Mount Agung

Each Volcano Has Unique Warning Signs That Eruption Is Imminent

Mount Agung in Bali has been thrusting ash thousands of feet into the sky for almost two weeks. Lava is burbling at the volcano’s peak. Indonesian …

World News

Year-end events to attend in Bali

Despite the volcanic activity at Mount Agung since September, Bali is still considered safe. The island’s governor, Made Mangku Pastika, said …

Indonesia

Masturbation, sharing beds lead to homosexuality, according to leaked Mormon teachings

A newly leaked Mormon church document from 1981 warns church leaders that masturbation can turn a person gay.<p>The document also reveals that Mormon …

Religion

Indonesia: 6.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Java island killing 2 and knocking down 40 houses

Residents in Java and Jakarta were seen running out of buildings and roads were choked by motorbikes, cars and trucks filled with people fleeing the …

Earthquakes

Mount Agung: Hiker captures incredible footage from inside erupting Bali volcano

A hiker has captured incredible footage by risking life and limb to film inside an erupting volcano.<p>Bali resident Ikomang Giri scaled the active …

Indonesia

The mayor says his city is segregated — so he’s boycotting city council meetings

Rufus Davis was elected mayor of Camilla, Ga., a town of just over 5,000 residents, nearly 70 percent of whom are black, according to census …

Indonesia declares Bali returns to normal, airport closure unlikely - Xinhua

JAKARTA, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- An Indonesian senior minister has said that Bali in general has returned to normal, safe for tourism activities, as more …

News (China)

Bali is safe: rock star

Legendary rock band Slank’s vocalist, Kaka, called on his fans to attend the Pemuteran Bay Festival, which will be held from Dec.13 to 16 in …

Indonesia

Three new hotels to open in South Bali

Visiting Bali is always a good idea as the island is filled with beautiful places as well as a plethora of activities, from surfing, diving to …

Hotels

Drone footage shows lava forming in Bali's Mount Agung

New drone footage shows huge levels of lava forming around the crater of Mount Agung, Indonesia's tallest volcano. The footage, shot by the country's …

Indonesia

Hiker treks to rim of erupting Mount Agung in Bali

Bali’s Mount Agung has been erupting on and off for months, creating travel havoc and stranding passengers at airports but one hiker appears to have …

Indonesia

The Volcano That Sank Tourist Season

With the looming possibility of repeated volcano eruptions at any time, scores of travelers have canceled plans to visit Bali during what is …

Travel

Bali still safe for tourists: Governor

Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has urged the Consulate General of China in Denpasar Hi Yinquan to inform Chinese tourists that the Island of the …

Indonesia

The Most Googled Travel Destinations of 2017

In a year of hurricanes, earthquakes, terror attacks, and more, it feels like places with a perfect track record were few and far between in 2017. But that doesn't mean people weren't still searching for travel inspiration and ideas for some of those places hit the hardest, like Las Vegas and the …

Myrtle Beach

Nature

COMMENT<p>Five priorities for weather and climate research<p>Adapt to how data are made and used, urge Øystein Hov and colleagues.<p>Øystein Hov,<p>Øystein Hov …

Climate Change

UC Davis revokes titles from professor after past sex assault allegations surface

D. Kern Holoman, the former longtime conductor of the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra and music instructor, was stripped of his distinguished professor …

Justice

World of Photos

Filmmakers Visit Volcano-Ridden Indonesia and the Indigenous People Who Live Among Them

Filmmakers Justin Pelletier and Adam Maruniak of Brick Films have been hard at work over the last three months to produce this “volcano epic,” and it …

Photography

Three health tips to protect yourself from effects of volcanic ash

Mount Agung in Karangasem, Bali, spewed ash on Tuesday, according to <i>kompas.com</i>.<p>Sarah Newland, director of nutrition at Bali-based antiaging health …

Volcanoes

Flights to Bali fall by 30 percent: Inaca

December is usually peak season for the tourism industry, but the Indonesian National Aviation Association (Inaca) has told kontan.co.id that flights …

Indonesia

Lake Toba, Lombok becoming more popular among Chinese tourists

Lake Toba in North Sumatra and Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara have become more attractive among Chinese tourists as alternative tourist destinations …

Indonesia

Bali among top three destinations for Australian travelers: Official

Bali remains a popular destination among travelers from Australia despite recent concerns related to the eruption of Mount Agung, an Indonesian …

Travel

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday.<p><b>1. Bitcoin futures went live on Cboe Global Markets, the Chicago-based exchange group, Sunday evening and the price of the red-hot coin shot up.</b> Cboe's future contracts, which trade under the ticker XBT, allow investors to bet on the …

Business

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Amazon river dolphins, a foraging raccoon and a snow-covered swan lake are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Photography

Ash billows from Bali volcano in fresh volley of activity

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - A rumbling volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali ejected greyish-white plumes of ash on Friday, a timelapse sequence of Reuters images showed, a reminder, if it were needed, that its weeks-long period of activity has not ended.<p>Ash spewed as high as 2.1 km …

Environment

Yoga tourists seek perfect selfie as thousand flee their homes under erupting volcano

Instagrammers on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali have been slammed for self-indulgent posts in the shadow of Mount Agung, an erupting volcano that has forced up to 100,000 local people to flee their homes.<p>The jaded reaction to so-called “natural disaster selfies” was highlighted by …

Flee

Google Defends Inaccurate Mount Agung Eruption Search Listings

Google had some inaccurate news stories listed in their top stories section in search when people Googled [agung]. Mount Agung is currently erupting, …

Bali Volcano live: Updates as Mount Agung spews ash cloud 1.3 miles into the air

<b>Ash returns</b><p>The head of the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency said: "Sometimes it is hard for the lava and magma to come out, and when there is …

Indonesia

Bali volcano spews ash 2 kilometres high

The Mount Agung volcano on Bali is spewing a thick plume of grey smoke two kilometres into the atmosphere, the country's disaster management agency …

Indonesia

Active Bali volcano no deterrent to deadly cockfighting matches in Mount Agung’s shadow

A volcano may be rumbling off in the distance, but for a group of Balinese men and their fighting roosters it’s the roar of the crowd that says the …

News (China)