Malaysia, Indonesia To Ease Restrictions On Foreign Travel Under COVID-19

Foreign visitors to Bali, Indonesia’s holiday island, will no longer be subject to quarantine beginning next week, officials said on Saturday. In neighbor Malaysia, restrictions on travellers from Thailand and Cambodia have been removed. Malaysia and Indonesia have imposed some of the most restrictive entry procedures in Asia to curb Covid-19 outbreaks and prevent the […]

Earthquake Today: Indonesia’s Sumatra Island Hit By A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake

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An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude struck off Sumatra island, sending residents fleeing their homes, the United States Geological Survey said. In West Sumatra province, the quake struck 12 kilometers away from Bukittingi in the island’s north at a depth of 70 kilometers, the USGS reports. In neighboring provinces of Riau and North Sumatra, the quake […]

Bali To Reopen To Fully Vaccinated International Tourists From February 4 With Quarantine Requirements

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Although COVID-19 cases in Indonesia continue to rise, Bali will welcome back all international tourists this month. Sandiaga Uno, Indonesia’s tourism minister, announced Bali would reopen to international tourists on February 4, 2022. The central government has decided to open Bali’s international border to international visitors from all countries starting on Friday, Sandiaga announced at […]

Indonesia Hit By 7.3-magnitude Earthquake; Issues Tsunami Warning

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In eastern Indonesia, on Tuesday, a 7.4-magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning, the Meteorological Department reported, but no immediate news on casualties or damage was available. The entire town of Maumere on Flores Island, according to Agustinus Florianus, ran into the streets. After the earthquake struck 112 km northwest of Larantuka, in the eastern part […]