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Lombok steps up evacuation efforts as hundreds await return home

Following the powerful earthquake that hit Lombok last Sunday, industry stakeholders in Indonesia are taking swift steps to facilitate the return of travellers home. Sutopo...

Second earthquake rips through Lombok, evacuation efforts underway

An earthquake measuring seven on the richter scale hit Lombok yesterday, killing at least 82 people leaving 100 injured, a week after a 6.2-magnitude...

Deadly earthquake rocks Lombok; state of emergency declared

At least 14 people were killed and more than 160 missing when a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake yesterday struck Lombok, with a three-day state...

Mt Agung erupts again; Bali airport maintains normal operations

Mount Agung in Bali erupted again at 21.04 local time last night, and again this early morning, spewing ashes up to two kilometres above...

Latest airport closure becomes a litmus test for Bali’s crisis readiness

The Mount Agung eruption that caused the abrupt closure of Ngurah Rai International Airport last Friday was a litmus test for the Balinese travel...

Mt Agung erupts again, forcing airport closure and flight cancellations

Mount Agung in Bali erupted and emitted smoke up to 23,000m above its peak yesterday, triggering events leading up to a slew of flight...

Flights cancelled as Mayon continues spewing

The alert warning on Mount Mayon was on Monday raised to a level four after a huge eruption took place, prompting the closure of...

Philippines raises Mayon volcano alert amid eruption fears

The Philippines yesterday raised the alert level on Mayon Volcano to level three, indicating that the volcano is exhibiting “relatively high unrest” with “hazardous...

Tourism ministry injects millions to lift Bali out of Agung slump

The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism is allotting a budget of 100 billion rupiah (US$7.4 million) towards Bali's tourism recovery. The plunge in arrivals due to...

Agung’s eruption worse than Bali bombing, say hoteliers

Hoteliers in Bali say the impact of Mount Agung's eruption is larger than the 2002 Bali bombing, and are crying for more efforts and...

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