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Sep 05, 2019
Moving Indonesia's capital won't fix Jakarta's problems, increase fire risk in BorneoRelocating means clearing land to make space for new government buildings, houses and associated infrastructure.
Aug 27, 2019
Indonesia set to move new capital to jungle-clad Borneo island as part of shift away from sinking city JakartaIndonesia will move its capital to the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island, President Joko Widodo said Monday
Aug 17, 2019
Experts warn Jakarta could be submerged by 2050; Indonesia to make Borneo its capital, says Joko WidodoEnvironmental experts warn that one third of Jakarta, Indonesia could be submerged by 2050 if current rates continue. Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves, rising sea-levels, and increasingly volatile weather patterns mean swathes of it have already started to disappear
Aug 13, 2019
PT Usha appointed Athletes Commission member of Asian Athletics Association; former sprinter calls it 'great honour 'The 55-year-old Usha, who was the leading sprinter of her time in Asia, will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, to be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan.
Aug 04, 2019
Indonesia earthquake: Five dead, several injured after 6.9 magnitude quake hits Java island, triggering brief tsunami warningFive people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island
Aug 02, 2019
Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Indonesia's Java island; local authorities issue tsunami alertA strong earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Java island on Friday, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.
Jul 29, 2019
Japan Open 2019: Kento Momota, Akane Yamaguchi complete home singles sweep, upbeat before Tokyo OlympicsJapan's Kento Momota and Akane Yamaguchi completed an all Japan sweep of the men's and women's singles titles at the same venue which will host the Olympics
Jul 15, 2019
Two dead, hundreds evacuated after 7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia; no other casualties reportedAt least two people have been found dead and hundreds were evacuated in eastern Indonesia after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands on Sunday, an official said, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period.
Jun 25, 2019
Unauthorised drones cause delays and diversions of flights at Singapore Airport, again; 38 air transports were affected last weekFlight operations at the busy Changi Airport, Singapore was hit due to unauthorised drone activities. The Civil Aviation Authorities of Singapore said that approximately 15 departures and three arrivals were delayed, while seven flights were diverted. Last week, 38 flights were affected when drones were sighted in the vicinity of the airport.
May 22, 2019
Six killed in Indonesia's capital in riots during elections; govt announces restrictions on social mediaThe Election Commission of Indonesia said President Joko Widodo had won 55.5 percent of the vote, securing the moderate technocrat a second term.