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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, the communication minister said on Thursday....

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers

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04:16 2019-07-16

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02:48 2019-09-04

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09:48 2019-06-13

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16:16 2019-07-18

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11:16 2019-07-09

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14:48 2019-08-20

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13:16 2019-07-11

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23:00 2019-08-28

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13:32 2019-07-24

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20:00 2019-08-20

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19:16 2019-09-04

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12:48 2019-07-17

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06:00 2019-07-10

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01:16 2019-06-18

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18:00 2019-10-09

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05:00 2019-09-12

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07:00 2019-09-12

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01:48 2019-06-13

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08:48 2019-05-21

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23:00 2019-09-13

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21:00 2019-06-27

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forc...
11:00 2019-08-12

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02:16 2019-06-18

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14:48 2019-08-27

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18:32 2019-05-21

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13:48 2019-06-07

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14:16 2019-05-21

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18:16 2019-09-24

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00:32 2019-06-19

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05:32 2019-08-07

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16:00 2019-07-18

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03:16 2019-05-22

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05:00 2019-10-09

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20:32 2019-05-30

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06:48 2019-09-27

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10:16 2019-05-21

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01:48 2019-10-01

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22:32 2019-10-13

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19:00 2019-09-17

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22:32 2019-07-23

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21:48 2019-09-12

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02:32 2019-07-05

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23:48 2019-06-19

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08:48 2019-06-21

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20:16 2019-05-30

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21:48 2019-05-24

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09:00 2019-05-24

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06:48 2019-08-18

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08:01 2019-07-11

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18:32 2019-05-21

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21:00 2019-09-26

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14:48 2019-09-24

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10:32 2019-07-23

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00:16 2019-05-31

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21:16 2019-09-19

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23:48 2019-05-28

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16:00 2019-06-23

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17:32 2019-06-19

European Union opens the anti-Assad playbook to deter Turkish attack on the Kurds European taxpayers will not subsidize Turkey’s plan to attack the Kurdish fighters that helped destroy the Islamic State and resettle the territory t...
18:00 2019-10-10

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17:32 2019-07-18

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22:48 2019-05-30

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12:16 2019-09-01

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00:00 2019-09-26

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22:32 2019-05-23

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16:32 2019-09-26

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scru...
10:48 2019-06-18

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03:32 2019-07-22

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23:48 2019-09-27

NYPD Cracks Down on Electric Bikes New York City police are issuing more penalties for violations related to electric-powered bicycles as fatalities rise in collisions involving the in...
04:32 2019-09-06

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward...
18:16 2019-09-14

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15:16 2019-07-11

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22:00 2019-08-05

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22:16 2019-09-18

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15:16 2019-09-12

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21:00 2019-10-09

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11:32 2019-09-12

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BAT stubs out 2,300 jobs as new CEO tackles tobacco sector changes British American Tobacco plans to lay off 4% of its workforce, including a fifth of senior managers, as recently-promoted chief executive Jack Bowle...
07:00 2019-09-12

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12:32 2019-06-05

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17:32 2019-09-19

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12:16 2019-06-05

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of...
22:16 2019-08-26

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03:00 2019-10-10

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18:48 2019-09-28

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23:00 2019-09-23

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01:32 2019-07-22

Maduro Cracks Down on His Own Military in Bid to Retain Power Top military leaders remain loyal, but the president’s fear of rebellion in the ranks has made him turn the state’s repressive apparatus against memb...
15:00 2019-08-13

DUI Task Force cracks down on drunk drivers The Arizona DUI Task Force cracked down on drunk drivers over Memorial Day Weekend. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety released new stat...
14:48 2019-05-30

California cracks down on political and pornographic deepfakes Deepfake videos can be fun, but not when it comes to politcs and pornography. Now, the state of California is doing something about it with two new b...
02:32 2019-10-07

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17:16 2019-05-30

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17:00 2019-08-14

As U.S. Cracks Down on Iran's Oil Sales, It Calls Out an Ally As the U.S. puts fresh sanctions on an Iranian “oil for terror” export network, officials and traders say authorities in the United Arab Emirates oft...
16:32 2019-09-08

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plasti...
13:32 2019-05-29

Pressured by Trump, Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deport...
17:32 2019-06-03

FAA orders inspection of Boeing 737 due to ‘structural cracks’ The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered new inspections of Boeing 737 Next Generation airliners after “structural cracks” were found in parts...
02:48 2019-09-29

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08:00 2019-08-21

Trump’s vaping crackdown could be boon for big tobacco, big tech Mom-and-pop vape shops were the great small-business success story of the decade. New regulations could wipe them out and allow a few major players t...
00:00 2019-09-24

How two Stanford grads aimed for big tech glory and got Big Tobacco instead Adam Bowen and James Monsees created Juul to disrupt the tobacco industry, but the $38 billion company is now at the forefront of the panic over the ...
23:32 2019-09-04

Juul hires former tobacco exec as CEO and ceases all US marketing Juul has announced a major shakeup of its juggernaut vape business. For starters, former Altria executive K.C. Crosthwaite is replacing Kevin Burns a...
09:48 2019-09-25

Beverly Hills becomes first US city to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills on Tuesday became the first city in the country to end the sale of most tobacco products within its borders after the city council vote...
17:16 2019-06-05

Tobacco giants Philip Morris and Altria may merge Big Tobacco just unveiled a new strategy to stay big: Merge. Altria and Philip Morris International said they have been in talks to reunite as smoker...
20:16 2019-08-27

'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry Migrants working in areas supplying Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands allege abuses including low pay and illegal contracts...
07:16 2019-05-31

Boeing says it is working with airlines on 737 structural cracks issue Boeing Co said on Wednesday it regretted the impact a structural cracks issue on its 737 NG jetliners was having on Brazilian airline Gol and other...
20:00 2019-10-09

Saudi Arabia and UAE attempt to paper over Yemen cracks Divisions between the Middle East allies are threatening war between their surrogate armiesSaudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have sought to p...
03:48 2019-09-09

U.S. orders speedy checks for cracks on 165 Boeing 737 NG planes The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airplanes for structural cracks wit...
17:00 2019-10-02

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers tha...
22:16 2019-07-12

Cracks Found On 38 Of 810 Boeing 737 NG Jets Inspected Globally Boeing Co said on Thursday that airlines had inspected 810 of the company's 737 NG jets around the world and found 38 structural cracks requiring rep...
05:32 2019-10-11

Pedersen causes major upset as Van der Poel cracks spectacularly "Denmark’s Mads Pedersen sprung a surprise to become the youngest World Champion in three decades, winning the men\u0027s road race in a three-up spr...
20:32 2019-09-29

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled vi...
16:32 2019-07-02

Migrants brave the 'Beast' as Mexico cracks down under US pressure Central Americans are jumping a notorious freight train as Trump demands that Mexico do more to stop themIn the wind-swept wilds of southern Mexico, ...
05:16 2019-06-05

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear th...
06:48 2019-05-27

Southwest finds cracks on two Boeing 737 NG airplanes during inspections Southwest Airlines Co said Wednesday it found cracks on two Boeing 737 NG airplanes and removed them from service after U.S. regulators last week o...
17:32 2019-10-09

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it...
09:32 2019-06-04

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recen...
23:00 2019-08-16

CEO of major tobacco firm resigns amid e-cigarette backlash Alison Cooper, the CEO of UK tobacco group Imperial Brands will step down as boss once her replacement is found, the company announced Thursday. Coop...
15:16 2019-10-03

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone you...
11:16 2019-06-09

British American Tobacco issued with £900m Dutch tax bill Maker of Rothmans and Camel brands accused of avoiding tax on money channelled via NetherlandsBritish American Tobacco is being pursued by the Dutch ...
19:16 2019-09-20

Is Juul the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was ...
09:16 2019-09-10

Tobacco companies Philip Morris and Altria in talks to reunite Deal would merge the Marlboro maker with the parent company that sold it off a decade agoTobacco companies Philip Morris and Altria are discussing a ...
12:16 2019-08-27

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the indust...
03:16 2019-09-11

U.S. senators urge Walmart, others to stop selling all tobacco products Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all t...
15:00 2019-09-26

Altria launches Iqos tobacco device in US, and the timing couldn't be better Iqos isn't a vaping device nor is it a cigarette. It heats tobacco, but doesn't burn it, giving users the same rush of nicotine as smoking ...
01:00 2019-10-04

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs b...
16:48 2019-09-12

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysia...
17:16 2019-08-21

City, county leaders to vote on raising legal age to buy tobacco PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – County and city leaders are set to vote Tuesday on raising the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 in P...
16:00 2019-08-06

Juul is the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was ...
06:16 2019-09-10

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pu...
17:16 2019-05-21

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   &...
11:16 2019-07-24

Senators urge Walmart, others to stop selling all tobacco products Six Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked Walmart Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Rite Aid Corp and Dollar General Corp to stop selling all t...
17:00 2019-09-26

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them ...
17:01 2019-05-28

How the Vaping Industry Is Using a Defensive Tactic Pioneered Decades Ago by Big Tobacco Each week brings a new story of some calamity brought by vaping. In late July, a Connecticut man filed suit against e-cigarette giant Juul Labs after...
14:48 2019-10-03

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day o...
09:32 2019-06-18

Cracks in Purdue's proposed opioid settlement as Arizona backs out The U.S. state of Arizona withdrew its support for a proposed nationwide opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma LP, saying the maker of OxyContin sough...
14:48 2019-10-08

SkyDeck ledge protective layer cracks under visitors’ feet Visitors to the SkyDeck ledge up on Chicago’s Willis Tower — which is already scary enough as it is — got the fright of their lives...
21:16 2019-06-12

UK Foils 19 Terror Attacks In 2 Years, Cracks Down On ISIS Travel The UK government on Monday announced a fresh crackdown on its nationals travelling to ISIS territory in Syria as it revealed that Britain''s securit...
09:48 2019-05-21

Churches conducting more background checks, but sex offenders still slipping through cracks There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community are often deemed a cr...
03:32 2019-08-25

Monica Lewinsky cracks Clinton joke about worst advice she’s ever gotten Monica Lewinsky apparently didn’t have to think too hard when she answered a question on Twitter about the worst career advice users had ever gotten....
23:16 2019-07-15

Biryani Off Menu For Pak Cricketers As Coach Misbah Cracks Down: Reports Misbah-ul-Haq recently took up his new assignment as Head Coach and Chief Selector of the Pakistan men's cricket team and has issued a directive for ...
09:32 2019-09-17

Tourist's lucky guess cracks safe that had been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decade...
12:48 2019-06-06

Instagram cracks down on posts touting 'miraculous' weight loss On Instagram and other social media sites, health misinformation is rampant. Companies have only recently begun to take steps to clamp down on this k...
17:32 2019-09-18

U.S. Air Force C-130s back in service after checks for wing cracks All but one of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft grounded earlier this month by the U.S. Air Force have been inspected for cracks in wing joints and ...
23:32 2019-08-23

The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors' feet Visitors to the Willis Tower's SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction's protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands ...
22:48 2019-06-12

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically ...
11:48 2019-06-28

Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and sup...
04:16 2019-08-22

Cracks Found On Some Boeing 737 NG, Plane-Maker Contacts Airlines The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration late on Friday said it would require operators of some Boeing 737 NG jetliners to conduct inspections for st...
10:00 2019-09-29

Forum cracks the vintage passwords of Ken Thompson and other Unix pioneers Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) As one of the original versions of Unix, BSD is an ancient operating system. So it shouldn’t come as a surp...
16:16 2019-10-10

Tourist’s lucky guess cracks safe that’d been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decade...
11:48 2019-06-07

Exclusive: Nasdaq cracks down on IPOs of small Chinese companies Nasdaq Inc is cracking down on initial public offerings (IPOs) of small Chinese companies by tightening restrictions and slowing down their approval...
07:00 2019-09-30

Thomas cracks as Pinot edges dogged Alaphilippe on the Tourmalet "Thibaut Pinot led home a glorious French one-two on the mythical Col du Tourmalet as compatriot Julian Alaphilippe strengthened his grip on the yell...
22:16 2019-07-20

Air Mobility Command grounds 123 U.S. Air Force C-130s due to 'atypical cracks' The U.S. Air Force said Thursday that Gen. Maryanne Miller has grounded 123 of 450 Total Force C-130 Hercules aircraft from service after discovering...
19:16 2019-08-08

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched hi...
09:16 2019-05-27

Southwest Airlines Finds Cracks On 2 Boeing Airplanes During Inspections Southwest Airlines Co said Wednesday it found cracks on two Boeing 737 NG airplanes and removed them from service after US regulators last week order...
00:00 2019-10-10

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's ...
09:32 2019-07-09

US Aviation Watchdog Orders Checks For Cracks On 165 Boeing 737 NG Planes The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that aircraft operators must inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airplanes for structural cracks within...
19:16 2019-10-02

Elon Musk cracks whip in push for ‘record’ deliveries Tesla shares popped briefly Wednesday after a leaked email showed chief executive Elon Musk telling employees the company is “on track” to break its ...
13:16 2019-06-27

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's w...
17:48 2019-07-15

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagra...
13:16 2019-06-07

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigar...
05:32 2019-09-12

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
14:16 2019-05-22

Pima County Health Department discusses proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Health Department is hosting meetings to discuss the proposed county ordinance regarding tobacco and electronic nicoti...
13:48 2019-09-04

Fewer parents smoke when pediatricians offer tobacco screening, treatment (Reuters Health) - Parents who smoke may be more likely to quit when they receive tobacco screening and smoking cessation treatment from their child'...
21:16 2019-08-13

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Brazil’s Attorney General’s Office is suing multinational tobacco companies to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-rel...
12:16 2019-05-23

Researchers Went Through High Schoolers’ Trash to Find Out Which Tobacco Products They’re Using. Here’s What They Found The National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) is perhaps the most conventional way to learn which tobacco products young people are using. But researchers...
03:00 2019-10-11

GST Evasion Of Rs 1.5 Crore Kanpur-Based Tobacco Firm Found In Raids A GST evasion to the tune of Rs 1.5 crore by a Kanpur-based pan masala company, AJ Sugandhi Pvt Ltd, was detected by officials during search operatio...
16:16 2019-09-28

INSIGHT-Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysia...
02:00 2019-08-21

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the compan...
09:32 2019-06-03

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to sh...
21:00 2019-07-23

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath...
11:32 2019-06-14

The memorial had been closed since May 2018 after the dock was partially submerged and cracks were found (KHNL) Thousands of visitors flocked to the USS Arizona Memorial Sunday, which reopened after 15 months of repairs. The memorial has been closed ...
02:48 2019-09-03

YouTube cracks down on videos that promote drinking bleach as ‘miracle cure’ YouTube has cracked down on videos posted by crackpots and fringe figures who promote a host of “miracle cures,” including a holy elixir ...
10:32 2019-05-21

Qantas to inspect six A380s after cracks found on early models' wings Airline’s head of engineering says inspections already completed on two aircraft generated ‘no concerns’The wings of six Qantas A380s will be inspect...
06:00 2019-07-10

Jamie Foxx cracks up audience, cast with flubbed line: 'It's live!' In true comedic tradition, Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx knows how to make the most of a line flub. During a live airing of “Live in Front of a Studio Audi...
04:00 2019-05-23

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways fell more than 4% in early trade on Monday to close to a 10-year low, after the airline fire...
23:32 2019-08-11

Watch: Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg cracks 3-run bomb vs. Braves Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded two hits in the same inning -- including a three-run homer -- during a rout of the Atlanta Br...
10:01 2019-07-19

FAA Orders Inspection of Boeing 737 Next Generation Jets After Discovery of 'Structural Cracks' Boeing, already having taken a $4.9 billion after-tax charge this year amid the ongoing fallout from two deadly 737 Max crashes, now has problems wit...
20:16 2019-09-28

Spotify Cracks Down on Family Plan Misuse By Periodically Vetting Where You Live To make sure subscribers aren’t abusing Spotify’s family plan, the streaming music giant has started checking in on where they live. Over and over ag...
08:00 2019-09-13

Beverly Hills votes to outlaw tobacco sales in ordinance believed to be first of its kind in US The Beverly Hills City Council late Tuesday voted to outlaw sales of most tobacco products in a sweeping ordinance that is believed to be the first o...
03:32 2019-06-05

Fall in Tobacco Sales Spurs Philip Morris, Altria to Talk Merger Marlboro makers Philip Morris International and Altria Group are in advanced talks to merge, a potential blockbuster deal that would reunite two toba...
09:32 2019-08-28

Experts Call For Tobacco-Style Health Warning On Salt Shakers And Dispensers According to a recent study published in the journal of Clinical Hypertension, The World Hypertension League and leading health organisations have wa...
05:16 2019-09-28

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products ...
12:32 2019-05-22

Tobacco Giants Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge 10 Years After Split (Bloomberg) — Philip Morris International Inc., the maker of Marlboro cigarettes in overseas markets, is in talks to reunite with Altria Group ...
16:48 2019-08-27

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to anal...
13:32 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
14:16 2019-05-22

Trump cracks jokes about Equinox scandal, kamikaze pilots at Hamptons fundraiser President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among d...
07:48 2019-08-10

Cracks Found In A380s Models, Airbus To Ask Airlines To Check Older Jets European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in s...
07:16 2019-07-09

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been d...
12:32 2019-06-05

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's voice cracks during speech on climate change – video US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a speech at a global mayors event on Friday, highlighting that the world's most advanced and richest e...
22:48 2019-10-11

Jerry Jones cracks ‘Zeke who?’ as Cowboys’ Tony Pollard continues to shine There’s no indication whether things have gotten hostile between Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys as the star running back holds out for ...
16:48 2019-08-18

YouTube cracks down on white supremacist videos and conspiracies, thousands of channels will be removed YouTube is cracking down on white supremacist content and conspiracy theories in an aggressive attempt to stop the spread of hate speech that will bl...
18:32 2019-06-05

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
17:48 2019-05-22

Pima County Health Department hosts meetings to discuss proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Health Department is hosting meetings to discuss the proposed county ordinance regarding tobacco and electronic nicoti...
03:16 2019-09-04

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen...
21:48 2019-06-10

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous s...
00:16 2019-05-24

The FDA's proposal to limit nicotine could cost tobacco industry $165 billion, Morgan Stanley says Major U.S. tobacco companies could be in for a massive financial hit if the FDA elects to limit nicotine content in cigarettes.    &#...
22:48 2019-06-17

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’...
17:16 2019-06-01

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.    ...
15:16 2019-06-14

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.    ...
02:48 2019-06-13

UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly product Progress is being made in the battle against the global tobacco epidemic, but more action is needed to help people quit the deadly products, accordin...
14:16 2019-07-31

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
08:48 2019-05-22

FAA-ordered inspection finds cracks in wing supports of 36 Boeing 737s, another setback for aerospace giant The FAA ordered inspections after cracks were found in the supports of older Boeing 737 NG models being converted to cargo planes    ...
23:00 2019-10-09

Turkey-Syria payback: Norway suspends arms sales to Erdogan regime, exposing cracks in NATO solidarity Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria this week has not only been met with international condemnation – but it has also induced something of a s...
03:00 2019-10-11

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...
22:00 2019-08-16

BCA: Indonesia's headline act Bank Central Asia, now one of Asia’s most admired lenders, is certainly one to keep an eye on in Indonesia, as it reaps the benefits of collaborating...
15:32 2019-09-26

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...
16:32 2019-09-19

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.    &#...
17:32 2019-07-02

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...
07:48 2019-08-27

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservati...
13:32 2019-09-19

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest So...
09:48 2019-06-15

Why Indonesia Is Shifting Its Capital From Jakarta Jakarta is soon to become an ex-capital city. Indonesia is planning to move its administrative headquarters from its richest island of Java to the fo...
16:32 2019-08-25

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country...
21:32 2019-09-17

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under contr...
08:48 2019-05-22

Indonesia is about to pass a law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-...
16:00 2019-09-19

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...
04:16 2019-08-03

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thur...
03:32 2019-07-10

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...
06:48 2019-08-03

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual ...
04:32 2019-09-19

At least 26 dead after violent clashes in Indonesia The death toll rose in Indonesia to 26 Tuesday as more bodies were found following riots in the province of West Papua, where students took to the st...
17:16 2019-09-24

Indonesia pins its hopes on Jokowi 2.0 Can Indonesia’s likeable president find a way to boost growth, slash red tape, tackle the country’s image problem and draw in much-needed FDI now tha...
13:16 2019-09-27

Indonesia student protests against law changes enter third day Indonesian students rallied for a third day on Wednesday against proposed new laws, including a criminal code that would ban extramarital sex and ins...
05:48 2019-09-25

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 ...
03:16 2019-06-11

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subian...
20:48 2019-05-22

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people...
17:48 2019-07-15

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia 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 ...
08:48 2019-06-17

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 the collapse of...
08:48 2019-09-27

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...
05:00 2019-09-25

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where ...
07:48 2019-08-09

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...
04:48 2019-05-31

Number Of Deaths In Indonesia Earthquake Rises To 30 The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands rose to 30 on Sunday, including several toddlers, the disaste...
05:00 2019-09-30

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...
12:32 2019-09-26

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...
08:32 2019-07-23

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term ...
09:16 2019-05-21

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missi...
09:16 2019-06-18

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...
20:48 2019-09-24

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Ge...
11:32 2019-07-14

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...
22:32 2019-06-05

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the...
20:32 2019-07-04

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...
15:48 2019-07-14

Skies in Indonesia turn ‘blood red’ with smoke It’s the sort of post-apocalyptic scene you’d read about in a Stephen King novel. For the residents of Jambi, a province of Indonesia, th...
12:48 2019-09-24

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...
10:32 2019-06-19

Infant Among 20 Killed In Indonesia Earthquake: Officials At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured in a strong earthquake Thursday that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands, destroying homes and...
08:48 2019-09-26

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sul...
17:16 2019-08-17

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, t...
13:16 2019-08-03

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...
00:32 2019-08-03

Indonesia says over 11,500 have fled violence-hit Papuan town Indonesian authorities said on Thursday more than 11,500 people have been evacuated from the town of Wamena in the easternmost province of Papua sinc...
10:32 2019-10-03

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.     ...
11:48 2019-08-02

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities...
08:16 2019-06-21

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally kn...
21:16 2019-06-20

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...
04:00 2019-10-02

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's...
03:48 2019-08-19

Indonesia: Clever collaboration lifts fintech Fintechs, banks and government are working together to build clever new digital services and boost financial inclusion in a country where millions ar...
06:32 2019-10-01

Explainer: Deepening unrest in Indonesia's Papua Indonesia's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua on the island of New Guinea - collectively known as Papua - have been racked by civil unres...
03:00 2019-08-29

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...
07:01 2019-06-10

Indonesia’s President Halts Bill That Would Ban Sex Outside Marriage Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “fur...
13:16 2019-09-20

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...
01:32 2019-08-05

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 ...
11:16 2019-08-02

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Suma...
05:48 2019-06-21

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag in...
07:48 2019-08-22

| At least 20 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia unrest At least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured, as fresh unrest erupted in Indonesia's restive Papua region, with some victims burned to...
16:48 2019-09-23

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...
22:48 2019-06-14

Indonesia president signs new EV decree to bolster industry Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he signed a decree that lays out government support to build an electric vehicle (EV) industry in S...
11:48 2019-08-08

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...
13:48 2019-08-08

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...
06:48 2019-08-22

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...
14:00 2019-08-26

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...
11:32 2019-06-28

Indonesia Building New Capital As Jakarta Sinks Into Sea: 10 Facts Megacity Jakarta is sinking at an alarming rate. Home to more than 1 crore people, the Indonesian capital sits on a swampy land with parts of it sink...
08:00 2019-08-28

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...
08:00 2019-08-16

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 ...
21:00 2019-08-26

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...
13:00 2019-09-13

Rare giant white manta ray spotted in Indonesia This majestic creature is extremely rare because albinism for marine mammals presents several life-threatening challenges.     &...
11:16 2019-06-11

METALS-Nickel jumps as Indonesia expedites ore export ban Nickel prices in Shanghai hit a record high on Monday, while they jumped to to a five-year high in London, after top producer Indonesia announced it ...
01:16 2019-09-02

Indonesia Confronts, Belatedly, a Huge Oil Spill Near Jakarta The true size of the July spill, which has left an inky stain across 12 miles of shoreline and upended livelihoods in a dozen villages, is still unkn...
17:16 2019-08-27

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Fr...
08:32 2019-06-21

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 ...
06:32 2019-06-17

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the ste...
08:48 2019-06-17

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation...
09:16 2019-08-20

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...
05:00 2019-09-13

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 ...
04:48 2019-09-11

Indonesia to remove 'burden' from sinking Jakarta with new capital Indonesia is moving its capital from the polluted, overcrowded and sinking city of Jakarta to a sparsely populated region on the island of Borneo, fa...
12:48 2019-08-27

Violent protest erupts in capital of Indonesia's Papua Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua set buildings ablaze on Thursday, forcing the state power firm to cut off electricity in parts ...
07:32 2019-08-29

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as ...
14:16 2019-08-20

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...
07:00 2019-09-12

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...
14:48 2019-05-24

Mastercard, Visa Lose Data War In India, Win In Indonesia With US Help US trade officials, at the request of card networks Mastercard and Visa, convinced Indonesia late last year to loosen rules governing its new domesti...
08:48 2019-10-04

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects a...
05:16 2019-05-31

2 Men, Woman Whipped 100 Times Each In Indonesia For Breaking Sharia Law Three people were publicly whipped 100 times each in Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Wednesday, with one woman pleading for the mask...
13:32 2019-07-31

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general elect...
06:32 2019-05-22

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election wa...
06:00 2019-05-22

| Buildings torched as fresh unrest erupts in Indonesia Fresh unrest broke out in Indonesia's restive Papua region as protesters burned down a government office and other buildings in Wamena city, accordin...
16:48 2019-09-23

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official pre...
05:01 2019-05-22

6 dead in Indonesia riots; Widodo says won’t tolerate unrest Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the capital Jakarta under control after six people died in riots by...
06:48 2019-05-22

Indonesia's president postpones vote to criminalize sex outside marriage Indonesian President Joko Widodo has postponed a vote that could have criminalized consensual extramarital sex after outcry from human rights groups ...
06:00 2019-09-23

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person...
03:48 2019-07-16

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...
04:32 2019-05-22

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...
04:32 2019-05-22

Indonesia's Habibie, president during transition to democracy, dies Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who came to power during the country's turbulent transition to democracy after former strongman leader Suha...
10:16 2019-09-11

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access t...
03:48 2019-05-22

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...
04:48 2019-05-31

Death Toll Rises in Protests in Indonesia’s Papua The number of dead from violent protests in the restive province has risen to more than two dozen after several bodies were found under burned buildi...
06:16 2019-09-24

Death Toll Rises to 32 in Protests in Indonesia's Papua The death toll from violent protests in Indonesia's restive Papua province has risen to 32 after several bodies were found under burned buildings, of...
10:48 2019-09-24

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...
16:16 2019-09-30

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...
12:16 2019-05-24

Indonesia police fire tear gas to break up sex-ban law protests Indonesian police fired tear gas to break up a rally near parliament on Monday, as several thousand protesters gathered to oppose a new law that crit...
09:00 2019-09-30

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast...
21:16 2019-07-07

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung vol...
08:16 2019-05-25

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...
11:00 2019-10-03

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge as calm returned to the capital following a spasm o...
02:01 2019-05-23

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a...
05:01 2019-05-28

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating ...
08:31 2019-05-21

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...
02:32 2019-09-26

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...
08:32 2019-07-23

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of Presiden...
15:48 2019-05-22

Indonesia's Bukalapak gets investment from S.Korea's Shinhan, says valuation $2.5 bln Indonesian e-commerce firm Bukalapak on Friday said South Korea's Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd joined its latest fundraising round that valued the ...
01:00 2019-10-04

| WATCH | Happily unmarried: Couple frets over Indonesia's sex ban After 13 years together, one middle-aged Indonesian couple is worried. Their relationship is neither legal nor official, and a controversial new pena...
05:16 2019-10-04

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...
11:16 2019-08-02

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...
07:32 2019-07-01

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the...
04:32 2019-07-10

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...
15:48 2019-07-14

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his...
16:16 2019-05-21

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...
12:48 2019-10-03

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...
15:32 2019-05-21

5 Dead, Several Injured After 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia Five people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island, triggering a brief t...
05:00 2019-08-04

Knife-wielding man wounds Indonesia’s security minister A knife-wielding man suspected of belonging to a radical Islamic group has wounded Indonesia’s security minister, a local police chief and another pe...
09:00 2019-10-10

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...
05:16 2019-08-03

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in J...
02:48 2019-07-12

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, ...
18:00 2019-09-17

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than...
21:48 2019-07-10

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses...
11:32 2019-07-14

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but ...
08:48 2019-07-14

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosec...
17:32 2019-05-21

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi an...
08:16 2019-06-29

Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalizes consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the presi...
03:32 2019-09-20

1 dead, 4 hurt after quake hits off Indonesia coast Indonesian authorities say one person has died of a heart attack and more 100 houses are damaged after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off Java island...
03:48 2019-08-03

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...
10:32 2019-09-17

At Least 1 Dead After a Strong Earthquake Hits Eastern Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Sunday, damaging homes and killing at least one person, officia...
02:48 2019-07-15

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 p...
18:48 2019-05-21

Hundreds of students, police injured in Indonesia protests More than 300 university students and police in Indonesia’s capital have been treated at hospitals after clashing with police during protests sparked...
02:48 2019-09-25

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...
12:32 2019-08-02

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of fu...
07:00 2019-08-06

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-...
17:32 2019-05-21

Indonesia plans incentives to boost electric vehicle industry Indonesia plans a series of incentives to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a copy of a draft regulation reviewed by Reuters....
08:32 2019-08-01

Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a...
06:48 2019-08-22

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a ...
11:48 2019-07-18

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...
09:00 2019-07-14

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...
06:32 2019-05-24

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent pan...
22:16 2019-07-07

Indonesia picks East Kalimantan province for new capital: media Indonesia will build a new capital in the province of East Kalimantan on Borneo island, media cited land planning minister Sofyan Djalil as saying on...
06:48 2019-08-22

For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of inc...
10:00 2019-08-24

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation ...
11:48 2019-05-24

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reut...
08:00 2019-08-29

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...
10:48 2019-07-18

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...
12:16 2019-08-20

Indonesia’s Capital Is Sinking, Polluted and Crowded. Its Leader Wants to Build a New One. President Joko Widodo proposed stripping Jakarta of its status as the country’s capital and relocating to the island of Borneo. Construction could be...
22:48 2019-08-26

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...
05:48 2019-05-22

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....
08:00 2019-08-21

Facebook says removed multiple accounts from Indonesia, UAE, Nigeria, and Egypt Facebook Inc has announced it removed hundreds of pages, groups and accounts on its platforms for "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to three ...
15:16 2019-10-04

Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land Indonesia's environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, a...
15:00 2019-09-13

Removed Hundreds Of Accounts From Indonesia, UAE, Nigeria, Egypt: Facebook Facebook Inc has announced it removed hundreds of pages, groups and accounts on its platforms for "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to three ...
08:48 2019-10-04

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The ...
07:32 2019-05-22

Six Die, Protests Swell As Indonesia Plunges Into Post-Election Unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-o...
07:48 2019-05-22

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...
08:00 2019-07-16

6 dead after rioters clash with police over Indonesia election results The clashes began Tuesday night when supporters of former Gen. Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election su...
14:16 2019-05-22

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...
09:32 2019-10-10

Indonesia Rolls Out $33 Billion Plan to Move Its Capital City Indonesia will build a new capital city in eastern Borneo, the country’s president said, in the most definitive sign yet that his government is serio...
13:32 2019-08-26

Facebook says removed multiple accounts from UAE, Nigeria, Egypt and Indonesia Facebook Inc has removed several pages, groups and accounts on its platforms from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia, citing "coo...
00:32 2019-10-04

Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 meters, forcing Indonesia to build a new capital Enlarge / Street flooding in Jakarta in 2013. (credit: Seika / Flickr) Yesterday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a plan to move the cou...
00:48 2019-08-28

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% s...
02:48 2019-05-22

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles,...
04:48 2019-06-28

Indonesia Blames Boeing 737 MAX Design For Lion Air Crash: Report Indonesian authorities have cited failures in the Boeing 737 MAX design and oversight as contributing to the 2018 Lion Air plane crash, the Wall Stre...
01:00 2019-09-23

Indonesia to Fault 737 MAX Design, U.S. Oversight in Lion Air Crash Report Indonesian investigators have determined that design and oversight lapses played a central role in the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jet in October...
05:00 2019-09-23

Indonesia says 20 killed, scores hurt in fresh unrest in Papua Indonesian security forces said on Monday that 19 civilians and a soldier had been killed during rioting in two towns in Papua, in an escalation of v...
14:16 2019-09-23

Indonesia needs $15 billion investment to meet geothermal target by 2025 Indonesia may require an estimated $15 billion in investment to meet its target of reaching 7.2 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal power capacity by 2025 a...
09:48 2019-08-13

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...
02:32 2019-07-03

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country...
19:00 2019-09-17

Trump Jr touts 'dream' Indonesia projects, denies any conflicts Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the U.S. president, said he was upbeat about two planned Trump-branded projects in Indonesia and dismissed any ris...
21:16 2019-08-13

Freeport Indonesia to start smelter construction mid-2020 -spokesman * The Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc is aiming to start construction of a copper smelter in mid-2020, PT Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza P...
00:32 2019-06-12

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Tremors Felt In Australia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific m...
02:32 2019-06-24

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern ...
01:00 2019-06-24

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 fire...
18:48 2019-09-24

'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...
09:48 2019-09-15

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...
16:48 2019-07-31

Widodo seals 2nd term as Indonesia leader after court battle JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court Thursday rejected a losing presidential candidate’s allegations of massive and systematic...
23:32 2019-06-27

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash in November The final report on the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that killed 189 people last year will be published in the first half of November, Indo...
02:32 2019-09-18

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...
04:00 2019-09-19

Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling ...
08:16 2019-09-19

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia At least one person died of a heart attack and four others were injured after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the shore of Indonesia Friday nig...
12:00 2019-08-03

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash next month Indonesia's transport safety agency (KNKT) will publish a final report in September into last year's crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max after obtaini...
06:00 2019-08-09

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...
02:32 2019-09-20

Strong Earthquake Hits Sea Off Indonesia, 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...
13:48 2019-08-02

Major earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation...
12:16 2019-08-02

Indonesia president criticizes state power company over blackouts Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company PLN should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity...
05:16 2019-08-05

Australia, Indonesia held talks for joint 2034 World Cup bid Australia has held talks with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, despite the Southeast Asian nation's involvement in ano...
15:16 2019-06-27

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...
11:32 2019-06-12

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...
23:32 2019-06-23

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the en...
13:48 2019-08-08

As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and si...
12:00 2019-09-17

Indonesia extends Corridor natural gas block contract for 20 years Indonesia has agreed to extend the production sharing contract for the Corridor natural gas block with ConocoPhillips, Spain's Repsol SA and Pertamin...
06:48 2019-07-22

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...
08:32 2019-09-29

| Tsunami warning as strong earthquake hits off Indonesia coast A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency sa...
11:48 2019-08-02

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...
06:48 2019-05-25

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disaster...
05:48 2019-07-07

Indonesia finds design flaw, oversight lapses in 737 MAX crash: WSJ Indonesian investigators have found that design and oversight lapses played a key role in the October 2018 crash of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet that kil...
22:32 2019-09-22

Thousands in Indonesia Protest Bills to Limit Rights and Ban Extramarital Sex President Joko Widodo faces pressure to revoke a law curbing anti-graft efforts and to kill measures that would forbid abortion and sex outside marri...
08:00 2019-09-30

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded...
06:48 2019-07-07

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brough...
12:48 2019-06-21

India, Indonesia Condemn "Selective Approaches" In Dealing With Terrorism India and Indonesia on Thursday "unequivocally" condemned terrorism and the "selective approaches" in dealing with the global menace as External Affa...
16:16 2019-09-05

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to avoid crop failure Indonesia is preparing to carry out cloud seeding in an effort to trigger rainfall to prevent harvest failure and forest fire, the disaster mitigatio...
11:32 2019-07-22

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...
13:48 2019-08-08

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...
20:48 2019-09-24

Indonesia police arrest three suspects over deadly factory fire Indonesian authorities have arrested three people suspected of negligence after a fire ripped through a makeshift factory in North Sumatra, killing 3...
04:32 2019-06-23

Indonesia To Close Island To Conserve Rare 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...
09:48 2019-07-23

Indonesia’s Leader Faces Protests and Crises Heading Into New Term President Joko Widodo’s decision to limit the power of Indonesia’s anticorruption commission has helped set off protests before his second term begin...
11:16 2019-09-25

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...
17:00 2019-08-16

Indonesia's top court jails woman who reported sexual harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on F...
08:00 2019-07-05

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...
08:48 2019-05-29

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 ...
09:32 2019-09-06

Indonesia's Raging Wildfires Renew Scrutiny Over Land Clearing Flaming forests and a public-health emergency in Indonesia have renewed attention on a persistent problem with a global reach: slash-and-burn farming...
16:16 2019-09-30

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say w...
09:48 2019-07-12

Indonesia's central bank unexpectedly cuts rate for the second time in two months Bank Indonesia cut the 7-day reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 5.5.%, surprising economists who were expecting the central bank to stay o...
05:16 2019-08-22

Indonesia president urges calm after violent protests in Papua cities Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday sought to ease tension after violent protests in several cities in Papua in response to claims of racist a...
08:32 2019-08-19

Indonesia capital, neighboring provinces in Java hit by major power blackout Indonesia's capital Jakarta and some neighboring provinces on Java island have been hit by a major electricity outage after problems at a number of p...
05:00 2019-08-04

Indonesia Frees Canadian Accused of Using Magical Powers to Abuse Children Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison a...
06:00 2019-07-12

Indonesia state power firm estimates Jakarta blackout to end within 3 hours Indonesia's state power company PLN estimates it will take a further three hours to restore electricity to Jakarta following a major power blackout i...
11:16 2019-08-04

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed w...
03:32 2019-06-29

6.9 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert issued A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, ...
13:48 2019-07-07

Indonesia protesters torch town hall in Papua over student detentions Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building on Monday after a demonstration aga...
00:16 2019-08-19

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of S...
22:32 2019-07-07

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will...
16:01 2019-07-05

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in ...
04:48 2019-08-20

Indonesia asks China for special fund under Belt and Road: ministers Indonesia has asked China to set up a special fund within its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for investment in Southeast Asia's largest economy, afte...
06:48 2019-07-03

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 ...
15:32 2019-07-31

Exclusive: After bruising election, Indonesia to vet public servants to identify Islamists Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, acco...
05:32 2019-06-21

Singapore automotive marketplace snags more funds, acquires Indonesia C2C player Car marketplace Carro has raked in another US$30 million as part of its Series B round, having secured US$60 million earlier in May, and used the fun...
08:32 2019-08-06

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their co...
12:16 2019-07-09