Gulf Times - Indonesia
S.Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200mn unpaid

S.Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200mn unpaid

South Korea said on Monday a project to develop a fighter jet with Indonesia was on track, and it will negotiate a way for Indonesia to pay its contribution, of which about $200 million is unpaid.

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia $1 bn in loans

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia $1 bn in loans

The World Bank on Sunday announced funding of up to $1 billion for Indonesia after it was rocked by a string of recent disasters, including a deadly earthquake-tsunami that killed thousands.

At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

At least 22 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday.

Indonesia tells independent foreign aid workers to leave quake zone

Indonesia tells independent foreign aid workers to leave quake zone

Indonesia on Tuesday ordered independent foreign aid workers to leave the quake zone and said foreign groups with staff in the disaster area on Sulawesi island should pull them out.

Indonesia VP thanks Amir for tsunami aid

Indonesia VP thanks Amir for tsunami aid

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla expressed thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami ...

Children return to schools in Indonesia quake city to clean up, find friends

Children return to schools in Indonesia quake city to clean up, find friends

Children in the Indonesian city of Palu began returning to school on Monday to tidy up their classrooms and to help gather data on how many of them will be coming back 10 days after a major earthquake and tsunami hit their city.

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia's Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said Sunday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster ...

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

Missing toll soars to 5,000 in engulfed Indonesia quake neighbourhoods

The number of people believed missing from the quake and tsunami that struck Indonesia's Palu city has soared to 5,000, an official said Sunday, an indication that far more may have perished in the twin disaster than the current toll.

French volunteers in Indonesia search for bodies in jumbled mire

French volunteers in Indonesia search for bodies in jumbled mire

A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, looking for hands, feet or any body parts of earthquake victims sticking out of the mud.

Amir directs relief assistance to Indonesia

Amir directs relief assistance to Indonesia

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has directed that aid assistance be sent to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi Island of Indonesia.

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400

The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1,400 Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of ‘vast’ unmet needs.

Indonesia clamps down on looting as quake-tsunami toll tops 1,200

Indonesia clamps down on looting as quake-tsunami toll tops 1,200

More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to clamp down on looting by survivors taking advantage of the chaos.