Traffic-choked Jakarta battles epic gridlock with new MRT

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:31:35 +0000

Traffic-choked Jakarta battles epic gridlock with new MRT

Jakarta commuter Irnawati can spend up to four hours daily in her car, but now she and millions of others may get some relief.

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Indonesia’s Aceh whips amorous unmarried couples

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:33:02 +0000

Indonesia's Aceh whips amorous unmarried couples

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia   – A group of unmarried couples were whipped in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Thursday after they were caught behaving amorously — a crime under the conservative region’s Islamic law.

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Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:18:15 +0000

JAYAPURA, Indonesia  – The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern Indonesia has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.

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 Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:16:10 +0000

 Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80

JAYAPURA, Indonesia  — The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province has climbed to 79, with dozens of others missing, officials said Monday.

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Subway first step in easing Indonesian capital’s carmageddon

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 06:55:35 +0000

Subway first step in easing Indonesian capital's carmageddon

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Commuting in Indonesia’s gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month.

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‘Southeast Asia’s longest suspension bridge’ opens in Indonesia

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:37:18 +0000

'Southeast Asia’s longest suspension bridge' opens in Indonesia

Visitors to West Java may want to plan a visit to a suspension bridge said to be the longest of its kind in Southeast Asia

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Orangutan recovers after shot with 74 airgun pellets in Indonesia

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:41:03 +0000

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A severely-wounded orangutan is slowly recovering after being shot with 74 airgun pellets in Indonesia, but her baby did not make it.

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China grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after Ethiopia crash

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 06:01:40 +0000

China grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after Ethiopia crash

China’s civilian aviation authority ordered all Chinese airlines to temporarily ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes Monday.

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Ombudsman official demands grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:40:08 +0000

Ombudsman official demands grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia

JAKARTA — An aviation expert who is also an official at the Indonesian Ombudsman, Alvin Lie, demanded that the Indonesian government ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that were still operating for Indonesian airlines following a fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday, which killed 149 passengers and eight crew members in a town 60 kilometers southeast of Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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