Articles about Indonesia
08 Sep 2021
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.
06 Aug 2021
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.
07 Apr 2021
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.
05 Apr 2021
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.
31 Mar 2021
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.
11 Mar 2021
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.
31 Jan 2021
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.
16 Jan 2021
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.
14 Jan 2021
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.
13 Jan 2021
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.
11 Jan 2021
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.
11 Jan 2021
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.
09 Jan 2021
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.
07 Jan 2021
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.
04 Dec 2020
Vivo Y51, with Snapdragon 665 chipset, goes official
Expanding its portfolio of budget-friendly smartphones, Vivo has launched the Y51 model in Indonesia.
08 Nov 2020
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.
29 Oct 2020
Suzuki launches 2020 GSX-R150 MotoGP edition motorbike in Indonesia
Suzuki has launched the 2020 GSX-R150 MotoGP edition motorbike in Indonesia.
29 Sep 2020
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.
21 Aug 2020
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.
13 Aug 2020
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.
05 Aug 2020
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.
22 Jul 2020
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.
14 Mar 2020
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.
10 Aug 2019
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.
28 Jul 2019
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.
22 Jul 2019
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.
19 Jul 2019
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.
17 Jul 2019
#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.
17 Jul 2019
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.
14 Jul 2019
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.
06 Jul 2019
Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?
People often shift the onus of sexual misconduct onto the victim, demanding explanations, justifications, and action.
30 Jun 2019
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.
15 Apr 2019
Meet these women engineers who are changing the world
Today, women are having a bigger impact on the world than ever before.
21 Mar 2019
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.
13 Feb 2019
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.
06 Feb 2019
Indonesia: British woman jailed for slapping immigration official
On Wednesday, an Indonesian court sentenced a British woman to six months in prison for slapping an immigration officer in the face after an argument over a fine for overstaying.
31 Jan 2019
Indonesia: Durian, 'smelliest' fruit globally, getting sold at Rs. 71,000
In a bizarre news, a rare foul-smelling durian fruit variety was sold for nearly 14mn rupiah (Rs. 71, 546) in Indonesia.
27 Jan 2019
Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal wins title after Carolina Marin retires
Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal pocketed the Indonesia Masters 2019 title after her opponent Carolina Marin pulled out of the match due to an injury.
29 Dec 2018
6.9 magnitude quake shakes southern Philippines, tsunami threat possible
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao today, said US Geological Survey (USGS), adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighboring Indonesia.
24 Dec 2018
Indonesia: Tsunami kills 281, injures 1016; more deadly waves feared
On Saturday, giant waves crashed the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra killing 281 and injuring 1,016. But the woes of the locals are far from over as weather officials have warned more deadly tsunamis could strike the coasts.