Tag archive for ‘Jakarta’
Ahok_Jakarta_Indonesia_May 2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Jakarta Governor sentenced to 2 years for blasphemy

nsnbc : Jakarta’s Chinese – Christian governor Basuki Tjahaya Purnama a.k.a. Ahok has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of blasphemy. The case has attracted international More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Cambodian-American Child Sex Offender Tran Saravuth Detained in Cambodia Has Active US Warrants

nsnbc : U.S. court records show that the Cambodian – American Tran Saravuth who was charged in Takeo province last week for alleged crimes against 11 local boys has active warrants in the United States. The More...

An independent, Anies Baswedan was backed by Gerindra party of Prabowo Subianto and Perindo, the party of Donald Trump’s business partner in Indonesia Harry Tanoesudibyo. Reuters/Beawiharta
By nsnbc On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Will the new Jakarta governor be firm against hardline religious groups?

FNU Testriono (TC) : Voters in Indonesia’s capital have chosen a former cabinet minister who sought the support of hardline Muslims opposing his contender, the incumbent Jakarta governor embroiled in a blasphemy More...

Hollande_Jokowi_indonesia_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Indonesia & France to Boost Cooperation

nsnbc : Indonesian and French delegations signed five memoranda of understanding during the visit of French President Francois Hollande to the Indonesian capital Jakarta where he met his Indonesian counterpart President More...

Socio-economic deprivation drives families to have their children "work the streets" of Jakarta.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Is Indonesia trying a “Cutting Edge” Approach against Pedophiles

nsnbc : The government of Indonesia stated that it is committed to tackling problems with pedophiles by imposing severe punishment such as castration of pedophiles who have been sentenced of child sex abuse and More...

Popular tourist destination Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia, is regularly covered in waste, most of it plastic that washes ashore during the rainy season. This picture was taken on February 15, 2016. Wira Suryantala/Antara/Reuters
By nsnbc On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Indonesia vows to tackle marine pollution

Thomas Wright (TC) : It is wet season in Bali, Indonesia, a popular tourist destination for Australian, Russian, German, Chinese and Japanese visitors. Popular tourist destination Kuta beach in Bali, Indonesia, More...

Mount Rani, Natuna Islands. Photo courtesy a-rabin, CC-2.0
By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Indonesia Gives Japan Green Light to Manage Island for Elderly Japanese

nsnbc : Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, has given the green light to Japan to manage the Indonesia Morotai Island as a rest area for senior Japanese citizens. Mount More...

Indonesian military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo talks to reporters in the Indonesian capitals Jakarta on January 5. Beawiharta/Reuters
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Indonesia restores military ties with Australia after latest neighbourly dispute

Yohanes Sulaiman (TC) : The Indonesian government has confirmed that it will not suspend military cooperation with Australia after a top general said earlier in the week that ties between the two nations would be More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

At Least 23 Died in Indonesian Ferry Fire off Seribu Island

nsnbc : At least 23 have died on the Zaharo Express ferry off the coast of Seribu Island when a fire erupted on the vessel Sunday morning. The official death toll has risen from 17 to 23 reported Jakarta Disaster More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, December 30th, 2016

Indonesia Jumps on Social Media Censorship Bandwagon

nsnbc : Indonesia has jumped on the social media censorship bandwagon with Jakarta police announcing its “hunt” for social media accounts that are spreading conflict by publishing “false information”. Courtesy More...