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Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of ...

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

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Indonesia salts clouds to try and halt rain amid deadly flooding JAKARTA — Indonesia’s air force seeded clouds with salt on Friday to try to stop rainfall reaching the slowly sinking capital after deadly flash floo...
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Amid catastrophic floods, Indonesia tries 'cloud seeding' to stop the rain Facing devastating flooding in its capital of Jakarta, Indonesia is trying something unique to stop the torrential rainfall from reaching the soaked ...
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Smothered by smoke, Malaysia seeds clouds to bring rain relief At an altitude of just 3,000 feet (915 meters), flares attached to both sides of the Cessna 172 aircraft lit up brightly, dispersing chemicals over M...
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Indonesia plans cloud seeding to halt rain, floods death toll rises to 43 Indonesia will carry out cloud seeding on Friday in a bid to prevent further rainfall over the capital Jakarta, after deadly flash floods and landsli...
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Thousands protest against new criminal code in Indonesia At least 40 injured in student protests over plans that include outlawing extramarital sexThousands of students have taken to the streets in Indonesi...
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Floods in Indonesia's capital kill nine, force thousands to evacuate Flash floods inundated swathes of Indonesia's capital and nearby towns on the first day of the New Year after torrential rainfall overnight, killing ...
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Indonesia: hundreds of thousands protest at plan to outlaw extramarital sex Petition gathers more than 300,000 signatures in 24 hours after details of draft criminal code emergeA proposed new criminal code that could see stat...
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Jakarta flood: At least 21 killed in Indonesia and tens of thousands evacuated Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta as the death toll from flash floods and landslides rose to at ...
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Flash Floods in Indonesia Leave Hundreds of Thousands Homeless At least 43 people have been killed in the most intense rains to strike Jakarta, the country’s capital, since record keeping began....
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Deadly Flash Floods in Indonesia’s Capital Leave Thousands Homeless At least 17 people have been killed in the most intense rains to strike Jakarta, the country’s capital, since record keeping began....
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Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra ...
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Indonesia: Deadly flood forces tens of thousands to leave Jakarta Indonesian authorities launched a mass evacuation as floods death toll continued to rise. The flash floods caused landslides and electrocutions in th...
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Thousands stranded, 5 killed, as heavy rain lashes south China Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China, with authorities bracing ...
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Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thous...
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Hundreds of thousands urged to flee as heavy rain hits southern Japan Torrential rain pounded Japan's southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides an...
11:20, 2019-07-01

Smoke a few cigarettes a day? May as well smoke a pack: study A smoke’s no joke. Smoking five cigarettes a day hurts your lungs nearly as much as smoking two packs, according to new research by Columbia Un...
18:20, 2019-10-11

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanc...
07:32, 2019-06-23

These ventilated rain jackets from Cole Haan keep me warm while remaining breathable — plus they're sleek enough to be worn even when there's no rain Cole Haan/Instagram I can count the number of rain jackets I've owned throughout my life on one hand. They all did what they were supposed to do &mda...
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Want to pray the Rosary? There's an app for that What better way to compliment your $1,500 pair of “Jesus Shoes” than with an eRosary dangling from your wrist? This week, the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer...
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The Warm-Up: Pray for Arsenal "You’ve got to feel for Arsenal fans, clinging on to each snippet of hope, tricking themselves that this time it will be different, that the good ol’...
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Lil Nas X says he used to 'pray' he wasn't gay as he opens up about sexuality Lil Nas X revealed during an interview with "CBS This Morning" he used to "pray" he wasn't gay.        ...
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Oklahoma man: ‘Church mob held me down to pray the gay away’ A gay man from Oklahoma says he was held down by a group of churchgoers who tried to pray away his sexuality — a disturbing claim that has spar...
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The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar -- 'Pray For Me' Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams....
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Pray Tell faces some fears on an eventful Pose Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Tuesday, July 23. All times are Eastern. ...
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Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their ...
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After the Wedding review – basically, it's Eat Love Pray 2 An insufferable, implausible and treacly romantic-drama, with Michelle Williams running an orphanage in India and Julianne Moore as her benefactorThi...
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Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Se...
11:08, 2019-07-18

SESAME Field Trip: 'We Palestinians pray for peace' In Palestine's West Bank, Nablus is another world away from Israel in terms of science. No one will go where their security is on the line. This is p...
15:24, 2019-10-18

Pray Tell has a health scare in a loud, lively Pose Pose loves to put on a show. The series is, in a very broad and maybe boring sense, about the act of performing in general—beyond the balls that make...
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Tweet sent from Babes Wodumo's Twitter account: 'Pray for me' A tweet sent from Babes Wodumo's Twitter account has addressed public concern after a photo allegedly showing the gqom artist appearing worryingly th...
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In photos: Yayoi Kusama 'Every Day I Pray For Love' exhibit Visitors viewed Yayoi Kusama's "Every Day I Pray For Love" exhibit November 15, 2019, at the David Zwirner gallery in New York City....
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Senate Republicans pray Trump won't tweet during trial Senate Republicans can theoretically control President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. But there’s one thing they have no power over: Trump’s itchy...
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20:00, 2019-05-14

Family remembers tragic Guatemalan migrant: ‘She told me to pray for her’ Twenty-year-old Claudia Gomez Gonzalez borrowed $10,000 from an aunt in the US to pay the coyote and left home last spring with five others. But on t...
01:56, 2019-06-16

The Vatican created a $110 wearable 'eRosary' to help get young Catholics to pray Click to Pray The Vatican launched a smart wearable eRosary this week, Engadget reported. The rosary connects to an app on iPhone or Android devices ...
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‘Continue to pray for us,’ officials plead as hurricane Dorian lingers over Bahamas The storm’s top sustained winds decreased slightly to 165 mph (265 kph) as its westward movement slowed, crawling along Grand Bahama island Monday mo...
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Diego Maradona's daughter in worrying message asking fans to pray for legend The Argentine legend and 1986 World Cup winner is "getting killed from the inside", according to his daughter...
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Vietnam’s Empty Forests The Asian nation is a hot spot of biological diversity, but local and international conservation groups are struggling to halt what amounts to animal...
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Babes Wodumo responds to public outcry following troubling viral photo: 'Pray for me' Local artist Babes Wodumo has responded to public concern after a photo allegedly showing the gqom artist appearing worryingly thin went viral....
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Jennifer Lopez, A-Rod pray at Western Wall as manager says 'nothing' would have stopped JLo from Israel show Jennifer Lopez and her fiance Alex Rodriguez made time to stop by one of the world's holiest sites, Jerusalem's Western Wall....
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Crime scene cleaner lifts lid on gory job and even sells 'pray for death' merch WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT — Neal Smither from San Francisco founded Crime Scene Cleaners Inc almost 25 years ago, and says he was originally inspired ...
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Nick Cannon drops new Eminem diss track 'Pray For Him'; 50 Cent takes a side Eminem's beef with Machine Gun Kelly is long gone, but the rapper has found himself in the middle of another feud, this time with Nick Cannon.  ...
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22:32, 2019-08-22

Meet The Man Walking 700 Km In Reverse To Save Forests An Indonesian man is walking 700 kilometres (435 miles) from his home on a volcano in East Java to Jakarta in the hope of drawing attention to the ar...
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Laser drones protect Scottish forests The drones use lidar to create a 3D picture to assess the health of what lies beneath the forest canopy....
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'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fi...
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As Bolivian forests burn, Evo's bet on Big Farming comes under fire In the tropical Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, a wealthy farming hub on the edge on the Amazon rainforest, President Evo Morales gathered ...
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In the Fight Against Climate Change, Not All Forests Are Equal A new study on the carbon impact of forest loss suggests a new target: preserving forests where deforestation and degradation haven’t yet begun....
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Future forests facing climate balancing act Forests can cope in a warming world only if temperatures increase in line with rises in CO2, a study finds....
10:12, 2019-11-26

Boeing 737 plane suffers mid-air engine failure as passengers pray and drink whiskey in horror clip The Swift Air flight from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic to Miami suffered engine problems just 30 minutes after takeoff...
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The wood life: my four days immersed in Latvia's forests Half of Latvia is woodland … so no wonder its people derive so much wellbeing from foraging, ancient forest crafts and being at one with natureIn Jap...
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Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon ...
02:44, 2019-05-30

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endanger...
22:16, 2019-08-29

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spect...
12:44, 2019-05-24

Fractured Forests Are Endangering Wildlife, Scientists Find The world’s forests are being carved into pieces. In tropical regions, animals are likely to pay a heavy price....
21:16, 2019-12-05

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday...
20:20, 2019-06-11

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07:28, 2019-04-25

Merkel promises €500m to revitalise German forests Storms, drought, forest fires and beetle plagues have destroyed equivalent of 250,000 football fields of forestAngela Merkel’s government has promise...
19:16, 2019-09-25

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018...
10:12, 2019-07-20

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read...
20:44, 2019-06-24

Autumn leave: 20 great places to stay in the UK’s forests Where better than deep in the woods to enjoy beautiful autumn colours? We pick forest boltholes, from log cabins and cosy cottages to tree tentsSheff...
13:04, 2019-09-28

Big donors to unblock $500 million in aid for tropical forests: France Big international donors will unblock an additional $500 million in aid for the protection of tropical forests, including the Amazon where wildfires ...
16:28, 2019-09-23

NSW remaps old growth forests to open up reserves to logging Exclusive: ‘Sneaky’ rezoning exercise now under way to address timber shortfall The New South Wales government is considering reclassifying old growt...
04:44, 2019-07-17

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the U...
21:16, 2019-05-10

Lamar Odom brings his kids to pray at Lubavitcher Rebbe's grave: He shared 'a beautiful message of love' Lamar Odom shared a personal moment of prayer at the grave of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Schneerson in Queens, N.Y....
20:40, 2019-07-19

David Attenborough: Save Sussex's magical kelp forests Kelp forests are an important marine environment but are being destroyed by changing fishing methods....
04:52, 2019-09-30

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise...
19:48, 2019-07-28

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise...
16:24, 2019-07-29

'Fire is medicine': The tribes burning California forests to save them For millennia, native people have used flames to protect the land. The US government outlawed the process for a century before recognizing its valueW...
12:48, 2019-11-21

ISIS urges followers to ‘ignite fires’ in forests across US and Europe ISIS is urging its followers to spark wildfires across the US and Europe, according to reports. At least four propaganda posters have appeared on Qur...
16:40, 2019-11-06

Brazil's tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests In the 1980's Brazil's first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went around with a recorder to tape conversations with other politicians b...
05:08, 2020-01-17

Ghost Forests Are Visceral Examples of the Advance of Climate Change As Matt Kirwan walks through Maryland’s Blackwater National Refuge, his rubber boots begin to squish. With each step the land beneath him turns...
01:20, 2019-10-08

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Parts of the research were criticized, but outside experts said it still showed how reforestation could be an important strategy to help reduce the c...
23:32, 2019-07-05

Ivory Coast law could see chocolate industry ‘wipe out’ protected forests Critics condemn move placing thousands of square miles of rainforest under control of international companiesThe Ivory Coast’s dwindling rainforests ...
14:08, 2019-10-16

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than...
20:56, 2019-05-22

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of ille...
16:48, 2019-05-22

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the ov...
20:32, 2019-07-17

Elephants help forests store more carbon by destroying smaller plants By trampling and grazing on small plants, elephants in central African rainforests favour the growth of large trees that store more carbon...
17:40, 2019-07-15

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the im...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Thirsting, ill and ablaze, Germany's forests in critical state, minister says Forest fires, drought and insect infestations have left Germany's forests in a critical state, agriculture minister Julia Kloeckner said after forest...
09:32, 2019-08-30

Ancient forests and vast marshlands added to UN heritage list Unesco announces first of this year’s sites to be protected for their value to humanityAncient forests, vast marshlands and a natural park replete wi...
16:44, 2019-07-05

Simcoe County to execute controlled burn on forests this week Simcoe County is executing a controlled burn on 100 acres of forest in the region on Thursday and into Friday....
23:20, 2019-05-15

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scienti...
01:32, 2019-08-07

Massachusetts bill would block logging, let state forests keep their carbon Enlarge / A gravel path cuts through a forest in Mount Everett State Reservation in Massachusetts. (credit: Mass.gov) We're going to have to do more ...
17:32, 2019-11-26

State legislation would enlist forests in the battle against climate change Enlarge / A gravel path cuts through a forest in Mount Everett State Reservation in Massachusetts. (credit: Mass.gov) We're going to have to do more ...
17:12, 2019-11-26

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests...
21:24, 2019-08-12

Pelosi reportedly told a room full of House Democrats to 'pray' following news of Iranian attack on US forces in Iraq BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stopped a meeting with House Democrats on Tuesday night to deliver news tha...
03:52, 2020-01-08

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest ma...
13:16, 2019-05-29

Clearcutting B.C. forests contributing more to climate change than fossil fuels: report The report from Sierra Club BC found 3.6 million hectares of clearcut forest are contributing more carbon emissions than they can absorb until new tr...
00:20, 2019-12-16

Research group targets Peterborough County area for old-growth forests The northern area of Peterborough County contains 72 per cent of old growth forest in Ontario....
20:24, 2019-07-26

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving aroun...
12:52, 2019-05-01

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing ...
18:48, 2019-07-19

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coa...
12:52, 2019-06-04

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not ...
21:00, 2019-05-30

Long-term damage from logging hits ability of Canada's forests to regenerate ‘Logging scars’ blight up to 25% of formerly logged areasCanada partly relies on forests to capture carbonCanada’s logging industry has a larger and ...
20:24, 2019-12-04

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which defi...
16:48, 2019-04-26

Tiffany Francis-Baker: How forests shaped our literary heritage and inspired a nation One-hundred years after the Forestry Commission was set up, a writer reflects on the creative power of trees....
01:40, 2019-09-01

Spanish police find vast cannabis plantations hidden deep in forests Six people arrested and 16,000 marijuana plants seized during operation in Aragón region Spanish police have arrested six people and seized 16,000 ma...
12:24, 2019-11-18

Possible Bigfoot sighting revealed as scientists hunt for ‘apelike creature’ in Oregon forests Explorers and scientists are on the trail of legendary 'creature' Bigfoot in the forests of Oregon....
19:56, 2019-12-10

Dead mangrove forests in northern Australia found to emit more methane than live trees Emissions from dead trees were eight times higher than those from the healthy treesMangrove forests that died along a 1,000km stretch of coastline in...
09:20, 2019-07-02

Illegal immigrants blocked at border pray for Trump’s defeat, ‘I want Trump out’ Latin American migrants eager to enter the U.S. but held in Mexico are praying for President Trump’s election defeat in 2020 believing that a Democra...
19:40, 2020-01-17

Fortnite Lost spray cans locations: Where to find spraycans for Spray & Pray challenge? Find Lost Spray cans is one of the new Fortnite challenges available to players as part of the Spray & Pray missions....
16:44, 2019-08-09

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; effo...
22:32, 2019-05-06

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened t...
15:08, 2019-08-16

If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know When Colorado legalized marijuana, it became a pioneer in creating new policies to deal with the drug. Now the state’s surgeons, nurses and anesthesi...
19:28, 2019-08-01

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Musl...
20:28, 2019-09-19

Only one in six U.S. universities are smoke-free (Reuters Health) - Universities across the United States have been slow to adopt anti-tobacco policies on campuses, researchers say, despite public h...
18:28, 2019-08-02

What to look for in a mask for wildfire smoke Only a few types of masks are effective in filtering fine particulate matter from wildfires....
21:36, 2019-05-31

It is finished: Woodstock 50 goes up in smoke Woodstock 50 is dead. As dead as the flower power of the ‘60s. As dead as nu-metal’s chokehold over 1999. As dead as Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock was a...
23:04, 2019-07-31

Can you smoke and donate blood? Almost everyone can donate blood. However, some people who use nicotine or cannabis products may wonder if they are eligible blood donors. Learn more...
23:08, 2019-12-02

Fires Rage in Indonesia, Turning the Sky Red Wildfires burning across Indonesia have created respiratory problems for nearly a million people....
09:09, 2019-09-25

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, t...
13:00, 2019-08-03

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is perhaps best known for its vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations ...
08:44, 2019-06-11

Behind the student protests that have rocked Indonesia JAKARTA – He was once a boy scout and member of a patriotic flag-raising team in high school. But with student protests sweeping Jakarta and ot...
20:56, 2019-11-08

A Test for Foreign Teachers in Indonesia: Are You Gay? Under a government regulation, teachers at some international schools face intrusive questions aimed at identifying those with “abnormal” sexual orie...
08:48, 2019-12-23

Japan and China vie for influence in Indonesia Indonesia is seeking to curb Chinese influence over its fishing waters in the South China Sea with help from Japan. Yet, at the same time, Tokyo must...
20:04, 2020-01-26

Indonesia: At least 25 dead after bus plunges into ravine Thirteen people have also been injured, according to local police. The accident occurred shortly before midnight local time in South Sumatra province...
06:52, 2019-12-24

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands ta...
09:04, 2019-04-29

KFC Is Now Serving Chicken Skin In Indonesia As far as ideas go, KFC serving bags of crisp, fried chicken skin is an excellent one. Who doesn’t love the skin?...
13:40, 2019-05-30

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more t...
06:16, 2019-08-03

Indonesia: Jakarta hit with deadly floods At least nine people have died in the worst flooding to hit Indonesia's capital since 2013. Power has been cut to suburbs across the city of 30 milli...
14:12, 2020-01-01

Indonesia's capital city isn't the only one sinking Indonesia announced Monday that the country would be relocating their capital city, because Jakarta is sinking into the Java Sea. But it's not the on...
13:28, 2019-08-27

Smoke causes evacuation on A train in Brooklyn About 200 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound A train Sunday morning after a report of smoke in the subway tunnel, according to the fi...
19:36, 2019-09-08

I planned to kill myself at 27 – now I’m 28. Here’s what happened | Ben Smoke I used to think my bipolar disorder meant I had to suffer, like the ‘tortured geniuses’ Kurt Cobain and Van GoghWhen I was 21 I tried to kill myself....
16:16, 2019-05-15

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University...
11:28, 2019-06-04

What It’s Like to Work in a Flying Smoke Laboratory Most scientists’ labs don’t fly. Most scientists’ labs are also not packed in the interior of a DC-8 jet doing loopy maneuvers at low altitudes. This...
19:36, 2019-10-30

Could life insurance go up in smoke for some vapers? Global reinsurers are stepping up their warnings to life insurer clients about the potential risks of vaping, putting pressure on underwriters to cha...
16:48, 2019-12-02

At Cherry, where’s there’s smoke, there’s a fired-up chef FIRST BITE | Chef William Morris leans on a 15-foot hearth and grill for his new restaurant in the W Washington D.C. hotel....
14:24, 2019-07-05

Subways delayed after train goes up in smoke Where there’s smoke, there’s subway delays. Subway service on Manhattan’s East Side went out of whack Friday morning after a train ...
21:48, 2019-07-19

With Mezcal, Smoke Is Only Part of the Story The choices now abound, but the best bottles are rare and often expensive. What’s inside is sometimes quirky and almost always joyous....
19:24, 2020-01-23

Depression may be on the rise among people who used to smoke A large observational study finds that the rates of major depression, marijuana use, and binge drinking are on the rise among people who quit smoking...
03:28, 2019-09-03

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on C train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound C train Sunday morning after part of the train that connects to the third rail became de...
04:24, 2019-09-09

One-third of young NYC residents smoke pot: study New York is turning into a real Baked Apple. A third of Gotham residents ages 18 to 25 smoke, vape or otherwise ingest cannabis, according to the fir...
00:04, 2019-09-25

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on A train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound A train Sunday morning after a report of smoke in the subway tunnel, according to the fi...
22:40, 2019-09-08

DIGGING DEEPER: Nearly a ton of drugs go up in smoke Nearly a ton of dangerous narcotics and marijuana is off the streets – for good. Some of those drugs were seized from dealers, while others came from...
06:12, 2019-12-12

'Half as many Britons' vape as smoke The number of vapers reaches 3.6 million in the UK, as the health consequences come under international scrutiny....
03:36, 2019-09-24

Indonesia reverses tourist ban on Komodo Island Indonesia has canceled plans to close the popular Komodo Island for tourists, but will instead impose a limit on the number of visitors to protect it...
09:48, 2019-10-02

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhel...
22:08, 2019-06-05

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a hu...
12:04, 2019-06-10

'Voice of Germany' favorite is newcomer from Indonesia Claudia Emmanuela Santoso moved from Indonesia to Germany in 2018. The talented singer might just win a German reality talent show, "The Voice of Ger...
13:12, 2019-11-06

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and...
14:32, 2019-06-18

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials sa...
20:40, 2019-05-16

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitiga...
06:00, 2019-08-03

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 mill...
16:20, 2019-06-19

Deadly rioting flares up again in Indonesia's Papua Fresh rioting in the province has left more than 30 dead as police pull bodies from the wreckage of buildings burned down by protesters. The uprising...
20:24, 2019-09-24

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person...
19:40, 2019-07-14

The Amazon, Siberia, Indonesia: A World of Fire The growing intensity of wildfires and their spread to new corners of the globe raises fears that climate change is exacerbating the dangers....
19:40, 2019-08-28

Indonesia: World's oldest artwork found A new study by archaeologists working on the Sulawesi cave painting say it is also the world's oldest example of storytelling. The painting reveals a...
13:40, 2019-12-12

Friday's best photos: Indonesia protests and VR headsets The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:52, 2019-05-10

Indonesia's Munandar dies after crash at Sepang "Indonesian rider Afridza Munandar died after a crash in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup (IATC) race at the Sepang International Circuit on Saturday."...
13:20, 2019-11-02

Housewife rescues over 250 homeless cats in Indonesia Dita Agusta, 45, lives with more than 250 cats she has taken in off the streets, creating a shelter for the animals she hopes will one day be adopted...
16:44, 2019-12-26

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a m...
10:56, 2019-06-21

Death toll rises in Indonesia earthquake A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the capital city of Ambon in the eastern province of Maluku. Most of the victims were killed by collapsing hous...
13:08, 2019-09-27

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby E...
09:52, 2019-07-23

Indonesia files WTO lawsuit against EU over palm oil biofuels The world's largest palm oil producer has called the EU "discriminatory" over its plan to phase out biofuels. Europe is concerned about the environme...
12:12, 2019-12-16

PICS: Zozibini Tunzi explores Indonesia Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi is spending some time in Indonesia ahead of her trip back to South Africa....
11:32, 2020-01-27

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days afte...
12:12, 2019-08-04

Indonesia fires turn sky an eerie blood red Skies over one province in Indonesia turned blood red over the weekend as a result of the country's widespread wildfires....
22:36, 2019-09-23

Can President Jokowi transform Indonesia during his second term? During his second and final five-year term, Indonesian President Joko Widodo — popularly known as Jokowi — promises to transform the nation's economy...
15:56, 2019-10-21

Sent to Indonesia by a Fake Film Executive? The F.B.I. Wants to Talk to You Someone impersonating high-profile leaders in the entertainment industry is conning people seeking work....
03:00, 2019-07-16

Australian DJ dies in bid to help friend on Indonesia's Bali Popular Australian DJ Adam Sky died in an accident at the weekend on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, authorities said on Monday....
15:28, 2019-05-06

Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from Jakarta Indonesia plans to move its capital city from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister....
03:44, 2019-04-30

No immediate injuries reported after earthquake shakes Indonesia The magnitude 6.0 quake was centred 141 kilometres west of Abepura city at a depth of 33.6 kilometres, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
21:16, 2020-01-18

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands was hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people ...
10:48, 2019-07-15

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a ...
16:12, 2019-08-02

Strong quake near Indonesia's Ambon kills at least 20 A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku has killed at least 20 people, damaged buildings and sent people fleeing t...
14:28, 2019-09-26

Indonesia: World's oldest known artwork found A new study by archaeologists working on the Sulawesi cave painting say it is also the world's oldest example of storytelling. The painting reveals a...
22:24, 2019-12-12

Indonesia seeds clouds to keep them away from flooded capital 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 la...
14:56, 2020-01-03

Scientists have discovered five new species of songbird in Indonesia Five species of songbird and five subspecies have been discovered by scientists for the first time in mountainous areas of Indonesia...
20:24, 2020-01-09

Indonesia Wants ‘Halal Tourism.’ But Some Want to Wrestle Pigs. A Christian community on the shores of Lake Toba is pushing back against Indonesia’s rising religious conservatism with a party devoted to all things...
09:36, 2019-11-08

Indonesia announces location of new capital on Borneo Indonesia's president has provided fresh details on the location and cost of a new capital on Borneo. The capital Jakarta is overcrowded and sinking....
11:12, 2019-08-26

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 ...
12:52, 2019-08-03

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Jok...
09:40, 2019-05-31

Beck fears that several of his unreleased albums went up in smoke The star believes tapes containing hundreds of songs were lost in a fire at Universal Studios....
14:40, 2019-11-27

Tubac museum re-opened after smoke damage TUBAC, Ariz. – A Southern Arizona museum is now open again to the public, months after suffering smoke damage. The damage occurred at the Tubac...
05:04, 2019-11-28

People should eat, drink and SMOKE as much as they like – health minister PEOPLE should be able to smoke, drink and eat as much as they want, claims Norway’s new health minister as she slams the “nanny state”....
19:52, 2019-05-08

Artemi Panarin goes off as Rangers smoke Islanders Welcome to the rivalry. Artemi Panarin shoved a lot of the Rangers’ issues to the side for one night, putting on a whirlwind of a performance as his ...
04:08, 2020-01-14

Men who smoke marijuana daily may be more likely to get testicular cancer Petri Oeschger / Getty According to a new study, men who smoke one marijuana cigarette daily have a 36% increased risk of developing testicular cance...
21:44, 2019-12-02

'Godzilla' brings more smoke than fire to the 'Monsterverse' "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" rekindles a 1950s subtitle, but this latest addition to Warner Bros.' ambitious plans to create a lucrative "Monster...
23:56, 2019-05-28

OK to smoke, not to grow? States wrestle with homegrown pot SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers working to legalize recreational marijuana have hit a potential snag that other states have wrestled with...
23:24, 2019-05-29

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wil...
01:56, 2019-05-31

Smoke on the water: Sweden’s first Foodstock festival A top Swedish chef has turned his love for cooking over fire into a two-day festival of open flames and Nordic flavours on a pretty island in the Sto...
08:28, 2019-09-18

4 Your Health: Study on exposure to cigarette smoke NBC News- Exposure to cigarette smoke during the first years of life may lead to behavior problems later on. Researchers collected saliva samples fro...
23:32, 2019-12-04

Secondhand smoke may damage children's eyes (Reuters Health) - Secondhand smoke may damage children's eyes and possibly lead to problems with sight later in life, new findings suggest....
23:32, 2019-10-18

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air qual...
17:04, 2019-05-31

How many US high school students smoke e-cigarettes? In just one year, the percentage of high school students vaping has jumped from 12% to 21% - and e-cigarette use is highest among white studentsIf yo...
08:28, 2019-09-18

Smoke from Australian bushfires will travel around the world The bushfires tearing through Australia are everyone’s problem, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration researchers who pred...
17:20, 2020-01-14

Plane cabin fills with smoke before landing A British Airways flight reportedly evacuated after smoke filled the cabin minutes before it was due to land in Valencia, Spain.    &...
19:08, 2019-08-06

Woman evacuated from apartment due to smoke hazard TUCSON – A woman had to evacuate from an apartment early Friday morning after food that was left on the stove began to smolder, fire officials said. ...
19:24, 2019-05-17

NJ’s wannabe pot purveyors watch dollars go up in smoke Entrepreneurs banking on NJ Gov. Phil Murphy’s campaign promise to legalize marijuana in the Garden State are starting to feel burned. Shergoh Alkila...
05:16, 2019-08-31

WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don't smoke The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at th...
15:40, 2019-05-14

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly ...
17:16, 2019-06-20

Get to Know D Smoke, the Winner of Netflix’s ‘Rhythm and Flow’ Warning: This article contains spoilers for Rhythm and Flow. The first season of Netflix’s hip-hop competition show Rhythm and Flow has come to...
22:00, 2019-10-24

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Di...
03:16, 2019-05-16

Indonesia braces for more floods as death toll hits 66 The country's weather agency warned residents that more potentially fatal downpours are on the way. Tens of thousands have been displaced since the s...
13:24, 2020-01-06

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufac...
09:36, 2019-05-07

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck southwest Indonesia, rocking the capital Jakarta. A tsunami issue has been issued, with disaster agency officia...
15:16, 2019-08-02

One dead after strong quake strikes near Indonesia's Ambon At least one person died on Thursday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku, damaging buildings and sending peop...
06:04, 2019-09-26

Lax law enforcement causing Indonesia's forest fires: Greenpeace Land and forest fires are becoming very common in Indonesia. International environment watchdog Greenpeace says the government needs to strictly enfo...
16:32, 2019-09-17

Volcano on Indonesia’s Bali erupts, flights canceled JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali’s airport has canceled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south o...
20:40, 2019-05-24

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Pol...
09:40, 2019-05-31

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of hum...
14:08, 2019-06-25

Diving to save Indonesia's coral reefs from plastic Tenia Lestari leads a network of volunteer divers who clear rubbish from the coral reefs and recycle what they find....
01:12, 2019-11-21

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brough...
12:00, 2019-06-21

Indonesia bus crash: at least 24 dead after vehicle falls into ravine Fifty people believed to have been on bus when it crashed near South Sumatra town of Pagar AlamAt least two dozen people died and 13 others were inju...
06:12, 2019-12-24

Indonesia: Mass arrests after IS-linked suicide bombing Indonesian police have arrested at least 43 suspected militants in relation to an attack on a police station last week. A suicide bomber with alleged...
12:00, 2019-11-18

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killing...
10:16, 2019-06-26

Indonesia government considering harsher punishments for forest burners Indonesian authorities are studying a plan to mete out harsher penalties to companies found burning forest and peat land, an environment ministry off...
15:36, 2019-09-23

Indonesia says scrapping plans to close Komodo island Indonesia has decided it does not need to close the eastern island of Komodo next year as planned because its population of rare Komodo dragons is re...
16:48, 2019-09-30

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for ...
10:28, 2019-05-28

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
03:04, 2019-06-15

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of AprilR...
08:16, 2019-06-14

American Journalist Is Arrested in Indonesia Over Visa Issue The editor, Philip Jacobson, who works for the environmental website Mongabay, was detained last month after attending a public meeting on Borneo isl...
11:20, 2020-01-22

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any ...
09:08, 2019-06-17

Undersea quake south of Indonesia's Bali causes brief panic An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, caus...
05:56, 2019-07-16

Extreme flooding leads to deaths in Indonesia and Mozambique Dozens of people have died in Indonesia and Mozambique as a result of storms and flooding, possibly driven by climate change...
17:40, 2019-04-30

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwelle...
17:16, 2019-08-02

Indonesia raises minimum age for brides to end child marriage JAKARTA – Indonesia’s parliament has revised the country’s marriage law to lift the minimum age at which women can marry by three years to 19, ...
20:00, 2019-09-17

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after strong quake Indonesia's geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning on Friday after a strong quake off the islands of Sumatra and Java....
17:16, 2019-08-02

In Indonesia, Outlaw Gold Miners Poison Themselves to Survive One large mining company is trying to shut illegal operations, which use mercury. The small-scale miners say there’s no other way to earn a living....
11:08, 2019-12-30

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a ...
17:20, 2019-07-25

Indonesia swine fever outbreak kills more than 4,000 pigs More than 4,000 pigs have died after an outbreak of swine fever in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra, the head of the area's food security and...
13:20, 2019-11-06

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning in Sulawesi after 6.8 quake A tsunami warning issued after a 6.8 magnitude quake struck off Sulawesi island in Indonesia has been lifted, the country's geophysics agency said....
15:24, 2019-04-12

Indonesia accuses two Singaporeans over imported plastic waste Indonesia is accusing two Singaporeans of importing 87 containers of plastic scrap without the correct permits, an official said on Thursday, marking...
12:16, 2019-10-03

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of...
13:40, 2019-07-23

Man who helped set adultery laws flogged for having affair in Indonesia An Indonesian man who worked for a religious organisation that helped draft the country's adultery laws has been publicly caned for having an affair ...
22:52, 2019-11-01

Indonesia's famed Komodo Island will limit tourism Indonesia says it will start a membership program that will restrict the number of people allowed to visit Komodo Island in hopes of increasing the i...
18:16, 2019-10-03

Indonesia's Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020 Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on...
10:20, 2019-08-08

Lion Air: Indonesia says 'design flaws' contributed to crash A malfunctioning sensor and poorly trained pilots were contributing factors to the crash of a Boeing 737 Max, Indonesian regulators have concluded. T...
11:48, 2019-10-25

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence su...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Earliest known cave art by modern humans found in Indonesia Pictures of human-like hunters and fleeing mammals dated to nearly 44,000 years oldCave art depicting human-animal hybrid figures hunting warty pigs ...
19:36, 2019-12-11

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to mov...
17:24, 2019-08-02

Haze has likely affected palm oil production in Indonesia: analyst Fry Haze due to forest fires in top palm oil producer Indonesia has likely affected the quality of palm fruits and production of the vegetable oil this y...
13:40, 2019-10-31

Indonesia ponders plan to move capital from Jakarta President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest...
10:04, 2019-08-16

Indonesia suspects outbreak of African swine fever An outbreak of African swine fever in Indonesia's North Sumatra province has been detected by laboratory tests carried out after the deaths of thousa...
10:52, 2019-11-08

One dead, four hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquak...
08:52, 2019-08-03

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial ...
08:28, 2019-06-24

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo ha...
13:48, 2019-08-26

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geol...
06:48, 2019-06-24

Rare giant white manta ray spotted in Indonesia This majestic creature is extremely rare because albinism for marine mammals presents several life-threatening challenges.     &...
17:08, 2019-06-11

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no init...
05:08, 2019-06-24

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 f...
15:00, 2019-05-04

Landslides, flash flooding kills 53 in Indonesia’s capital Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in the greater Jakarta area and caused landslides that buried at least a dozen people....
17:28, 2020-01-04

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hos...
09:52, 2019-05-22

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates ...
19:16, 2019-09-05

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua milita...
16:16, 2019-06-28

Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia's leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia's environment minis...
11:48, 2019-09-12

Indonesia launches agency to manage environment funds Indonesia launched an agency to manage funds for climate change management on Wednesday as part of its efforts to meet its climate goals....
11:36, 2019-10-09

Indonesia shuts some schools as haze again clouds the skies Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air quality....
10:04, 2019-10-15

Indonesia picks McKinsey to help plan capital in the forest An Indonesian unit of management consultants McKinsey & Company has been appointed to conduct a feasibility study on moving the capital from the crow...
12:56, 2019-10-15

FE in "advanced" talks over Indonesia race, could get 2019/20 slot ABB FIA Formula E is in "advanced negotiations" with Jakarta about holding a race in the Indonesian capital city as early as next season...
16:04, 2019-07-14

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as ca...
06:40, 2019-05-23

Indonesia bans protests ahead of presidential inauguration JAKARTA – Indonesia will deploy more than 30,000 police and military personnel to ensure security for Sunday’s inauguration of President Joko W...
21:32, 2019-10-15

Indonesia targets starting up EV battery plants in 2023 Indonesia is aiming to start making lithium batteries for use in electric vehicles in 2023, alongside plants that are already slated to produce chemi...
09:52, 2019-12-10

Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also rag...
11:16, 2019-09-13

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing...
10:48, 2019-05-22

Indonesia’s capital moving from Jakarta to Borneo, says president Unnamed city will replace sinking megacity but many fear move will hasten destruction of forests Indonesia’s president has announced the proposed sit...
14:28, 2019-08-26

No immediate reports of damage, injuries in Indonesia's 6.2-magnitude quake An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck on Tuesday southwest of Indonesia's province of Aceh on the island of Sumatra, at a depth of 20.3 km (12.6 mile...
09:24, 2020-01-07

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network wh...
13:44, 2019-07-01

Indonesia: tsunami warning lifted after large earthquake An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded on Thursday off the coast of an Indonesian island. Its epicenter was more than 100 kilometers offs...
20:32, 2019-11-14

Indonesia eyes biodiesel with 40% bio-content during 2021-2022 Indonesia, the world's largest palm oil producer, plans to implement a biodiesel program with 40% bio-content (B40) between 2021 and 2022, a governme...
06:28, 2019-12-10

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot. A spokeswoman for the Correctional ...
16:32, 2019-05-16

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's str...
10:56, 2019-05-20

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share o...
18:40, 2019-05-21

Indonesia to move capital from ‘sinking, polluted’ Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s president announced Monday that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a ...
23:24, 2019-08-26

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological ...
12:08, 2019-07-14

Indonesia election: Protesters clash with police in Jakarta Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. Subia...
06:08, 2019-05-22

Large earthquake off Indonesia, tsunami warning issued An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded on Thursday off the coast of an Indonesian island. Its epicenter was more than 100 kilometers offs...
19:12, 2019-11-14

Sleepy to sleepless? Indonesia's future capital in the forest By day, the unforgiving sun glares off the road beside Ipah's wooden home with blinding brightness as a passing motorbike stirs a swirl of dust....
03:28, 2019-09-04

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Race is on’ to halt biodiversity loss in Indonesia The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity according to the UN Development Programme (UNDP).The...
22:56, 2019-05-09

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest f...
12:08, 2019-09-13

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
14:40, 2019-05-24

Six dead after strong quake strikes near Indonesia's Ambon At least six people died on Thursday after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku, damaging buildings and sending peop...
12:40, 2019-09-26

Magnitude 7.4 quake strikes near Moluccas, Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 has struck 134 kilometers northwest of Temate, Moluccas, Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:16, 2019-11-14

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful quake Indonesia's meteorology and geophysics agency said in a message on its Twitter account it had lifted a tsunami alert after a powerful earthquake stru...
20:48, 2019-11-14

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of...
09:57, 2019-08-22

Court rules against challenge to Indonesia election result JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court ruled Thursday against a challenge to the country’s election results that alleged massive...
16:48, 2019-06-27

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020 Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as par...
14:00, 2019-09-13

Mets’ four-out save plan for Edwin Diaz goes up in smoke Mickey Callaway planned to use Edwin Diaz for a four-out save Saturday. Instead, the Mets’ closer didn’t even pitch the ninth. Three days after Calla...
05:08, 2019-05-26

Robert Norris, Marlboro Man Who Didn’t Smoke, Dies at 90 He gave up his role in the popular tobacco advertising campaign after 14 years, saying he was setting a bad example for his children....
17:32, 2019-11-10

Smoke from Australia's bushfires has spread to South America Satellites show atmospheric pollution created by the fires across New South Wales and Queensland has travelled more than 10,000 kilometres to Chile a...
18:20, 2019-11-15

Hazardous air quality warning as smoke from bushfires spreads across NSW Residents in Sydney and other parts of the east coast advised to stay indoors where possible to avoid air pollution • NSW and Qld fires: army trainin...
10:12, 2019-11-12

Australian bushfire smoke drifts to South America - WMO Smoke from wildfires in Australia has drifted across the Pacific and affected cities in South America, and may have reached the Antarctic, the U.N. W...
19:40, 2020-01-07

Ask the Captain: What causes smoke in cockpits? How do pilots deal with time changes? Captain John Cox explains common causes for smoke in airplane cockpits and what it's like to switch back from Daylight Savings Time as a pilot.  ...
14:16, 2019-10-18

Australia fires: Sydney blanketed by smoke from NSW bushfires People in Sydney woke up to a city shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as bushfires rage across the region....
09:16, 2019-11-19

Australian bushfire smoke stokes serious health fears Canberra as well as Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, have at various times in recent weeks rated as the most polluted cities in ...
20:52, 2020-01-15

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral po...
15:32, 2019-05-10

Sydney shrouded in bushfire smoke as Melbourne swelters Air quality in Sydney and surrounds has been classed ‘hazardous’, as parts of Victoria set to face hottest October day on recordSmoke from fires burn...
05:24, 2019-10-31

Smoke from Australia fires reaches South America Smoke from bushfires in Australia has traveled some 11,000 kilometers (6,800 miles) to South America. Last week, the highest levels of carbon monoxid...
23:00, 2020-01-07

WeWork is hitting the brakes after its IPO went up in smoke — and landlords could pay the price Jackal Pan/Getty Images; Jacqueline Larma/AP Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider WeWork is hitting the brakes on growth after its IPO went up in sm...
16:48, 2019-10-07

Fires in the Amazon: a barrier to climate change up in smoke Fire is not natural in the Amazon. Virgin rainforest, no matter how fierce the sun, is too wet to catch alight. If the forest burns it is almost alwa...
08:16, 2019-12-06

How Sonoma’s Vineyards Survived a Siege of Fire, Smoke and Ash After terrifying wildfires threatened their homes and livelihoods, locals worked together to rebuild and to better protect their landscapes for the f...
11:24, 2019-07-03

Red Cross installing free smoke alarms in Nogales Courtesy: American Red Cross The Red Cross of Southern Arizona will install free smoke alarms in Nogales, on Saturday. The Red Cross is teaming up wi...
04:08, 2019-05-04

New York smokers huffy over new second-hand smoke survey Big Apple smokers have a message for their cigarette-hating coworkers — butt out. Smokers interviewed by the Post Tuesday were less than please...
22:56, 2019-08-20

Cigarette smoke increases superbug's antibiotic resistance Scientists have exposed bacterial strains to cigarette smoke in the laboratory and found that the smoke increased the bacteria's resistance to antibi...
02:48, 2019-08-02

Australian Open players affected by bushfire smoke As air quality in Melbourne drops to worst in world, tennis players face possible delays to tournament due to heath fearsWorries over the health of p...
19:04, 2020-01-14

Stromboli eruption sends plumes of ash and smoke into air - video Italy's Stromboli volcano has erupted, spewing plumes of ash and smoke into the air and sending a river of lava into the sea. It comes almost two mon...
16:32, 2019-08-29

Sir Cliff: People still think 'no smoke without fire' over false sex claim Sir Cliff Richard said people still believe there is "no smoke without fire" after he was wrongly accused of sexual assault as he called for a change...
14:24, 2019-07-01

Universal Security Instruments recalls smoke alarms TUCSON – Universal Security Instruments issued a recall for some of their smoke alarms over activation concerns. According to Golder Ranch Fire Distr...
23:00, 2019-07-15

Australian Open matches could be suspended over bushfire smoke "Australian Open organisers are monitoring the deteriorating air quality in Melbourne and said matches could be suspended if conditions become hazard...
19:12, 2020-01-06

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passe...
13:12, 2019-06-18

WHO says e-cigarettes, 'smoke-free' products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers an...
23:52, 2019-07-26

World’s largest untapped coal reserve about to go up in smoke Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that is about to change as large mining operations get under...
12:20, 2019-10-02

Charges dropped against mom who blew smoke in her baby’s face A judge has dismissed child abuse charges against a Tennessee mom who was was caught on video blowing smoke in her baby daughter’s face. Prosec...
21:32, 2019-10-15

Household haze: how to reduce smoke in your home without an air purifier Air purifiers can be effective in fighting bushfire haze – the problem is many Australians cannot get their hands on one On 1 January, Canberra exper...
04:52, 2020-01-02

Driver Blows Up Car After Going Nuts With Air Freshener And Then Lighting Up A Smoke You know how sometimes you just want your car to smell like a glorious pine forest, where it smells so intensely and fiercely piney that you just hav...
20:16, 2019-12-17

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will swe...
22:24, 2019-06-25

The Rapid Rise of Pop Smoke, Brooklyn Rap’s Homecoming King “Welcome to the Party” became one of hip-hop’s songs of the summer, but this 20-year-old with a throwback New York vibe is just getting started....
11:16, 2019-09-06

Smoke from fires in Africa help keep the Amazon rainforest alive A new study by the Unversity of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science reveals that fires which rage in Africa actually fertiliz...
22:08, 2019-08-01

NYPD response to officer suicides is ‘smoke and mirrors,’ cop says Amid an epidemic of officer suicides, the NYPD’s recent calls for stressed-out cops to “Please reach out” for help is nothing more than “smoke ...
21:12, 2019-10-28

See smoke? Prescribed burn scheduled at Rincon Mountains TUCSON – A prescribed burn is being held on Mica Mountains in the Saguaro Wilderness of the Rincon Mountain District near Saguaro National Park...
01:44, 2019-05-15

Top Vienna ballet academy 'encouraged pupils to smoke' Dancers at Vienna State Opera's academy were encouraged to smoke to stay slim, a report finds....
08:08, 2019-12-18

Tim Henman calls for 'perspective' as smoke haze threatens ATP Cup Britain due to open inaugural event against BulgariaHenman emphasises plight of bushfire victimsTim Henman has attempted to downplay concerns about t...
09:44, 2020-01-02

Smoke-free laws don't benefit all Americans equally (Reuters Health) - Smoke-free laws have helped Americans cut down on combustible cigarettes and helped protect nonsmokers from second-hand smoke, but...
18:52, 2019-10-29

Smoke from fires in Africa fertilizes the Amazon over 6,500 miles away It’s tempting to think that two locations separated by over 6,500 miles wouldn’t have much of an impact on one another, but nothing could...
05:44, 2019-08-01

Smoke threat recedes as Australian Open approaches Fears of disruption to the Australian Open from bushfire smoke receded on Saturday but some players were clearly concerned about the conditions their...
09:24, 2020-01-18

Florida-bound flight diverted to JFK due to cockpit smoke A flight from Newark to Orlando was diverted to JFK airport Sunday night after the plane’s pilot reported a smoke condition in the cockpit, officials...
03:24, 2019-10-14

Wood Smoke Without the Hassle - Save Over $176 On a Traeger Grill For One Day Only My parents bought a Traeger grill a couple years ago, and holy crap it’s cool. You pour wood pellets (there a ton of different kinds) into the contai...
21:40, 2019-05-13

Cannabis reviewer wanted who will be paid to £28k to 'smoke weed every day' US-based company American Marijuana is looking for a cannabis product reviewer who will be paid to smoke weed, but you will need to live somewhere sm...
22:48, 2019-11-16

Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more The results of a survey suggest that regulating the flavours and nicotine levels of e-cigarettes could prompt some younger people to increase their t...
15:20, 2019-07-15

Pro Tennis Player Serves 'That Smoke' After Disrespectful Handshake A black professional woman’s tennis player graciously offered her Canadian counterpart the opportunity to participate in an American ceremony known a...
01:40, 2019-11-09

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's larges...
16:44, 2019-06-29

Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes near Indonesia's Aceh province: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck southwest of Indonesia's Aceh province on the island of Sumatra on Tuesday at a depth of 20.3 km, the U.S. Geol...
07:56, 2020-01-07

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become p...
13:08, 2019-06-12

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent president Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. ...
02:12, 2019-05-21

Indonesia eyes biodiesel with 40% bio-content between 2021-2022: minister Indonesia plans to implement a biodiesel program with 40% bio-content (B40) between 2021-2022, coordinating minister overseeing energy Luhut Pandjait...
04:48, 2019-12-10

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, t...
09:44, 2019-06-14

Nearly 400,000 people displaced by Indonesia floods as rescuers search for victims It was the worst flooding since 2013, when 57 people were killed after Jakarta was inundated by monsoon rains....
16:12, 2020-01-03

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said sh...
08:36, 2019-07-03

Leuser rainforest: Baby orangutans rescued from Indonesia's pet trade As Indonesian orangutans come into closer contact with humans, they are at increasing risk of capture....
00:08, 2019-05-01

A Season of Fire Tests Indonesia’s Efforts to Curb Deforestation At issue is whether recent successes had more to do with the weather and less with policy changes....
16:24, 2019-10-11

Indonesia's Pertamina says plugging undersea oil spill in Java will take weeks Indonesia's state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday it will take weeks to plug an oil spill at its Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) facility, whi...
14:56, 2019-07-25

Two-Headed Snake, Fitting Palm Of Hand, Spotted In Indonesia Residents of a village in Bali got a shock when they spotted a two-headed snake in their midst -- a rare find in the wild....
03:56, 2019-09-06

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the...
11:12, 2019-07-26

Indonesia has not imposed tough enough penalties for plantation fires: Greenpeace Indonesia has not imposed serious enough penalties on pulpwood and palm oil firms that had large fires on their land from 2015 to 2018 and more fires...
13:41, 2019-09-24

After Indonesia's deadly floods, few hear climate 'wake up call' Floods that killed more than 50 people in Indonesia's capital after the biggest rainfall since records began should be a wake-up call to climate chan...
06:56, 2020-01-04

Indonesia threatens to report countries for refusing to take back waste Indonesia's environment ministry said on Thursday it would report countries to the Basel Convention, an international treaty on waste reduction, if t...
11:28, 2019-10-31

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Indonesia v Malaysia: a cauldron of passion and an armoured personnel carrier There’s no love lost between the south-east Asia rivals prompting Malaysia’s request for protection in Jakarta for World Cup qualifierThe biggest and...
13:00, 2019-09-04

Indonesia: Suspected suicide bombing at Medan police headquarters Several officers were injured in an explosion outside the police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan. The blast is suspected to be a suicide...
05:12, 2019-11-13

Indonesia, Malaysia send letter protesting EU palm oil curbs The leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia, the world's two biggest palm oil producers, sent a letter of objection to the European Union criticizing its d...
16:00, 2019-04-09

Tsunami warning after magnitude 7 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumatra An earthquake of magnitude 7 struck off Indonesia's island of Sumatra on Friday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS)said....
14:36, 2019-08-02

Indonesia police arrest 9 suspects ahead of election results JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested nine suspected militants following a tipoff about a possible attack during the ann...
14:44, 2019-05-16

Indonesia sends rubbish back to Australia and says it's too contaminated to recycle Indonesian officials say containers of paper contaminated by electronic waste, used cans and plastic bottlesIndonesia says it will immediately send e...
09:56, 2019-07-09

Two critically endangered elephants found dead in a week in Indonesia Indonesian authorities suspect a Sumatran elephant found dead in a palm oil plantation may have been poisoned or electrocuted, marking the second tim...
12:40, 2019-11-22

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesia as forest fires flare Malaysia's science ministry will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze, it said on Friday, as Jakarta detected a spike in the number ...
12:00, 2019-09-06

Indonesia green group calls for probe into death of activist Indonesia's biggest environmental group on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the death of one of its activists after pointing out...
15:20, 2019-10-10

Indonesia police tear gas students protesting sex, graft laws Thousands gathered in cities around Indonesia to protest plans to criminalize premarital sex and weaken the country's corruption-fighting agency. Law...
17:16, 2019-09-24

Australia considers joint bid with Indonesia to host 2034 World Cup FFA confirms it has held talks with Asian nationAustralia is bidding to host 2023 Women’s World CupFootball Federation Australia has revealed it has ...
07:28, 2019-06-27

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing pres...
12:04, 2019-05-22

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic amon...
15:48, 2019-07-14

'Dangerous' air pollution in Indonesia's Borneo leads to school closures Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dang...
16:12, 2019-09-15

Quake of magnitude 7 strikes Indonesia's island of Sulawesi: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 7 struck Indonesia's island of Sulawesi on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said....
14:20, 2019-04-12

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose in...
10:16, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump Jr., in Indonesia, Defends Family’s Global Business On a trip to promote Trump-branded resorts, the president’s son said his father “wouldn’t make decisions on a country based on a real estate deal.”...
11:12, 2019-08-13

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.8 quake off Sulawesi Indonesia issued a tsunami warning on Friday, urging people to evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of...
15:08, 2019-04-12

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. The c...
07:16, 2019-05-22

Indonesia to push back palm replanting target beyond 2025 Indonesia could take at least 12 years to complete a program of replanting palm-growing areas after a farm ministry official said it was revising dow...
08:08, 2019-09-19

Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indonesia: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there wer...
05:40, 2019-06-24

Inside Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney's Honeymoon in Indonesia Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney's have embarked on an idyllic honeymoon after saying "I do." The Oscar winner and her art gallerist beau tied the...
01:04, 2019-11-07

Indonesia bus crash: At least 25 dead and 14 injured after vehicle plunges into ravine At least 25 people have been killed and another 14 have been injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia....
07:04, 2019-12-24

Indonesia will implement IMO low-sulfur fuel rule on schedule: ministry Indonesian-flagged ships will comply with new low-sulfur fuel rules that start next year, the country's Ministry of Transportation said on Tuesday, a...
12:24, 2019-08-20

Indonesia raises minimum age for brides in push to end child marriage Indonesia has raised the legal age that women can marry in the country by three years, in a bid to curb child exploitation....
17:00, 2019-09-17

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of th...
12:12, 2019-05-24

Indonesia hopes for environmental nod soon for battery-grade nickel plants Indonesia's coordinating minister who oversees mining said on Monday he hoped environmental impact studies for factories to produce battery-grade nic...
16:00, 2019-11-18

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 o...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and pote...
15:56, 2019-09-18

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, caus...
07:04, 2019-07-16

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims that the police, intelligen...
11:04, 2019-05-29

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of ga...
04:08, 2019-08-16

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by ...
13:16, 2019-06-23

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 6.8 quake off Sulawesi Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning but urged people to remain vigilant and evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off ...
15:56, 2019-04-12

Undersea quake strikes south of Bali in Indonesia - EMSC An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring a...
03:00, 2019-07-16

Indonesia races to provide aid as flood death toll rises Severe flooding in and around the Indonesian capital Jakarta has killed dozens — with scores of thousands displaced. With the relentless rainfall, an...
12:36, 2020-01-04

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the m...
16:16, 2019-08-07

Death toll in east Indonesia quake rises to 30, many still in shelters The death toll from a strong earthquake in Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku has risen to 30 people, the national disaster mitigation agency (BN...
11:00, 2019-09-29

Indonesia Lets Plastic Burning Continue Despite Warning on Toxins The Indonesian government pushed back on an international study that found high levels of dioxin in a village where plastic is burned to produce tofu...
09:24, 2019-12-19

Indonesia sends more troops to quell fresh Papua unrest Indonesia has deployed additional troops to the restive province of West Papua amid spreading violence and protests there over the past several days....
15:24, 2019-08-21

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful quake causes panic A powerful earthquake struck near Indonesia's Moluccas islands on Thursday, prompting panicked residents to flee to higher ground, though a tsunami a...
21:08, 2019-11-14