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Crumbling seawall heightens worries over flood threat to Indonesian capital

Crumbling seawall heightens worries over flood threat to Indonesian capital

When part of a seawall protecting Jakarta collapsed last week near fisherman Awing Takalar's shack it brought back bad memories of when another levee burst in 2007 and all his belongings were washed away.

Malaysia's last Sumatran rhinoceros dies

Malaysia's last Sumatran rhinoceros dies

The last Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia died on Saturday, leaving the smallest species of rhino, which once roamed across Asia, surviving in small numbers mostly in Indonesia.

Angry hornets kill three in Indonesia

Angry hornets kill three in Indonesia

Three people have been killed by swarms of angry hornets in Indonesia over the past two weeks, a health agency official said Friday

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to IS-inspired group

Indonesia police link suicide bombing to IS-inspired group

Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead two suspected bomb makers during a raid on the weekend and arrested more than a dozen as authorities linked a suicide bombing last week

Sumatran tiger kills Indonesian farmer, injures tourist

Sumatran tiger kills Indonesian farmer, injures tourist

An endangered Sumatran Tiger has mauled to death an Indonesian farmer and seriously injured a domestic tourist, a conservation official said Monday.

Indonesia launches 1st trade expo in Qatar

Indonesia launches 1st trade expo in Qatar

Witnessing a 154% growth in 2018, Qatar-Indonesia trade volume is expected to increase further with the launch of the inaugural edition of the ‘Indonesia Expo 2019’ in Doha ...

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

A 24-year-old university student blew himself up outside police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan on Wednesday, wounding six people, just a month after a militant attacked a former security minister.

Put down that phone! Indonesians invent device to aid internet-addicted

Put down that phone! Indonesians invent device to aid internet-addicted

From browsing social media to watching videos and chatting with friends, Indonesian university student Tyas Sisianindita spends about eight hours a day on her phone.

Two activist journalists stabbed to death in Indonesia

Two activist journalists stabbed to death in Indonesia

Two Indonesian journalists mediating a land dispute between a palm oil company and residents have been found dead with multiple stab wounds near a plantation in Sumatra, police said.

Indonesia's Munandar dies after crash at Sepang

Indonesia's Munandar dies after crash at Sepang

Indonesian rider Afridza Munandar died after a crash in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup (IATC) race at the Sepang International Circuit on Saturday.

Indonesia cabinet includes president's rival, startup founder

Indonesia cabinet includes president's rival, startup founder

Indonesian President Joko Widodo unveiled his cabinet for a second term on Wednesday, retaining former World Bank executive Sri Mulyani Indrawati as finance minister

Lion Air families told 737 MAX design flaws linked to deadly crash

Lion Air families told 737 MAX design flaws linked to deadly crash

Mechanical and design issues contributed to the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX jet last October, Indonesian investigators told victims' families in a briefing on Wednesday ahead of the release of a final report.