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Severe floods kill five in Indonesia's capital
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Severe floods kill five in Indonesia's capital

Feb 21st 2021, 2:35 PM 7,615 Views 2 Comments

The city was struck by torrential rains over the weekend and forced hundreds of people to rush to emergency shelters.

Indonesia plane crash: Black boxes found in Java Sea along with human remains and parts of wreckage
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Indonesia plane crash: Black boxes found in Java Sea along with human remains and parts of wreckage

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 11:44 AM 43,787 Views 16 Comments

There is no sign of survivors.

Indonesian plane feared to have crashed into sea after losing contact
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Indonesian plane feared to have crashed into sea after losing contact

Updated Jan 9th 2021, 7:40 PM 76,146 Views 30 Comments

The plane was flying from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, to Pontianak on Borneo island.

30 dead and thousands forced to flee as severe flooding and landslides hit Indonesia's capital
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30 dead and thousands forced to flee as severe flooding and landslides hit Indonesia's capital

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 2:40 PM 11,066 Views 7 Comments

Monsoon rains and rising rivers have submerged at least 169 neighbourhoods in greater Jakarta.

9 people dead as New Year revellers caught in flooding in Indonesia’s capital
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9 people dead as New Year revellers caught in flooding in Indonesia’s capital

Jan 1st 2020, 2:28 PM 12,195 Views 8 Comments

About 120,000 rescuers have been deployed to evacuate those affected.

At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result
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At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result

May 22nd 2019, 10:45 PM 5,844 Views 0 Comments

Jakarta’s governor Anies Baswedan said about 200 people had been injured.

Indonesia approves plans to move capital away from rapidly-sinking city of Jakarta
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Indonesia approves plans to move capital away from rapidly-sinking city of Jakarta

Apr 30th 2019, 10:47 AM 37,526 Views 16 Comments

Half of the city, which is home to 30 million people, is below sea level.

Lion Air plane crashes into sea off Jakarta with 189 people on board
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Lion Air plane crashes into sea off Jakarta with 189 people on board

Oct 29th 2018, 7:25 AM 36,398 Views 9 Comments

The brand new aircraft lost radar contact 13 minutes after takeoff.

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty
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Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Sep 2nd 2018, 1:36 PM 9,323 Views 4 Comments

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack
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Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Jun 22nd 2018, 2:36 PM 14,399 Views 17 Comments

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016.

At least 75 people injured after floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapses
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At least 75 people injured after floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapses

Jan 15th 2018, 9:00 AM 13,590 Views 6 Comments

There have been no reports of deaths so far.

'I set up the first Irish bar in Jakarta. It took 18 months just to get Guinness on tap'
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'I set up the first Irish bar in Jakarta. It took 18 months just to get Guinness on tap'

May 21st 2017, 10:00 AM 1,160 Views 18 Comments

This former IT worker and salesman wound up as a pub owner in Asia.

New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport
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New-born baby found in plane toilet at Indonesia airport

Oct 12th 2016, 8:08 AM 10,900 Views 2 Comments

The discovery was made by cleaners as they moved through the Qatar Airways flight.

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks
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Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks

Jan 14th 2016, 10:23 PM 35,470 Views 145 Comments

At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.

Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board
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Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board

Jan 7th 2016, 1:45 PM 18,836 Views 27 Comments

The flight was delayed after the pilot noticed a problem related to the controls.

Lady Gaga abandons Indonesian gigs after security threat from Islamic group
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Lady Gaga abandons Indonesian gigs after security threat from Islamic group

May 27th 2012, 4:30 PM 2,826 Views 17 Comments

The Islamic Defenders Front had threatened “chaos” if Gaga – described as “the Devil’s messenger” – came to perform.

Indonesia pulls Lady Gaga concert, saying she'll corrupt kids
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Indonesia pulls Lady Gaga concert, saying she'll corrupt kids

May 16th 2012, 4:46 PM 2,816 Views 23 Comments

A permit for a June concert by the popstar has been denied, amid fears her sexy clothes and dance moves will harm children.

Lip-syncing Indonesian cop fired after becoming a YouTube sensation
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Lip-syncing Indonesian cop fired after becoming a YouTube sensation

Dec 7th 2011, 4:56 PM 6,080 Views 6 Comments

Norman Kamaru stole the nation’s hearts but then he didn’t show up for work, here’s why…

Football fans burn down ticket booths over sold out match
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# Overreaction

Football fans burn down ticket booths over sold out match

Nov 22nd 2011, 12:43 PM 566 Views 0 Comments

Disappointed fans wanting to see a final between Indonesia v Malaysia had a novel way of expressing their frustration…

Sixteen arrested in Jakarta over food poisoning terrorist plot
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Sixteen arrested in Jakarta over food poisoning terrorist plot

Jun 13th 2011, 8:39 PM 469 Views 4 Comments

Police in Indonesia are calling the plot to poison police food with cyanide a “new model of terror attack”.

No one likely to have survived Indonesian plane crash
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No one likely to have survived Indonesian plane crash

May 7th 2011, 1:53 PM 1,121 Views 0 Comments

An official said that the passenger plane had been carrying 27 people including an infant and two children, adding that it was difficult to say if there were any survivors.