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Archipelago

  • Grouper cultivators demand compensation for dead fish

    Hundreds of grouper cultivators, affiliated with the Lampung Grouper Communication Forum (Fokkel), have reported the Panjang branch of state-run port operator PT Pelindo to the Lampung Police for failing to address pollution in Lampung Bay.

  • Cianjur-Bogor route disconnected due to landslide

    A landslide on Jl. Raya Puncak that connects Cianjur and Bogor, West Java, on Wednesday afternoon has made the road impassable.

  • 21 bombs confiscated in S. Sulawesi

    Counterterrorism squad Densus 88 confiscated 21 active bombs in a raid on the home of Syarifuddin, an alleged terrorist, in Bolang village, Ala district, Enrekang, South Sulawesi, on Wednesday.

  • Police arrest suspect in Yogyakarta teen gang rape

    The police have arrested Yuni Hartanto, 24, a suspect in the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl from Piyungan, Bantul regency, Yogyakarta.

  • Crystal meth smoking warden arrested

    The police have arrested a prison warden at Pasir Pangaraian penitentiary in Rokan Hulu regency, Riau, for keeping crystal methamphetamine in his room at the prison boarding house.

  • More than 25,500 fowl die in S. Sulawesi

    More than 25,500 fowl have died in Sidenreng Rappang (Sidrap) regency in South Sulawesi over the past month. The number is believed to be increasing.

  • C. Java to distribute new bird flu vaccines in Feb

    The Central Java administration will start distributing in February vaccines for a new strain of bird flu, identified as H5N1 clade 2.3.2, that has killed thousands of ducks in Yogyakarta, Central Java and East Java.

  • First cruise ship arrives at Tanah Ampo

    Newly refurbished British-based Minerva is the first cruise ship to make a stop at Tanah Ampo Seaport, Karangasem, eastern Bali, on Wednesday morning.

  • Mt. Arjuna-Welirang closed due to extreme weather

    Mount Arjuna-Welirang twin volcano in East Java has been closed to climbers following rainstorms that have been striking the peaks over the past week.

  • Corruption trial starts for Semarang judge

    The graft trial for ad hoc Semarang Corruption Court judge Kartini Marpaung got under way on Tuesday at the very court she was appointed to serve.

  • Hot spots detected in Sumatra

    While it drizzles in other parts of the nation, Sumatra has been in the middle of a heat wave that has created several hot spots that are at a risk of fire.

  • Rain closes Mt. Semeru to climbers

    The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Authority (TNBTNS) has closed the 3,676-meter Mount Semeru in Lumajang regency to climbers and tourists due to bad weather.

  • Storm hits 5 regencies in S. Sulawesi, 2 killed

    South Sulawesi continued to be battered by natural disasters on Tuesday as strong winds compounded several days of flooding, devastating hundreds of houses in five regencies and claiming two lives.

  • Mayor says paper can’t report on him

    Bandarlampung Mayor Herman HN has banned Tribun Lampung from covering his activities, claiming he was humiliated by the newspaper’s coverage.

  • Finishing line in sight for long distance Papuan candidates

    The Papua General Elections Commission (KPUD) is distributing election materials to all 29 regencies in the country’s easternmost province, the second-last phase in the long process before the gubernatorial election on Jan. 29.

  • Girl allegedly forced to drink alcohol, gang-raped in Yogyakarta

    A 15-year-old girl from Piyungan, Bantul regency, Yogyakarta, was allegedly forced to consume alcohol and then gang-raped by three men. The victim’s family reported the incident to the Bantul Police on Tuesday.

  • Corruption judge stands trial for bribery

    Semarang Corruption Court ad hoc judge Kartini Marpaung on Tuesday went on trial for taking bribes to secure the release of a graft defendant.

  • Strong winds hit 11 districts in S.Sulawesi, kill one

    Strong winds struck 11 districts in Pinrang regency, South Sulawesi, killing one and damaging hundreds of houses on Monday at 9 p.m. local time.

  • Baby born on Merpati flight dies

    The baby born on a Merpati Nusantara flight from Timika, Papua, to Makassar, South Sulawesi on Sunday night, has died.

  • Bengawan Solo gets early warning flood system

    State-owned water supplier Perum Jasa Tirta 1 has installed 35 early flood- warning devices comprising sirens and rotary lamps along the banks of the Bengawan Solo River in Surakarta, Central Java.

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