PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 05:28 PM IST
A landslide Wednesday evening buried the remote site on Sulawesi island's Parigi Moutong district, where five women and one man died while some 16 survivors were pulled from the debris.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Indonesia has some of the worst virus infection rates in Asia, and President Joko Widodo has been widely criticised over his government's handling of the pandemic. On Tuesday, Indonesia recorded 9,775 new cases of Covid-19, which pushed the countrywide tally to 1,298,608.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 12:09 PM IST
This week saw huge rallies and a general strike on Monday to denounce the military's Feb. 1 coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:45 PM IST
In total, five males, a mother with two babies, and two other females were released with assistance from Indonesian conservation agencies.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 04:41 PM IST
The city was struck by torrential rains over the weekend, which flooded dozens of major roads and forced hundreds of people to rush to emergency shelters.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 12:10 PM IST
People posted photos on social media of residents wading through shoulder-high muddy waters, cars almost entirely submerged, and search teams evacuating elderly residents in rubber dinghies in the peak of the monsoon season.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 02:45 PM IST
The private campaign will use different types of vaccine and it will remain free for Indonesians, the government said in a statement Thursday.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 10:37 AM IST
Making the Covid-19 vaccine compulsory is an unusual move amid widespread hesitance toward the shots that were rushed in its development.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 12:49 PM IST
The 26-year-old Boeing Co 737-500 jet crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta, marking Indonesia's third major airline crash in just over six years and shining a spotlight on the country's poor air safety record.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 11:00 AM IST
While Indonesia’s NTSC is trying to determine the exact cause of the crash, the left engine throttle lever was trimming back the power output just before the 26-year-old jet plunged into the sea, a family member who attended the regulator's briefing said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 12:32 PM IST
The 26-year-old Boeing Co 737-500 jet crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta on Jan. 9, killing all 62 people on board.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 03:58 PM IST
Indonesia started its mass inoculation drive on Jan. 13 with a Sinovac vaccine. More than 777,000 people have received their first shot and about 137,000 have had a second, official data showed.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Pekalongan is a city known for manufacturing batik, a traditional Indonesian method of using wax
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 01:51 PM IST
Indonesia is expanding programs to mitigate the impact from climate change following a recent spate of natural disasters that has added pressure to economic recovery.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Indonesia, an archipelago of 270 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity because it sits along the Pacific “Ring of Fire”.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 10:29 AM IST
President Joko Widodo expected the economy to rebound as soon as the start of this year, calling 2021 as the year when the country can see a turnaround after last year plunging into its first recession in two decades.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 08:32 PM IST
Transportation minister Budi Karya Sumadi said retrieval operations have ended after nearly two weeks, but that a limited search for the missing memory unit from the cockpit voice recorder will continue.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 02:47 PM IST
SJ182 plummeted close to 10,000 feet (3,050 meters) in 14 seconds shortly after takeoff from Jakarta on a stormy Saturday afternoon.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:44 AM IST
Thousands were left homeless and more than 800 have been injured, more than half still receiving treatment for serious injuries, Jati said. A total of 47 people died in Mamuju and nine in Majene.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:51 AM IST
Operations were focused on about 10 locations in the hardest-hit city of Mamuju, where people are still believed trapped following Friday's nighttime quake, said Saidar Rahmanjaya, who heads the local search and rescue agency.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 05:57 PM IST
The island was hit by a huge quake and tsunami two and a half years ago that killed thousands of people.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:50 AM IST
The epicentre of the quake was six kilometres (3.73 miles) northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 kilometres.
Reuters, Kuala Lumpur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 10:35 PM IST
Indonesia and Malaysia, which together account for 85% of global output, in particular have come under fire for clearing biodiversity-rich rainforests and allegations of forced labour.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:11 PM IST
transport ministry ordered the nation’s airlines to inspect their older, so-called classic Boeing Co. 737 aircraft following Saturday’s crash of a Sriwijaya Air passenger jet with 62 people on board.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 12:31 PM IST
A signal that may be from the cockpit voice recorder was detected near where the flight data recorder was recovered, between Lancang and Laki islands in the Thousand Island chain just north of Jakarta.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:23 PM IST
Indonesia has said it will take 2-5 days to inspect and download recordings. Their analysis can take much longer.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 05:22 PM IST
So far authorities have been unable to explain why the 26-year-old plane crashed just four minutes after takeoff.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 03:46 PM IST
The government confirmed that 302 people died from the disease known as Covid-19 in the 24 hours through midday Tuesday.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 01:22 PM IST
The plane involved in the crash, a 737-500, was one of only 77 remaining in service globally.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Divers have narrowed down an area where they believe the flight recorders, known as black boxes, are believed to be but search efforts have been hindered by debris, officials said.