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Indonesia's sweeping restructuring of science sector faces criticism

Jan 14 2022

JAKARTA Indonesia's government is facing criticism from some top scientists and lawmakers that a sweeping restructuring bringing together the country's leading science and technology institutes could undermine research efforts.

'No warning': Indonesian village caught off guard in volcano disaster

Dec 10 2021

PENANGGAL, Indonesia (Reuters) -In the wake of the deadly Semeru eruption on Indonesia's Java island, the entwined bodies of a mother and daughter encased in molten ash have come to symbolise what many living in the shadow of the volcano feel went wrong.

Exclusive-China protested Indonesian drilling, military exercises

Dec 01 2021

SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) -China told Indonesia to stop drilling for oil and natural gas in maritime territory that both countries regard as their own during a months-long standoff in the South China Sea earlier this year, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-China protested Indonesian drilling, military exercises

Dec 01 2021

SYDNEY/JAKARTA, Dec 1 China told Indonesia to stop drilling for oil and natural gas in maritime territory that both countries regard as their own during a months-long standoff in the South China Sea earlier this year, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-China protested Indonesian drilling, military exercises

Dec 01 2021

SYDNEY/JAKARTA, Dec 1 China told Indonesia to stop drilling for oil and natural gas in maritime territory that both countries regard as their own during a months-long standoff in the South China Sea earlier this year, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Indonesia's defence minister says 'understands, respects' AUKUS pact

Nov 22 2021

Indonesia's defence minister has said his country understands the reasons behind the United States, Australia and Britain establishing the AUKUS security agreement, though at a forum at the weekend repeated concerns about an arms race in the region.

Singapore has financial leverage to pressure Myanmar - U.S. official

Oct 21 2021

Singapore has the ability to wield its significant financial leverage over Myanmar's military rulers to pressure them to return to a path of democracy amid a deteriorating humanitarian and economic crisis, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Sun cable to invest $2.5 bln in Indonesia on Singapore power link

Sep 23 2021

JAKARTA, Sept 23 Sun cable, an Australian-Singapore venture, will invest $2.5 billion in Indonesia as part of an ambitious solar power project to provide Singapore with up to 15% of its energy requirements, officials said on Thursday.

U.N. rights expert says Papuan held in Indonesia at risk of dying

Sep 21 2021

(Reuters) -A U.N. expert has urged Indonesia to provide an independence activist in its Papua province with proper medical care to "keep him from dying in prison", after reports that his health had deteriorated.

U.N. rights expert says Papuan held in Indonesia at risk of dying

Sep 21 2021

A U.N. expert has urged Indonesia to provide an independence activist in its Papua province with proper medical care to "keep him from dying in prison", after reports that his health had deteriorated.

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