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