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# 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 9,341 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 5,277 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 5,543 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 18,672 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 6,266 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 8,522 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 2,713 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 6,023 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 3,678 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 5,673 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 6,049 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 5,448 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 6,863 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 3,527 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 2,823 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 2,816 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 2,204 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 5,741 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 5,317 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 6,755 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 9,611 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 4,722 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 2,959 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 3,267 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 18,009 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 1,369 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 2,969 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 6,080 Views 6 Comments

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

# indonesia - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

WATCH: Robbie scores for LA Galaxy in Indonesia
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

WATCH: Robbie scores for LA Galaxy in Indonesia

Nov 30th 2011, 4:21 PM 625 Views 0 Comments

The striker scored his side’s only goal in the opening match of their Asian tour.

# indonesia - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Football fans burn down ticket booths over sold out match
# Overreaction
From The Daily Edge
# Overreaction

Football fans burn down ticket booths over sold out match

Nov 22nd 2011, 12:43 PM 566 Views 0 Comments

Disappointed fans wanting to see a final between Indonesia v Malaysia had a novel way of expressing their frustration…

# indonesia - Thursday 13 October, 2011

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali

Oct 13th 2011, 11:56 AM 453 Views 0 Comments

At least 50 people were injured in the earthquake which was felt on neighbouring Indonesian islands.

# indonesia - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Search for Sumatra plane crash site as 18 feared dead
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Search for Sumatra plane crash site as 18 feared dead

Sep 29th 2011, 8:53 AM 141 Views 0 Comments

The small plane sent a distress signal halfway into its 30-minute flight and is believed to have crashed.

# indonesia - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Erupting volcano forces Indonesian villagers to flee homes
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Erupting volcano forces Indonesian villagers to flee homes

Jul 14th 2011, 5:43 PM 158 Views 0 Comments

Mount Lokon in north Sulawesi province has a history of violent eruptions; its last major eruption in 1991 killed a Swiss hiker.

# indonesia - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Nike workers in Indonesia say they are kicked and slapped
# Nike
# Nike

Nike workers in Indonesia say they are kicked and slapped

Jul 13th 2011, 1:28 PM 2,063 Views 10 Comments

In one factory producing Converse runners, workers have described being hit and called names, and made to stand in the blazing sun.

# indonesia - Monday 13 June, 2011

Sixteen arrested in Jakarta over food poisoning terrorist plot
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Sixteen arrested in Jakarta over food poisoning terrorist plot

Jun 13th 2011, 8:39 PM 469 Views 4 Comments

Police in Indonesia are calling the plot to poison police food with cyanide a “new model of terror attack”.

# indonesia - Saturday 7 May, 2011

No one likely to have survived Indonesian plane crash
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

No one likely to have survived Indonesian plane crash

May 7th 2011, 1:53 PM 1,121 Views 0 Comments

An official said that the passenger plane had been carrying 27 people including an infant and two children, adding that it was difficult to say if there were any survivors.

# indonesia - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour
# Sweatshops
# Sweatshops

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour

May 3rd 2011, 3:39 PM 152,338 Views 10 Comments

A lobby group has examined 83 factories across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines and found “widespread violations and abuses of workers’ rights”.