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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    15 people, including 10 foreigners, missing when boat sinks off Indonesia

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:06pm by AFP

    ... in the east of the country, while 10 others had been rescued, search-and-rescue officials said. The vessel hit a reef and went down on Saturday en route from Lombok island to Komodo island, the home of the Komodo dragon- the world's biggest lizard and a draw for tourists. Those rescued were from New Zealand, Britain, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany and France, said Budiawan, ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    First Chinese governor of Jakarta, a Christian, sworn in by President Widodo

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:25am by AFP

    ... governor in Indonesian history was sworn in by President Joko Widodo yesterday to lead the country's capital city. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is also the first Christian to become governor ... tends to be patient and less talkative," sociologist Radhar Panca Dahana said. "So I'm sure we can see how they work together in developing the country and the capital." ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Small tsunami waves after strong earthquake in Malukus, Indonesia

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 07:40am by AFP

    ... although there were no reports of casualties or major damage and the tsunami warning was lifted after a short while. Nevertheless, the prospect of a major tsunami set nerves on edge in one of the most seismically active countries in the world, almost a decade after quake-triggered destructive waves devastated western Aceh province. The tsunami of December 26, 2004, left more than ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Tsunami alert sparks panic in Indonesia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocks islands

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 02:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kota Ternate

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kota Ternate Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre cautions residents but later drops warning, with small amounts if damage to buildings but no casualties reported ... by the undersea quake were detected in several parts of the sprawling archipelago, local authorities said, although there were no reports of casualties or major damage and the tsunami warning was lifted ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Retno Marsudi becomes Indonesia's first female foreign minister

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... President Joko Widodo yesterday unveiled a cabinet including the country's first female foreign minister, as well as political allies and technocrats in key economic posts. Reaction was broadly positive to the appointment of Retno Marsudi, Indonesia's ambassador to the Netherlands, as foreign minister. Widodo said she "works hard and is firm and visionary". She was one ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Modest Joko Widodo and family set example of modesty for Indonesians

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... representative of the country's rapidly emerging middle class than an aloof elite. "Even now Jokowi has been elected president, they still want to live like other ordinary people," said ... Indonesia's first president from outside the political and military elites, who rose from a modest background and has pledged clean governance in one of the world's most corrupt countries ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's informal new president, Joko Widodo

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... for his cabinet that failed a screening by the country's anti-graft agency- effectively delaying the formation of his government. He said the cabinet would be announced soon, but could ... happens if we are mistaken? We need to be quick, but also correct," Widodo said. Additional reporting by Bloomberg and Reuters ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Widodo suffers blow as opponents get key posts in Indonesian parliament

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... presidential election, which he lost to Widodo, the country's first leader without deep roots in its autocratic past. Prabowo's backers had already flexed their muscles in the final days ... parliament," Jokowi told reporters on Monday, adding he was open to others joining the coalition of his Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P. "There are two parties, it's nearly ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Islamic State suspects are Chinese Uygurs

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:46pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Jakarta Four arrested in Indonesia were trying to meet country's most wanted extremist amid fears group may have links to militants in Syria and Iraq Islamic State ... province, a major hotbed of militancy in the country. National police spokesman Colonel Agus Rianto said the four were arrested with three associates of Abu Wardah Santoso, a fugitive militant ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, yesterday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite ... US reporter James Foley. "We do not tolerate it, we forbid Isis in Indonesia," he added, referring to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, as the group was formerly known. ...




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