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Indonesia to step up data protection with new bill amid booming digital economy

Jan 28 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's government has submitted a bill to parliament aimed at protecting consumer data in the digital era, which includes punishment of up to seven years in jail for distribution of personal data without consent, a minister said on Tuesday.

New chief of Indonesia's Garuda urged to revamp work culture at state carrier

Jan 22 2020

JAKARTA, Jan 22 State airline PT Garuda Indonesia appointed its fourth chief executive in five years on Wednesday, amid calls from government officials for an improvement in the carrier's management and work culture after his predecessor was fired over a scandal.

Indonesia seeds clouds to keep them away from flooded capital

Jan 03 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's air force seeded clouds with salt on Friday to try to stop rainfall reaching the slowing sinking capital after deadly flash floods and landslides triggered by some of the heaviest rain ever recorded.

CORRECTED-Flood death toll rises to 21 in Indonesian capital

Jan 01 2020

JAKARTA Jan 2 The death toll from flash floods and landslides in and around Indonesia's capital Jakarta reached at least 21 on Thursday, with more heavy rain forecast, authorities said.

Murder of Indonesia palm oil activists shows growing threat, rights groups say

Nov 10 2019

JAKARTA The murder of two Indonesian activists, which police say was ordered by a palm oil businessman, highlights the escalating violence and threats faced by environmentalists who challenge the industry, rights groups say.

A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals for victims

Oct 29 2019

JAKARTA One year after a Lion Air plane crash that killed 189, relatives and friends of victims held prayer vigils and cast flower petals into the Java Sea at the site where the budget carrier's Boeing 737 MAX jet went down beneath the waves.

A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals for victims

Oct 29 2019

JAKARTA One year after a Lion Air plane crash that killed 189, relatives and friends of victims held prayer vigils and cast flower petals into the Java Sea at the site where the budget carrier's Boeing 737 MAX jet went down beneath the waves.

UPDATE 1-A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals for victims

Oct 29 2019

JAKARTA, Oct 29 One year after a Lion Air plane crash that killed 189, relatives and friends of victims held prayer vigils and cast flower petals into the Java Sea at the site where the budget carrier's Boeing 737 MAX jet went down beneath the waves.

Indonesia report on 737 MAX crash faults Boeing design, says Lion Air made mistakes

Oct 25 2019

JAKARTA Boeing, acting without adequate oversight from U.S. regulators, failed to grasp risks in the design of cockpit software on its 737 MAX airliner, sowing the seeds for a Lion Air crash that also involved errors by airline workers and crew, Indonesian investigators found. | Video

Lion Air families told 737 MAX design flaws linked to deadly crash

Oct 23 2019

JAKARTA Mechanical and design issues contributed to the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX jet last October, Indonesian investigators told victims' families in a briefing on Wednesday ahead of the release of a final report. | Video

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