Status of tourism sector in Yogyakarta after the Java Earthquake

It has been two weeks now since Saturday, May 27 when a 6.2 scale earthquake struck Bantul, a region of Yogyakarta province some 25 kms south of the city of Yogyakarta (both city and province have the same name). Casualties to date have been reported at over 6000 killed, 20,000 injured, and over 200,000 made homeless. The earthquake destroyed several towns and many villages throughout the province of Yogyakarta. Although Bantul regency, a region filled with small craft villages, suffered the most, the earthquake also affected other […]

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