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Indonesia: Republic in Southeast Asia
Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and the 7th largest in combined sea and land area. With over 261 million people, it is the world's 4th most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

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Indonesia suggests barter to help cover cost of jet project with South Korea

Indonesia is offering to pay South Korea its share of the cost of developing a fighter jet in the form of barter, state news agency Antara reported on Friday, as it tries to cut its exposure to the..
Reuters - Published

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 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Indonesia

One man lost his whole family, now he wants justice [Video]One man lost his whole family, now he wants justice

Paul Njoroge lost his wife, three children and mother-in-law when a Boeing 737 MAX crashed in Ethiopia in March. He's testifying in Congress this week. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Indonesian plastic waste pollution threatens fish stocks [Video]Indonesian plastic waste pollution threatens fish stocks

Indonesia fishes for a solution to the plastic pollution threatening its coastlines.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

Container ship crashes into gantry crane in Indonesia [Video]Container ship crashes into gantry crane in Indonesia

Panama-flagged container ship Soul of Luck collided into a gantry crane in Semarang, Indonesia on Sunday 14 July, causing the crane to collapse.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:27Published

Indonesia hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake [Video]Indonesia hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

Indonesians sue government for air pollution [Video]Indonesians sue government for air pollution

Jakarta was ranked the most-polluted city in Southeast Asia last year.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published

Watch: Indonesia sues its government for air pollution epidemic in Jakarta [Video]Watch: Indonesia sues its government for air pollution epidemic in Jakarta

UNICEF Indonesia has reported that "air pollution is one of the leading risk factors for death among children under the age of five" in the country.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:58Published

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support [Video]Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support

Boeing says it will give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Edward Baran reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Indonesia: Court rejects opposition challenge to poll results [Video]Indonesia: Court rejects opposition challenge to poll results

Constitutional Court upholds President Joko Widodo's win in April's election after claim brought by Prabowo Subianto.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published

Alabama Woman Charged After Losing Unborn Baby After Being Shot In Fight [Video]Alabama Woman Charged After Losing Unborn Baby After Being Shot In Fight

(Reuters) - An Alabama woman was charged with manslaughter over the death of her unborn child after she was shot in a dispute with another woman in December that police said the pregnant woman started,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes Australian city [Video]Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes Australian city

A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday with the shaking felt in Australia's northern city of Darwin, about 700 km (435 miles) from the epicenter,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Apple mulls moving some production from China [Video]Apple mulls moving some production from China

Apple has asked its major suppliers to assess the cost implications of moving 15-30% of their production capacity from China. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Heavy rains in Indonesia hit the city of Samarinda [Video]Heavy rains in Indonesia hit the city of Samarinda

At least 10,300 people were affected by the floods that hit Samarinda, Indonesia, on Sunday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

Indonesia: Eruption Warning After Volcano Spews Ash [Video]Indonesia: Eruption Warning After Volcano Spews Ash

According to Reuters, Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Eruption of  Indonesia's Sinabung volcano spews 7km ash column [Video]Eruption of Indonesia's Sinabung volcano spews 7km ash column

Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupted on Sunday and threw a seven-kilometre ash column at 4:28 local time. The volcano observatory for aviation has placed Sinabung on red alert, which usually means that..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Why a vanilla milkshake may cost more [Video]Why a vanilla milkshake may cost more

Cyclones, drought and vanilla crop-theft in Madagascar - which produces about 80 percent of the world's most popular type of vanilla - have contributed to soaring prices by eating into supply. Havovi..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:23Published

First Responders: Indonesia's bikers' band escorting ambulances [Video]First Responders: Indonesia's bikers' band escorting ambulances

Al Jazeera follows the heroes who escort ambulances through gridlocked Indonesian cities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

Indonesia protest: Calls for investigation into police violence [Video]Indonesia protest: Calls for investigation into police violence

They say they were restrained, doing only what they had to, but Amnesty International says they 'treated everyone violently'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

Igarashi and Gilmore win at Keramas [Video]Igarashi and Gilmore win at Keramas

Victory for Igarashi and Gilmore at Keramas

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:57Published

Indonesia's Prabowo set to challenge election results in court [Video]Indonesia's Prabowo set to challenge election results in court

Former general to file formal challenge after supporters rioted, but observers say election was free and fair.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published

 

Family members of 737 Max crash victims demand safety reforms at congressional hearing

Grieving family members of the victims of two deadly Boeing 737 Max plane crashes testified before congress Wednesday. Three hundred and forty-six people were killed when the planes went down in..
CBS News - Published

Families of Boeing 737 Max crash victims to testify on Capitol Hill

Families still grieving after deadly Boeing 737 Max plane crashes are expected to testify on Capitol Hill for the first time Wednesday morning. Two recent crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia left 346..
CBS News - Published

Garuda scraps inflight photo ban amid online uproar

Indonesian flag carrier Garuda withdrew a proposal to stop passengers taking photos in cabins on Wednesday after being mocked over a plan that was introduced after a travel blogger posted unflattering..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on..
Reuters - Published

737 Max: Man who lost family in Ethiopian crash wants plane scrapped, Boeing execs tried

Paul Njoroge, who will testify before Congress Tuesday, says the 737 Max should have been grounded after the first crash in Indonesia in November.
USATODAY.com - Published

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 and causing panic among residents.
Reuters - Published

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term

Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and..
Reuters - Published

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 Survey reported.
Reuters - Published

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