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Bishop's office said in a statement that Australians expected justice to continue to be served to "the full extent that Indonesian law allows." "Abu Bakar Bashir should never be allowed to incite others to carry other future attacks against innocent civilians," the statement added. Bashir was sentenced to 15 ...
JAKARTA, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's West Kalimantan city of Singkawang on Friday held the annual Chinese Lantern Festival parade, which broke several national records this year. The parade was inaugurated by Indonesian Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin who lauded the ...

One of the main Indonesian groups for survivors of terror attacks has refused to participate in what it says is a flawed government-organized "reconciliation" meeting between former Islamic militants and victims. The three days of meetings between dozens of ex-militants and victims has its finale on ...
Depok has dispatched 200 people, among them social workers, police officers, and religious leaders, in order to "anticipate the spread of LGBT" among youth. There are nearly 2 million people in Depok, which is located south of Indonesia's capital city of Jakarta. The city's deputy mayor, Muhammad Idris, ...
The Indonesian city of Depok has announced it will set up a “taskforce” to curb the activities of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, ... Earlier this month, United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, criticised proposals in Indonesia's parliament to criminalise gay sex and ...
Mount Sinabung is one of three currently active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is located on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," an area of concentrated seismic activity due to the presence of tectonic fault lines in the region. Last year, the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali forced the cancellation of several flights, ...

Police in Mataram city on the tourist island of Lombok were also ordered to raid schools in search of students who may be partaking in illicit activities. This isn't the first time cities in Indonesia have issued bans on Valentine's Day. In 2017, condoms were removed from convenience stores by authorities in ...
Valentine's Day was banned in some Indonesian cities Wednesday as police rounded up amorous couples, giving the official kiss-off to a tradition which ... Mataram city on the tourist island of Lombok issued its own Valentine's Day ban and ordered police to raid schools in the hunt for passionate students ...
Since the flogging of two gay men in Aceh last May – Indonesia's first public caning for homosexuality – LGBT people in the province have lived in increasing fear for their safety. Local rights group say hate speech is on the rise, with people using social media to spread messages about “cleansing” Aceh of ...
Kalibiru Tourism Village near Yogyakarta seized the opportunity and decided to convert the zip-lines and treetop platforms into a destination especially made for social media photo-ops. It installed cameras on every point, and photographers were hired to take the photos and advise visitors on the best ...
Police in Indonesia have arrested two Chinese men with the illegal possession of 200 kilograms of valuable turtle shells, believed to have been headed for China. Acting on a tip from residents, officers in the city of Makassar, on the eastern island of Sulawesi, arrested Chen Jianyi, 25, and Zhong Qiushan, ...
... the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta injured four people during Sunday Mass, a disturbing sectarian episode in a country that has typically seen communities of various faiths live together without incident. This wasn't the first such attack on a church in Indonesia; there were two other knife attacks in the cities ...
Snake encounters in the Indonesian capital are becoming more commonplace for several reasons, experts say. Natural habitats are dwindling as Indonesia urbanizes, while poor trash disposal in the sprawling city of 9.5 million means snakes and people are finding themselves in closer contact than ever ...
KUPANG, East Nusa Tenggara: Two people have been arrested in Indonesia on human trafficking charges in connection with the death of a maid ... The woman's mother said she disappeared from their village in impoverished East Nusa Tenggara province after her family rebuffed a recruiter's job offer for ...
According to a Vice News Tonight segment on HBO, Jakarta is the world's fastest-sinking city, with current estimates predicting that half the city will be underwater by the year 2030. To keep flood waters out and deal with this unfolding crisis, the city is building a $10 billion sea wall. However, this solution is ...
Police in Mataram city on the tourist island of Lombok were also ordered to raid schools in search of students who may be partaking in illicit activities. This isn't the first time cities in Indonesia have issued bans on Valentine's Day. In 2017, condoms were removed from convenience stores by authorities in ...
Couples celebrating Valentine's Day were detained by local Police in numerous cities across Indonesia on Wednesday, February 14, as reported by The Straits Times. Authorities in the country's second-biggest city Surabaya conducted a raid and briefly detained about two dozen couples who were caught ...

Makassar has prohibited Valentine's Day for several years, and last February police raided shops to confiscate condoms to prevent teenagers from having sex. "Valentine's Day reflects a culture which is not in line with [the city of] Aceh's and Islamic law," provincial governor Irwandi Yusuf said in a statement.
A packed tourist bus returning from an outing collided with a motorbike and plunged from a hill on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes ... The bus was headed for Tangerang, a satellite city just south of the capital, Jakarta, from West Java's Tangkuban Perahu, a popular mountainous resort.
Since the flogging of two gay men in Aceh last May – Indonesia's first public caning for homosexuality – LGBT people in the province have lived in increasing fear for their safety. Local rights group say hate speech is on the rise, with people using social media to spread messages about “cleansing” Aceh of ...
The band have now geared their way to Asia, announcing an Asian tour that covers Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. In an extensive itinerary for Japan, the band will be joined by luminaries Heaven In Her Arms, Killie, Cohol, Us:We and Birth. After which, the band will embark upon the ...
A dog waiting for slaughter at Langowan Market, Indonesia. Photo: Dog Meat Free Indonesia. The footage was captured by Dog Meat Free Indonesia, a coalition of animal welfare groups Animal Friends Jogja, Change for Animals Foundation, Humane Society International and Jakarta Animal Aid Network.
New York City and Kuta, Indonesia, are the most-Instagrammed honeymoon destinations, according to a new analysis by UK-based wedding planning ... delicious cuisine and world famous wines; the Instagrammable picturesque seaside towns make Italy the perfect place to wind down after the big day.
"We found heartbreaking scenes in the village of Asatat where many children had died; it's one of the hardest hit villages," Al Jazeera's Step Vaesse, reporting from Asatat, said. Our correspondent said that the malnourished children were "vulnerable to diseases like measles and chicken pox", and "none of ...
For years there has been talk of moving the Indonesian capital away from Jakarta, but no progress has been made. The plan ... The idea of moving the capital from Jakarta – a city that in the modern era is renowned for crippling floods, traffic and overcrowding – is believed to have first circulated shortly after ...
Jakarta: Office workers fled high-rise buildings in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the city, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. The magnitude 6.1 quake struck off the island of Java, the US Geological Survey said, but authorities ruled out the risk of a ...
An Indonesian military doctor treats a Papuan child in the remote Asmat region. ... JAKARTA: A measles outbreak is feared to have killed about 100 malnourished people in Indonesia's Papua, an official said Sunday (Jan 21), highlighting a ... To reach some of the villages, people must walk for about a day.
(From left to right) Consul-General of the Republic of Indonesia in Davao, Mr Berlian Napitupulu, fishermen Mr La Utu Raali and Mr La Hadi La Adi and ... The four men were speaking at the WestMinCom base in Zamboanga city following the release of Mr La Utu and Mr La Hadi by the Abu Sayyaf terrorists ...
JAKARTA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia is doing its utmost to recover the falling numbers of Chinese tourists visiting Bali since the multiple eruptions last November of Mount Agung, a volcano on the popular island. Tourist companies were relying on rising numbers of visitors to Indonesia to help hit overall ...
She said local government has deployed four health teams at 23 districts covering 224 villages to prevent the spread of measles outbreaks. ... Children commonly suffer from malnutrition in Papua Province -- the most impoverished of Indonesia's 33 provinces -- where meals are usually limited to vegetables ...
The Swedish furniture store has been one of the city's most popular spots for a date since it opened its doors in the suburbs of Jakarta four years ago. That's right, IKEA, the site of countless breakups in the United States, is a place for young Indonesian couples to go and feel closer together. That's got a lot to ...
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, center, inspects a model of the high-speed train which will connect the capital city of Jakarta to the country's fourth largest city, Bandung, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of its railway in Cikalong Wetan, West Java, Indonesia in January 2017.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A balcony collapsed on Monday inside the Indonesia Stock Exchange building complex in the capital, Jakarta, sending people fleeing in panic and leaving scores injured. A large number of Indonesian university students were said to be on the balcony, just above the lobby of the ...
JAKARTA — Of the nearly 3,000 villages located within peatlands throughout Indonesia, only one is permitted to manage the forest — a glaring omission that the government has ... That's one village out of 2,945 located in peat areas across seven provinces in the country, according to the BRG's own data.
Jakarta, on the island of Java, became the capital when Indonesia declared its independence from the Netherlands in the 1940s. The city, formerly called Batavia, was once an important Dutch colonial port. So nationalist leaders had an easy time agreeing on its home to the new Indonesian government.
“Villagers will always say they had no intention of killing the elephants, the poison was intended for wild pigs.” SUWARNO, director of Animals Indonesia, a conservation group that helps investigate illegal killings of wildlife, referring to cases involving farmers fed up with elephants that maraud their ...
JAKARTA, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- In a bid to tap more tourists from China, Indonesia's state-run airlines Garuda Indonesia was scheduled to open more flights linking Bali to Zhengzhou and Xi'an later this month, the airline official said. The opening more flights to the China's two cities would add the airlines' ...
JAKARTA - The Indonesian government plans to operate airport trains in three more cities following the inauguration of the airport train in Jakarta by ... Joko Widodo on Tuesday took a ride on the newly launched airport train in Jakarta that links the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to the city centre.
Valentine's Day was banned in some Indonesian cities Wednesday as police rounded up amorous couples, giving the official kiss-off to a tradition which ... Mataram city on the tourist island of Lombok issued its own Valentine's Day ban and ordered police to raid schools in the hunt for passionate students ...
PAKULI INDUK, Indonesia — In a remote village on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi lies a small garden of near-mythic repute — a place whose stewards grow not mere plants, but hopes and cures that have served the community for generations. Packed into a single hectare (2.5 acres) in Pakuli Induk ...
GAJAH MAKMUR, Indonesia — This small agricultural village in the hills of Sumatra island, in the province of Bengkulu, is a testament to happy days in ... of palm oil plantations into elephant territory here has brought humans and elephants into more frequent conflict, especially in remote villages far from ...
TAMBRAUW, Indonesia — It took more than two hours by boat, through a driving rain, to reach the village of Saubeba from the nearest large town of ... New Guinea, to expand their concession after having nearly depleted the forests of Sumatra and Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo.
Jakarta, GIVnews.com – The government is continuing its study on state capital relocation out of Jakarta despite a potential funding issue. Among the new capital city candidates include Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, in addition to other cities on the island of Kalimantan. On Tuesday (12/12), a senior ...
JAKARTA – A bid to make all sex outside marriage illegal was thrown out by an Indonesian court Thursday, as concerns grow over rising intolerance in the world's biggest Muslim-majority ... In May, police arrested a group of men holding party in two hotel rooms in Surabaya, Indonesia's second-biggest city.
A top Indonesian politician accused of involvement in one of the country's biggest corruption scandals told a court on the first day of his trial that he was suffering a stomach complaint, forcing a postponement while his medical condition was checked. Lawyers for Setya Novanto, the former speaker of ...
Uber will hope that giving Indonesia its own high-level lead can help close on that gap. “Ridesharing is changing the way Indonesian cities move, and bringing economic opportunities to millions,” Rudijono said in a statement. “I'm thrilled to be part of this movement, and lead the next transformative chapter ...
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 December) – Coconut-based processors in the Davao Region need to tap other sources of raw materials, including Indonesia, to meet the tight demand caused by the growing number of entrepreneurs, an official of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-11 said.
Indonesia will continue to support Palestine in its struggle for independence, in spite of United States President Donald Trump's recent decision on Jerusalem, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said yesterday. "The unilateral US statement on the status of Jerusalem will not alter Indonesia's strong ...
Another suspect was involved in a February terror attack in the Indonesian city of Bandung, where a pressure cooker bomb exploded in a park before a gun battle erupted ... Indonesia has suffered a string of deadly incidents, including a Christmas Eve attack in 2000 that left 18 dead and scores injured.
Hardline Muslim groups in Indonesia burned photos of US President Donald Trump, as well as US and Israeli flags, on Monday during a protest outside the US embassy against Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population, has ...


 

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