Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Indonesia Fights Growing Pressure from China to Let it Use Use Disputed Waters

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – China is raising pressure on Indonesia over rights to use a contested tract of sea and challenging the militarily weaker Southeast Asian country to consider options from friendly dialogue to strong protests.…

Torrential rains trigger flooding in Pekalongan, Central Java

Pekalongan, C Java (ANTARA) – Flooding shortly ensued heavy rains, coupled with strong winds and thundering, which inundated residential areas and a local hospital in Pekalongan, Central Java, on Monday evening.

Floodwaters, reaching heights of …

Six reporters covering Jokowi’s Labuan Bajo visit survive boat capsize

Labuan Bajo (ANTARA) – Six reporters, including Desca Lidya from Antara News Agency, survived when their boat capsized while covering a visit of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai District, East Nusa …

Gas cylinder explosion in West Java’s Cimahi destroys two houses

The victims, who sustained burn injury, are identified as Rani Rohani, 45, the owner of one of the houses, and Niken Revania, a student aged 13.

Bandung, W Java (ANTARA) – A gas cylinder exploded …

BKSDA reports five deaths in Sumatran tiger-human conflicts in 2019

Palembang, S Sumatra (ANTARA) – The South Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) confirmed that five people died while 10 others incurred injuries in 15 tiger attacks in South Sumatra Province during 2019.

A tiger …