Indonesia

Indonesia earthquake toll reaches 310 as more bodies found

More than 1,400 rescuers have been searching through the rubble since the magnitude 5.6 quake, which injured more than 2,000 people.

published on : 25th November 2022

Indonesian rescuers focus on landslide as quake toll rises

Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Cianjur on Thursday and said rescuers will focus on one location where 39 people are missing.

published on : 25th November 2022

Indonesia boy, 6, rescued from quake rubble after two days

A video showed rescue workers pulling the boy Azka free from a destroyed home in Cianjur's worst-hit district of Cugenang, wearing the blue shirt and trousers he had on when he became trapped.

published on : 24th November 2022

Indonesia: Earthquake survivors appeal for supplies as rain hampers rescue

Two days after the quake flattened their homes, residents were still trying to retrieve priceless belongings including family photos, religious books and marriage certificates.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Search effort intensifies after Indonesia quake killed 268

President Joko Widodo pledged to rebuild infrastructure, including the main bridge connecting Cianjur to other cities, and to provide government assistance of up to 50 million rupiahs (USD 3,180).

published on : 23rd November 2022

EXPLAINER: Why was Indonesia's shallow 5.6 magnitude earthquake so deadly?

Experts said proximity to fault lines, the depth of the temblor and buildings not being constructed using earthquake-proof methods were factors in the devastation which has left over 260 dead.

published on : 22nd November 2022

US pushes defence ties with Indonesia as China strengthens

In a declaration, most strongly condemned the war in Ukraine and warned that the conflict is making an already delicate world economy worse.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake kills 162

As bodybags emerged from crumpled buildings, rescue efforts turned to the missing and any survivors still under debris in areas made hard to reach by the mass of obstacles thrown onto the town's road.

published on : 22nd November 2022

US pushes defence ties with Indonesia as China strengthens naval activity in Indo-Pacific region

US Vice President Kamala Harris was expected to seek an expansion of the American military presence in the Philippines in a meeting on Monday with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

published on : 21st November 2022

At least 162 people killed as powerful earthquake strikes Indonesia's main island of Java 

Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency had earlier said the quake had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck near Cianjur, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Jakarta.

published on : 21st November 2022

Union govt, TN urged to take legal measures against Indonesia for fisher's death

"The eight fishermen started sail on 17 February 2022 from Port Blair Fisheries Harbour on their boat 'Blessing'.

published on : 16th November 2022

'Huge difference between pre, post-2014 India': PM Modi to Indian diaspora in Indonesia

The prime minister said that India is number 1 today in digital transactions, global fintech, IT outsourcing, smartphone data consumption and vaccine manufacturing.

published on : 15th November 2022

Annual G20 Summit opens in Indonesia's Bali province 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed at the summit venue by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, ahead of the formal opening of the summit.

published on : 15th November 2022

G-20 summit: Biden, Xi shake hands as they meet amid superpower tensions

Before meeting with Xi, Biden first held a sit-down with the Indonesian President to announce a range of initiatives for the nation, including investments in climate, security, education.

published on : 14th November 2022

PM Modi likely to have bilateral with Biden, Sunak at G20 Summit

PM Modi will have close to 20 engagements during the two days that he will spend in Indonesia for the Summit where the handing over of the G20 Presidency to India is scheduled to take place.

published on : 14th November 2022

For G20 to be relevant: A 5-point agenda

Alas, the G20 platform has scarcely leveraged the potential for the transformation awaited by billions – often it is mocked as a mute subsidiary of G7.

published on : 13th November 2022

K-pop band's first concert in Indonesia halted after 30 faint in crush

"To make amends for (the crush) and give the best experience, we will add more paramedics and security personnel for the Day 2 show," concert organiser Dyandra Global Edutainment said on Instagram.

published on : 5th November 2022

Kerala farmers join rambutan bandwagon, but will surfeit spoil party?

Rambutan, the egg-sized fruit that has its origins in the Malaysian−Indonesian region, is the latest fad among farmers in Kerala.

published on : 1st November 2022

Indonesia bans sale of all syrup, liquid medication after death of 99 children

As many as 99 children died this year after taking syrup medicine containing ingredients linked to acute kidney injuries (AKI).

published on : 20th October 2022

Indonesia to demolish football stadium where stampede killed 133: Indonesia President

Indonesian president Widodo said the stadium would be replaced with a new one, 'with proper facilities that can ensure the safety of both players and supporters'.

published on : 18th October 2022
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