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Jakarta's motorcycle taxis get backpack shield for virus battle

Jun 10 2020

JAKARTA Jakarta's motorcycle taxi drivers have a new weapon in the battle against the coronavirus - a plastic shield they can strap on backpack-style to isolate them from passengers.

As big cats go hungry, Indonesia zoo considers 'worst-case' deer cull

May 22 2020

BANDUNG, Indonesia A zoo in Indonesia may slaughter some of its animals to feed others, such as a Sumatran tiger and a Javan leopard, if it runs out of food in coming months after the coronavirus pandemic forced its to shut it doors. | Video

Indonesia's COVID-19 battle faces crucial test over Eid holiday

May 21 2020

JAKARTA Thousands of Indonesians made a late dash to leave Jakarta for their hometowns this week, even as authorities sought to stem the traditional mass exodus at the end of the Muslim fasting month to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Indonesia team says it has created $1,000 ventilator for COVID-19 fight

May 07 2020

BANDUNG, Indonesia A team of Indonesian engineers working around the clock says it has produced in two months a compact ventilator to sell at a fraction of the usual cost, hoping to accelerate the fight against east Asia's second-deadliest COVID-19 outbreak.

Wedding streamers: Indonesia couple takes big day online to keep coronavirus at bay

Apr 11 2020

TANGERANG, Indonesia For Indonesian couple Mohamad Nurjaman and Ugi Lestari Widya Bahri, their wedding meant the most important day of their lives, to be celebrated in front of hundreds of happy guests.

Best foot forward: Indonesian makes shoes from chicken feet

Mar 11 2020

BANDUNG, Indonesia It sounds like a riddle - what feet can be used to make shoes to put on your feet? | Video

Tsunami kills at least 222 in Indonesia after Krakatau eruption

Dec 23 2018

PANDEGLANG, Indonesia A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed to have been caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials said on Sunday. | Video

Tens of thousands of Indonesian Muslims protest against capital's governor

Nov 04 2016

JAKARTA Tens of thousands of hardline Muslim protesters in Indonesia rallied outside the presidential palace on Friday to demand the resignation of the governor of the capital, Jakarta, who they said had insulted the Koran.

Three Nigerians among four executed in Indonesia, 10 cases postponed

Jul 29 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, including three Nigerians, early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its "war against drugs", although another 10 scheduled executions were delayed. | Video

Indonesia executes three Nigerians, one local, despite protests

Jul 28 2016

CILACAP, Indonesia Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, three of them Nigerians, in the early hours of Friday, leaving the fate of 10 others uncertain.

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