News - indonesia

6.3 Magnitude Tremor Hits Lombok

1 month ago /
International News 

A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the U.S. geological survey said on Sunday, after an earthquake killed more than 430 people there this month.

12 Year Old Survives Indonesian Plane Crash

1 month ago /
International News 

A 12-year-old boy has been found alive in the wreckage of a plane crash which killed eight people in Indonesia.

Another Earthquake Hits Lombok Indonesia

1 month ago /
International News 

An earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the island of Lombok, Indonesia on Thursday, according to US Geological Survey.

Indonesian Quake Kills 90

1 month ago /
International News 

Over 10,000 people were evacuated from the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday, which left more than 90 people dead.

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia.

1 month ago /
International News 

A powerful 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake struck the popular Tourist Island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday killing 14 people and sending villagers fleeing from their beds into open fields to avoid collapsing buildings.

Death Toll Rises in Indonesia Ferry Disaster

3 months ago /
International News 

More than 190 people are now thought to be missing after Monday’s ferry disaster on lake Toba, on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

Indonesia Stock Exchange Building Roof Collapse

8 months ago /
International News 

A mezzanine ceiling has collapsed at the Jakarta stock exchange building, with reports that dozens of people have been injured. The area was evacuated and cordoned off by police. Police say 72 people were hurt and are being treated in three different hospitals in Jakarta. An employee of the World Bank in Jakarta,...

Indonesia To Invest In Nigeria's Economy

9 months ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Indonesia ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto says his home government is ready to invest in Nigeria’s solid minerals and mining sub-sector. The Indonesian envoy said this during the signing of a memorandum of understanding, MOU between Nigeria and Indonesia owned mining corporation, P.T. Timah which is set to invest billions of...

Indonesian President Condemns Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

9 months ago /
International News 

Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, leader of the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, on Thursday condemned the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In special remarks at the Bogor palace, on the outskirts of capital Jakarta, Widodo requested United States to reconsider the decision and urged the United Nations to step...

President Buhari Departs For Turkey

11 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for Istanbul, turkey where he is expected to participate in the ninth summit of the developing 8 (d-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. The president left Wednesday morning after presiding over a brief session of the federal executive council at the state house.  In Ankara, the...

Buhari Heads For 9th D-8 Summit In Turkey

11 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart for Istanbul, turkey to participate in the ninth summit of the developing 8 (d-8) on friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the d-8 summit, president Buhari, at the invitation of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of turkey, will participate in an official working visit to...

FG Offers Scholarship To Students For Their Exemplary Performance

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigerian government has offered scholarship to some students for their exemplary performance at the just concluded 2017 Olympiad held at morocco, Indonesia and Brazil at various categories. The students are Okeke Williams Okechukwu Mmesomachi, Akpabioedikan Idongesit of Graceland international Schools, Port-Harcourt and Okoli Mitchel Chukwuebuka and Amaechi Ikechukwu Abuah of trinity...

Indonesia Seeks More Crude From Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation 

Indonesia, one of south East Asia emerging economy, has indicated interest to purchase more crude oil from Nigeria. The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, stated this in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit to the group managing director of Nigerian national petroleum corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru. Purwanto, says his country's...

Kim Jong-Nam Death: Two Women To Face Murder Charges

1 year ago /
International News 

Two women implicated in the killing of the estranged brother of North Korea's leader are to be charged with murder on Wednesday, Malaysia's prosecutor says. Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali said the women - from Indonesia and Vietnam - would be formally charged and could face death if convicted. The women allegedly...

Kim Jong-Nam: More Arrests Over Airport Poisoning

1 year ago /
International News 

Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam, the brother of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in Malaysia. A female Indonesian suspect and a Malaysian man thought to be her boyfriend were both detained on Thursday. A woman travelling on a Vietnamese passport has also been...

Miss France Beats Haiti And Colombia To Clinch Miss Universe Title

1 year ago /
International News 

Decked out in a gold-sequined gown, 24-year-old dental surgery student Iris Mittenaere beat 12 other finalists to take the crown. As Miss Universe, she will be campaigning for dental and oral care around the world. "This sash is not only a sash," said Mittenaere, who is from Northern France, in a...

UN Peacekeepers In Sudan Accused Of Smuggling Weapons

1 year ago /
Security 

The Indonesian government is investigating claims that some of its peacekeepers attempted to smuggle weapons while returning from a UN mission in Sudan.  Several Indonesian police officers were arrested by the Sudanese authorities last week on suspicion they were trying to leave the country with 29 Kalashnikov rifles and approximately 70...

47 Career Ambassadors Assigned Portfolios

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has assigned portfolios to all the 47 career ambassadors cleared by the Senate. A document listed the envoys and their portfolios as Abia: Obinna Chukwuemeka Agbugba (Togo), Adamawa: Salisu Umaru (Senegal), Paragalda Ilyasu Audu (Turkey), Akwa Ibom: Inyan Udo-Inyang (Gabon), Anambra: Okeke Vivian Nwunaku (Spain), Nonye Udo (Austria);...

Scientists Warn Nigeria Of Zika Virus

2 years ago /
Health 

Nigerians have been warned of an imminent Zika virus attack following a new analysis of travel, climate and mosquito patterns in Africa. A research by scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that no fewer than 2.6 billion people living in parts of Africa and Asia could be...

Indonesia prepares to send 14 Inmates to the firing squad, Including Five Nigerians

2 years ago /
International News 

The office of Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo has not released details about this round of executions, but preparations are underway at the Nusakambangan prison island in Cilacap, West Java. Human Rights Watch has called on President Joko Widodo, also known as "Jokowi," to commute the sentences of at least 14 inmates including...


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