Monday, 21 May 2018

Tag Archives: Indonesia

Indonesia hit by another attack after deadly suicide bombings

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JAKARTA: Four men were shot and killed as they staged an attack on a police headquarters that left one officer dead and two wounded, Indonesian authorities said Wednesday, after a wave of deadly suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group. The latest assault in Pekanbaru on the island of ...

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Suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 11 dead

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JAKARTA: Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State-inspired group killed at least 11 people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attending Sunday morning services at three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city of Surabaya, security officials said. Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence ...

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US keeps China, Canada, India on IP priority watch list

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WASHINGTON: China has made the US Trade Representative’s Priority Watch List for the 14th year in a row for alleged intellectual property failings. Alongside China, the 2018 Special 301 Report on intellectual property rights listed 35 other countries deemed to have “inadequate or ineffective” IP protection or enforcement or which ...

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Indonesia: 60 dead after drinking bootleg alcohol

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Indonesian police remove a container filled with illegal alcohol from a house in Cicalengka district in West Java province on April 8, 2018.PHOTO: AFP BANDUNG: Over 60 Indonesians are dead and dozens have been hospitalised from drinking illegal homemade alcohol, authorities said Monday, with the toll steadily climbing. Police conducted ...

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Indonesia aims to clean the ‘world’s dirtiest river’

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JAKARTA: The scabies on Indonesian rice farmer Yusuf Supriyadi’s limbs are a daily reminder of the costs of living next to the “world’s dirtiest river”. Supriyadi depends on the Citarum’s murky waters, a floating carpet of household rubbish, toxic chemicals and animal feces, to irrigate a small rice plot in ...

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Indonesia’s Q4 current account deficit at 2.2pc of GDP

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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s current account deficit in the final quarter of 2017 expanded because of higher imports of goods related to production activities in the period, the central bank said on Friday. The current account deficit in the October-December period was $5.8 billion, or 2.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), ...

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Pakistan, Indonesia sign several significant MoUs

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Indonesia signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for cooperation in energy, trade and training and education. The first agreement deals with the import of LNG and POL products from Indonesia. Pak Minister for energy and Indonesian Minister for energy and mineral development signed the agreement. The second ...

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Strong quake rattles Indonesian Java island, at least 2 dead

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JAKARTA: A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter. The magnitude-6.5 quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across the island, including about 200 kilometers (124 miles) away in the capital Jakarta, where ...

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Indonesia extend Bali airport closure over volcanic ash

International passengers (foreground) wait with their luggage as others (background) crowd the check-in counters at Ngurah Rai International airport in Kuta, Indonesia's resort island of Bali, on July 11, 2015. Holidaymakers stranded for days in Bali when a volcanic ash cloud forced the closure of the island's main airport began checking in for flights July 11 after Indonesian authorities reopened the terminal. AFP PHOTO / RIYANTO

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities on Tuesday extended the closure of the international airport on the resort island of Bali for a second day over fears of a volcanic eruption. Bali s Ngurah Rai airport will remain closed until at least Wednesday morning local time. “The Volcanic Ash Advisory shows that the plane ...

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