Tag Archives: Indonesia

Astronaut Calls For British Mission To Mars

The first Briton in space has urged the Government to continue funding human spaceflight so the Union Flag one day flies on Mars. Helen Sharman, who was part of a…

Al Qaeda video shows three men purportedly confessing to spying, one shot dead

NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) – Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video on Monday showing three men purportedly confessing to spying for the Mauritanian & French military & then…

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Indonesia sorry over HIV sneezing link posters

Indonesia's health ministry has apologised after a printing error led to posters being put up claiming that HIV can be transmitted through mosquito bites, swimming & sneezing, an official said…

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Indonesia's Widodo to skip APEC summit in Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo will not attend an annual summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum members in the Philippines because of domestic issues, a Philippine foreign…

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Australian leader visits Indonesia in bid to repair ties

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tried to mend fences with Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, in his first overseas trip on Thursday since taking office two…

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Australian PM Turnbull looks to heal wounds on Indonesia visit

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be looking to reset a vital diplomatic & economic relationship badly strained under his predecessor when he visits…

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Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude strikes south of Sibolga, Indonesia – USGS

(Reuters) – An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck 107 km south of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was 75.1 km (46.66 miles) deep….

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Senate panel summons price-hiking CEO of Turing Pharma

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee has launched an investigation into exorbitant drug price hikes by Turing Pharmaceuticals & three other companies, responding to public anxiety over rising prices for…

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US-born Sumatran rhino in Indonesia on mating mission

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A U.S.-born male Sumatran rhino arrived in his ancestral home of Indonesia on Sunday, making the long journey from Cincinnati, Ohio, on a mission to mate…

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In Indonesia, minorities under threat from Muslim hardliners

By Kanupriya Kapoor ACEH SINGKIL, Indonesia (Reuters) – When a mob of Muslims swooped on a little church deep in rural Aceh in Indonesia this month, the local police were…