More than 28,000 residents in four villages in Bekasi district and 34 villages in Karawang district are affected by the floods, spokesperson for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said.
At least five people have been killed after Jakarta was struck by torrential rains over the weekend, which flooded dozens of major roads and forced hundreds of people to rush to emergency shelters.
Indonesia’s meteorology agency warns the heaviest monsoon rains of the season will fall in and around the densely populated capital in the coming days.
It is not fully understood why whales, which travel together in pods, beach themselves but they are known to follow a leader as well as gather around an injured or distressed whale.
At least nine people have been killed and 10 others are missing as rains cause a landslide and flooding, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes in East Java province.
Sriwijaya Air’s flight crashed into waters off Jakarta on January 9, killing 62 passengers and crew, including nearly a dozen children.
Indonesia’s move has been applauded by rights activists, who say non-Muslim girls were forced for years to wear the head-covering in conservative parts of the country.
Dozens of teachers at Yangon’s Dagon University protested, raising a three-finger salute borrowed from Hong Kong and Thailand’s democracy movement as the junta continued its sweep against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi by arresting a key aide.
Only 112 refugees remain at Indonesia’s Lhokseumawethis camp. Nearly 400 refugees arrived at the makeshift camp between June and September last year.
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The 2,968-metre volcano is on the densely populated island of Java and near the ancient city of Yogyakarta
Iranian-flagged MT Horse and Panamanian-flagged MT Frea were seized in waters off Indonesia's West Kalimantan province, officials say.
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