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Indonesia Plans To Move Capital Out Of Sinking, Overcrowded Jakarta
The site for a possible new capital city has not been announced.
Hundreds Of Indonesian Election Workers Die From Overwork
More than 200 election workers in Indonesia are dead after the world’s biggest single-day elections.
Hundreds Of Workers Die From Overwork Following World’s Biggest Single-Day Elections
More than 270 election officers in Indonesia have died, mostly from fatigue-related illnesses, following the country's massive April 17 elections.
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How A Picturesque Fishing Town Became Smothered In Trash
As the world struggles to cope with its garbage, places like this suffer the most.
Airlines Ground Boeing Planes After Crash
Concerns are following a Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in Ethiopia that killed everyone on board.
Woman Accused Of Assassinating Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Freed
By Eileen Ng, AP
Siti Aisyah and a co-defendant were accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam’s face in 2017.
Researchers Discover World's Biggest Bee Isn't Extinct After All
Wallace's giant bee has a wingspan of more than 2.5 inches
Indonesia Pressures Instagram Over Gay Muslim Comic Strips
The country's communications ministry claimed posts depicting the struggles of gay Muslims were "pornographic."
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Indonesian Police Apologize For Using Snake To Interrogate Suspect
The police chief admitted the interrogation was unprofessional but still defended it.
Police officers have apologized for using a live snake to terrify a suspected thief after a video went viral online.
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Pungent 'J-Queen' Durian Fruits Sell For $1,000 In Indonesia
By Reporting by Agustinus Beo Da Costa; Editing by Ed Davies and Darren Schuettler, Reuters
The smell drives some people off durians while others describe it as "sweet, fluffy and delicious."
Indonesia Widens Danger Zone Around Anak Krakatau Volcano Following Tsunami
By Syawalluwin Zain and Niniek Karmani, AP
The island volcano's alert status has been raised to the second-highest level after a tsunami killed at least 430 people.
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Indonesia Tsunami Survivors Remain Jittery As Deaths Hit 429
By Niniek Karmini, AP
Unlike other tsunamis that have hit disaster-prone Indonesia following large earthquakes, Saturday’s big waves blasted ashore at night without warning.
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We Need To Talk About Palm Oil
We eat it, clean our homes and bodies with it and even fuel our cars with it. But our insatiable demand for palm oil is wreaking havoc on the planet — and our climate.
U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown
The agency's website is dormant and it's operating with a skeleton crew, according to documents.
At Least 222 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach
By NINIEK KARMINI, AP
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra on Saturday.
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Indonesia Tsunami: At Least 62 Killed, Hundreds Injured
By Ali Kotarumalos, AP
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra.
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Dead Whale Had 1,000 Pieces Of Plastic Inside Its Stomach – Including Flip-Flops
Rescuers in Indonesia also found 115 drinking cups and 25 plastic bags.
Indonesian Woman Wears Wedding Dress Alone After Fiance Dies In Lion Air Crash
Intan Syari and Rio Nanda Pratama, both 26, had planned to get married Nov. 11.
Lion Air Plane Crash Site Searched; Rescue Workers May Have Found Fuselage
By Cindy Silviana and Ed Davies, Reuters
The 22-meter long object was discovered in waters about 32 meters deep, and a sonar is being used to identify it.
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Rescue Teams Search Lion Air Plane Crash Site For Victims, Debris
By Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, AP
The National Search and Rescue Agency said that 10 intact bodies, as well as body parts, have been recovered.
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Lion Air Plane Crashes Into The Sea Minutes After Taking Off In Jakarta
By Achmad Ibrahim and Stephen Wright, AP
All 189 people on board were likely killed, officials said.
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People Are Living Inside Landfills As The World Drowns In Its Own Trash
While the oceans fill up with plastic waste, a horrifying crisis unfolds on land.
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Two Men Linked To LGBTQ Facebook Page Arrested In Indonesia
The suspects were charged with breaking the country's electronic information law.
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World Bank Offers Disaster-Hit Indonesia Up To $1 Billion In Loans
By Gayatri Suroyo, Reuters
Recent earthquakes and a tsunami devastated two of the country's islands, killing thousands and causing damage in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
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5,000 People Remain Missing, Are Feared Dead, After Devastating Indonesia Quake
The death toll from the disaster has risen to over 1,900 -- but that number could more than triple, officials say.
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