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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

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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Singapore, Malaysia hit by haze

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 4:12
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore is hit by haze from forest fires in nearby Indonesia, leading to the city's worst smog in 16 years and health warnings from the government.
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Kidnapped Aceh Briton found safe

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 6:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Briton Malcolm Primrose, who was kidnapped in Indonesia on Tuesday, has now returned to his family, the oil company he works for says.
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Indonesian mine shut after deaths

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 8:40
related countries: United States United States

Operations at a US-owned mine in Indonesia are suspended after the government orders a halt to production following a tunnel collapse which killed 28 workers.
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VIDEO: Islamic fashions on show in Jakarta

Friday, May 31st 2013, 17:49
related places: Jakarta

Clothes designers are showing off their latest creations - which adhere to the dress codes set out for practicing Muslim women - at the fourth Indonesian Islamic Fashion Fair in Jakarta.
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Bank Danamon stake sale approved

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 14:47
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore's DBS Group receives long-awaited regulatory approval to buy a 40% stake in Indonesia's Bank Danamon
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Indonesia mine death toll reaches 21

Tuesday, May 21st 2013, 7:32

The death toll at Indonesia's Freeport gold and copper mine rises to 21 after another four bodies are recovered, the mine operator says.
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Deaths after Indonesia mine collapse

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 5:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rescue

Rescue work continues at a US-owned mine in Indonesia's Papua after a cave-in left four people dead and more than 20 others trapped.
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Workers trapped at Indonesia mine

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

An accident at a major US-owned gold and copper mine in Indonesia's eastern province of Papua leaves workers trapped, officials say.
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Briton lodges new Bali drugs appeal

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 7:14
related places: Bali

Briton Lindsay Sandiford, who is facing the death penalty for drug smuggling in Bali, lodges an appeal at Indonesia's Supreme Court.
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Indonesia growth hit as exports slow

Monday, May 6th 2013, 5:29

Indonesia's economy grows at 6% in the first three months of the year, its slowest pace in more than two years, as exports slow.
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Aerosmith cancel Indonesian concert

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 16:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jakarta

US band Aerosmith have cancelled a concert in Jakarta over safety concerns, a concert promoter has confirmed.
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Indonesia 'failed' Aceh peace terms

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 15:45

Indonesia failed to uphold its 2005 peace agreement commitments with Aceh province, a new Amnesty International report says.
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Study backs 'hobbit' shrinking idea

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 0:55

A diminutive species of human whose remains were found on an Indonesian island could have shrunk as a result of island dwarfism, researchers say.
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The struggle of religious minorities in Indonesia

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 23:25

The struggle of Indonesia's religious minorities
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Mentally ill patients kept in chains

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 23:23

The mentally ill patients held in chains in Indonesia
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