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News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, unleashes towering ash column

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/19/indonesias-sinabung-volcano-unleashes-towering-ash-column.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday. There were no fatalities or injuries from the morning ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/indonesia-mobilizes-to-combat-health-damaging-forest-fires/2018/02/21/5e6b57e6-16c5-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-damaging haze across much of Southeast Asia. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Wednesday that ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/indonesia-unlikely-to-join-us-led-coalition-to-contain-china/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

More to the point, Indonesia is not about to sell its strategic soul and allow itself to be used by the United States for its hegemonic interests just to gain a temporary respite from China’s burgeoning pressure. Rather Jakarta will likely take a long ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/volcanic-blast-reshaped-summit-indonesias-mount-sinabung-065523479.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also blew away much of the mountain's summit. Before and after images from Indonesia's Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia says it will revise tax incentives in bid to lift investment

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/indonesia-investment-tax/indonesia-says-it-will-revise-tax-incentives-in-bid-to-lift-investment-idUSL4N1QB2G8
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

JAKARTA, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Indonesia will revise its tax incentives and offer them to a larger number of business sectors, in a bid to attract more investment, the finance minister said. Tax allowance and tax holiday rules, last revised in 2016 ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia Quietly Passes Law to Quash Criticism of Politicians

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/indonesia-law-to-quash-criticism-of-politicians/4263867.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

“Indonesia’s parliament is one of the least trusted state institutions,” said Andreas Harsono, a senior researcher with Human Rights Watch in Jakarta. “It does not help that they passed such a repressive law. It’s going to create more and more pr ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia’s anti-LGBT drive should concern all Asia

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/indonesias-anti-lgbt-drive-should-concern-all-asia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The men were publicly flogged in the first such whipping in Indonesia’s history. In May, police raided the Atlantis gym and sauna in Jakarta, a well-known gay hangout. In September, police in West Java province entered the private home of 12 women they ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia stocks lower at close of trade; IDX Composite Index down 0.29%

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/indonesia-stocks-lower-at-close-of-trade-idx-composite-index-down-029-1285104
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Miscellaneous Industry, Property and Trade sectors led shares lower. At the close in Jakarta, the IDX Composite Index declined 0.29%. Falling stocks outnumbered ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: Indonesia Suspends Infrastructure Projects After String of Accidents

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/20/world/asia/20reuters-indonesia-infrastructure.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

JAKARTA — Indonesia suspended on Tuesday the construction of elevated infrastructure projects, including rail and roads, after a series of accidents raised questions about the safety of a government drive to upgrade transport networks. Minister of Public ...

News Indonesia » Jakarta: MotoGP Video: Repsol Honda Team Officially Introduced In Indonesia

News channel or source: http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/motogp-repsol-honda-team-officially-introduced-in-indonesia/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Marc Marquez 93 “It’s a real pleasure to once again be in Indonesia for our team launch because this is an important country for Honda and MotoGP. We’ve been here in Jakarta on many occasions, so it already seems very familiar to me! There are a lot ...