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Tag Archives: Indonesia

Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert to highest level

BALI: Indonesia raised its warning for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island’s airport and told residents near the summit to immediately evacuate, warning of the “imminent” risk of a larger eruption. Bali’s airport was closed for 24 hours, disrupting 445 ...

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Goalkeeper dies after freak mid-game collision with teammate

JAKARTA: Veteran Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda tragically died after colliding with one of his teammates during a league match. Persela Lamongan player Huda violently collided with his teammate Ramon Rodrigues and onrushing Semen Padang player Marcel Sacramento shortly before half-time. The 38-year-old, who was Persela’s captain, was rushed to Soegiri ...

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Indonesian villagers feast on giant python that attacked man

JAKARTA: A giant python attacked an Indonesian man, nearly severing his arm, before hungry villagers chopped up the reptile and ate it, a police chief said Wednesday. Security guard Robert Nababan crossed paths with the giant creature while patrolling an oil palm plantation in the remote Batang Gansal subdistrict of ...

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Indonesia’s Parliament speaker named corruption suspect

INDONESIA’s anti-graft agency has named the speaker of Parliament as a suspect in a corruption scandal in which officials allegedly pocketed more than $170 million in government money. The chief of the Corruption Eradication Commission, Agus Rahardjo, announced Monday that there is sufficient evidence to name Speaker Setya Novanto a ...

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Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle wins Miss World 2016

MARYLAND: Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico was crowned the Miss World 2016 in Maryland (US), with representatives from Dominican Republic and Indonesia as runners up. India’s Priyadarshini Chatterjee only made it to the top 20. Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna Royo crowned the 19-year-old Stephanie – the second Puerto ...

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Pakistan-Indonesia trade volume reaches $2.3b: Santoso

KARACHI: Indonesia’s Consul General Hadi Santoso on Tuesday said that the Pakistan-Indonesia trade volume has reached almost $2.3 billion, which was $1.6 billion in November 2014. The Indonesia’s consul general is about to leave Karachi after successfully completing his tenure. He assumed charge as the consul general in November 2014. ...

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Attack on Indonesia church hurts kids

JAKARTA – Several children were injured after a man allegedly threw Molotov cocktails at a church during a Sunday service in Indonesia, police said. They were playing in the parking area of the church on Indonesia’s Borneo island when the man threw the bombs from his motorbike. It was the ...

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