Articles about Indonesia

Hockey India announces squad for 2022 Asia Cup

09 May 2022

Sports
Hockey India announces squad for 2022 Asia Cup

A 20-member Indian hockey team has been announced by Hockey India for the upcoming Asia Cup.

Hindustan Unilever hikes product prices for second time within month

06 May 2022

Business
Hindustan Unilever hikes product prices for second time within month

Indian consumers are likely to bear face an extra burden on their pockets as the country's FMCG giant Hindustan Unilever (HUL) raised product prices by up to 15% across categories, CNBC-TV18 reported on Friday.

China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

25 Mar 2022

World
China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

One component of the Boeing 737-800 that crashed in China on Monday seems to have broken loose prior to the crash, adding to the mystery surrounding the aircraft's fatal dive, Bloomberg News has reported.

Why is Indonesia shifting capital from Jakarta to Nusantara?

20 Jan 2022

World
Why is Indonesia shifting capital from Jakarta to Nusantara?

Indonesia is planning to relocate its capital city from Jakarta to East Kalimantan and name it Nusantara.

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after earthquake of 7.3 magnitude

14 Dec 2021

World
Indonesia issues tsunami warning after earthquake of 7.3 magnitude

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Indonesia prison fire kills 41 drug inmates, 80 hospitalized

08 Sep 2021

World
Indonesia prison fire kills 41 drug inmates, 80 hospitalized

A massive fire raged through an overcrowded prison near Indonesia's capital Jakarta early Wednesday, killing at least 41 inmates and injuring 80 others.

Novavax seeks 'OK' for COVID-19 vaccine in needy countries first

06 Aug 2021

World
Novavax seeks 'OK' for COVID-19 vaccine in needy countries first

Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday that it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine—offering its shot to some low-income countries before rich ones with ample supplies.

Indonesia landslides: Death toll rises to 126, dozens missing

07 Apr 2021

World
Indonesia landslides: Death toll rises to 126, dozens missing

The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 126 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as the rain continued to pound the region and hamper the search.

Indonesia landslides, floods kill 55 people; dozens missing

05 Apr 2021

World
Indonesia landslides, floods kill 55 people; dozens missing

Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have killed at least 55 people and displaced thousands, the country's disaster relief agency said on Monday. More than 40 other people are missing.

Indonesia finds Sriwijaya Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

31 Mar 2021

World
Indonesia finds Sriwijaya Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesian navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in January, killing all 62 people on board, officials said Wednesday.

Indonesia: Bus plunges into ravine killing 27 pilgrims

11 Mar 2021

World
Indonesia: Bus plunges into ravine killing 27 pilgrims

A tourist bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people and injuring 39 others.

2021 Yamaha MT-25, with 250cc parallel-twin engine, launched in Indonesia

31 Jan 2021

Auto
2021 Yamaha MT-25, with 250cc parallel-twin engine, launched in Indonesia

Japanese automaker Yamaha has launched the 2021 iteration of its MT-25 streetfighter motorbike in Indonesia. It is up for grabs in three color options.

Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia earthquake rescue

16 Jan 2021

World
Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia earthquake rescue

Damaged roads, bridges, power blackouts, and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered Indonesia's rescuers after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake left at least 42 dead and hundreds injured on Sulawesi island.

World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia

14 Jan 2021

World
World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia

Archaeologists have discovered the world's oldest known cave art - a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was painted at least 45,500 years ago in Indonesia.

Indonesia starts COVID-19 vaccination drive with President Widodo

13 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia starts COVID-19 vaccination drive with President Widodo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a China-made COVID-19 vaccine after Indonesia approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccinate millions of citizens.

Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese vaccine

11 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese vaccine

Indonesia's Food and Drug Authority on Monday green-lighted emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine, called CoronaVac, produced by China-based Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Vaccination of high-risk groups is expected to start later this week.

Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes

11 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes

The search for the black boxes of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet intensified on Monday to boost the investigation into what caused the plane carrying 62 people to nosedive at high velocity into the Java Sea.

Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

09 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

A Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact with the Indonesian aviation authorities shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.

Indonesia's Merapi volcano spews hot clouds, 500 evacuated

07 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia's Merapi volcano spews hot clouds, 500 evacuated

Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano spewed avalanches of hot clouds on Thursday morning as over 500 residents were evacuated from its fertile slopes.

Vivo Y51, with Snapdragon 665 chipset, goes official

04 Dec 2020

Technology
Vivo Y51, with Snapdragon 665 chipset, goes official

Expanding its portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones, Vivo has launched the Y51 model in Indonesia.

Yamaha R15-based Aerox 155 scooter launched in Indonesia: Details here

08 Nov 2020

Auto
Yamaha R15-based Aerox 155 scooter launched in Indonesia: Details here

Japanese automaker Yamaha has launched the 2020 iteration of its Aerox 155 scooter in Indonesia recently.

Suzuki launches 2020 GSX-R150 MotoGP edition motorbike in Indonesia

29 Oct 2020

Auto
Suzuki launches 2020 GSX-R150 MotoGP edition motorbike in Indonesia

Suzuki has launched the 2020 GSX-R150 MotoGP edition motorbike in Indonesia.

Realme 7i to be launched in India on October 7

29 Sep 2020

Technology
Realme 7i to be launched in India on October 7

The Realme 7i will be launched in India on October 7, the company has confirmed. The handset was recently launched in Indonesia as a slightly tweaked version of the Realme 7.

OPPO's newly-launched A53 to arrive in India on August 25

21 Aug 2020

Technology
OPPO's newly-launched A53 to arrive in India on August 25

OPPO's latest budget-friendly handset, the A53, which recently went official in Indonesia, will arrive in India on August 25. The phone will be launched via a digital event that will be live-streamed on YouTube at 12:30 pm.

Realme C15 and C12 to be launched on August 18

13 Aug 2020

Technology
Realme C15 and C12 to be launched on August 18

Realme is all set to launch the C15 and C12 smartphones in India on August 18 at 12:30 pm, the company has revealed.

Realme C15 spotted on the company's India page, launch imminent

05 Aug 2020

Technology
Realme C15 spotted on the company's India page, launch imminent

Realme C15, which went official in Indonesia last week, is set to arrive in India soon. The budget-friendly smartphone has been spotted on the company's India support page, hinting at its imminent arrival.

Samsung's Android Go-based Galaxy A01 Core goes official

22 Jul 2020

Technology
Samsung's Android Go-based Galaxy A01 Core goes official

Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Samsung has launched the Galaxy A01 Core in Indonesia.

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

India
Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

Nokia 6.2, Nokia 7.2 receive another certification, launch imminent

10 Aug 2019

Technology
Nokia 6.2, Nokia 7.2 receive another certification, launch imminent

HMD Global is working to introduce the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 smartphones sometime in August itself, according to NokiaPowerUser.

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

28 Jul 2019

India
Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

While many of us would admit to stocking up on hotel freebies (toiletries and all), an Indian family staying at a hotel in Bali, Indonesia, went a bit too far.

Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

22 Jul 2019

Lifestyle
Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.

Top five things to do in Bali

19 Jul 2019

Lifestyle
Top five things to do in Bali

Everyone, at some point in their lives, has gushed about those Insta-perfect pictures of the magical Bali island in Indonesia.

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

17 Jul 2019

Lifestyle
#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

17 Jul 2019

World
Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

An Indonesian couple named their newborn 'Google', proving that it's never too soon to set your child up for bullying at school and disappointment.

Powerful earthquake with 7.3-magnitude jolts Eastern Indonesia: Details here

14 Jul 2019

World
Powerful earthquake with 7.3-magnitude jolts Eastern Indonesia: Details here

A powerful earthquake with a 7.3 magnitude on Sunday hit off eastern Indonesia's remote Maluku Islands, said the United States Geological Survey (USGS). However, no tsunami warning has been issued.

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

06 Jul 2019

World
Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

People often shift the onus of sexual misconduct onto the victim, demanding explanations, justifications, and action.

Elon Musk's Starship will fly its first mission in 2021

30 Jun 2019

Technology
Elon Musk's Starship will fly its first mission in 2021

Elon Musk's super heavy Starship, which has been in development for months, will head on for its first space mission in 2021.

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

15 Apr 2019

India
Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

Today, women are having a bigger impact on the world than ever before.

Indonesia: Five unmarried couples whipped for 'amorous' activities, hundreds watch

21 Mar 2019

World
Indonesia: Five unmarried couples whipped for 'amorous' activities, hundreds watch

Hundreds of spectators gathered outside a mosque in Banda-Aceh, as five unmarried couples got whipped by a masked sharia officer.

How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up

13 Feb 2019

Business
How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up

On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

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