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News Indonesia » Banten: Indonesia's rightward tilt under a liberal president

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/indonesias-rightward-tilt-under-a-liberal-president/a-42683437
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Religious conservatives in Indonesia have managed to increase their influence over ... One term is enough," said Raditya, who goes by one name and works as a driver in Banten province, located to the west of capital Jakarta. These words are in sharp ...

News Indonesia » Banten: The Indonesian tribe that rejects technology

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/indonesian-tribe-rejects-technology-180220121908006.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Baduy tribe from Banten in Indonesia practise seclusion and reject all modern technology to protect their ancient traditions. For centuries, their way of life hasn't changed. Electricity is outlawed, along with modern modes of communication and formal ...

News Indonesia » Banten: Indonesia must tackle problem of rising intolerance

News channel or source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/opinion/30339119
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Banten, forced a Buddhist monk to write a letter expressing his agreement to stop his religious activities. Human rights group Setara Institute has long pointed to the withering of tolerance in Indonesia and particularly in Yogyakarta, regarded as the ...

News Indonesia » Banten: Feature: Indonesian workers taste Chinese culture ahead of Spring Festival

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/14/c_136975768.htm
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

SERANG, Indonesia, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Both Chinese and local workers at a coal-fired power plant project in Indonesia's Banten province have been spending the days leading to the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, by carrying out seasonal celebration ...

News Indonesia » Banten: At least 27 killed as bus crashes in Indonesia

News channel or source: http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/317066/At-least-27-killed-as-bus-crashes-in-Indonesia
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Most of the passengers, who were on their way to a hot spring, were from South Tangerang in Java's Banten province ... Transport accidents are common in Indonesia, where buses and trains are often old and badly maintained. In July last year 10 people ...

News Indonesia » Banten: At least 27 dead in bus crash in Indonesia: Police

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/at-least-27-dead-in-bus-crash-in-indonesia-police
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Most of the passengers, who were on their way to a hot spring, were from South Tangerang in Java’s Banten province ... Transport accidents are common in Indonesia, where buses and trains are often old and badly maintained. In July last year 10 people ...

News Indonesia » Banten: Indonesia bus crash leaves 25 dead in West Java

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43018284
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Most passengers were from South Tangerang in Banten province, reports said ... Serious road accidents are common in Indonesia. Last July 10 people were killed when a bus travelling from Bali to a town in East Java hit the back of a lorry.

News Indonesia » Banten: East Java targets to vaccinate 10m following diphtheria outbreak

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/02/17/east-java-targets-to-vaccinate-10m-following-diphtheria-outbreak.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Stay healthy: A health worker from the Tangerang Health Agency injects a student with a diphtheria vaccine at SD Karawaci 3 elementary school in Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten ... the Religious Affairs Ministry, the Indonesia Ulema Council and Muslim groups ...

News Indonesia » Banten: Terrorist Decapitates Statues of Jesus, Virgin Mary in Indonesia Catholic Church Sword Attack

News channel or source: https://pjmedia.com/faith/terrorist-decapitates-statues-of-jesus-virgin-mary-in-indonesia-catholic-church-sword-attack/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Indonesia is well-known for fostering a climate of religious ... laid out this "Islam of the Islands," but he also insisted that Aceh, West Java, the Banten, and South Sulawesi have Islamic communities influenced by radical Islam and are where "90 percent ...

News Indonesia » Banten: Intolerance, Identity Politics on the Rise Ahead of 2018 and 2019 Elections in Indonesia

News channel or source: http://jakartaglobe.id/news/intolerance-identity-politics-rise-ahead-2018-2019-elections-indonesia/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Also this month, a Buddhist monk was kicked out of his home in Tangerang, Banten, by his Muslim neighbors ... Building (IIPB), warned that a lot of canny political operators in Indonesia have been trying to curry favor with radical religious groups ...