Stories tagged: jakarta
Tue., April 21, 2020
While Indonesia’s neighbors scrambled early this year to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the government of the world’s fourth most populous nation insisted that everything was fine.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020
Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours in Indonesia’s capital have left at least 60 people dead as rescuers struggle to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019
A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
A volcano erupted Wednesday on the same central Indonesian island struck last week by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, but no evacuations were ordered.
Wed., April 18, 2018
A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for the affected areas.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017
A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017
Police are questioning the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump over allegations he sent threatening text messages to a deputy attorney general.
Sat., July 1, 2017
Following another week of dust-ups between the media and President Donald Trump, his predecessor shared a bit of wisdom Saturday from the other side of the world about tolerance and …
Wed., May 24, 2017
A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured four other officers, police said.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
Indonesian police said they killed three suspected militants in a raid Wednesday on the outskirts of Jakarta and found several bombs which they are trying to defuse.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
JAKARTA, Indonesia – They were poor and vulnerable – nobodies trying to make a living in a sophisticated and clinical metropolis far from their island villages. They were brutalized by …