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'We can't be afraid': Rebuilding in Indonesia's tsunami zone leaves city in peril

23 Dec 2019

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/NEW YORK When 12-meter (39-foot) waves slammed into Banda Aceh on the northern tip of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Boxing Day in 2004, Arif Munandar lost his wife, three sons, and 20 other members of his family as much of the city was obliterated.

Aceh tsunami survivor hopes next generation will learn lessons

22 Dec 2019

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia Armilla Yanti was returning from her regular Sunday trip to the market in this Indonesian city when a towering tsunami wave crashed ashore. She and her parents survived, but her two sisters were killed on that fateful day on Dec. 26, 2004.

Indonesian couple fear sex-ban changes will make them criminals

04 Oct 2019

TANGERANG, Indonesia After 13 years of happily unmarried life that has brought them three children, one middle-aged Indonesian couple is worried. | Video

Puppet reborn: Indonesian pulls strings to revive near-dead art form

10 Sep 2019

BOGOR, Indonesia It's a warm night in Indonesia and the air is filled with excitement as villagers watch a puppet show accompanied by traditional music.

Indonesia police comb site of deadly fireworks factory explosions

27 Oct 2017

KOSAMBI, Indonesia, Oct 27 Indonesian investigators combed a burnt-out fireworks factory on Friday after blasts killed 47 people and injured dozens, as doctors treated survivors suffering from horrific burns of up to 80 percent of their bodies.

Australia's 'Ganja Queen' set to leave Bali

27 May 2017

DENPASAR, Indonesia Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby is set to be deported from the Indonesian island of Bali on Saturday night after completing a twelve-and-a-half-year sentence for smuggling marijuana, a case that strained ties between the neighbouring countries.

Indonesia, Japan discuss maritime security, railway project

16 Jan 2017

BOGOR, Indonesia Indonesia and Japan have agreed to step up maritime security and start discussions on a major railway project to link the Southeast Asian nation's capital and second-biggest city, the leaders of both countries said on Sunday.

Jailhouse rock; Indonesian inmates perform concert behind bars

01 Nov 2016

BALI, Indonesia In a prison courtyard on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, the eight inmates that make up the band "Children of Iron Bars" rock the audience with their anti-drug hits.

Critics demand improvements at Indonesia's 'zoo of death'

12 May 2016

SURABAYA, Indonesia So many animals have perished at Indonesia's biggest zoo that wildlife activists call it the "zoo of death" and are demanding an overhaul of its management. | Video

Critics demand improvements at Indonesia's 'zoo of death'

12 May 2016

SURABAYA, Indonesia So many animals have perished at Indonesia's biggest zoo that wildlife activists call it the "zoo of death" and are demanding an overhaul of its management. | Video

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