Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru spews hot ash 5.6km into the air

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru on Saturday erupted throwing hot ash and smoke around 5.6km into the air. There were no immediate evacuations, but the National Disaster Mitigation Agency warned people who live in the villages on the slopes of the mountain to be vigilant in looking for signs of danger. Indonesia’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation […]

Warty Pig Cave Painting Discovered in Indonesia is a Game Changer

A team of archaeologists researching in  Indonesia have come across what they think is the world’s oldest cave painting. The image has now been found to date back 45,500 years, older than any other image of its kind. The challenge now is to discern whether it was drawn by the hand of a Homo sapiens or […]

Indonesia Earthquake Topples Buildings And Kills Dozens

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 34 people. More than 600 people were injured during the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes in the darkness. Authorities were still collecting information about the […]

Body parts, debris found after Indonesia plane crash

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers pulled out body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the Java Sea early Sunday morning, a day after a Boeing 737-500 with 62 people onboard crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta, officials said. Officials were hopeful they were honing in on the wreckage of Sriwijaya Air […]

Indonesia Passenger Plane Goes Missing With 62 People On Board

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Saturday on a domestic flight, officials said. Indonesian Transportation Ministry spokesperson Adita Irawati said the Boeing 737-500 took off from Jakarta at about 1:56 p.m. and lost contact with the […]

Indonesia: Navy has located Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane crash site

A signal from the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 passenger plane that crashed into the sea off the Indonesian capital Jakarta with 62 people onboard has been detected, an army official said Sunday. After a navy ship detected a signal from the aircraft, “a diving team went down and found pieces of the aircraft such as […]

Indonesia’s baby sea turtles make a break for freedom

Dozens of palm-sized baby turtles flipped and flopped on a beach as they made their way towards the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean, under the watchful gaze of conservationists at a national park in Indonesia. Small enough to fit into the palm of a hand, some ended up on their backs, wriggling their tiny […]

Indonesia to release suspected Bali bombings mastermind Bashir

JAKARTA  – Indonesia will release radical cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings Abu Bakar Bashir from prison later this week, its government said on Monday, upon completion of his jail term. Bashir, 82, who was among Indonesia’s most notorious extremists, is considered the spiritual leader of the al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah (JI) […]

Why Indonesia is vaccinating its working population first, not the elderly

As Indonesia prepares to begin mass inoculations against Covid-19, its plan to prioritise working age adults over the elderly, aiming to reach herd immunity fast and revive the economy, will be closely watched by other countries. Several countries such as the United States and Britain that have already begun vaccinations are giving priority to elderly […]

Hard Evidence of Neolithic Little People In Scotland, Hawaii, Indonesia…

From the lush, foggy hills rolling through the Scottish Isles, to the primordial peaks of glorious Hawaii, and all the way across the globe to the wild rainforests of Indonesia, evidence of a “little people” dwarf species is emerging from the depths of prehistory. It’s difficult to decipher the difference between myth, legend, folklore, and […]

‘Explosion of peace’: Trump administration attempts to lure Indonesia into recognizing Israel with $2bn in aid

President Donald Trump is rushing to ‘Make Israel Great Again’ in his last days in office, dangling as much as $2 billion in aid in front of Indonesia if the majority-Muslim nation just recognizes the country. The US International Development Finance Corporation has revealed it is willing to throw an extra $1 or $2 billion […]

Indonesia denies in talks with Israel

Foreign Affairs Ministry’s spokesman Teuku Faizasyah denies Israeli media claims of Indonesia seeking to normalize diplomatic ties with Israel. Last week, Israeli news outlet claimed that Indonesia is likely to establish ties with Israel after four Arab states –the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco — decided to open diplomatic relations with Jerusalem. Indonesia […]

Indonesia Bans Bali Locals from ‘Getting Drunk’ on Christmas, New Year

The government of Bali, Indonesia, announced on Tuesday that “celebrations, fireworks, as well as getting drunk for the upcoming Christmas and New Year holiday will be prohibited” on the island to accommodate an expected domestic tourism boom in the coming weeks, Coconuts Jakarta reported. Bali government officials issued an official notice on Tuesday explaining that “any […]

Report: Oman, Indonesia Next in Line for Peace With Israel

Oman and Indonesia could be the next likely candidates to establish diplomatic relations with Israel in the coming weeks, the Jerusalem Post reported Sunday, citing a diplomatic source. Morocco was the latest Arab Muslim country to announce normalizing ties with Israel, joining the U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Sudan. Bhutan also […]

Deadly flooding hits Indonesia’s Sumatra island

Flash floods hit the Indonesian city of Medan in Sumatra island, leaving several dead and hundreds temporarily displaced, according to officials. Houses have been damaged and cars swept by the flood water after torrential rain in the past few days caused the Sunggal river to overflow. 00 Hits: 12

Thousands take part in anti-France rallies in Bangladesh and Indonesia

Tens of thousands of Muslims marched in the capitals of Bangladesh and Indonesia to protest against Emmanuel Macron’s support for caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. In Dhaka, they chanted slogans such as “Down with France”, “Boycott French Products” and burned effigies of the French president. Meanwhile in Jakarta, more than 2,000 demonstrators many wearing white […]

Music – Indonesia – Kampung Halaman, composed by Levi Gunardi

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If you don’t wear a mask in Indonesia you are forced to dig graves for Corona victims

At least eight people who have refused to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic have been forced to dig graves for people who died from covid-19 in the province of East Java, Indonesia. “There are only three available gravediggers at the moment, so I thought I might as well put these people to work with […]

Mutated coronavirus strain found in Indonesia as cases jump

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“Slow Motion Genocide”: Indonesia Is Bombing West Papua — and Nobody’s Talking About It

May 23, 2018 By Darius Shahtahmasebi In May 2016, a fact-finding mission conducted by the Brisbane Archdiocese’s Catholic Justice and Peace Commission reported that West Papua was experiencing a “slow-motion genocide.” The report also warned that West Papua’s indigenous population is at risk of becoming “an anthropological museum exhibit of a bygone culture.” The […]

INDONESIA: MAJOR ERUPTION AT MOUNT MERAPI VOLCANO, CAUSING CHAOS AND HALTING AIR FLIGHTS

Eruption of Mount Merapi, Indonesia on May 11, 2018. Credit: Sutopo Purwo Nugroho A powerful phreatic explosion took place at Indonesia’s Merapi volcano at 00:30 UTC (07:30 local time) on May 11, 2018. The volcano ejected ash high into the sky, closing a major airport and forcing authorities to issue temporary evacuation orders […]

Dead sperm whale found at beach in Bali, Indonesia

     A sperm whale carcass, with a length of about 15 meters and a weight of 10 tons, was stranded at the Bungkulan Village Beach, Sawan Sub-District, Buleleng District, Bali. “Hundreds of local people came to see the carcass of the female sperm whale stranded on the coast of Bungkulan Village Beach, Sawan Sub-district, Buleleng […]

Sasak People Of Indonesia Possess Natural Strength & Muscle Mass Thanks To This Popular Food

Traveling the world, it is not uncommon to meet groups of people, who carry secret ingredients in their diets – giving them health, longevity, and strength. One secret to health, especially when it comes to physical strength and body building, comes from the island of Lombok in Indonesia. There, in a place where there are […]

Indonesia: Aceh province looks set to enforce Shariah law

     Sex outside marriage is set to become a crime in Indonesia, following a proposal by lawmakers this week. If the revision to the criminal code is passed by Parliament, sexual acts involving unmarried persons and gay sex in any form would be punishable by up to five years in prison. Sex outside marriage is […]

Transgender beauticians arrested in Indonesia for "teasing", given "manly" and "moral" training amid LGBT crackdown

     Indonesian police forcibly cut the hair of a group of transgender women and made them wear male clothing, authorities said on Monday (Jan 29), amid a crackdown on the LGBT community in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation. The incident happened after police raided several beauty salons in conservative Aceh province on Sunday and rounded […]

Indonesia won’t legally recognize LGBT: Vice President Jusuf Kalla

nsnbc : Indonesia will not legally recognize the identity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), said Vice President Jusuf Kalla commented while speaking […]

Sinabung volcano erupts in Indonesia’s North Sumatra

     The Sinabung volcano in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province erupted on Monday, spewing hot clouds, an official monitoring the volcano said. Head of Sinabung volcano monitoring post Armen Putra said the latest eruption took place on 13:02 p.m. Western Indonesian Time (WIB), coupled with 303 seconds of tremors around the area. “Hot clouds were seen […]

INDONESIA: Capitalism has Reduced Cities to Dehumanized, Polluted Environments for Ordinary People

Hungry and homeless in Jakarta. (Photo: Andre Vltchek) Andre Vltchek21st Century Wire Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta’s posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he ‘had something urgent to tell me’, after finding out that our […]

INDONESIA – Selfie museum stirs outrage with Nazi display

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Indonesia, Brazil Rainforest: The World Lost an Area of Tree Cover the Size of New Zealand Last Year

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