October 25, 2021 12:13 (IST)
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Indonesia’s plan to build mega railway with China triggers debt trap fear

Jakarta: Indonesia is planning to involve Japan and China to build two separate routes for the same railway project, a move analysts fear might lead to Chinese debt trap and even deteriorate Jakarta's relationship with Tokyo.

Natuna Islands: Indonesia adds patrols after detecting Chinese, US ships in South China Sea

Jakarta: The Indonesian Navy has increased patrol around the   Natuna islands in the South China Sea after Chinese and US vessels were detected in the international waters closer by, media reports said.

Death toll from fire in Indonesia's prison rises to 44

Jakarta/UNI/Xinhua: The number of inmates killed in the fire at a prison in Tangerang, a town near Indonesian capital Jakarta, has risen by three to 44, the Law and Human Rights Ministry reported on Thursday.

Indonesia prison fire leaves 41 people dead

Jakarta: As many as 41 people died as fire broke out in an overcrowded prison in Indonesia's capital city Jakarta on Wednesday.

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes off central Indonesia

Jakarta/Xinhua: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted East Nusa Tenggara province in central Indonesia on Thursday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.

Chinese workers continue to arrive in Indonesia despite ban on Eid homecomings

The nationwide interstate travel ban has forced several  Indonesian authorities to turn back thousands of people trying to return to their hometowns for the Eid ul-Fitr festival but some have now questioned the  inflow of foreign workers- read from China- into the country.

Bangladesh, Indonesia push for early trade deal

Bangladesh and Indonesia stressed the early signing of the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) to boost the duty-free exports of potential commodities of the two nations in the first meeting of the Foreign Office Consultations, reported UNB.

Indonesia: Suicide blast outside Catholic church leaves 14 hurt

Makassar: At least 14 people were injured as a suspected suicide blast hit outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, media reports said.

Indonesia pauses AstraZeneca Vaccination over health concerns:  Regulator

Moscow/Sputnik: The Indonesian Food and Drug Authority (BPOM) has decided to hold up the use of the UK-Swedish AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine amid fears that the recipients may develop potentially deadly blood clots, BPOM head Penny Lukito said on Monday.

China’s new coastguard law: Indonesian official voices concern

Beijing: China’s new coastguard law has spiked the risk of a “spillover conflict” into Indonesia’s territorial waters around the Natuna Islands, warned Indonesia’s Maritime Security Agency  chief.

UN human rights office worried by killings in Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua

New York: Violence is escalating in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, where meaningful and inclusive dialogue is urgently needed to address longstanding economic, social and political grievances, the UN human rights office said on Monday. 

The UN is not a building in New York city, it is our commitment to future generations, Indonesian President tells world leaders

New York: Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations needs to prove “multilateralism delivers”, the President of Indonesia has said, telling world leaders, gathered virtually “all of us bear the responsibility” to further strengthen the global Organization.

Indonesia reports 1,522 new COVID-19 cases, 87 new deaths

Jakarta/Xinhua: The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,522 within one day to 80,094, with the death toll adding by 87 to 3,797, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said at a press conference here on Wednesday.

UN condemns killing of Indonesian peacekeeper in DR Congo

New York/IBNS: The United Nations has strongly condemned an attack believed to be carried out by rebel militia on peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), which left one Indonesian ‘blue helmet’ dead, and another injured.

Indonesian govt slams abuse of its fishermen on Chinese boats leaving three dead

Jakarta: The Indonesian government has condemned the 'inhuman' treatment given to its nationals by a Chinese fishing company that allegedly kept Indonesian fishermen as virtual slaves, media reports said. The incident reportedly left three Indonesian citizens dead.