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Agustinus Beo Da Costa

Indonesia backtracks on unconditional release of cleric linked to Bali bombing

23 Jan 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's president said on Tuesday a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail if he pledged loyalty to the state and its ideology, after news he would be freed unconditionally sparked criticism. | Video

Indonesia closes long-awaited $3.85 billion Freeport deal

21 Dec 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's state-owned miner PT Inalum on Friday took control of the local unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc , operator of the world's second-biggest copper mine Grasberg, with the closure of a $3.85 billion deal.

Court ruling brings Indonesia closer to ending child marriage - campaigners

13 Dec 2018

JAKARTA Indonesian groups pushing for an increase in the minimum age for girls to marry, from 16, said on Thursday it was encouraged by a Constitutional Court order that legislators should work on a change.

Lion Air crash victims' families rally as hunt for wreckage steps up

13 Dec 2018

JAKARTA Families of some of the 189 people killed in a Lion Air plane crash held a protest rally in Indonesia on Thursday, while stalled efforts to bring the main wreckage to the surface and find the second black box are set to resume next week.

Lion Air crash victims' families to rally as hunt for wreckage steps up

13 Dec 2018

* Investigators say hunt for wreckage, black box resumes on Monday

Indonesia's 'millennials party' draws fire for comments on sharia bylaws

23 Nov 2018

JAKARTA Police in Muslim-majority Indonesia have questioned the head of one of its newest and most progressive parties, who is battling accusations of "Islamophobia" from rival politicians, after she said her party opposed the growth of bylaws based on religion.

Indonesia urges more training for pilots after Lion Air crash

12 Nov 2018

JAKARTA Indonesian investigators said on Monday more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of a doomed Lion Air jet was not contained in the aircraft's flight manual.

Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights: official

06 Nov 2018

JAKARTA/WASHINGTON Indonesian accident investigators said an airspeed indicator of a Boeing Co 737 MAX plane that crashed last week was damaged for its last four flights, but U.S. authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks.

Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights - official

06 Nov 2018

JAKARTA/WASHINGTON Indonesian accident investigators said an airspeed indicator of a Boeing Co 737 MAX plane that crashed last week was damaged for its last four flights, but U.S. authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks.

UPDATE 2-Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last four flights -official

06 Nov 2018

* FAA will wait for findings to take any action - official (Recasts, adds FAA comment; paragraphs 5-9)

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