FG condemns attack on Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta by Nigerians
The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia by Nigerian citizens, describing the act as disgraceful and criminal.
65-Year-Old Grandmother Marries Her 24-Year-Old Adopted Son
A 65-year-old grandmother in Indonesia has married a 24-year-old she had adopted after he proposed. According to local reports, Mbah Gambreng who had adopted Ardi Waras last year tied the knot with him in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The couple had reportedly been living together since then and the grandmother told local media she did not…
22 injured in Indonesian oil tanker fire
At least 22 people were injured when a crude oil tanker burst into flames at one of Indonesia's busiest ports Monday with rescuers scrambling to reach dozens trapped on board, an official said.
Intellectual property, key to unlocking a green future
Demand for intellectual property rights is growing at a faster rate than the global economy, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Nine killed in Indonesia mining accident
Nine people were killed by a landslide at an illegal gold mine in Sumatra, an Indonesian official said Sunday. The accident happened Saturday in South Solok in West Sumatra province
D-8 Countries move to strengthen synergy against global pandemic
Leadership of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation, comprising Bangladesh, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey, has called for solidarity among member states. The Secretary-General, Amb. Dato’Ku Jafaar Ku Shaari, said yesterday that the organisation
'Ghosts' Scare Indonesians Into Staying Home During Lockdown
Different countries have put in place different measures to ensure their citizens adhere to the coronavirus lockdown. But, Kepuh village in Indonesia has taken it to a whole new level. The village on Java island has deployed a cast of “ghosts” to patrol the streets, hoping that age-old superstition will keep people indoors and safely…
Jakarta imposes partial lockdown as virus cases surge
Soldiers and police hit the streets of Indonesia's capital Jakarta Friday to enforce its toughest social-distancing rules yet as coronavirus infections surge and critics warn of a looming public-health disaster.
11-year-old Indonesian girl dies after contracting virus
An 11-year-old girl has become Indonesia's youngest person to die after contracting the coronavirus, officials said Wednesday, as the country's death toll from COVID-19 nearly tripled from a week ago.