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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    11 dead, seven missing in Indonesia flash flood

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 10:45am by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta At least 11 people were killed and seven missing after a flash flood triggered by heavy rains hit a village on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, an official said ... coordinating the search. Eleven adults in the village were killed in Thursday’s flood and seven people were missing – including four children and a six-month-old baby, he said. Indonesia has been ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta floods claim 11 lives as waters recede

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 02:28pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Floods in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta have left at least 11 people dead, authorities said on Friday as murky brown waters submerged parts of the city’s business district, causing chaos for a second day. The capital’s worst floods in five years have also forced 18,000 people from their homes, the nation’s disaster agency said, with many ferried ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Four dead as floods paralyse Jakarta

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 01:02pm

    ... Reuters in Jakarta Heavy monsoon rain triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Thursday, bringing the city to a halt with many government offices ... days. “Rain will continue to fall in the greater Jakarta area... the potential for flooding remains,” a spokesman for the Meteorology Climatology Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said. He said ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    More than 10,000 Indonesians displaced by deadly floods in capital Jakarta

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 07:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta More than 10,000 Indonesians have fled their homes in the capital due to flooding that has left five dead, an official said on Sunday, with people using ... toll from flash floods and landslides rose to 19. Buildings in some parts of sprawling capital, which has a population of 10 million and is regularly afflicted by floods during the six-month ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Eight killed in Indonesian floods, landslides

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta At least eight people are dead and five are missing after flooding and landslides hit eastern Indonesia, an official said on Tuesday. A search and rescue ... Nugroho stated. The floods submerged some houses on the river’s banks and triggered landslides in several areas among Ambon’s hills. Nine houses were swept away or buried and another 30 damaged. ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's first ethnic Chinese governor, Ahok, a break with the past

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by Amy Chew

    ... said. Ahok faces far greater challenges in tackling the city's traffic congestion and massive flooding during the rainy season, as well as managing disputes over the allocation of land. His ...

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    Nine killed in Indonesian landslide

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Nine people were killed after flooding and a landslide hit Indonesia’s Sumatra island, an official said on Sunday. “Heavy rains from Saturday evening till ... by deadly floods and landslides during its wet season, which lasts for around six months. Environmentalists blame logging and a failure to reforest denuded land for exacerbating flooding. ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's ethnic Chinese acting Governor Ahok a national first

    Posted May 19th 2014, 01:23am by Reuters

    ... including chronic traffic and flooding. "I personally don't agree" with Ahok becoming governor "because he's too temperamental," city councillor Boy Bernardi Sadikin ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Top Indonesian judge seized in bribery probe after disputed election

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 06:52pm by AFP

    ... the president's party has been hit by a flood of corruption scandals. The chairman, treasurer and sports minister have all been caught up in graft scandals- an embarrassment for Yudhoyono as he won ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian capital tweets to beat the traffic chaos

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... about jams, but also flags up flooded roads or areas affected by the city’s frequent demonstrations. The platform relies on its users as well as 100 CCTV cameras installed in office windows ...




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