Tag: Indonesia

For world’s largest Muslim country, a virus-disrupted and bittersweet Eid

Eid is traditionally a raucous three-day celebration in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation, marked by large family festivities, the exchange of gifts and mass prayers.

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to halt rain, floods death toll rises...

The death toll in Jakarta and surrounding areas rose to 43 as of Friday, the country's disaster mitigation agency said, while tens of thousands of people have been displaced.

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful quake causes panic

A powerful earthquake struck near Indonesia's Moluccas islands on Thursday, prompting panicked residents to flee to higher ground, though a tsunami alert...

A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals...

One year on from the Lion Air plane crash that killed 189, relatives and friends of victims held prayer vigils and cast...

Indonesia’s report on Boeing 737 MAX crash indicates faults which led...

Indonesia has recommended closer scrutiny of automated control systems, better design of flight deck alerts and accounting for a more diverse pilot...

Indonesian cabinet includes president’s rival

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

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...

Indonesia could take back 1.4 million hectares of land from palm...

The Indonesian government could take back 1.4 million hectares (3.5 million acres) of forest as part of its ban on land clearing...

Dutch court rules Indonesian case over alleged killings must be heard

A Dutch appeals court in The Hague on Tuesday ruled that a lawsuit brought by five Indonesians who hold the Netherlands responsible...

Indonesian agency says it expects rainy season to help end forest...

Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said it expects forest fires that have been raging through parts of Sumatra island and in Kalimantan...