Nine killed, one missing in Indonesia bridge collapse
Nine people drowned and another was missing after a bridge collapsed on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the disaster agency said Monday.
Indonesia braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 66
Indonesians were told on Monday to brace for more heavy downpours after record rains triggered flooding and landslides that authorities said had killed at least 66 people in and around Jakarta.
Flood death toll rises in Jakarta, tens of thousands evacuated
Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides in the area killed up to 21 people, with more heavy rain forecast, authorities said. The flooding, among the deadliest in years, caused chaos in parts of Southeast Asia’s biggest city with train lines blocked and power…
Bukar Usman and salient issues in Nigeria’s public policy administration
A voluminous book of 458 pages, Dr. Bukar Usman’s My Public Service Journey: Issues in Public Policy and Administration in Nigeria (Klamidas Communications Ltd, Abuja; 2019) is an expository memoir on the Nigerian public service.
Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave
Three university students were found dead in a cave in Indonesia after they were trapped inside by flood waters, officials said Monday.
Indonesian volcano debris litters seabed after tsunami
Huge chunks of an Indonesian volcano litter the seabed after its eruption and subsequent collapse last year sparked a deadly tsunami, according to new research.
World's oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave: study
An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world's oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, a discovery that points to an advanced artistic culture, according to new research.
Indonesia ministries ban pregnant, LGBT job seekers
Several Indonesian ministries are banning pregnant, disabled, or LGBT job hunters in favour of what one called "normal" applicants, the Ombudsman said Friday, slammed as "arbitrary and hateful restrictions" by a rights group.
One dead, six injured in suicide bombing at Indonesian police station
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Indonesia on Wednesday, killing himself and wounding six others, according to authorities who described the 24-year-old attacker as a "lone wolf".