In a theatre in the central Javanese city of Solo, a troupe of performers are acting out a fight scene from Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. The god Gatutkaca is dispatching some long-haired bad guys to the delight of the audience.
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Friday 17 July 2009
Suicide bombers posed as guests to blow up the two luxury Indonesian hotels today in the attacks that killed eight and injured more than 50.
Friday 17 July 2009
Sir Alex Ferguson said the attacks in Jakarta that forced Manchester United to cancel its trip to Indonesia were "terrible news".
Friday 17 July 2009
The splintered radical Islamic Jemaah Islamiah is widely suspected of carrying out today's bombings in Jakarta, with one security report predicting only a day earlier that the group may be poised to strike.
Thursday 16 July 2009
On the day the European Tour stopped short of publicly reprimanding Sandy Lyle for accusing their Ryder Cup captain of cheating, one of the leading names in the game warned Colin Montgomerie of the "stigma" that shall always follow him.
Thursday 21 May 2009
An Indonesian military plane carrying troops and their families caught fire and nose-dived into a residential neighbourhood in east Java yesterday, killing 98 people and injuring more than a dozen.
Saturday 28 March 2009
Torrential rain caused a colonial-era dam to burst outside the Indonesian capital early yesterday, sending a wall of muddy water crashing into a densely packed neighbourhood and killing at least 58 people.
Saturday 21 March 2009
The upmarket department store Harvey Nichols has revealed it expects profits to slump by 40 per cent this financial year, as the credit crunch hits its well-heeled customers.
Tuesday 03 March 2009
Rescue officials say seasonal flooding in central Indonesia has killed nine people and forced 30,000 from their homes.
Sunday 18 January 2009
A landslide at a gold mine killed four workers and left 11 missing on the Indonesian island of Lombok, a Health Ministry official said Sunday.
Sunday 30 November 2008
He drank beers from the mini-bar, watched DVDs and did his best to convince his worried family that everything was all right. Then, having received the all-clear after spending 41 hours barricaded inside his hotel room, Paul Archer made plans to return again to India next week.
Sunday 27 July 2008
Friday 27 June 2008
A Briton was on board an Indonesian air force plane which crashed in dense jungle, it emerged today.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
In the latest stage of the Olympic torch's fraught progress around the world, it has been paraded through a heavily guarded sports stadium in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, in front of 5,000 invited guests, mainly children.
Thursday 31 January 2008
Suharto's reputation, alas, is now one of corruption and vindictiveness. Twas not always so, writes Tam Dalyell [further to the obituary by Derek Davies, 28 January].
Monday 28 January 2008
Indonesia's former dictator Suharto died yesterday. At least half a million people were killed during his 32 years in power, but he was never brought to justice.
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