Tag: Indonesia

McDonald’s BTS meal frenzy leads to outlet closures over Covid-19 fears in Indonesia

Jakarta – At least 13 McDonald’s outlets across Indonesia were temporarily closed on Wednesday (June 9) as customers rushed to buy the new meal...

5 drown while trying to take a selfie at the picturesque Kandi Lake

Padang – Indonesian police announced on Thursday (May 27) that five members of an Indonesian family drowned after a dock where they were attempting...
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Indonesian man names newborn son after department he works in

KUALA LUMPUR -- An Indonesian man named his newborn son 'Dinas Komunikasi Informatika Statistik' - after the department he works in. Indonesian portal Kompas reported...

Indonesian maid dies after falling from sixth-storey HDB unit while cleaning window

Singapore – A 26-year-old Indonesian domestic helper has died after falling from the sixth storey of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) unit. The woman...

Jail for Batam church pastor who conspired to deposit fake S$10,000 note in S’pore

Singapore – An Indonesian man changed a counterfeit S$10,000 note in his possession despite having reason to believe that it was fake. Mr Jusuf Nababan,...

Sulawesi earthquake: Rescuers scramble to find survivors

At least 81 people have died, with more than 250 seriously injured, after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday (Jan 15). According...

Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 34, topples buildings

by Haeril HALIM / Agnes ANYA A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely...

Sobbing relatives bury Indonesian plane crash victim

Sobbing friends and relatives filed into a Jakarta cemetery Thursday to bury the remains of a flight attendant from the crashed Indonesian passenger jet,...

Hunt for cockpit tapes after Indonesia jet crash

https://youtu.be/GFQ7ramNA0s Bad weather forced scores of divers to temporarily suspend their hunt for a crashed Indonesian jet's cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, as investigators worked to...
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EU gets vaccine boost as WHO dampens hope of herd immunity

by Danny KEMP with AFP bureaus The European Union started the approval process for its third vaccine on Tuesday after WHO scientists warned that herd...
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