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

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Indonesia detains Russian suspected of drugging, smuggling orang-utan

A Russian man was detained at Indonesia's Ngurah Rai airport in Bali as he was caught trying to smuggle a young orang-utan in a suitcase, authorities said on Saturday.
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Some Boeing 737 MAX orders in jeopardy, U.S. pilots try software fix

Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although industry..
Reuters - Published

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Indonesian Airline Garuda Cancels $6 Billion Order From Boeing [Video]Indonesian Airline Garuda Cancels $6 Billion Order From Boeing

Indonesian Airline Garuda Cancels $6 Billion Order From Boeing

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Indonesian Airline Cancels Boeing Order, Citing Passenger Concerns [Video]Indonesian Airline Cancels Boeing Order, Citing Passenger Concerns

According to a report by Reuters, Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel its 6 billion-dollar order for Boeing 737 MAX jets citing passengers who say they would be afraid to board the plane..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Indonesian Airline Cancels Order for Boeing 737 MAX Planes [Video]Indonesian Airline Cancels Order for Boeing 737 MAX Planes

Boeing already delivered one of the 737 MAX planes to Garuda, but the airliner says it doesn't want the other 49 planes it had planned to buy.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

American Airlines Pilots To Test 737 MAX Software [Video]American Airlines Pilots To Test 737 MAX Software

American Airlines pilots will test Boeing's 737 MAX software fix on simulators this weekend. According to Reuters, this is a key step in restoring confidence in the jet after two fatal crashes. In the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Boeing races to reassure as first airline asks to cancel MAX 8 order [Video]Boeing races to reassure as first airline asks to cancel MAX 8 order

Boeing is set to install new warning systems in its MAX 8 jets, but it's too late for at least one airline, with Indonesia's Garuda asking to cancel a big order for the jets. Julian Satterthwaite..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Ethiopian Captain Was 'Untrained' On 737 Max Simulator [Video]Ethiopian Captain Was 'Untrained' On 737 Max Simulator

Twenty-nine year old Yared Getachew was due for refresher training at the end of March, his colleague told Reuters, two months after Ethiopian Airlines had received one of the first such simulators..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Boeing Makes Changes In Response To 737 MAX Crashes [Video]Boeing Makes Changes In Response To 737 MAX Crashes

Reuters reports Boeing, the world's largest maker of airplanes, is attempting to have its 737 MAX fleet returned to the skies, while details have emerged of a crash in Indonesia with potential..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Indonesia flood death toll crosses 100, dozens still missing [Video]Indonesia flood death toll crosses 100, dozens still missing

Nearly 10,000 people have moved to shelters while at least 104 are confirmed dead, officials say.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:52Published

New Zealand Begins Funerals [Video]New Zealand Begins Funerals

According to REuters, The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Stakes Are High As Boeing Inquiry Turns To Cockpit Voice Recorder [Video]Stakes Are High As Boeing Inquiry Turns To Cockpit Voice Recorder

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the investigation into the final moments of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 turned to the cockpit voice recorder, whose contents may affect the future of not..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Ethiopian Crash Crew's Voices May Unlock High-stakes Boeing Inquiry [Video]Ethiopian Crash Crew's Voices May Unlock High-stakes Boeing Inquiry

According to Reuters, The investigation into the final minutes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 turned on Tuesday to the secrets in the cockpit voice recorder as Boeing and a shaken global aviation..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

'Lives depend' on plane safety: Boeing CEO [Video]'Lives depend' on plane safety: Boeing CEO

Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg, facing the biggest crisis of his tenure, said on Monday that the company understands "lives depend on the work we do" and was taking steps to "fully ensure"..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

'Similarities' found in Boeing crash probe -investigators [Video]'Similarities' found in Boeing crash probe -investigators

Investigators who verified data extracted from the black box recorders of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane have found 'clear similarities' with the Lion Air flight that crashed in October...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting [Video]Wall Street rises ahead of Fed meeting

Wall Street edged higher on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve policymakers meeting this week. Boeing and Facebook were a drag. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe [Video]Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

World's biggest planemaker Boeing faces escalating pressure after Ethiopia pointed out similarities between its crash and one in Indonesia last year, focusing on the safety of software installed on the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Pressure Rises On Boeing Over Crash Parallels [Video]Pressure Rises On Boeing Over Crash Parallels

According to Reuters, a source said Investigators probing the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found similarities in direction data with an aeroplane that came down off Indonesia, heightening..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:17Published

Flash Floods, Mudslides Kill at Least 79 People in Indonesia [Video]Flash Floods, Mudslides Kill at Least 79 People in Indonesia

Days of heavy rain triggered the deadly floods and mudslides in the province of Papua.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Boeing Faces Growing Scrutiny In Ethiopian Crash Probe [Video]Boeing Faces Growing Scrutiny In Ethiopian Crash Probe

The world’s biggest planemaker faced escalating pressure on Monday after Ethiopia pointed to parallels between its crash and one in Indonesia. The Ethiopian Airlines disaster eight days ago killed..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

U.S. authorities investigate FAA approval of Boeing plane: WSJ [Video]U.S. authorities investigate FAA approval of Boeing plane: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jetliners. News of the probe comes in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Flash Floods and Earthquake in Indonesia Kill at Least 79 People, Officials Say [Video]Flash Floods and Earthquake in Indonesia Kill at Least 79 People, Officials Say

The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province has climbed to 79, with dozens..

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:50Published

 

Indonesian airline cancels Boeing 737 MAX order, American pilots to test software fix

Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although industry..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian airline cancels Boeing order, citing passenger fear

Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets, it said on Friday, saying some passengers would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although..
Reuters - Published

Boeing makes safety change, Indonesian airline cancels order

Indonesian airline Garuda said on Friday it would cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing concerns over passenger confidence, as Boeing tried to quell safety worries by making a..
Reuters - Published

FActbox: What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next

More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX jets have been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes in the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed nearly 350 people.
Reuters - Published Also reported by •Firstpost

World wants answers from Indonesia and Ethiopia crashes

Indonesian investigators described the panic of pilots grappling with airspeed and altitude problems in the last moments of their doomed Lion Air flight, as comparisons mounted to a disaster in..
Reuters - Published

Why India is developing its maiden deep-sea port in Indonesia


IndiaTimes - Published

Indonesian president's coalition to win parliament majority: survey

A coalition of political parties backing Indonesian President Joko Widodo is on course to win more than half of the votes in next month's elections, giving them control of parliament, according to a..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia investigation

The world's biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles on Wednesday to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies, while details emerged of an Indonesian crash with potential similarities..
Reuters - Published

Discoveries about Indonesia plane crash put pressure on Ethiopia probe; experts suspect faulty automated systems on both flights

Experts suspect an automated system, meant to stop stalling by dipping the nose, in both the Lion Air and the Ethiopia Airlines plane crash cases, with pilots unable to override it as their jets..
Firstpost - Published

Indonesia's Papua set for mass burial as flood death toll tops 100

Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua is planning to hold mass burials for the victims of flash floods, as the death toll from the disaster rose to 104 on Wednesday with nearly 10,000 people..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian president's lead over election rival cut in new survey

A new Indonesian election survey shows President Joko Widodo's big lead over his challenger, retired general Prabowo Subianto, is narrowing, just weeks ahead of next month's vote in the world's..
Reuters - Published

Toll from Indonesia flash floods rises to 89; over 6,800 evacuated to temporary shelters in country's Papua province

The government has issued a 14-day state of emergency in Papua, which shares a border with independent Papua New Guinea on an island just north of Australia
Firstpost - Published

Job skills for young Indonesians a key concern ahead of election

Rival campaigners in Indonesia's elections next month are sparring over ways to fix the education system in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, which is widely blamed for failing to equip students with..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

By Maggie Fick and Tim Hepher ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators probing the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found similarities in vital flight angle data with an aeroplane that came..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Pressure rises on Boeing over Ethiopia, Indonesia crash parallels

Investigators probing the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found similarities in direction data with an aeroplane that came down off Indonesia, a source said, heightening pressure on the world's..
Reuters - Published

Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

The world's biggest planemaker faced escalating pressure on Monday after Ethiopia pointed to parallels between its crash and one in Indonesia, sharping the focus on the safety of software installed in..
Reuters - Published

Indian Coast Guard ship INS Vijit visits Indonesian port of Sabang


IndiaTimes - Published

Death toll in floods in Indonesia's Papua rises to nearly 80

Authorities in Indonesia raised the death toll from floods and landslides in the easternmost province of Papua to nearly 80 on Monday as President Joko Widodo called for the urgent evacuation of..
Reuters - Published

Landslides at waterfall kill two in Indonesia's Lombok

Dozens of tourists were evacuated on Sunday from a waterfall site hit by landslides in the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, where two people died, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

Around 35 tourists believed trapped after landslides in Indonesia's Lombok: official

Around 35 foreign and domestic tourists are believed to be trapped and two others died after landslides hit a waterfall site on Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, a disaster agency..
Reuters - Published

Flash floods kill at least 58 in Indonesia's Papua province

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities said on..
Reuters - Published

Flash floods in Indonesia's Papua province kills 42, injures 21; disaster management body says evacuations underway

The floods in Indonesia's Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday, and also left 21 people injured.
Firstpost - Published

At least 42 dead in floods in Indonesia's Papua: official

Flash floods in Indonesia's easternmost province Papua have killed at least 42 people and left 21 badly injured, a local disaster agency official told Reuters on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Indonesia anti-graft agency names president's ally suspect in bribery case

Indonesia's anti-graft agency on Saturday named a prominent Islamist politician backing President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign as a suspect in a bribery case, an investigator said.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Airlines CEO sees 'clear similarities' between crashed 737 MAX jets - Xinhua

(Reuters) - The crashed Boeing Co 737 MAX jets in Ethiopia and Indonesia appear to have a common connection, Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam told China's state news..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Shocked aviation world awaits Boeing black box probe in France

Investigators in France on Friday examined the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX that crashed in Ethiopia as the global airline industry waited to see if the cause was similar to a disaster in Indonesia..
Reuters - Published

Boeing black box review begins in France, aviation world waits

Investigators in France on Friday examined the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX that crashed in Ethiopia as a spooked global airline industry waited to see if the cause was similar to a disaster in..
Reuters - Published

Indonesian police arrest Islamist ally of president for suspected graft

The head of an influential Islamist party that is a member of President Joko Widodo’s ruling coalition was arrested for alleged graft on Friday, according to police.
Reuters - Published

Indonesia 'strongly condemns' attack on New Zealand mosque

Indonesia's foreign minister said on Friday the world's biggest Muslim-majority country strongly condemned a shooting at a mosque in New Zealand and authorities were checking on whether any of its..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia to speed up release of Lion Air crash report: safety agency head

Indonesia plans to speed up the release of the report into its investigation of the October crash of Lion Air Boeing 737 that killed all 189 people on board to "between July to August", the head of the..
Reuters - Published

Indonesia to send officials to Ethiopia to aid Boeing crash probe

Indonesia plans to send a flight inspector and an official from its transport safety agency to Ethiopia to help with the probe into Sunday's crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet, Transport Ministry official..
Reuters - Published

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