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2 killed, 20 injured in Jakarta floods (Ld)
Jakarta, Sep 22 (IANS) At least two people were killed, 20 others injured and one person reported as missing after flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, disaster agency officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
3 missing, 20 injured in Jakarta floods
Jakarta, Sep 22 (IANS) At least three people were reported missing and 20 others injured as flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, a disaster agency official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
115 doctors die during Covid pandemic in Indonesia: Report
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) The Mitigation Team of the Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) has recorded that as many as 115 doctors had died during the Covid-19 pandemic across the archipelagic country with the biggest number in East Java province.
2020-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia reports 3,963 fresh Covid-19 cases, 135 new deaths
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) With 3,963 new Covid cases, Indonesia's tally mounted to 228,993, while the death toll reached 9,100 with 135 new fatalities, the Health ministry said on Wednesday.
2020-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia cancel bid to host Asia Open Super 1000 tournaments
Jakarta, Sep 13 (IANS) Indonesia decided to cancel its application to host the Asia serial badminton tournaments following its decision to withdraw its teams from the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic has yet to subside.
2020-09-13
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Indonesia become fifth country to pull out of Thomas & Uber Cup
Jakarta, Sep 12 (IANS) Indonesia have pulled out of the upcoming Thomas Cup and Uber Cup badminton tournaments, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Saturday.
2020-09-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
Jakarta 'running out of isolation beds'
Jakarta, Sep 10 (IANS) Indonesia's capital Jakarta will re-implement stricter social restrictions, starting from September 14, as the number of Covid-19 cases have soared in the past month leading to a shortage in isolation beds, it was reported on Thursday.
2020-09-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesia provides investors with facilities to develop geothermal energy
Jakarta, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources will make it easier for investors to develop geothermal energy in the archipelagic country through various innovational breakthroughs.
2020-09-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
6.2-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no casualties
Jakarta, Sep 8 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia on Tuesday, officials said, adding that there were no reports of any casualties or damages.
2020-09-08
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 7 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia's North Sulawesi province, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2020-09-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia speeds up construction of MotoGP supporting facilities
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian government has been speeding up the construction of infrastructures and facilities to pave way for forthcoming world-class MotoGP Motorcycle racing event in West Nusa Tenggara province, a Minister said.
2020-09-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
Indonesia puts off exploration block auctions due to Covid-19
Jakarta, Sep 2 (IANS) Indonesia has decided to put off auctions of 12 oil and gas exploration blocks to next year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a Minister said here on Wednesday.
2020-09-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesian govt sets aside higher allocation for defence sector
Jakarta, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indonesian government has allocated 137 trillion rupiah (some 9.25 billion US dollars) for the defence sector next year.
2020-09-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesia to start COVID-19 vaccination at year-end
Jakarta, Aug 28 (IANS) Indonesia plans to vaccinate millions of people against COVID-19 at the end of this year in the hope of slowing down the fast transmission of coronavirus in the country.
2020-08-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Five die after consuming home brew in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 26 (IANS) Five persons have died after drinking home-brewed liquor in Indonesia's Banten province, officials said on Wednesday. Police has arrested the brew supplier.
2020-08-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Indonesia's Bali imposes fines for not wearing masks in public
Jakarta, Aug 26 (IANS) The administration of Indonesia's holiday island of Bali will start enforcing fines on people who do not wear face masks in public as authorities are struggling to curb Covid-19 transmission in the province.
2020-08-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia expects MotoGP circuit construction to be completed in mid-2021
Jakarta, Aug 19 (IANS) The circuit construction for the world-class MotoGP motorcycle racing event in Indonesia's West Nusa Tengara province has been set to finish in June next year, an official said.
2020-08-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Motorsports
6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 19 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's western Bengkulu province on Wednesday, the country's meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2020-08-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts
Jakarta, Aug 10 (IANS) Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province erupted on Monday, spewing a 5,000 metre-high column of ash to the sky.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, flight alert issued
Jakarta, Aug 8 (IANS) Indonesian authorities on Saturday issued a flight alert following the eruption of the Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra province.
2020-08-08
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Another pilot whale found dead on Indonesian beach
Jakarta, Aug 1 (IANS) Another pilot whale was found dead on a beach in Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara on Saturday, an official said.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesian Prez warns of possible COVID-19 2nd wave
Jakarta, July 28 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday warned of a possible second wave of the COVID-19 transmission.
2020-07-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
67 missing, 14k displaced in Indonesia floods
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS) Sixty-seven people have been reported missing, while more than 14,000 others were displaced due to flash floods in Indonesia's Sulawesi province, authorities said on Saturday, adding that search and rescue operations were underway.
2020-07-18
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia flash floods toll reaches 32
Jakarta, July 17 (IANS) The death toll due to flash floods and landslides in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province has increased to 32 with 15 others still missing, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
21 dead, 31 missing in Indonesia flash floods
Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) At least 21 people have been killed and 31 others reported missing due to the flash floods and landslides in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province, an official said.
2020-07-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
6.1-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, July 7 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's western Central Java province on Tuesday morning, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. It, however, did not issue a warning for tsunami.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia downgrades expectations for 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup
Jakarta, July 6 (IANS) Indonesia has downgraded its expectations for the forthcoming 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup to be played in the country, the country's football association said here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
FIFA to inspect 2021 U-20 World Cup venues in Indonesia
Jakarta, July 4 (IANS) FIFA delegates will visit Indonesia in September to closely look at and assess the condition of venues of the 2021 U-20 World Cup, the Indonesian Football Association said.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
Indonesia announces 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup venues
Jakarta, June 28 (IANS) The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) has officially picked six out of the 10 potential sports stadiums on the shortlist for the forthcoming 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup to be staged in the country, an official has said.
2020-06-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya refugees adrift on boat
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Indonesian fishermen have rescued nearly 100 Rohingya refugees adrift on a boat near the coastal province of Aceh, weeks after a similar incident in Malaysia earlier this month, police said on Thursday.
2020-06-25
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Gojek lays off 430 employees after Facebook, Paypal investment
Jakarta, June 24 (IANS) Ride-hailing and digital payments platform Gojek that received funding from Facebook and Paypal earlier this month has laid off 430 employees, around 9 per cent of its total workforce.
2020-06-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Business/Economy,Technology
Indonesia volcano erupts, highest flight alert issued
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupted on Sunday, spewing a column of ash by up to 6 km high, and the highest level of flight alert was issued.
2020-06-21
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
COVID-19: Indonesia issues health protocols for sports
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) The Indonesian Youth and Sports Ministry has issued health protocols to contain the spread of COVID-19 during competitions and other sports activities.
2020-06-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Athletics
5.8-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia
Jakarta, June 9 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia's Maluku province on Tuesday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2020-06-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia's inflation slips to lowest in 20 years
Jakarta, June 2 (IANS) Indonesia's consumer price index slipped to the lowest level in 20 years in May as restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic led to depressed demands, official figures revealed on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
7 killed in Indonesia bridge collapse
Jakarta, Jan 20 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and three reported missing after a flash flood made a crowded hanging bridge over a river in Indonesia collapse, officials said on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sindhu crashes out of Indonesia Masters
Jakarta, Jan 16 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu lost to Japan's Sayaka Takahashia in a tight second-round clash to bow out of the Indonesia Masters badminton meet here on Thursday.
2020-01-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Sindhu sole Indian in 2nd round of Indonesia Masters
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu was the only Indian who managed to get through to the second round of the Indonesia Masters on Wednesday in what tuned out to be a disappointing day for shuttlers from the country.
2020-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Sindhu wins, Saina out in 1st round of Indonesia Masters
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) PV Sindhu on Wednesday beat Japan's Aya Chori to progress to the second round of the ongoing Indonesia Masters. The reigning world champion came from one game down and won the match 14-21, 21-15, 21-11 in Jakarta.
2020-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
8 killed as earthquake rattles Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 26 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others injured as a 6.5 magnitude quake struck off Indonesia's Maluku province on Thursday, officials said.
2019-09-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia probes firms over fires on Sumatra, Borneo
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 30 companies on Sumatra and Borneo islands are being investigated by Indonesian authorities on suspicion of causing some of the serious fires suffered by the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia to start constructing new capital in 2020
Jakarta, Aug 27 (IANS) Construction of Indonesia's new capital on the island of Borneo will commence in 2020, the country's Minister for Housing and Public Work said on Tuesday.
2019-08-27
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Power partially restored after massive outage in Indonesia
Jakarta, Aug 5 (IANS) Power has been mostly restored to Indonesia's capital Jakarta and nearby cities on Monday, following a massive outage that began the previous day.
2019-08-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Human Interest/Society
Indonesia issues flight alert as volcano erupts
Jakarta, July 31 (IANS) Indonesian authorities issued a flight warning as Mount Kerinci volcano on Sumatra Island erupted on Wednesday, a statement from the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry said.
2019-07-31
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Sindhu beats Okuhara 21-14, 21-7, storms into Indonesia semis
Jakarta, July 19 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu beat world no. 2 Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 21-7 to storm into the semi-final of the Indonesia Open on Friday. The match lasted just 41 minutes, making it the fastest victory for the no.5 ranked Indian over her Japanese rival.
2019-07-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Sindhu, Srikanth enter 2nd round of Indonesia Open
Jakarta, July 17 (IANS) Top Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the $1,250,000 Indonesia Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament after winning their respective opening-round matches.
2019-07-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
7.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, July 14 (IANS) A 7.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia's North Maluku province on Sunday, but was not potential for tsunami, an official at the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.
2019-07-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
27 nations to take part in boxing C'ship in Indonesia
Jakarta, June 11 (IANS) At least 300 boxers from 27 countries have confirmed their participation in an international boxing championship in Indonesia next month, the organisers said on Tuesday.
2019-06-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
Mt. Sinabung erupts in western Indonesia, no casualty
Jakarta, June 9 (IANS) A column of thick ash was spewed 7 km high to the sky from the crater of Mount Sinabung volcano in Sumatra Island of western Indonesia on Sunday, the country's national volcanology agency said.
2019-06-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Flights cancelled as volcano erupts in Indonesia
Jakarta, May 25 (IANS) More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano.
2019-05-25
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife