 2011 and dozens were reportedly hurt but no tsunami warning was announced. Man looking at a minivan in Bali, Indonesia, after being crushed by a huge concrete due to the earthquake on Thursday, Oct 13 Image Credit: Firdia Lisnawati/AP As noted by U.S. Geological […]


Jul 24, 2011

International Math Competition held in Bali, Indonesia: Gold medalist hails from Zamboanga, Philippines

International Math Competition held in Bali, Indonesia: Gold medalist hails from Zamboanga, Philippines
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Members of the Philippine team show the awards they garnered. Image Credit: philstar.com The International Math Competition, which was competed by different representatives of 30 countries from July 18 until July 23, 2011 in Bali, Indonesia, gave the Philippines great honor through garnered medals and awards of our country’s team, as reported by the official […]


Jul 23, 2011

2012 Sedan Peugeot 508 featured at Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2011 (Photo)

2012 Sedan Peugeot 508 featured at Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2011 (Photo)
By in Asia, Automobile, Lifestyle, Technology, Travel, World 1 comment

The 2012 Sedan Peugeot 508, as shown in the photo below, was among the latest cars featured at Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2011, which started on Friday, July 22, 2011. 2012 Sedan Peugeot 508 Image Credit: IndonesianMotorShow.com According to IndonesianMotorShow.com, the 2012 Sedan Peugeot 508 is capable of producing power 156 hp at 5,800 […]