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Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in Indonesia

Mar 19, 2019

An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where threats to the endangered species have increased

Jakarta's 1st subway to ease frustration, sweat and fumes

Mar 19, 2019

Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month

Indonesia, experts wary of linking Boeing crashes

Mar 12, 2019

2 fatal crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes less than five months apart have raised alarm, but experts are wary of linking the two

Indonesia grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes for inspections following Ethiopian Airlines crash

Mar 11, 2019

Indonesia grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes for inspections following Ethiopian Airlines crash

Indonesia sending soldiers to build highway in tense Papua

Mar 8, 2019

Indonesia's military is deploying 600 soldiers to continue work on the trans Papua highway after civilian workers fled the project that's been attacked by Papuan independence fighters

Indonesia ends search for victims of gold mine collapse

Mar 7, 2019

Authorities in Indonesia have ended the official search for dozens of victims of a gold mine collapse because conditions are too risky

Official: Rocks as big as trucks fell on Indonesian miners

Mar 5, 2019

A rescue official says rocks as big as trucks buried miners during the collapse of an unlicensed Indonesian gold mine last week, as the effort to find victims recovered more bodies, body parts and belongings

Facebook prohibits foreign-funded ads for Indonesia election

Mar 5, 2019

Facebook is prohibiting political ads for Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections that are purchased from outside the country

Indonesia court allows dam in orangutan habitat to proceed

Mar 5, 2019

Environmentalists have lost a court challenge to a Chinese-backed dam in Indonesia that will rip through the habitat of the most critically endangered orangutan species

Indonesia uncertain how many buried by mine collapse

Mar 4, 2019

Indonesia's disaster agency says authorities don't know for certain how many people were buried in the collapse of a remote gold mine nearly a week ago but the number could be as high as 100