The death toll in Jakarta and surrounding areas rose to 43 as of Friday, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said.
The death toll from flash floods and landslides in and around Indonesia’s capital Jakarta reached at least 21 on Thursday, with more heavy rain forecast, authorities said.
On the outskirts of suburban Jakarta, housewife Dita Agusta lives with more than 250 cats she has taken in off the streets, creating a shelter for the animals she hopes will one day be adopted.
Boeing Co on Friday promised to act on safety recommendations for its 737 MAX aircraft made in a new report by Indonesian investigators on the deadly Lion Air crash a year ago.
Facebook Inc has announced it removed hundreds of pages, groups and accounts on its platforms for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” linked to three operations in Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Nigeria.
The death toll from a strong earthquake in Indonesia’s eastern province of Maluku has risen to 30 people, the national disaster mitigation agency (BNBP) said on Sunday.
Indonesia moved closer to ending child marriage on Friday after the government secured a key nod paving the way to raise the age for girls to wed in the world’s most populous Muslim country by three years.
Indonesia has partially lifted an internet blackout imposed following civil unrest in the country’s eastern most region of Papua, but is yet to restore access in areas where the most violent protests erupted, a government statement said.
Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua set buildings ablaze on Thursday, forcing the state power firm to cut off electricity in parts of the provincial capital of Jayapura, state media and an executive of the utility said.
The containers from France and Hong Kong were loaded with a combination of garbage, plastic waste and hazardous materials in violation of import rules, according to customs on Batam Island.