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January 11, 2019 3:11 AM Landslide engulfs children in central Indonesia, killing 1

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A landslide engulfed children playing near a cliff in central Indonesiat, killing one and injuring several, the country’s disaster agency said Friday. Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho posted a video online that showed frantic villagers pulling a limp child out of sodden earth on Thursday afternoon. He said that three children 10

December 4, 2018 1:17 PM Indonesian police say 32 dead, 1 missing in Papua attacks

JAYAPURA, INDONESIA—Security forces tried to recover the bodies of 31 construction workers and a soldier who were killed in one of the worst separatist attacks in Indonesia’s restive province of Papua, officials said Tuesday. Papua police spokesperson Suryadi Diaz said 24 workers were killed Sunday when gunmen stormed a government bridge construction 20

December 3, 2018 2:41 PM Oil remains India’s bugbear as rupee, bonds buck trade cheer

“The Indian rupee stands to benefit less from this as India is not as reliant on exports, and the bounce in oil prices could also weigh on the currency,” said Khoon Goh, head of research at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. in Singapore. The rupee declined 0.7 per cent to 70.04 at 12:10 p.m. in Mumbai, while the yield on 10-year bonds rose two basis 30

November 30, 2018 2:55 PM 113 inmates escape from Indonesian prison

BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA—More than 100 inmates escaped from a prison in western Indonesia after overpowering a guard during prayer time, police said Friday. The break occurred late Thursday at the Lambaro penitentiary when all 720 inmates were let out of their cells to take part in evening prayers, said Trisno Riyanto, police chief in Banda Aceh, the capital 19

November 15, 2018 4:26 PM Oreo cookie maker targeted by Greenpeace to save orangutans

Almost 25,000 hectares of orangutan habitat and 70,000 hectares of rainforest was destroyed between 2015 and 2017 in Indonesia, according to Greenpeace’s analysis of deforestation by 25 palm oil producers that were cross-referenced with supply chain information published by Mondelez and other brands, it said. Mondelez, which says it accounts for about 18

November 9, 2018 2:40 PM Boeing 757 crash in Guyana injures six passengers

The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200 according Flightradar 24, was bound for Canada when it suffered a hydraulic issue after take-off, AFP reported, citing Guyana’s infrastructure minister, David Patterson. The twin-engine jet skidded off the runway, injuring half a dozen people, according to the report. The plane is a much older model than the Boeing 737 Max operated 34

November 4, 2018 12:28 PM Data recovered from crashed Lion Air data recorder: official

JAKARTA, Indonesia— Investigators succeeded in retrieving hours of data from a crashed Lion Air jet’s flight recorder as Indonesian authorities on Sunday extended the search at sea for victims and debris. National Transportation Safety Committee deputy chairman Haryo Satmiko told a news conference that 69 hours of flight data was downloaded from the recorder 30

November 1, 2018 12:18 PM Divers find ‘black box’ from crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet

JAKARTA, INDONESIA—A “black box” that investigators believe to be the flight data recorder from a Lion Air jet was discovered off the Java coast on Thursday, officials said, a crucial discovery that will help investigators determine how an almost-new plane fell out of clear skies in one of the worst commercial air disasters in recent years. On Thursday 28

October 29, 2018 2:56 AM Lion Air flight loses contact, search in Indonesian seas

JAKARTA, INDONESIA—A Lion Air flight lost contact shortly after it left Indonesia’s capital Monday morning, and a search and rescue effort was being made at sea. The Boeing 737-800 plane departed Jakarta, about 6.20 a.m. for Pangkal Pinang on an island chain off Sumatra. Data for Flight 610 on aircraft tracking website FlightAware ends just a few minutes 29

October 18, 2018 12:16 PM Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-obliterated villages

JAKARTA, INDONESIA—Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighbourhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the thousands of victims believed buried in obliterated communities, Indonesia’s disaster agency said Thursday. The agency said that 430 hectares (1.7 square miles) of land and nearly 3,500 homes 31