A 5.1 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's Northern Sumatra province on Thursday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said. The temblor that rocked the region at 0407 GMT was epicentered at 0.32 degrees north latitude and 98.70 degrees east longitude, Xinhua news agency reported. Its depth was 10.0 km. This is a developing story, more details are awaited.
Chinese Premier Li Qiang said it is important to avoid a "new Cold War" when dealing with conflicts between countries as world leaders gathered in Indonesia amid sharpening geopolitical rivalries across the Indo-Pacific region. The Chinese official, on September 6, said, "appropriately handle differences and disputes." The remark at the gatherings in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, is concern about China’s increasingly assertive activity in… read-more
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The death toll in the Indonesia football match stampede incident rose to 174, confirmed the concerned authority on October 2. Notably, a stampede and violent incident occurred during a football match in Indonesia, resulting in killing of over 170 people.supporters of the local Javanese clubs Arema and Persebaya Surabaya clashed after the former was defeated 3-2 at a match in Malang Regency, in Indonesia's East Java region.
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In Indonesia, approximately 129 people were killed after a stampede occurred at a football match, on October 1. At the football match stadium, to control the situation and violence by supporters of two rival local teams, the police used tear gas. Notably, supporters of the local Javanese clubs Arema and Persebaya Surabaya clashed after the former was defeated 3-2 at a match in Malang Regency, in Indonesia's East Java region.
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An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Sumatra island during the early hours on October 1. According to the US Geological survey, the quake killed at least one person and injured dozens of others as people rushed out of buildings seeking safety. Reportedly, the quake occurred at around 2:30 am 40kms from the town of Sibolga, and had a depth of 13 kms.
Health ministry in Indonesia reported its first monkeypox illness on August 20. Singapore announced its first incidence of monkeypox last month and had verified 15 cases as of August 5. Philippines and Thailand have also confirmed instances in Southeast Asia. World Health Organization declared a global health emergency, citing more than 40,000 confirmed instances of monkeypox, including a few deaths, in over 80 countries where the virus is… read-more
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Indonesia barred search engine Yahoo, payments provider Paypal, and other gaming websites for failing to comply with license restrictions on July 30. Registration is necessary under guidelines issued in late November 2020, which provide authorities powers to force platforms to divulge data of specific users and remove information considered criminal. Several tech businesses hurried to register in the days preceding the deadline, which had… read-more
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The police of Indonesia reported that nine persons were shot dead in the country's easternmost region of Papua. According to the police, the attack was allegedly carried out by armed separatists, and is the worst in recent times. The attack has come amid the ongoing protests against a new law that seeks to add three new provinces to the country including South Papua, Central Papua and Highland Papua.
Badminton champion from Kerala, S Prannoy (29) entered quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 tournament. the Indian athelete secured his position after winning game against Ng Ka Long Angus from Hong-Kong, on June 16. He scored 21-11-21-18, in the 41-minutes long second round match. Furthermore, with this win, Prannoy will face either Denmark's Rasmus Gemke or France's Brice Leverdez, in the quater finals of badminton championship… read-more
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In a latest development, 10 more survivors from the cargo boat which sank on May 27, have been found and rescued, on May 30. The survivors are reportedly in "good condition", and have returned home. The boat sank in Indonesia's Makassar Strait in South Sulawesi province, with 42 people on board, due to bad weather. Of the 42, about 31 persons have been found and rescued as of now.