Indonesia Current Affairs, GK & News

Mt Merapi: Indonesia’s most Active Volcano

The most active volcano of Indonesia, Mt Merapi, recently erupted with a river of lava and searing gas clouds. The lave and clouds flown for 1,600 meters down its slopes. Highlights This was the biggest lava flow of the Mount Merapi. Sound of eruption was heard 30 kilometers away. The last major eruption of the ..

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Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

The top palm oil producers for the first time are looking for opportunities to run an advocacy campaign in Europe. The largest oil producers of the world Indonesia and Malaysia have sent proposals to hire an advocacy firm to run campaign in Europe through the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries. What is the issue? ..

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Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts ashes

Mount Sinabung on Sumatra Island in Indonesia erupted on August 10, firing ash and volcanic materials as high as 5000 meters into the sky. It was the second eruption of the volcano in as many days. There was no fatality or casualty reported due to this eruption of the volcano. The aftermath of the Eruption ..

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Indonesia to use ‘artificial rain’ to combat forest fires

The Indonesian government has announced that it would deploy ‘artificial rain’ ahead of peak draught season, which provides favorable condition for forest fires. Airplanes will be used to induce clouds with chemicals like silver iodine or dry ice. The government has collaborated with Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency and Agency for the Assessment and ..

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Indonesia’s Gold Mining

9 people were killed in an illegal gold mine in West Sumatra province of Indonesia due to landslides. Gold in Indonesia Indonesia accounts for about 4% of global gold production. Half of this comes from the Grasberg Mine. The country’s largest gold mines are located in Papua, Sumbawa, East Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan. The gold ..

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