Archive for March 19th, 2019

Thailand election: Long queues for day of early voting

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thais wishing to cast early ballots have turned out in droves a week before the country’s first election in eight years. The military junta, which took power in 2014, [...]
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Sins and spirits: Thais flock to tattoo fest

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With inky designs covering his chest and arms, one man crawls on the ground like a tiger while another twists his fingers to resemble claws and growls. The possessed devotees [...]
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Baby reunited with dad as Indonesia flood death toll hits 77

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, [...]
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‘Clear similarities’ between Boeing crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Flight recorder data recovered from the wreckage of Boeing 737 MAX planes that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia shows “clear similarities,” Addis Ababa said [...]
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Data on Ethiopia crash: ‘Clear similarity’ to Indonesia crash

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Preliminary data retrieved from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed show “a clear similarity” with an earlier disaster in [...]
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Commentary: Indonesia dreams of becoming a maritime fulcrum but obstacles stand in the way

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Belt and Road Initiative can provide Indonesia financial and technical support. but they can only benefit if they understand how seaborn and land trade really works, says [...]
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Flash floods, mudslides kill at least 58 in Indonesia’s Papua

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Torrential rains submerge hundreds of houses in neck-high water and mud in Indonesia’s easternmost province. Flash floods and mudslides triggered by days of torrential [...]
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Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says

Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week show “clear similarities” with a recent crash in Indonesia of the same type of [...]
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Non-state actors in Indonesia’s humanitarian diplomacy in Jordan

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Jordan Times | 6:00 AM

On the occasion of the coordination meeting of all Indonesian ambassadors and heads of mission held in Jakarta in February 2018, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, among [...]
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Bar to AG: Reveal why Indonesian freed in Jong-Nam murder, given international attention

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Attorney general Tommy Thomas should disclose why Indonesian Siti Aisyah was released from facing trial for the 2017 murder of Kim Jong-nam while a Vietnamese woman will [...]
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Indonesia: At least 58 casualties amid major flooding, mudslides following torrential rains

Indonesia: At least 58 casualties amid major flooding, mudslides following torrential rains

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

Heavy rain inundated portions of eastern Indonesia on Saturday, resulting in widespread flooding and mudslides that have killed at least 58, injured dozens and displaced [...]
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Indonesia’s ‘Red scare’ revived ahead of elections

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bookseller Yanto Tjahaja was tending to his shop when soldiers burst through the door and confiscated a dozen titles over claims they violated one of Indonesia’s most [...]
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Indonesia to speed up release of Lion Air crash report: safety agency head

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia will hasten the release of its report on the October crash of Lion Air Boeing 737, the head of the nation’s transport safety committee said on Friday. The [...]
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Commentary: Indonesia searches for that elusive broad-based growth

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s middle class are the winners of economic growth under Jokowi, says Asep Suryahadi and Ridho Al Izzati, researchers at the SMERU Research Institute. When [...]
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Indonesian Christchurch mosque victims are well-loved aircraft engineer, artist who shielded son from bullets

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Three Indonesians were victims of the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. One has been confirmed dead, while two others remain hospitalised. Lilik [...]
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