Hyderabad: Indonesia’s parliament recently passed a law approving the relocation of its capital from slowly sinking Jakarta to a site 2,000 kilometres away on jungle-clad Borneo island that will be named “Nusantara”. No timeframe has yet been set for finalisation of the project and Jakarta will remain the capital until a presidential decree is issued […]
Jakarta: At least 41 people were killed and about 80 others injured as fire broke out at a prison in Tangerang town near the Indonesian capital Jakarta early on Wednesday, officials said. All the injured were taken to nearby hospitals and health clinics, and eight of them are in serious condition, according to Jakarta police […]
Those with serious injuries have been treated in hospitals and field hospitals set up after the shallow under-land quake struck Mamuju city and Majene district on Friday, National Disaster Management Agency's spokesman Raditya Jati told
Retrieving the boxes cockpit voice and flight data recorders will likely help explain why the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 plunged about 10,000 feet (3,000 metres) in less than a minute before slamming into the Java Sea.