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#Indonesia

# indonesia - Thursday 22 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Are we the most miserable people in the EU? Plus wage reforms for many workers… and the most adorable polar bear cub you’ll see this week.

Girl dragged away by tsunami finds her way back home - seven years later

An Indonesian girl who was carried away by violent flooding in 2004 has made her way back to her home village – alone – to be reunited with her family.

# indonesia - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Two hundred feared dead after asylum seeker boat sinks off Indonesia

Two children, aged eight and ten, were among a few survivors found clinging to wreckage.

# indonesia - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Hard-line Indonesian police shave punks' mohawks

Conversative police raided a punk-rock concert and shaved the punks’ heads due to the perceived threat to Islamic values.

# indonesia - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s fix: why the government is rowing back on one budget pledge already; toilet-based austerity; and Trapattoni lands another cat in the sack…

From The Daily Edge Lip-syncing Indonesian cop fired after becoming a YouTube sensation Indonesia This post contains videos

Lip-syncing Indonesian cop fired after becoming a YouTube sensation

Norman Kamaru stole the nation’s hearts but then he didn’t show up for work, here’s why…

# indonesia - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

From The42 WATCH: Robbie scores for LA Galaxy in Indonesia Winning This post contains videos

WATCH: Robbie scores for LA Galaxy in Indonesia

The striker scored his side’s only goal in the opening match of their Asian tour.

# indonesia - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Football fans burn down ticket booths over sold out match Overreaction

Football fans burn down ticket booths over sold out match

Disappointed fans wanting to see a final between Indonesia v Malaysia had a novel way of expressing their frustration…

# indonesia - Thursday 13 October, 2011

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali

At least 50 people were injured in the earthquake which was felt on neighbouring Indonesian islands.

# indonesia - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Search for Sumatra plane crash site as 18 feared dead

The small plane sent a distress signal halfway into its 30-minute flight and is believed to have crashed.

# indonesia - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Erupting volcano forces Indonesian villagers to flee homes

Mount Lokon in north Sulawesi province has a history of violent eruptions; its last major eruption in 1991 killed a Swiss hiker.

# indonesia - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Nike workers in Indonesia say they are kicked and slapped

In one factory producing Converse runners, workers have described being hit and called names, and made to stand in the blazing sun.

# indonesia - Monday 13 June, 2011

Sixteen arrested in Jakarta over food poisoning terrorist plot

Police in Indonesia are calling the plot to poison police food with cyanide a “new model of terror attack”.

# indonesia - Saturday 7 May, 2011

No one likely to have survived Indonesian plane crash

An official said that the passenger plane had been carrying 27 people including an infant and two children, adding that it was difficult to say if there were any survivors.

# indonesia - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour

A lobby group has examined 83 factories across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines and found “widespread violations and abuses of workers’ rights”.

# indonesia - Monday 21 March, 2011

Residents flee after Indonesian volcano spews fresh ash

Thousands are evacuated after Mount Karangetang shoots gas and debris up to 600m in the air in central Indonesia.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition forces claim to have destroyed Gaddafi’s command centre; plans for a supercasino on the banks of the Liffey and the ‘gay cure’ iPhone app that got a 4+ rating from Apple.

# indonesia - Saturday 12 March, 2011

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been confirmed dead following the overnight tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean triggered by the series of earthquakes off the east coast of Japan. One person was killed in Indonesia after they were swept away when the tsunami reached the Papua province, as well as leaving 19 families homeless, while in California a 25-year-old man was killed when he was swept into the ocean while taking photographs of the waves.

# indonesia - Friday 11 March, 2011

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake Bad Science This post contains images

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path Tsunami This post contains images

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time

Indonesia is in a state of high alert, as the tsunami makes its way towards the shore. It’s expected to hit at 11am Irish time.

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning

Some 11,000 people have been evacuated from the Pacific islands by the Russian authorities in anticipation of a tsunami.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.

# indonesia - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Obama's speech to Muslim world draws mixed reaction

Obama’s declares that he wants to foster stronger links between the Muslim world and the west – but his message has been received warily by some.

# indonesia - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

Obama: US must work "a lot more" on improving Muslim ties

US President’s visit to boyhood home cut short by volcanic ash.

# indonesia - Friday 5 November, 2010

'It was like from a war': Indonesia's death toll rises

Indonesia faces a humanitarian disaster as Mount Merapi erupts again, killing another 78 people.

# indonesia - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Evacuations as volcano erupts again in Indonesia

Refugees flee latest eruption as lava glows in crater of Mount Merapi.

# indonesia - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Indonesia's tsunami warning system was vandalised Indonesia This post contains videos

Indonesia's tsunami warning system was vandalised

Coastal communities in danger from the giant waves did not receive the official warning before disaster struck on Monday.

# indonesia - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Death roll rises after Indonesia's Day from Hell (gallery) Indonesia This post contains videos This post contains images

Death roll rises after Indonesia's Day from Hell (gallery)

The combined death toll from the earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruptions tops 150 and will keep rising.