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 Nearly 90 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing

Nearly 90 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing

At least 87 people are dead and dozens more still missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor, officials said Monday.

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

More than 50 people were killed after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste on Sunday, authorities said, warning the toll could rise further.

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Philippines

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants more than a year ago have been rescued in the southern Philippines, police said Friday.

Myanmar security forces kill nine as Indonesia calls for end to violence

Myanmar security forces kill nine as Indonesia calls for end to violence

Myanmar security forces shot dead nine opponents of a Feb. 1 coup on Friday, a funeral services provider and media said, as Indonesia urged an end to the violence and the restoration of democracy, in an unusually blunt call from a neighbour.

Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky.

Dozens of whales die stranded on Indonesian beach

Dozens of whales die stranded on Indonesian beach

Forty-six small whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, after rescue efforts succeeded in saving three others, local officials said Friday.

Indonesian landslide kills four with 14 missing

Indonesian landslide kills four with 14 missing

At least four people have died and 14 are missing after a landslide caused by torrential rains swept away several homes in Indonesia, officials said Monday, with hundreds forced to flee their flooded homes.

Omnibus Law seen to attract Qatari FDI to Indonesia, says envoy

Omnibus Law seen to attract Qatari FDI to Indonesia, says envoy

Indonesia’s newly-enacted Omnibus Law may play a significant role in attracting more Qatari foreign direct investments (FDIs) into the fast-developing Southeast Asian nation

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country's waters.

Business council to host Qatar-Indonesia dialogue, business matchmaking webinar

Business council to host Qatar-Indonesia dialogue, business matchmaking webinar

The business councils of Qatar and Indonesia have collaborated to organise a virtual dialogue and business matching event on Tuesday, January 26, as part of efforts to create robust trade and economic ties between both countries.

Families of Indonesia jet crash victims hold memorial at sea

Families of Indonesia jet crash victims hold memorial at sea

Relatives of 62 people killed when an Indonesian passenger jet slammed into the sea scattered flowers at the crash site Friday, as investigators look for clues to why the plane dropped from the sky minutes after takeoff.

Sulawesi quake death toll at 84 as Indonesia battles series of disasters

Sulawesi quake death toll at 84 as Indonesia battles series of disasters

A powerful earthquake that struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week has killed at least 84 people and displaced more than 30,000, according to search and rescue agency (Basarnas) data on Monday.