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Indonesian air force plane crashes into Jakarta residential area

Jakarta - At least six people have been killed when an Indonesia Air Force plane crashed into a residential area of Jakarta today. The Fokker F-27 was on a routine training flight when it crashed.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 3 comments

Black box found near Sukhoi Superjet-100 crash site

Jakarta - The search teams involved in the investigation of the crash site of the Russian plane have now found the black box. Investigations continue.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Close-up video of debris — Sukhoi Superjet-100 crash site

Jakarta - A video has now been released showing clearly the wreckage of the Sukhoi Superjet-100 aircraft which crashed into Mount Salak in West Java, Indonesia on May 9.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 18 comments

Video update: Sukhoi Superjet-100 crash site in Indonesia

Jakarta - While rescue operations continue at the crash site of the Russian aircraft, 14 bodies have now been found near the wreckage.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Op-Ed: Chicagoans furious over NATO insult

Chicago - Chicagoans are up in arms over the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) video primer for 60-plus world leaders and their staffs arriving May 20, 2012 in Chicago for a two-day summit.
In the Media by Jane Friedman

Sukhoi SuperJet-100 crash site found — No survivors, video update

Jakarta - The crash site of the Sukhoi Superjet-100 which went off the radar yesterday has been found. There is no sign of survivors.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 5 comments

Indonesian women stage rape protest in mini skirts

Jakarta - Indonesian women have staged a rape protest wearing mini skirts in response to controversial remarks made by Jakarta's city governor Fauzi Bowo. Fauzi advised women to give care to their dress so as not to provoke unwanted acts.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas

Gay film festival attacked by Muslim fanatics

Masked Muslim protestors have attacked a gay film festival in Indonesia, calling the organizers blasphemers and threatening to burn down one of the venues.
In the Media by Andrew John

Greenpeace boycotts Nestle: 'Don't have a Kit Kat break today'

Nestle's Kit Kat chocolate bars are best remembered by the advertising refrain, 'Have a break, have a Kit Kat.' But now an environmental group wants Nestle to take a break from supporting rainforest-killing companies.
In the Media by Stephanie Dearing - 8 comments

U.S. Embassy in Indonesia warns of possible terrorist attack

The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, has issued a statement based on information from the Bali Governor's office of a possible terrorist attack in Bali on New Year's Eve. The Governor's office however has now said they did not issue the warning.
In the Media by Steven Z.K. Nickels

Turkish Airlines to Arrive in Indonesia

Since the European Union (EU) lifted its ban on Indonesian airlines, Turkey's flag carrier is to begin Istanbul-Jakarta service on Aug. 30.
In the Media by Radi Anky Juremi

Indonesian Economy Not Jolted by Hotel Attack

Friday’s deadly bombings at the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels in Jakarta had a limited impact on the trading of domestic stocks, bonds and the rupiah.
In the Media by Radi Anky Juremi

Defense Minister Juwono Visits Jakarta Bombings Victims Special

Indonesian Defense Minister Juwono Sudarsono visited the Metropolitan Medical Center (MMC) hospital on July 18 to show his deepest sympathy to all the wounded victims of Jakarta's hotel bombings.
Digital Journal Report by Radi Anky Juremi

Manchester United Forced to Cancel Match in Jakarta

Tens of thousands of Manchester United fans in Indonesia will miss out on the chance to see their heroes following news that the English soccer club has canceled its visit to the country after the bomb blasts that rocked the capital city Jakarta.
In the Media by Chris Dade

One of the Perpetrators of Jakarta Bombings Already Identified

The officials confirmed that the blasts at the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton Hotel were suicide bombs. Officials also identified one of the perpetrators.
In the Media by Radi Anky Juremi - 4 comments

President Yudhoyono: Jakarta hotel bombings an act of terrorism

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono vowed that he would arrest the terrorists and masterminds who are responsible for the twin attacks on the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton hotels in Jakarta. The attacks killed nine people and wounded 50.
In the Media by Radi Anky Juremi

Senior official says Jakarta blasts were suicide bombs

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Theo Sambuaga, a senior legislator and chairman of the parliamentary security commission, believes the explosions that ripped two hotels in Jakarta were suicide bomb attacks.
In the Media by John Louie S. Ramos

Two Explosions in Jakarta

Explosions occurred near the Marriott and Ritz Carlton Hotel, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta, Friday, July 17, around 07.45 W.I.B in the morning.
In the Media by Radi Anky Juremi - 2 comments

Death count from explosions at Jakarta hotels reaches 9, wound 50

Bombs exploded at the locations of two luxury American hotels in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, and killed at nine people early Friday morning, local police officials confirm.
In the Media by Kat Zhao - 1 comment

250 dies as Boat in Indonesia sinks

At least 250 died as ferry in Indonesia drowns due to bad weather. The boat, according to detailed reports was headed to East Kalimantan.
In the Media by Bodhisattva Banerji - 2 comments

Powerful Earthquake in Indonesia, 4 killed

At least 4 people were killed in a powerful earthquake in Indonesia. News agencies reported that a series of earthquakes caused wide-scale destruction in eastern part of the country.
In the Media by Bodhisattva Banerji

Major Earthquake Rocks Indonesia

A powerful undersea earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale shook the earth just after midnight (17:05 GMT, Wednesday), east of Jakarta. The quake shook tall buildings but there have been no reports of injuries or damage so far.
In the Media by Kyle Pallanik - 1 comment

Rainfall hampers Jakarta clean-up

More rainfall overnight in Indonesia has hampered clean-up efforts after severe flooding in the capital Jakarta.
In the Media by Sayovi - 2 comments

Jakarta floods death toll rises

At least 20 people have been killed and 340,000 made homeless by massive floods that have swept through the Indonesian capital, Jakarta
In the Media by Sayovi - 1 comment

Strange Statues Tell A Tale Of Two Presidents In Jakarta

JAKARTA (dpa) - Jakarta offers few attractions for tourists. Lonely Planet's guide to Indonesia describes the capital as "the Big Durian, the foul-smelling exotic fruit that some can't stomach and others can't resist." As the country's main centre f...
In the Media by Peter Janssen

Jakarta's Battered Chinatown Stages A Comeback

JAKARTA (dpa) - Broken windows, closed-up shops and burned out buildings are still common sights in Glodok, Jakarta's Chinatown, serving as stark reminders of the anti-Chinese riot of 1998.For three days in May, 1998, Glodok fell victim to a well organ...
In the Media by Peter Janssen

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