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Fashion masks a hit as Indonesians, Malaysians seek style in safety

26 Jun 2020

JAKARTA/SHAH ALAM, Malaysia With no sign of the global coronavirus threat easing anytime soon, protective masks are fast becoming fashion accessories for Indonesians and Malaysians keen to add some style and humour to healthwear essentials.

Indonesia's Ramadan school moves online amid coronavirus epidemic

07 May 2020

JAKARTA Each year during the fasting month of Ramadan, Indonesian tutor Ahmad Winardi has taught a special course for students in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country to deepen their knowledge of Islam.

Indonesia capital sets up disinfectant-spraying booths to fight virus

26 Mar 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's capital is installing hand-washing stations and disinfectant-spraying booths across the city of 10 million people to try to curb an accelerating spread of coronavirus infections.

Indonesia capital sets up disinfectant-spraying booths to fight virus

26 Mar 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's capital is installing hand-washing stations and disinfectant-spraying booths across the city of 10 million people to try to curb an accelerating spread of coronavirus infections.

Mosques face up to pandemic as Friday prayers bring coronavirus risk

20 Mar 2020

JAKARTA/ISTANBUL/MOGADISHU The coronavirus stopped communal Muslim prayers for the first time in living memory in many mosques from Indonesia to Morocco on Friday, but in some places believers have defied medical advice to join together in worship.

Indonesia believes it has located crashed jet's fuselage and black box

31 Oct 2018

JAKARTA Indonesian search and rescue workers believe an underwater "pinging" sound they have detected is from the black box of a passenger jet that crashed into the sea with 189 people on board, the country's military chief said on Wednesday. | Video

Indonesian divers, 'pinger locators', hunt for doomed plane's cockpit recorders

30 Oct 2018

JAVA SEA, Indonesia Indonesia deployed divers on Tuesday to search for an airliner that crashed with 189 people on board, as "pinger locators" tried to zero in on its cockpit recorders and find out why an almost-new plane went down in the sea minutes after take-off. | Video

Japan's scandal-hit men's basketball team out of Asian Games

27 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Japan's turbulent Asian Games basketball tournament, which saw four players sent home in disgrace, came to an end on Monday when they were beaten 93-67 by Iran in the quarter-finals.

Malaysia, Indonesia should jointly repel EU pressure on palm - Mahathir

29 Jun 2018

BOGOR, Indonesia Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday Indonesia should join forces with his country to oppose pressure from Europe on the palm oil industry in the world's top two producers of the edible oil.

Unofficial counts show regional Indonesia polls favouring President Widodo

27 Jun 2018

DEPOK, Indonesia Unofficial counts in Indonesia's regional elections on Wednesday put candidates favouring President Joko Widodo ahead in three provinces on Java island, home to more than half of the population of the world's third-largest democracy.

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