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  1. Indonesia must regain authority over a oeroguea security forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Jakarta must regain authority over Papua, demands PFF, the Pacific Freedom Forum, after the latest action by "rogue" security forces. "Free speech should not suffer because of cookies," says PFF Chair Monica Miller, referring to removal of a BBC journalist from West Papua earlier this month.


  2. Four race walkers to represent India in Gold Coast Commonwealth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... committee also announced that there will be no selection trials for the Asian Games 2018 to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 22 to 29. The performance of walkers in Asian 20 KM Race Walk Championships, IAAF Race Walk Championships and ...


  3. Warning as Sinabung volcano eruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Mercury

    SINABUNG spewed a smoke and ash cloud seven kilometres into the air over Sumatra, and the volcanic eruption could disrupt flights to and from Indonesia. Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupted on the morning of Monday, February 19, sending a cloud of ash and steam over part of the Karo Regency in North Sumatra.


  4. Indonesia expects to have more than 5 unicorns by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business Times

    Driven by a youthful population of more than 250 million people owning at least 100 million smartphones, Indonesia has seen a rapid growth in the number of startups trying to capitalise on this potential in a growing economy. The country currently has four unicorns - companies that have reached US$1 billion in valuation without tapping the stock markets - including ride-hailing company Go-Jek, travel site Traveloka, and market places Bukalapak and Tokopedia.


  5. Indonesia takes steps to assure 2018 Asian Games free from impacts of forest fireRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Indonesia planned to intensify coordination between related institutions to assure the upcoming 2018 Asian Games free from impacts of forest fire as part of the Indonesia's hosting city was located in around areas that saw forest fire in the past years, an official said here on Monday. "The most area that needs more attention was South Sumatra.


  6. Indonesia and Singapore to boost cooperation in investment and vocational educationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong meeting Indonesia's President Joko Widodo in Semarang, Indonesia, on Nov 14, 2016. JAKARTA: Indonesia and Singapore have agreed to boost cooperation in investment and vocational education, especially in the industrial sector, with Indonesia offering the development of three industrial estates to Singapore.


  7. Indonesia eyes European, U.S. oil giants for investment bidsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | World Oil

    Indonesia will hold roadshows in the U.S. and Europe later this month to lure investments from the world's top energy companies as the former OPEC member seeks to reverse a decline in oil and gas production. The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is seeking bids for 24 oil and gas blocks, one coal-bed methane block and one shale block, it said in statement on Monday.


  8. Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Indonesia on Monday raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island to their highest level after it sent a towering plume of ash more than 7 kilometers into the air, its biggest eruption this year. Areas around the crater of the volcano, located about 1,900 km northwest of the capital, Jakarta, have been off-limits for several years because of frequent volcanic activity.


  9. Coinnest will be the first Korean cryptocurrency exchange to list PXS tokenRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb. 19: Pundi X , a cryptocurrency point-of-sale solution provider and Coinnest, the fourth largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in Korea, announced a strategic partnership. Coinnest will be the first Korean cryptocurrency exchange to list the PXS token and to launch 300,000 Pundi X Pass cards, the NFC-enabled physical multi-currency wallet.


  10. Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash columnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 The volcano, one of three currently erupting in Indonesia, was dormant for four centuries before exploding in 2010, killing two people. Another eruption in 2014 killed 16 people, while seven died in a 2016 eruption.


  11. Indonesia raises flight warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano rises to an approximate height of 5,000 meters during an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia February 19, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Maz Yons/ via Reuters Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano rises to an approximate height of 5,000 meters during an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia February 19, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.


  12. Soeharto's son's party among 4 new parties that will participate in 2019 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Tommy Suharto, son of late Indonesian president Suharto, attends the 50th anniversary celebration of the Golkar Party at the Jakarta international expo pavillion in 2014. JAKARTA: Indonesia's General Elections Commission on Saturday declared that 14 political parties will participate in next year's legislative and presidential elections, with the addition of four new contenders.


  13. How Prepared Is Myanmar To Counter Terror Attacks?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Concern is growing about possible terrorist attacks in Myanmar, and questions are being asked about the government's ability to counter such threats. We are not talking about the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army terrorists who provoked retaliatory operations from the military by staging attacks against security forces, innocent civilians, ethnic tribespeople and Hindus in northern Rakhine State.


  14. India, Indonesia joint military drill begins in BandungRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Jakarta, Feb 19 : The Indian and Indonesian armies on Monday began the sixth edition of their annual military exercises in the West Java province of the archipelago country. The opening ceremony of the two-week Garuda Shakti military drill between the Special Forces of the Indian Army and the Indonesian Army was held at Bandung.


  15. Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gunRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SooToday

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian police say they have arrested four men and a boy who shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun. Villagers spotted the wounded orangutan in a lake in the East Kutai district of East Kalimantan province on Borneo two weeks ago.


  16. SE Asia Stocks-Upbeat; Indonesia hits record closing highRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.4 percent. "Equity investors continue to rebuke the wall of worry stemming from an increase in U.S. inflation and higher yields," said Stephen Innes, head of trading in Asia-Pacific for Oanda in Singapore.


  17. Indonesia aims to complete Asian Games preparation by JuneRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The government of Indonesia says it expects to finish all preparations for the Asian Games, including infrastructure construction, match preparation and other measures by June, Vice President Jusuf Kalla confirmed here on Monday. Vice President Kalla revealed that all work, including construction of sporting venues, in Indonesia's capital of Jakarta and in Palembang city, the provincial capital of South Sumatra, is on the right track and has not faced significant obstacles.


  18. 15:49 Kyrgyzstanis win 3 bronze medals in Pencak Silat in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Kyrgyzstani athletes won 3 bronze medals in Pencak Silat in Indonesia, said President of the Pencak Silat Federation of Kyrgyzstan Kanybek Bikboyev, who is currently in Jakarta with his team...


  19. Indonesia volcano eruptsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Jakarta, Feb 19 - The Mount Sinabung volcano in Indonesia's Sumatra Island erupted on Monday, spewing columns of ash as high as five km with hot ash sliding down its slope. Head of National Volcanology Agency Kasbani said the hot ash slides were 4.9 km to the southeast of the crater and 3.5 km to the east.


  20. Indonesia inks US$1.1b deal with Russia to buy 11 jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Indonesia defence ministry spokesman Totok Sugiharto told AFP that two units of Sukhoi jets will be delivered in August 2018. JAKARTA: Indonesia has inked a billion-dollar deal to buy 11 Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia, an official said Saturday .