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At least 84,000 people displaced by Indonesia earthquake: official

December 13, 2016 3:42 pm

As the scale of the disaster continues to unfold, the number of those displaced has nearly doubled to more than 83,800, said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

Indonesia earthquake death toll jumps to 97 from 54

December 07, 2016 3:10 pm

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the death toll from the Aceh earthquake could continue to rise as people are believed trapped in the debris of collapsed buildings.

Indonesia: Thousands rally against racial, religious intolerance

November 19, 2016 12:51 pm

"This is about diversity, but also about unity. We have to separate politics from ethnicity, religion, and race," said 25-year old Iwan Saputra.

Indonesia to double execution of drug traffickers next year

June 14, 2016 10:27 am

While there are 152 prisoners on death row, drug traffickers are being prioritised.

Indonesia hit by 6.2-magnitude undersea earthquake

June 09, 2016 1:41 pm

Indonesia was hit by a strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake about 300 kilometres south of the popular holiday island of Lombok, on Thursday.

Chopper crash in Indonesia leaves one dead and three critical

June 04, 2016 2:35 pm

This is the latest accident to beset the country's beleaguered aviation sector.

Hot Sour Salty Sweet

May 01, 2016 12:00 am

From the Indian traveller, Indonesia is strewn with exemplars of the familiar — till you taste the food.

Indonesia: 10 nationals held hostage after ship hijacked in Philippine waters

March 29, 2016 12:02 pm

In a recent video posted on a Facebook account linked to the militants, they threatened to kill the hostages unless a huge ransom was paid by April 8.

Indonesia: Death toll in military helicopter crash rises to 13

March 21, 2016 12:27 pm

The helicopter was on a mission on Sunday to capture the country's most wanted militant Abu Wardah Santoso when it crashed and burst into flames.

Military helicopter crashes in Indonesia, kills 12 aboard

March 20, 2016 9:47 pm

Rescuers spotted the wreckage of the burning helicopter in a remote area of neighboring Kasiguncu village. They rushed to the scene and pulled 12 bodies from the debris, including a district military chief.


On Valentines Day, Indonesia calls on Muslims to avoid celebrations

February 14, 2016 1:10 pm

Dozens of students staged the protest calling on Muslims to avoid the celebration of the western holiday, saying that it's against Islamic teachings and could lead to forbidden sexual relations.

Jakarta attacks leave at least 17 dead

January 14, 2016 1:23 pm

Jakarta terror attacks: Army deployed after serial blasts outside Sarinah mall, in Indonesia's capital.

Indonesia plane crash: Relatives mourn the dead as plane crash wreckage found with no survivors

August 18, 2015 1:52 pm

The Indonesian passenger plane that went missing two days ago was destroyed when it slammed into a mountain, killing all people on board, the country's top rescue official said.

Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia's Mt Sinabung erupts

June 16, 2015 1:37 pm

The local disaster mitigation agency of Indonesia, said hundreds of residents were being evacuated from several villages, bringing the number of people moved in recent weeks to more than 3,000 since Mt Sinabung started spewing.

Indonesia celebrates Chinese New Year

February 19, 2015 1:33 pm

Ethnic Chinese in the world's most populous Muslim country are celebrating the start of the year of the sheep.


Indonesia Jet Crash: Rescue official believes 'no one survived'

June 18, 2020 2:32 pm

Lion Air Flight 610, which was carrying 189 people, crashed into the Java Sea near Indonesia shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Monday. The pilot was Bhavye Suneja, an Indian from New Delhi.

Searching for the dead after a tsunami | NYT Dispatches

June 18, 2020 2:34 pm

Thousands are still missing in Indonesia after the tsunami. The formal search for bodies is about to end. The New York Times met with survivors who said their only hope no was to retrieve and bury the dead before it’s too late.

Indonesia to resume buying Iranian oil

February 26, 2016 12:50 pm

Tourists enjoy traditional, ecological tastes in Japan

February 09, 2016 9:04 am

Kanagawa / Yokohama, Feb 09 (ANI): Several hot-spots are located in Japan that treat guests with their traditional way-of-life. Hakone-Yumoto is known for its hot spring water, bathing areas and accommodation. Ichinoyu, is one of the historical Ryokan, founded in 1630 as a pioneer in Hakone, and still attracts many travelers from all over Japan and the world. Located to the south of Tokyo, the Yokohama Zoological Gardens, "Zoorasia" is one of Japan's newest and largest zoo. This modern, animal-friendly zoo shows off its residents in spacious habitats that mimic their natural environments collectively, that is not usually seen in other zoos in Japan. Zoorasia also includes a research institution - Yokohama City Breeding Center, which was founded for the purpose of researching wildlife and contributing to the preservation of rare species. The Yokohama Zoological Gardens have been jointly working with the Republic of Indonesia and the Bali Barat National Park for raising "Bali Myna", an extremely rare bird endemic to Bali, Indonesia.

Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.

Indonesian President condemns Jakarta terror attack

January 14, 2016 10:17 am

Jakarta, Jan 14 (ANI): Following a series of explosions and gunfire in Jakarta on Thursday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged the people to remain calm. Four suspected attackers were found dead. The area has now been secured by the police.

Technology makes life easier and convenient

January 06, 2016 12:26 pm

Jakarta/Tokyo, Jan 6 (ANI): Japanese leading info-communications technology provider company, NEC, provides smart payment system at a shopping mall in Indonesia. NEC's cloud based e-money solutions provides easy and smart shopping experience to the visitors at the food court. NEC also provides integrated solutions for shopping mall management and marketing such as a visitor's trend analysis. The passer counting system visualises the movement of the guests and crowed areas. The CCTV captures customers images at every each gates, and monitored at central security control. AEON mall has decided to open 3 malls and planning 20 malls, aiming the continuous growth of retails in Indonesia. In Japan, the agriculture sector is facing labour power and is compelled to transform to modern agriculture. Farm tractor's big company YANMAR has developed robot tractor. It is named ROBOTORA. It enabled driverless operation utilising GPS. ROBOTORA is operated by accompanying tractor. In accompanying tractor operator controls ROBOTORA by tablet device. Cultivation is undertaken by both tractors. It enables double productive effect. One worker operates two tractors. It cultivates double ridges in the field. ROBOTORA is expected to compensate lack of labour power of agriculture. ROBOTORA is under experiment of practical use. It is paid attention from all farmers in Japan. Applying Robot technology to agricultural field is also undertaken by cooperation between administration and private sector. Utsunomiya University developed strawberry picking robot 10 years ago. Afterward it is improved to harvesting strawberry robot. It differentiates the bad or good crop and also packs strawberries. To execute stable recognition of colour this robot is equipping function to set appropriate colour. The use of robots will transform the farming sector in the world.