Category: Indonesia

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Jan
2021

Jet Carrying 62 People Crashes Into The Sea After Taking Off From IndonesiaJet Carrying 62 People Crashes Into The Sea After Taking Off From Indonesia

An airliner carrying 62 people crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday just four minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital, Indonesian officials said. The Sriwijaya Air flight was delayed for over an hour before taking off at 2:36 p.m. local time, and disappeared from radar at 2:40 p.m. at an altitude of approximately 29,000 […]

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Jan
2021

Indonesian Airplane Vanishes With 62 Passengers On Board, Crash FearedIndonesian Airplane Vanishes With 62 Passengers On Board, Crash Feared

An Indonesian Boeing 737 jetliner is believed to have crashed into the sea Saturday after air traffic control in Jakarta lost contact moments after takeoff, according to Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee. The aircraft, operated by Jakarta-based Sriwijaya Air, took off from Jakarta’s Soekarno–Hatta International Airport around 2:36 p.m. Western Indonesia Time (2:36 a.m. ET), […]

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Dec
2020

Girl Scouts Tells Its Cookie Bakers To Address Potential Palm Oil Child Labor AbuseGirl Scouts Tells Its Cookie Bakers To Address Potential Palm Oil Child Labor Abuse

The Girl Scouts has called on two companies that bake its cookies with palm oil to address alleged abuse in the supply chain following a reports that alleged a link between the companies and child labor, the Associated Press (AP) reported. The Girl Scouts told the AP that “child labor has no place in Girl […]

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Dec
2020

Police In Indonesia Arrest Al-Qaida-Linked Terrorist Suspected Of Being Behind Bombings That Killed Over 200Police In Indonesia Arrest Al-Qaida-Linked Terrorist Suspected Of Being Behind Bombings That Killed Over 200

A senior member of a militant organization with ties to al-Qaida was arrested on Thursday in connection with a bombing at a resort in Bali that killed over 200 people, according to Indonesian police, CNN reported. Zulkarnaen, also known as Aris Sumarsono, was a Jemaah Islamiah commander during the attack in Bali, was arrested without […]

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Nov
2020

Muslims In Indonesia Protest Outside French Embassy, Call President Macron The ‘Real Terrorist’Muslims In Indonesia Protest Outside French Embassy, Call President Macron The ‘Real Terrorist’

November 02, 2020 10:19 AM ET Thousands of Muslims in Indonesia protested outside the French embassy on Monday in response to recent anti-Islamist actions taken by French President Emmanuel Macron, Reuters reported.  Protesters in Jakarta demanded that the French ambassador to the world’s largest Muslim-majority country be immediately expelled, Reuters reports. Banners depicting Macron as […]

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Oct
2020

Judge Rules Against Deportation Of Illegal Immigrant Detained By ICE On Church PropertyJudge Rules Against Deportation Of Illegal Immigrant Detained By ICE On Church Property

October 04, 2020 1:31 PM ET A federal judge ruled against deportation for an illegal immigrant from Indonesia who was detained on church property in Maryland last month, the Associated Press reported. Binsar Siahaan, 52, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Maryland before he was transported to a detention facility in Georgia, […]

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Sep
2020

US To Detain Shipments Of Palm Oil From Malaysian Producer Over Forced Labor AllegationsUS To Detain Shipments Of Palm Oil From Malaysian Producer Over Forced Labor Allegations

The U.S. will detain shipments of palm oil and its products from a major producer in Malaysia after an investigation found indicators of forced child labor, physical and sexual abuse, the Associated Press reported. An official from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that a withhold release order will be effective immediately following […]

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Aug
2020

Indonesia and India have its own vision of the Indo-Pacific. Will such vision clash with China’s and the US visions?Indonesia and India have its own vision of the Indo-Pacific. Will such vision clash with China’s and the US visions?

Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts The Indo-Pacific Region (IPR) is a geopolitical area that comprises parts of the Indian and Pacific oceans. But there is more to it than that. The maritime domain is indeed an important theater for geopolitical competition. The rise of Chinese power across both the […]

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Jun
2020

American Man Wanted For $722 Million Bitcoin Scam Faces Up To 15 Years In Indonesian Prison For Sex CrimesAmerican Man Wanted For $722 Million Bitcoin Scam Faces Up To 15 Years In Indonesian Prison For Sex Crimes

June 16, 2020 10:57 AM ET An American man on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wanted list was arrested at his home Monday in Indonesia for alleged sex crimes, Reuters reported. Russ Albert Medlin was wanted by the FBI for a suspected $722 million bitcoin scam, Jakarta police spokesman Yusri Yunus said at a […]

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