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Indonesia starts human trials of China-made virus vaccine

Jakarta - Indonesia on Tuesday launched human trials of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine with some 1,600 volunteers slated to take part in the six-month study.

Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung blasts tower of smoke and ash into sky

Medan - Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, belching a massive column of ash and smoke 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air and plunging local communities into darkness with a thick layer of debris.

Indonesia virus cases pass 100,000 under 'new normal' policy

Jakarta - Indonesia confirmed its 100,000th coronavirus case on Monday as the Red Cross warned that the health crisis in the world's fourth most populous country risked "spiralling out of control".

Indonesia makes more arrests in sailor's torture killing

Batam - Indonesian police have charged four more people in connection with the alleged torturing to death of an Indonesian crew member found in a freezer aboard a Chinese fishing vessel, authorities said Monday.

US husband of French teacher charged with her murder

Peyriac-de-mer - French prosecutors on Sunday said they had charged a US national with the murder of his French wife, who was found stabbed to death near their holiday home in the southwest.

Indonesian rescuers hunt for dozens missing after floods kill 36

Makassar - Rescuers pulled bodies from under mud and debris Friday as they raced to find dozens still missing after flash floods killed at least 36 people on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.

Australian woman freed from jail for Bali police killing

Denpasar - An Australian woman jailed with her British DJ boyfriend for beating a Bali policeman to death was freed Thursday after nearly four years in prison on the Indonesian holiday island.

Flash floods kill 15 in Indonesia, dozens missing

Makassar - At least 15 people were killed and dozens missing after flash floods left hundreds of houses buried in mud on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said Tuesday.

Indonesia 'dog doctor' rescues canines from pandemic peril

Jakarta - Indonesian doctor Susana Somali and her staff cut tightly-bound plastic ropes off dozens of whimpering dogs rescued from the butcher's block after being sold or abandoned during the coronavirus pandemic.

Fair and unlovely: India confronts dark-skin bias

New Delhi - When Chandana Hiran was a child, strangers would urge her to lighten her skin. Today the Indian student is leading a campaign against whitening creams as global anti-racism protests highlight the obsession with fair complexions for many in Asia.

Bali eyes September re-opening for foreign tourists

Denpasar - Bali says foreign tourists will be allowed to return by September as the Indonesian holiday island scrambles to repair its crippled vacation sector -- even as coronavirus cases mount.

Pandemic-fuelled baby boom has many Indonesians worried

Jakarta - With her husband left jobless by the pandemic, the last thing Indonesian mother Juarsih needed was to get pregnant, but now she's expecting a third child -- one of many in the country anxiously preparing for a COVID-fuelled baby boom.

Death and despair: Rescued Rohingya describe high-seas terror

Lhokseumawe - A group of Rohingya say they were beaten by traffickers and drank their own urine to stay alive on a perilous four-month journey at sea until their dramatic rescue near the Indonesian coast.

Stranded Rohingya pulled to shore by sympathetic Indonesians

Lhokseumawe - Nearly 100 Rohingya asylum seekers stranded off the coast of Indonesia were pulled to shore Thursday by locals angered at the refusal of authorities to give them shelter over coronavirus fears.

Sumatran tiger killed in suspected poisoning

Jakarta - A Sumatran tiger has been found dead in a suspected poisoning, an Indonesian official said Tuesday, a day after alleged poachers were charged with killing another of the critically endangered big cats in a separate case.

Four arrested in Indonesia tiger poaching case

Banda Aceh - Four suspected poachers have been arrested for killing a critically endangered Sumatran tiger, Indonesian police said Monday, highlighting the Southeast Asian nation's battle with illegal wildlife trafficking.

Indonesia jails Papuan activists for treason

Balikpapan - A group of Papuan activists was jailed for treason by an Indonesian court Wednesday over anti-racism protests last year in a case that sparked fears of a clampdown on free speech.

Indonesia pulls out of annual Mecca pilgrimage over virus fears

Jakarta - Indonesia is pulling out of the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca over coronavirus fears, the religious affairs ministry said Tuesday, removing the largest contingent of worshippers.

Football pitch of rainforest destroyed every six seconds

Paris - Vast tracts of pristine rainforest on three continents went up in smoke last year, with an area roughly the size of Switzerland cut down or burned to make way for cattle and commercial crops, researchers said Tuesday.

Indonesia rolls out public shaming for virus violators

Bengkulu - Indonesian officials are forcing social distancing violators to recite Koran verses, stay in "haunted" houses and submit to public shaming on social media as the country battles to contain surging coronavirus infections.

Ramadan rule-breakers: Indonesians try to beat Eid exodus ban

Jakarta - Indonesians are turning to smugglers and bogus travel documents to get around bans on an annual end-of-Ramadan exodus that could send coronavirus cases skyrocketing in the world's biggest Muslim majority nation.

Baby boom: Indonesia faces virus-driven spike in births

Jakarta - Indonesia is facing a baby boom that could see more than 400,000 unplanned pregnancies as coronavirus lockdowns cut access to birth control, the national family planning agency said Tuesday.

Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

Fpo - Facebook has apologised for its role in the deadly communal unrest that shook Sri Lanka two years ago after an investigation found that hate speech and rumours spread on the platform may have led to violence against Muslims.

At least seven dead from Indonesia oil tanker fire

Medan - Rescuers have discovered the charred remains of at least seven people a day after a series of explosions aboard an Indonesian oil tanker, and police said Tuesday the toll could rise.

Virus pushes Indonesia zoo animals to brink of starvation

Bandung - Thousands of animals, including endangered Sumatran tigers and Bornean orangutans, are facing starvation at Indonesia's zoos as the global pandemic pushes shuttered facilities toward collapse, officials say.

Nine killed in Indonesia mining accident

Jakarta - Nine people were killed by a landslide at an illegal gold mine in Sumatra, an Indonesian official said Sunday. The accident happened Saturday in South Solok in West Sumatra province when a group of 12 people were digging for gold at an abandoned mine.

Raincoats and donations: Indonesia's doctors battle virus surge

Jakarta - Reduced to sharing goggles and cheap raincoats, Indonesia's under-equipped doctors are battling a tide of coronavirus infections that is overwhelming its creaky health-care system -- and killing their colleagues.

IS-linked couple go on trial over bid to kill Indonesia minister

Jakarta - A couple with links to Islamic State went on trial in Indonesia Thursday for a failed assassination attempt last year on the country's former chief security minister, with the pair facing a possible death sentence if convicted.

Bali's miracle: turning wine into hand sanitiser

Bali - Pharmacists on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali are tackling a shortage of anti-coronavirus hand sanitiser by making their own unique, tropical version -- from thousands of litres of fermented palm wine.

Indonesia frees 18,000 inmates from bursting jails over virus fears

Majene - Indonesia has released some 18,000 inmates in a desperate bid to stop coronavirus from rampaging through its notoriously overcrowded prison system, authorities said Thursday.
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Map of cable from Australia to Indonesia.
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Newly cleared farmland in Kerinci Seblat National Park  Sumatra
Newly cleared farmland in Kerinci Seblat National Park, Sumatra
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Oil palm fresh fruit bunches are still on the tree.
Oil palm fresh fruit bunches are still on the tree.
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Mosque; Aceh, Indonesia
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Yogyakarta Performing art. This event was held in Yogyakarta. At  14 october 2011. The participant c...
Yogyakarta Performing art. This event was held in Yogyakarta. At 14 october 2011. The participant come from Japan,Korea,United States and also Indonesia. This is two days event
AIRLINE: An Airbus 320 jetliner taxis at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya  Indonesia  in 201...
AIRLINE: An Airbus 320 jetliner taxis at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, Indonesia, in 2010.
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Yogyakarta Performing art. This event was held in Yogyakarta. At  14 october 2011. The participant c...
Yogyakarta Performing art. This event was held in Yogyakarta. At 14 october 2011. The participant come from Japan,Korea,United States and also Indonesia. This is two days event
Dolphins are hauled out of their plastic performing pools and loaded into the back of trucks.
Dolphins are hauled out of their plastic performing pools and loaded into the back of trucks.
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Map of Indonesia
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Indonesia after 2004 tsunami
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Butcher in Bali preparing dog meat. (2013)
Butcher in Bali preparing dog meat. (2013)
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Bali Bombing Memorial
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Air pollution over Southeast Asia in October 1997
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President Barack Obama and Indonesia s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono participate in the arrival...
President Barack Obama and Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono participate in the arrival ceremony at the State Palace Complex - Istana Merdeka in Jakarta, Indonesia,
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POSSIBLE TRAGEDY: A Trigana Air Service ATR 42 waits on the tarmac at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo ...
POSSIBLE TRAGEDY: A Trigana Air Service ATR 42 waits on the tarmac at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. A similar plane is believed to have crashed Sunday on a Trigana flight from Jayapura to Oksibil.
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The undersea quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles) southwest of Sumatra at about 6:50...
The undersea quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles) southwest of Sumatra at about 6:50 pm (1250 GMT), several hundred kilometres from the city of Padang, the USGS said
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The markets will be closed in Bali for Nyepi Day
The markets will be closed in Bali for Nyepi Day
Major volcanoes of Indonesia  with eruptions since 1900 AD. Lombok Island is labeled.
Major volcanoes of Indonesia, with eruptions since 1900 AD. Lombok Island is labeled.
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Disturbing and graphic footage of two tribal Papuan men being tortured  allegedly by Indonesian sold...
Disturbing and graphic footage of two tribal Papuan men being tortured, allegedly by Indonesian soldiers, has led to widespread demands for an independent inquiry.
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Indonesia s Mount Tambora.
Indonesia's Mount Tambora.
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