Latest West Java Stories

2009-07-06 15:40:06

Officials in Indonesia's West Java province have declared a state of emergency in the fight against AIDS. West Java Gov.

2009-03-13 21:00:42

Conservationists say protecting the world's watersheds means billions in savings to places such as Jakarta in Indonesia.

2008-11-29 08:41:02

An animistic tribe dwelling high in the abundant hills of western Java lives oblivious to the world economic crisis.

2008-09-03 09:00:39

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca:RZ) announced today that it was chosen to develop, in conjunction with Indonesia Power, over 100,000 acres of geothermal resources to build an estimated 110 megawatts (MW) of geothermal power in West Java, Indonesia's most populated island.

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.

2008-07-04 21:00:16

Geological experts in Indonesia Friday issued an alert, advising tourists not to climb Mount Anak Krakatau because it's spewing red-hot rocks and toxic fumes.

2006-07-17 05:53:35

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tsunami hit the southern coast of Indonesia's Java island after a powerful offshore earthquake, Transport Minister Hatta Rajasa said on Monday. "There has been a tsunami hitting Pangandaran Beach but I don't how big," he told Jakarta-based Radio Elshinta.

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.

2005-04-15 12:58:16

Scientists on Thursday were closely monitoring three volcanoes that have rumbled into life - activity they link to December's massive earthquake off the coast of Sumatra Island and the powerful temblors that followed.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.