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IN PHOTOS | Indonesia's Lion Air plane crashes into the sea with 189 passengers onboard

An Indonesian Lion Air passenger jet feared to have crashed on Monday was carrying 189 passengers and crew when it went missing shortly after take-off. Here is all you need to know.

published on : 29th October 2018

Indonesia struck by powerful earthquake, tsunami leaving scores dead

Partially covered bodies lay on the ground near the shore, the morning after tsunami waves 1.5 metres high slammed into Palu city.

published on : 29th September 2018

Asian Games 2018: Indonesia bids spectacular farewell

Indonesia billed itself the "Energy of Asia" during the Asian Games, which closed Sunday in a ceremony emphasizing the country's diversity and the ties linking the 11,000 athletes who competed for 45 nations.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Indonesia: Earthquakes across Lombok Island kills hundreds, render thousands homeless

A 7 Magnitude earthquake followed by an aftershock of 5.9 Magnitude killed 400 and rendered thousands homeless. While rescue operations are on the way, Scientists fear more after-shocks can worsen the situation.

published on : 11th August 2018

Magnitude 7 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

The powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing a number of people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities on Monday said thousands of houses were damaged and the death toll could climb.

published on : 6th August 2018

David Beckham attends charity event in Jakarta to finance Indonesian football training schools

England football legend David Beckham attended a charity event in Jakarta, Indonesia to help finance football training schools for children in Indonesia.

published on : 26th March 2018

Palm oil plantations endanger orangutans in Indonesia's peat swamp

The apes of Indonesian Peat forest are under threat as the palm oil plantations are gobbling up thousands of acres of native vegetation for growing palm trees. 

published on : 1st September 2017

Indonesia lush with fake greenery as massive deforestation eats away its natural cover faster than anywhere else

Indonesia, according to reports, has the third largest stretch of tropical forest in the world, after the Amazon and Congo. Between 2000 and 2005, the country lost 310,00 hectares of all its forest a year, with the figure increasing to 690,000 hectares annually from 2006 to 2010. Indonesia now is lush with greenery, albeit fake, with lifeless extravaganzas of plastic ferns and autumnal trees that don't drop any leaves blanketing shopping malls and construction sites. 

published on : 13th July 2017