Latest Bandung Stories

2009-06-23 13:30:00

Scientists are preparing to piece together a rare complete skeleton of a prehistoric elephant found in the tropics of Indonesia.

2008-07-17 09:01:11

Text of report in English by website of independent Indonesian news magazine Tempo on 17 July [by Ahmad Fikri] Bandung: West Java Mining and Energy Office has proposed five new geothermal sites to be considered as power plants.

2006-07-31 06:42:24

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Flows of lava accompanied by showers of molten rock shooting into the sky have forced villagers living close to a volcano in eastern Indonesia to shelter in schools and churches, officials said on Saturday.

2006-03-07 23:04:45

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A landslide in an unauthorized sand-digging location killed 12 workers and injured two others in Indonesia's West Java province, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

2005-08-31 02:00:30

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Hundreds of Acehnese rebels walked free from Indonesian jails on Wednesday under a sweeping amnesty that forms a vital plank of a landmark peace agreement signed in Helsinki this month.

2005-04-13 18:35:58

A second Indonesian volcano has sprung to life after a series of terrifying quakes, intensifying fears that the archipelago's violent geological forces will unleash a new disaster.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.