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101 People Killed In East Timor floods

At least 101 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor. Torrential rain sparked widespread destruction in the South East Asian neighbours, with water from overflowing dams submerging thousands of homes. The affected area stretches from Flores Island in eastern Indonesia to East Timor. In Indonesia alone, 80 people have […]

Alleged Discrimination: Nigerians Attack Nigerian Embassy In Indonesia

Some Nigerians in Indonesia has attacked the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia over alleged discrimination and infringement of their rights by Indonesian immigration officials. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, confirmed the attack in a tweet on his official handle, saying there is no justification for the attack. While lamenting the incidence, he […]

Valentine’s Day: Couples Arrested For Celebrating Val In Indonesia

Authorities in Indonesia arrested some couples for celebrating valentine’s day .  AFP reports that Makassar on Sulawesi island doled out some tough love with raids at hotels and guest houses Thursday evening which netted about two dozen unmarried offenders, including a German national. “We caught the German with his Indonesian partner in a motel and […]

Indonesia Floods Leave About 30 People Dead, Several Missing

Indonesia’s Disaster Agency has warned of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 29 and left vast swaths of the megalopolis underwater. Tens of thousands fled to temporary shelters across the capital region, home to some 30 million, with scores of houses damaged in the […]