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News: Indonesia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Indonesia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Indonesia: news

HK couple tortured Indonesian maid

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 13:37
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Hong Kong couple receive prison sentences for repeated attacks on their Indonesian maid.
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In pictures: Indonesia peak erupts

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 11:57

Indonesian volcano erupts for second time in week
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Google Street View car in 'accident'

Friday, September 13th 2013, 12:47

A car collecting images for Google's Street View project in Indonesia hit three vehicles in a “panic”, local police say.
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Indonesia ups rates and cuts outlook

Friday, September 13th 2013, 6:09

Indonesia's central bank raises interest rates for the second time in two weeks as it looks to stem the sharp decline in its currency, the rupiah.
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Dutch apology for Indonesia killings

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 9:21
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Netherlands makes a formal public apology for thousands of summary executions by Dutch troops in its former colony of Indonesia from 1945-49.
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Indonesia police general jailed

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 12:04

Indonesia's anti-corruption court find a two-star general guilty of corruption and money laundering in its most high-profile case to date.
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Briton's death sentence appeal fails

Friday, August 30th 2013, 12:15
related places: Bali

Briton Lindsay Sandiford, sentenced to death for drug trafficking in the island of Bali, has her appeal rejected by Indonesia's highest court.
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US to sell helicopters to Indonesia

Monday, August 26th 2013, 12:57
related countries: United States United States

The US is to sell for the first time new AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia to bolster its military capability, US officials say.
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Indonesia stocks enter bear market

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 8:03

Indonesia stocks continue to drop, entering bear market territory, on concerns of slowing economic growth and a widening current account deficit.
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Indonesia arrests oil regulator

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 6:43

Indonesian authorities arrest the head of the country's oil and gas regulator amid allegations of corruption.
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Six dead in Indonesian eruption

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 13:31

A volcano erupts on an Indonesian island, spewing hot ash on to a nearby beach and killing four adults and two children.
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Indonesian plane crashes into cow

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 15:20

An Indonesian Lion Air passenger plane skids off the runway into a field on the island of Sulawesi after crashing into a cow.
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VIDEO: Rudd: 'Stop sending people by boat'

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 10:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has called on people smugglers to "stop people by boat to Australia" after a vessel carrying asylum seekers sank off the Indonesian island of Java.
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Migrant boat sinks off Indonesia

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 7:21
related countries: Australia Australia

At least four people are dead after a boat carrying Australia-bound asylum-seekers sank, amid ongoing debate over the new policy.
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VIDEO: Ramadan smokers help needy families

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 20:20

During the holy month of Ramadan, a charity in Indonesia is encouraging those who abstain from smoking during daylight hours to donate the money they would have spent on cigarettes towards buying food for needy families.
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Indonesia boxing stampede kills 17

Monday, July 15th 2013, 6:08

At least 17 people are reported to have been killed in a stampede caused by a riot at a boxing match in Indonesia, police say.
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Five dead in Indonesia prison break

Friday, July 12th 2013, 11:29

Security forces in Indonesia regain control of a prison on Sumatra Island, where riots had earlier taken place, officials say.
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VIDEO: Indonesia prison break: Five dead

Friday, July 12th 2013, 8:35

Five people are reported to have been killed in a riot at a prison in Indonesia's Sumatra island that led to the escape of dozens of inmates.
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Mass escape from Indonesian jail

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 20:06
related places: Medan

At least 150 inmates, some of them reportedly convicted of terrorism charges, escape from a jail on the Indonesian island of Sumatra during a riot.
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Men safe after five-day tiger ordeal

Monday, July 8th 2013, 13:12

Five men are rescued in an Indonesian national park after spending five days trapped in trees surrounded by Sumatran tigers, officials say.
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Rare tigers trap Indonesians up tree

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 12:10

Tigers have trapped five Indonesian men up a tree in a national park on Sumatra island, after mauling a sixth person to death, police say.
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Indonesia calls for asylum talks

Friday, July 5th 2013, 10:43
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Indonesia's president offers to hold a regional meeting on people-smuggling, at talks with new Australian leader Kevin Rudd.
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Rudd set for Indonesia asylum talks

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 9:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

New Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd heads to Indonesia, with talks on asylum policy and people-smuggling set to top the agenda.
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Rescue push after Indonesia quake

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 13:38

Rescue operations are under way after a 6.1 earthquake hit Indonesia's Aceh, flattening houses and killing at least 24 people.
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VIDEO: Walking burning bog amid Asia haze

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 15:26

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports on how demand for palm oil is driving the fires in Indonesia.
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Indonesia leader apologises for haze

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 3:31
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Singapore Singapore

Indonesia's president apologises to neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore for the thick haze caused by forest fires on the country's Sumatra island.
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VIDEO: Asia smog: At scene of burnt land

Monday, June 24th 2013, 16:06
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Riau

Thick haze from land-clearance fires in Indonesia has continued to shroud parts of Malaysia. The BBC visits the smouldering remains of a swamp forest in Riau, Sumatra.
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Haze continues to shroud Malaysia

Monday, June 24th 2013, 8:54
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Singapore Singapore

Thick haze from land-clearance fires in Indonesia continues to shroud parts of Malaysia, as air quality improves in Singapore.
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VIDEO: Malaysia declares smog emergency

Monday, June 24th 2013, 1:17

Close to a hundred forest fires are still burning on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra, according to the authorities there.
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Malaysia declares smog emergency

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 13:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia declares a state of emergency in two southern districts as smog triggered by forest fires in Indonesia reaches hazardous levels.
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Anger as Indonesia fuel prices soar

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 13:55

Indonesia cuts a fuel subsidy after months of political haggling, causing petrol prices to rise by 44% and stoking widespread protests.
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Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 12:31
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore says it is exploring whether to charge two Singapore-based companies in connection with severe smog triggered by forest fires in Indonesia.
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New record as haze chokes Singapore

Friday, June 21st 2013, 19:38
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Pollution levels reach a new record high in Singapore, as smoky haze from fires in Indonesia shrouds the city state for the third day in a row.
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Singapore smog 'could last for weeks'

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 15:13
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore's prime minister warns that the haze engulfing the city could last for weeks, as air pollution in the city-state soared to record levels.
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Indonesia set to cut fuel subsidy

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 7:28

Indonesia's parliament paves the way for a rise in petrol and diesel prices after months of debate and political haggling.
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