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# indonesia - Monday 12 August, 2013

Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano continues to wreak havoc
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano continues to wreak havoc

Aug 12th 2013, 11:27 AM 6,102 Views 6 Comments

Five people were killed when the volcano erupted at the weekend.

# indonesia - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'

Aug 10th 2013, 12:34 PM 8,847 Views 31 Comments

A 5.0 earthquake hit 188km northwest of Indonesia, the US Geological Survey also said.

# indonesia - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Woman jailed after kicking maid's 'private parts'
# Singapore
# Singapore

Woman jailed after kicking maid's 'private parts'

Aug 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 16,252 Views 30 Comments

The woman was charged with multiple attacks on her maid which the judge described as “repugnant to all notions of common humanity”.

# indonesia - Friday 19 July, 2013

Australian Prime Minister: We are closed to boatpeople from today
# Refugees
# Refugees

Australian Prime Minister: We are closed to boatpeople from today

Jul 19th 2013, 10:19 AM 13,473 Views 125 Comments

“Australians have had enough of seeing people drowning in the waters to our north,” said Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

# indonesia - Friday 21 June, 2013

Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze
# Smog
# Smog

Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze

Jun 21st 2013, 8:20 PM 8,790 Views 6 Comments

Sinagpore is shrouded in haze due to forest fires on the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra.

# indonesia - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Not much of a view: Singapore's haze hits crisis levels
# Singapore
# Singapore

Not much of a view: Singapore's haze hits crisis levels

Jun 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 14,806 Views 23 Comments

The city-state’s pollution index stood at 218 today: 200 is ‘very unhealthy’, and ’300′ is hazardous…

# indonesia - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean
# Australia
# Australia

Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean

Jun 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 11,644 Views 28 Comments

Up to 13 bodies were spotted in the water but were not recovered while the hunt for survivors was on and now customs off say they were now too busy rescuing other boats.

# indonesia - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Indonesian politician's Metallica guitar seized amid concerns about corruption
# Enter Bagman?
# Enter Bagman?

Indonesian politician's Metallica guitar seized amid concerns about corruption

May 28th 2013, 10:10 PM 8,350 Views 15 Comments

Joko Widodo was given his guitar by concert promoters – but it’s feared that he may be asked to return some favours.

# indonesia - Saturday 18 May, 2013

British woman dies after drinking 'tainted alcohol'
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

British woman dies after drinking 'tainted alcohol'

May 18th 2013, 7:20 PM 19,415 Views 18 Comments

The 23-year-old was travelling with a fellow Briton through rainforest, when they drank four bottles of local whiskey.

# indonesia - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Rescuers use saws, wheelbarrows in dig to free trapped miners
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Rescuers use saws, wheelbarrows in dig to free trapped miners

May 15th 2013, 10:24 AM 3,581 Views 0 Comments

The mine collapse took place at a gold and copper mine in Indonesia yesterday.

# indonesia - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years
# Coelacanth
# Coelacanth

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years

Apr 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,350 Views 19 Comments

This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.

# indonesia - Monday 25 March, 2013

Two dead as asylum-seeker boat carrying 95 capsizes
# Capsized
# Capsized

Two dead as asylum-seeker boat carrying 95 capsizes

Mar 25th 2013, 9:47 AM 5,281 Views 13 Comments

A woman and a young child have died after an overloaded boat carrying 95 asylum-seekers travelling to Australia sank in the Indian Ocean.

# indonesia - Monday 25 February, 2013

Indonesian wins rare victory against noisy mosque
# Decibel Level
# Decibel Level

Indonesian wins rare victory against noisy mosque

Feb 25th 2013, 9:56 AM 5,548 Views 23 Comments

Man in Banda Aceh claims volume of call to prayer was lowered after his complaint.

# indonesia - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:04 AM 18,690 Views 82 Comments

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# indonesia - Monday 10 December, 2012

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

Dec 10th 2012, 5:32 PM 6,292 Views 6 Comments

There is not said to be a tsunami threat after the earthquake.

# indonesia - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Tensions rise over ad that reads "Indonesian maids now on sale!!"
# Anger
# Anger

Tensions rise over ad that reads "Indonesian maids now on sale!!"

Oct 30th 2012, 2:30 PM 8,524 Views 15 Comments

Indonesia had previously banned women from travelling to Malaysia to work as maids due to poor pay and abuse.

# indonesia - Friday 12 October, 2012

Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings
# Bali Bombings
# Bali Bombings

Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings

Oct 12th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,736 Views 3 Comments

Survivors and loved-ones paid tribute to the 202 victims of the nightclub bombings on the Indonesian island of Bali, carried out by religious extremists in 2002.

# indonesia - Monday 8 October, 2012

Volcano erupts in Indonesia
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Oct 8th 2012, 2:20 PM 6,025 Views 1 Comment

Mount Lokon is one of the country’s most active volcanoes – eruption could be heard more than 5km away.

# indonesia - Monday 17 September, 2012

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads
# Islam
# Islam

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Sep 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 3,683 Views 56 Comments

Protests have taken place across the Arab World against the US-produced ‘Innocence of Muslims’.

# indonesia - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,678 Views 1 Comment

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

# indonesia - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Indonesia tops 'league of shame' as world's most prolific smokers
# Smoking
# Smoking

Indonesia tops 'league of shame' as world's most prolific smokers

Sep 11th 2012, 2:25 PM 6,057 Views 20 Comments

Two-thirds of all men over the age of 15 smoke in Indonesia – making them the world’s heaviest smokers.

# indonesia - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Search for sinking asylum seeker boat called off
# Capsized
# Capsized

Search for sinking asylum seeker boat called off

Aug 29th 2012, 3:12 PM 5,451 Views 0 Comments

Indonesian officials received an alert from Australian authorities but have been unable to locate the vessel.

# indonesia - Saturday 21 July, 2012

'I'll take a 10% pay cut,' says FAI chief John Delaney
# FAI
From The42
# FAI

'I'll take a 10% pay cut,' says FAI chief John Delaney

Jul 21st 2012, 1:46 PM 6,868 Views 75 Comments

The association boss informed AGM delegates that his annual salary will be reduced from €400,000 to €360,000.

# indonesia - Thursday 21 June, 2012

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes

Jun 21st 2012, 5:30 PM 3,534 Views 2 Comments

The boat, which is thought to be from Sri Lanka, was on its way to the Australian territory of Christmas Island.

# indonesia - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Lady Gaga abandons Indonesian gigs after security threat from Islamic group
# Bad Romance
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Romance

Lady Gaga abandons Indonesian gigs after security threat from Islamic group

May 27th 2012, 4:30 PM 2,836 Views 17 Comments

The Islamic Defenders Front had threatened “chaos” if Gaga – described as “the Devil’s messenger” – came to perform.

# indonesia - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Indonesia pulls Lady Gaga concert, saying she'll corrupt kids
# Gaga Gagged
From The Daily Edge
# Gaga Gagged

Indonesia pulls Lady Gaga concert, saying she'll corrupt kids

May 16th 2012, 4:46 PM 2,825 Views 23 Comments

A permit for a June concert by the popstar has been denied, amid fears her sexy clothes and dance moves will harm children.

# indonesia - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage in Indonesia
# Crash
# Crash

Bodies found at Russian jet wreckage in Indonesia

May 10th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,205 Views 2 Comments

All 45 people on board are feared dead after the discovery of bodies at the site.

# indonesia - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight

May 9th 2012, 1:29 PM 5,749 Views 4 Comments

Plane carrying 46 people has lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying in western Indonesia.

# indonesia - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 5,320 Views 6 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Tsunami warnings lifted after two earthquakes off Indonesian coast

Apr 11th 2012, 2:20 PM 6,756 Views 4 Comments

The earthquake was measured initially as 8.9 magnitude but has since been revised downwards to 8.6 as tsunami warnings were issued in over a dozen countries. Some have since been lifted.

# indonesia - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Ten-year-old girl eaten by crocodile as father looked on
# Crocodile Attack
# Crocodile Attack

Ten-year-old girl eaten by crocodile as father looked on

Jan 22nd 2012, 12:28 PM 9,622 Views 38 Comments

Only pieces of the girl’s clothing were found after the reptile attacked near a river in Indonesia.

# indonesia - Friday 20 January, 2012

Monkey long-believed to be extinct discovered in Indonesia
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Monkey long-believed to be extinct discovered in Indonesia

Jan 20th 2012, 4:17 PM 4,751 Views 17 Comments

A team of scientists hoping to capture footage of leopards and orangutans on Borneo island last summer got much more than they bargained for…

# indonesia - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesia on brief tsunami alert after 7.3-mag offshore earthquake

Jan 10th 2012, 9:10 PM 2,961 Views 0 Comments

The quake struck around 220 miles off the coast of Sumatra, the province most devastated by the 2004 tsunami.

# indonesia - Thursday 22 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 22nd 2011, 7:48 PM 3,272 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: Are we the most miserable people in the EU? Plus wage reforms for many workers… and the most adorable polar bear cub you’ll see this week.

Girl dragged away by tsunami finds her way back home - seven years later
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Girl dragged away by tsunami finds her way back home - seven years later

Dec 22nd 2011, 3:51 PM 18,019 Views 36 Comments

An Indonesian girl who was carried away by violent flooding in 2004 has made her way back to her home village – alone – to be reunited with her family.

# indonesia - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Two hundred feared dead after asylum seeker boat sinks off Indonesia
# Java
# Java

Two hundred feared dead after asylum seeker boat sinks off Indonesia

Dec 18th 2011, 12:39 PM 1,373 Views 3 Comments

Two children, aged eight and ten, were among a few survivors found clinging to wreckage.

# indonesia - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Hard-line Indonesian police shave punks' mohawks
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Hard-line Indonesian police shave punks' mohawks

Dec 14th 2011, 4:08 PM 2,975 Views 5 Comments

Conversative police raided a punk-rock concert and shaved the punks’ heads due to the perceived threat to Islamic values.

# indonesia - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Dec 7th 2011, 8:02 PM 3,484 Views 9 Comments

In tonight’s fix: why the government is rowing back on one budget pledge already; toilet-based austerity; and Trapattoni lands another cat in the sack…

Lip-syncing Indonesian cop fired after becoming a YouTube sensation
# Indonesia
From The Daily Edge
# Indonesia

Lip-syncing Indonesian cop fired after becoming a YouTube sensation

Dec 7th 2011, 4:56 PM 6,093 Views 6 Comments

Norman Kamaru stole the nation’s hearts but then he didn’t show up for work, here’s why…