Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Indonesia

Indonesia mob kills hundreds of crocodiles after man dies

JAKARTA: A mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles at a breeding ground in Indonesia’s West Papua province in retaliation for the death of a local man, officials said. A total of 292 crocodiles were killed by hundreds of villagers on Saturday following the funeral of a 48-year-old man who was killed ...

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At least 12 killed as ferry capsizes in Indonesia

JAKARTA: At least 12 people died after a ferry carrying over 139 passengers went down in waters off Bulukumba district of Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province on Tuesday, officials said. Search and rescue operations are still underway, and some of the passengers were rescued. Ferry KMP Lestari Maju, heading to Selayar ...

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13 dead as boat capsizes off Indonesia’s Sulawesi

MAKASSAR: At least 13 people died when a passenger boat overloaded with holidaymakers celebrating Eid capsized off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Wednesday, officials said. Twenty-four surviving passengers were admitted to hospital but dozens are believed still missing, said local disaster agency head Amiruddin, who like many Indonesians goes ...

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Indonesia hit by another attack after deadly suicide bombings

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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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