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7 killed in Indonesia landslides
Jakarta, May 11 (IANS) Seven people were killed, nine others injured and one person was still missing in landslides at a gold mining site in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, the national agency for disaster management's spokesman Raditya Jati said on Tuesday.
2021-05-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts again
Jakarta, May 7 (IANS) Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province has erupted again, spewing a wthick ash column up 2,000 metres above its peak, the country's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre (PVMBG) said.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia bans Ramadan mass exodus
Jakarta, May 7 (IANS) The Indonesian government has started putting measures in place ahead of of Eid Al-Fitr to ban the annual mass exodus, locally known as "mudik", which takes place at the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in an effort to curb Covid-19 spread.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesia clocks 5,285 new Covid cases, 212 deaths
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS) Indonesia has reported 5,285 fresh Covid cases, taking the tally to 1,691,658, while 212 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 46,349, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia approves emergency use of Chinese vaccine
Jakarta, April 30 (IANS) Indonesia's food and drug authority BPOM has issued an emergency use authorisation (EUA) for the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm, an official source said on Friday.
2021-04-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia finds missing submarine, all 53 crew members dead
Jakarta, April 26 (IANS) The wreckage of the missing Indonesian submarine was located on the sea floor off Bali Island with all 53 crew members aboard dead, top military officers said.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Underwater movement detected at missing Indonesian submarine's last submarine
Jakarta, April 22 (IANS) The Indonesian Army detected underwater movement at 2.5 knots around the last location of the submarine Nanggala-402 missing during a torpedo firing exercise in waters north of Bali Island, according to an official source on Thursday.
2021-04-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asean summit on Myanmar set for April 24
Jakarta, April 16 (IANS) Leaders of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) are expected to meet in the Indonesian capital Jakarta next week to discuss the political crisis in Myanmar following the February 1 military coup, an official source said on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesian police kills suspect linked to church attack
Jakarta, April 15 (IANS) Indonesian police on Thursday shot dead a man allegedly linked to last month's suicide bombing outside a church in South Sulawesi province, a spokesman said.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reach 181
Jakarta, April 15 (IANS) The death toll from the tropical cyclone Seroja that recently hit Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has indreased to 181, while 47 people remain missing, according to the latest official data.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reach 177
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 177 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
6.1-magnitude quake kills 8 in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 39 others injured when an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Java province, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reaches 167
Jakarta, April 10 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 167 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesian Prez visits cyclone-hit region as toll hits 165 (Ld)
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday visited the East Nusa Tenggara province, where cyclone-related disasters have left at least 165 people dead and 45 others missing.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia floods toll climbs to 165
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 165 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 138
Jakarta, April 8 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 138, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
More rescue teams sent to cyclone-hit Indonesian areas
Jakarta, April 7 (IANS) Additional rescue workers were being flown in as scores of people were still missing on Wednesday after a tropical cyclone devastated several islands in eastern Indonesia, officials said.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 117
Jakarta, April 7 (IANS) The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Cyclone Seroja in Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara rose to 117, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Tuesday.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tropical cyclone Seroja kills 128 in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 6 (IANS) At least 128 people were killed and 72 others remain unaccounted for due to floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in the Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province, the country's disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Landslides, floods kill over 100 in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) More than 100 people were killed and dozens are missing after floods and landslides hit East Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia, officials and media reports said on Monday.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
18 dead, 62 missing in Indonesia volcanic landslide
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 62 missing after their villages were hit by cold mudflows from a volcano on Indonesia's Lembata island, an official said on Monday.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll in Indonesia's flash floods reach 55
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) The death toll due to the flash floods and landslides in Indonesia'a East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 55, a spokesman of the National Disaster Management Agency said on Monday.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Death toll of Indonesia's flash floods revised to 41
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) The death toll of the flash floods in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara stood at 41 on Sunday, with 27 people still missing, the country's disaster mitigation agency said at a press conference on Sunday evening.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
23 dead in Indonesia flash floods (Ld)
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed, while two others reportedly missing in flash floods and landslides that hit villages in Adonara Island in eastern Indonesia, an official said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
20 dead in Indonesia flash floods, landslides
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed, nine others injured and five reported missing as flash floods and landslides struck Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Thousands of houses still submerged in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) Thousands of houses still remain submerged by floods in Indonesia's East Java province, but the waters have been receding and a number of evacuees returned home, according to the National Disaster Management Agency.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
5.9 magnitude quake hits eastern Indonesia
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) A 5.9 magnitude quake jolted Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku early on Sunday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Another black box of crashed Indonesian plane recovered
Jakarta, April 1 (IANS) The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of the Indonesian plane that crashed in January killing all the 62 people on board, has been recovered, which will significantly help investigators find out the cause of the accident, an official said.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Indonesia church suicide bombers were newly married'
Jakarta, March 29 (IANS) The perpetrators of the a suicide bombing outside a church in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province were a newly married couple, police said on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Terrorism
Indonesia church blasts kill 2 suicide bombers
Jakarta, March 29 (IANS) Two suicide bombers, one man and a woman, in the blast outside a cathedral church in Indonesia were killed on Sunday, spokesman of Provincial Police Office Senior Commissioner E. Zulpan told local media.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Terrorism
14 hurt in suspected suicide blast at Indonesian church (Ld)
Jakarta, March 28 (IANS) At least 14 people were injured due to a strong blast outside a church in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province on Sunday, which was likely a suicide bombing attack carried out by two people, police said.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
14 hurt in suspected suicide bombing outside Indonesia church
Jakarta, March 28 (IANS) At least 14 people were injured in a suspected suicide bombing outside a Church in the Indonesian port city of Makassar, capital of South Sulawesi province, on Sunday, police said.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Terrorism
No long holidays for Eid-al-Fitr: Indonesia
Jakarta, March 27 (IANS) The Indonesian government has decided not to allow people to return home during the Eid-al-Fitr holidays this year as the Covid-19 pandemic was still raging, a Minister said.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
No long holidays for Eid-al-Fitr: Indonesia
Jakarta, March 27 (IANS) The Indonesian government has decided not to allow people to return home during the Eid-al-Fitr holidays this year as the Covid-19 pandemic was still raging, a Minister said.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesian man survives two weeks at sea
Jakarta, March 26 (IANS) An Indonesian man survived at sea for about two weeks clinging to a wooden board after his boat was rammed by a large ship, a rescue official said on Friday.
2021-03-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesia's Mt. Merapi volcano erupts twice
Jakarta, March 22 (IANS) Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted twice on Monday, spewing hot clouds as far as 1,500 metres, according to the Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Center.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesian Prez calls for Asean summit over Myanmar crisis
Jakarta, March 19 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday called for an immediate end to violence in Myanmar and a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) blocto discuss the political crisis stemming from the February 1 military coup.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
26 killed, dozens injured after bus plunges into ravine in Indonesia
Jakarta, March 11 (IANS) Twenty six people were killed, and dozens of others wounded after a bus carrying 62 people plunged into a ravine in Indonesia's western province of West Java on Wednesday night, the Xinhua news agency reported.
2021-03-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cases with UK Covid variant found in Indonesia
Jakarta, March 7 (IANS) After a year since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, authorities in Indonesia have found two cases infected with the variant of the virus which was first found in the UK late last year.
2021-03-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung erupts again
Jakarta, March 2 (IANS) Mount Sinabung located on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Tuesday, spewing ash clouds as high as 5,000 metres into the sky.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia reports 6,208 new Covid cases
Jakarta, Feb 27 (IANS) Indonesia's Covid tally has mounted to 1,329,074 with 6,208 fresh cases, while the country's death toll rose to 35,981 with 195 new fatalities, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia logs 10,180 new Covid cases, 202 deaths
Jakarta, Feb 22 (IANS) Indonesia has logged 10,180 new Covid cases, taking the country's tally to
2021-02-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Floods inundate areas in Indonesian capital, no casualties reported
Jakarta, Feb 20 (IANS) Floods inundated several areas in Jakarta on Saturday, forcing thousands to leave their homes following heavy rains in the capital city in the past few days.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
52 short-finned pilot whales found dead on Indonesian beach
Jakarta, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 52 among dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia's East Java province died on Friday morning, local media reported.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia enters 2nd round of Covid vaccination drive
Jakarta, Feb 17 (IANS) Indonesia rolled out the second phase of its massive Covid-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia's landslide toll climbs to 12
Jakarta, Feb 17 (IANS) The death toll in the Indonesia's East Java province landslide climbed to 12 on Wednesday, while search is on for seven missing people, the country's disaster mitigation agency said.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesia reports 6,462 new Covid cases
Jakarta, Feb 15 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 6,462 within one day to 1,223,930, even as the country's death toll touched 33,367, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
6.4-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no casualties
Jakarta, Feb 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Bengkulu province, authorities said, adding that no casualties or damages were reported.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia, Malaysia ask ASEAN to hold special meeting on Myanmar
Jakarta, Feb 6 (IANS) Indonesia and Malaysia are pushing for a special meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss the situation in Myanmar where a military coup was staged earlier this week.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesian officials identify body of crashed plane's pilot
Jakarta, Jan 30 (IANS) Indonesian authorities have identified the three more victims of the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea earlier this month, including pilot Captain Afwan RZ, a police officer said.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics