Mount Merapi Spewing Hot Clouds Again

Mount Merapi

Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVG) states the activities of Mount Merapi again showed improvement. Yogyakarta-Indonesia Society and its surrounding areas were asked to remain vigilant.

Mount Merapi is still moving volatile. Up at 12.00 earlier, recorded the quake Multi Phase doubled from the previous observations.

“Based on observations made at 06:00 to 12:00 pm, the volcanic activity either seismic or visual, showing an increase again,” so declared by the Head of PVG, Surono.

He explained that Mount Merapi, the quake was recorded more than doubled to 36 times, bringing the total 54 times. Earthquake avalanches still dominates the number of earthquakes, that is 62 times, and hot clouds, there were eight times.

Visual condition of the observation posts of Mount Merapi began at 00:00 to 6:00 pm, hot clouds to Kali Gendol with sliding distance reached 3.5 km and a height of smoke reached 700 m.


Gadget Disturb Sleeping Children at Night

Children who use electronic media before sleep may have trouble with concentration and lose the spirit of the next day. At least these findings from an earlier study involving 40 children.

Children who were included in the study, average age 14.5 years, and to all of them placed at JFK Medical Center Sleep Laboratory in Edison, New Jersey. About 70 percent of them have difficulty sleeping problems, while others have a problem sleepiness during the day.

It is not an anomaly if these children have difficult problems sleeping and drowsiness during the day, they turned out an average of 34 SMS or send e-mails a night, according to a study presented at the American College of Chest Physicians in Vancouver Canada. SMS sent by the children about 10 minutes to four hours after their bedtime.

“These kids admit that they are still active in electronic media such as mobile phones, video-games and computers when they enter their sleeping hours,” said Peter Polos, a doctor from the clinic JFK.

On average, these children are sent an SMS to four different people in one night. The phone also wake them at night when they received a text message or phone call by a friend.

Children who use their sleep time by playing the electronic media tend to have trouble concentrating on the next day.

Peter also stated that this study has limitations. The study could not prove that the use of media in the late evening can cause problems with concentration for the next day. Petermenambahkan that the research may not represent all the children. This is because all the children who were included in this study when it entered the clinic have first have a problem.

Starent Networks was Acquired Cisco

Cisco Networks

Cisco Networks

Cisco networking giant continues to expand its market. Believes that the IP martphones and other devices will be springing up with estimates mobile data traffic around the world will double every year until 2013, Cisco took a quick decision to acquire a company. A company that specializes in applications and mobile internet infrastructure to the target. Starent Networks, so the name of the company, Cisco purchased at a price of U.S. $ 2.9 billion.

During this function and Starent provides core network services to manage the radio network access from 2.5 G, 3G and 4G core network packet to the mobile operators. CMDA network services to include 2000, UMTS / HSPA and WiMAX. John Chambers, Cisco CEO and chairman, believes that the products and Starent engineers will complement and benefit the company’s Service Provider customers. Starent Networks was acquired cisco to enhance the future of business networking.

Online Child Trafficking Arrested



A man who put an ad on the Internet/online to sell his biological son who was a year old and her daughter who was four years in Jiangxi Province, east China, has been thrown into jail for allegedly abducting and selling babies. The man, surnamed Li who, put an ad in an Internet forum Xiamen City, Fujian Province, southeast China, earlier this year, when he became a fugitive in the case of robbery and carjacking committed in his hometown, Jiujiang. Li has offered to sell her children at a price of 60,000 yuan in cash.

a volunteer anti-smuggling in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, south China, knows that advertising in mid-April, then contact the ad writer to confirm the authenticity of the ad. Guangzhou Volunteers then notify the case to the other volunteers in Xiamen, who called the police and kept in touch with the seller babies. Police personnel in civilian clothes and a volunteer posing as a buyer to catch Li in Xiamen. To prevent the Li hurt these babies, women volunteers were using candy to create a calm all these babies and hold them before the police arrested Li.

In the subsequent police interrogation, Li argued that the child is hers and selling them is not a criminal offense. Li’s parents before the child’s care, which was born by two Li’s girlfriend, and bear their own costs. Li’s parents told police that Li and then all of a sudden take away the children, and guessed Li wanted to buy something for these kids. Li was sentenced to 17 years in prison for crimes they have committed. Online child trafficking was arrested after a woman set up by volunteers.

Obama Donate Money Nobel Prize 1.42 Million Dollars

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, donating money from the Nobel Peace Prize which will receive approximately 1.42 million U.S. dollars to help the social activities.   A U.S. official said no decision which organizations will receive funds from the Nobel prize. However, White House spokesman, Robert Gibbs said Obama will accept the award personally Nobel.

Gold medal, a plaque, and a check worth 10 million Swedish krona (about 1.42 million U.S. dollars) will be handed over in Oslo on December 10, on the anniversary of the death of Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prize initiators who died in 1896.   Former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro welcomes Nobel award, and the judge as a “positive step” is more a criticism of U.S. policies in the past rather than recognition of Obama’s achievements.

Sale of State Assets due to Crisis

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will announce the sale of government assets in order to obtain fresh funds of 3 million pounds or equivalent to U.S. $ 4.8 million.  Assets to be sold-all nonfinancial assets-in the next two years include the railway network Channel Tunnel, Dartford Bridge, a tunnel that crosses the River Thames, Tote bookie firms, and 33 per cent stake in the British Government konsosium European uranium, Urenco. Based on the Downing Street press release, the office of the Prime Minister, yesterday, Brown had to menggumumkan sale of these assets in a speech today.

On that occasion, Brown will also announce that local governments will also sell their assets worth 13 billion pounds (or 21 billion U.S. dollars). Money from the sale of assets will be used to finance investment and pay the debt. England was suffering the worst recession for a period of several decades and its budget fall into deficit. The difference between spending and revenues continue to widen. However, Brown has recently expressed optimism the country’s economic development.

In an interview published on Saturday, he said, the UK economy will grow 1.5 percent next year. Estimates were higher than many economists forecast. Today’s speech was part of a bid to answer the opinion of the opposition (the Conservatives) that public spending cuts will reduce the huge debt and make the economic wheels turning again. The Conservative Party has proposed the extension of retirement age, tightening of welfare programs, and freeze the payment of hundreds of thousands of workers in the public sector.

In a Short Time Obama Won The Nobel Peace

U.S. President Barack Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama

The Norwegian Nobel Committee chose U.S. President Barack Obama as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize this year. Obama is seen extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation among human beings and the vision of a peaceful world.  The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that 2009 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama, “the Nobel committee statement. The Committee particularly important attribute Obama’s vision for a world without nuclear weapons.

Vision of a world free of nuclear weapons has been strongly stimulate disarmament and arms control negotiations. As president, Obama has considered creating a new international political climate. Because of Obama, multilateral diplomacy back a central position with an emphasis on the role of the UN and international institutions. Nobel Committee added, Obama chose dialogue and negotiations as an instrument for the resolution of international conflicts. “Thank you for Obama initiative. U.S. now play a more constructive role in meeting the huge challenge of climate change facing the world. Democracy and rights-human rights would be strengthened, “said the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Added, is very rare that someone like Obama, who seized the attention of the world and give people hope for the future better. “Diplomacy is based on the concept that those who will lead the world to do with the basic values and attitudes that supported the majority of the world,” said the Nobel Committee.  Nobel Committee also encourages plea, Obama delivered a plea that, “Now is the time for us all to carry out our responsibilities together with a global response to global challenges.” Chairman of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei said the joy by giving a Nobel Peace Prize this year to President Obama.

“In less than a year in office, he has transformed the way we see ourselves and the world in which we live and revive hope for a peaceful world in it. I can not think of anyone today who is more deserving of this award, “he said.  Many world leaders to congratulate Mr Obama phrase, but many who do not agree with that award.  Palestinian Hamas group through its officials, Sami Abu Zuhri, considered it premature award. “Obama still has to travel a long journey and a lot of work to do before he deserves an award,” he said.

He added that Obama only makes promises and does not provide significant contributions to world peace. “He did not do anything to ensure justice for the Arab and Muslim world,” Zuhri said. Liaqat Baluch, a senior leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, a conservative party in Pakistan, called the award a “joke” shameful.  So did Issam al-Khazraji, day laborers in Baghdad, who said, “He did not deserve this award. All of these problems, Iraq, Afghanistan, has not been completed. The man who called for change have not changed anything, “he explained.