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Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers

Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursda...

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers

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Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products...
07:16, 06/07/2019

Smokers, beware: Beverly Hills says it is the first US city to ban tobacco sales The ban will apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, adding to the California city's already-strict tobacco regulations.  &...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Young women smokers at much higher risk of deadly heart attack While smoking boosts the likelihood of heart attack in both men and women of all ages, it has a much more powerful effect in younger women, especiall...
00:16, 06/25/2019

Young female smokers have significantly greater risk of heart attack, study finds For women smokers ages 18 to 49, the risk of a deadly type of heart attack was more than 13 times higher than it was for non-smoking counterparts, a ...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a big...
10:16, 07/16/2019

A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school becaus...
21:00, 09/04/2019

Online casting search begins for the biopic 'Respect': Who will play young Aretha Franklin? An online casting search has begun for a singing actress to portray a young Aretha Franklin in the upcoming 'Respect' biopic starring Jenni...
22:32, 07/18/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials. &...
17:16, 07/09/2019

Non-smokers can get emphysema from air pollution TUCSON – New research from the University of Washington finds ozone air pollution can accelerate emphysema just as much as smoking. The 18-year...
12:32, 08/20/2019

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes (Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study sugges...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Smokers in England light up 1.5bn fewer cigarettes a year Average consumption down nearly a quarter since 2011, researchers findNearly 1.5bn fewer cigarettes have been smoked each year in England since 2011,...
20:16, 08/28/2019

Most Americans, Including Smokers, Like the Idea of Less-Addictive Cigarettes The majority of American adults, including current smokers, would support cigarette manufacturers making their products less addictive, according to ...
19:32, 07/11/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by goi...
18:00, 05/14/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers A Nassau County teen was vaping marijuana over the summer, when he started feeling queasy. But it wasn’t until two days later, while at the movie the...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Daily E-Cigarette Use Can Help Smokers Quit, According to One of the Most Comprehensive Studies Yet E-cigarettes have long been pitched as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, and one that could help smokers kick the habit by delivering nicotine w...
02:16, 07/25/2019

New York smokers huffy over new second-hand smoke survey Big Apple smokers have a message for their cigarette-hating coworkers — butt out. Smokers interviewed by the Post Tuesday were less than please...
23:48, 08/20/2019

Vape shops open in two UK hospitals to help smokers kick the habit West Midlands trust brings in £50 fines for lighting up as part of clampdown on smokingVape shops have opened in two NHS hospitals in the West Midlan...
11:48, 07/10/2019

Study: E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but have higher rate of relapse Vaping may help people to quit cigarettes, but the longer they use e-cigarettes, the more likely they are to start smoking again, new research in Fra...
18:16, 07/17/2019

Study: Menthol cigarette smokers have harder time quitting Menthol cigarettes have been disproportionated marketed to black communities for decades, and the effects of that promotion had a lingering effect, n...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Roger Daltrey blasts pot-smokers during New York City concert Weed-puffing fans of legendary English rock band “The Who” got a stern talking to from frontman Roger Daltrey during the band’s concert at Madison Sq...
10:32, 05/15/2019

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach pr...
08:32, 06/13/2019

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk th...
19:16, 05/19/2019

Cops chasing pot smokers find kidnapped man in basement of Bronx bodega A man was found beaten and bound in the basement of a Bronx bodega when two cops who were chasing separate suspects entered the cellar early Wednesda...
05:48, 09/12/2019

Cops chasing pot smokers find kidnapped man bound in basement of Bronx bodega A man was found beaten and bound in the basement of a Bronx bodega when two cops who were chasing separate suspects entered the cellar early Wednesda...
08:48, 09/12/2019

NYPD cops chase pot smokers, find kidnapped man beaten, bound in store basement A man was found beaten and bound in the basement of a Bronx bodega when two cops who were chasing separate suspects entered the cellar early Wednesda...
22:00, 09/12/2019

With teenage vaping at all time high, schools are turning to 'vape detectors' to snuff out secret smokers Soter Technologies With concerns over teenage vaping at an all-time high, schools all around the country are starting to embrace vape detectors, whi...
02:48, 09/15/2019

US working to deter Iran, without sparking a shooting war DETERRENCE, NOT WAR: The United States is preparing options to keep the vital Strait of Hormuz open to international shipping traffic while deterring...
16:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. Deploys Forces to Mideast to Deter Iran The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and a number of bombers to the Middle East to serve as a deterrent to Iran based on new intelligence tha...
05:32, 05/06/2019

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. forc...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Turkey says EU sanctions won’t deter from drilling activity Turkey says the European Union’s approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won’t deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for ...
11:16, 07/16/2019

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped...
02:16, 06/28/2019

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle Ea...
22:48, 05/21/2019

U.S. carrier to deter Iran passes through Suez Canal The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, deployed by President Donald Trump's administration to the Middle East as a warning to Iran, passed throug...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all g...
01:16, 06/19/2019

El Paso attack fails to deter border-bound migrants For those who heard about the event, it was another moment to rework the calculus that underpinned their decision to migrate. Was now the right time ...
04:32, 08/06/2019

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close p...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Authorities make more arrests in Indian Kashmir to deter protests Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid ...
10:32, 08/20/2019

NATO weighs options to deter new Russian missile threat NATO defense ministers considered on Wednesday how to deter Russia from launching a missile attack at short notice on Europe if a landmark treaty aga...
21:48, 06/26/2019

A Playlist to Deter the Homeless: ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Raining Tacos’ The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., is blaring two maddeningly catchy children’s songs on a loop each night to prevent people from sleeping in a city ...
12:16, 07/18/2019

Pence outlines plan to deter Iran’s regional attacks Vice President Mike Pence briefed Senate Republicans in a closed-door meeting Tuesday on the oil field attack in Saudi Arabia and how the United Stat...
01:32, 09/18/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objecti...
12:32, 05/22/2019

NYC 7-Elevens blasted classical music to deter homeless — who loved it New York’s music-loving homeless won’t Bach down. City 7-Elevens have been blasting classical music at people hanging around outside the stores, part...
13:48, 09/08/2019

Iran threat explained: Dunford behind deployments to deter aggression Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian...
20:00, 05/30/2019

How young is too young to wear makeup? A John Lewis and Mac masterclass for children has been cancelled after an outcry. Is there a right age to start experimenting with lipstick – and sho...
22:32, 08/07/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports The steel ministry has proposed the higher duties as part of its recommendations to the finance ministry for the upcoming 2019-20 budget that is due ...
22:16, 06/21/2019

Climate change: Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all g...
14:32, 06/19/2019

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirat...
01:16, 05/25/2019

California launches $20m campaign to deter e-cigarettes amid spike in illnesses The state has seen at least 63 cases of vaping-related illnesses as flavored products contribute to a rise in youth smokingCalifornia has announced a...
13:16, 09/17/2019

Welsh town to install futuristic bathroom stalls to deter sex romps Toilets are the latest contraceptive in this Welsh town. The seaside enclave of Porthcrawl plans to install futuristic bathroom fixtures to stop sex ...
01:48, 08/18/2019

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a bri...
18:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Acquittal of Navy SEAL May Deter Others From Reporting Crimes, Some Officials Worry Edward Gallagher was convicted on one minor charge, demoted and sentenced to four months’ confinement — less than he has already served. He may still...
11:48, 07/04/2019

Los Angeles business owners put up fences, thorny plants to deter homeless: report Amid the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, home and business owners are reportedly planting cacti, thorny rosebushes and other deterrents to keep t...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following att...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East to deter conflict The Pentagon is weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, Pentagon officials tol...
07:00, 09/20/2019

Steel Ministry Seeks Higher Duties To Deter Chinese Imports: Report India's steel ministry has sought an immediate increase in import duties on finished steel products to 15% from a range of 7.5% to 12.5%, citing a th...
16:00, 06/21/2019

USS Abraham Lincoln on station in Arabian Sea two weeks early to deter Iran: officials The USS Abraham Lincoln is now on station in the northern Arabian Sea, two weeks early to deter Iran, multiple U.S. defense officials have told Fox N...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trum...
23:48, 05/21/2019

What getting rid of tobacco taught CVS This month marks the five-year anniversary of our removal of tobacco from all our stores, and it remains a source of great pride for CVS Health. With...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Mom cracks down on medical misinformation (WPTV)  A Florida mother has made it her mission to stop dangerous myths about how to cure autism, something that has no medical cure. “I’m aut...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Be...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sour...
21:32, 06/19/2019

White House Is Pressing for Additional Options, Including in Cyberspace, to Deter Iranian Attacks American officials are working on clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression, pushed by the White House to develop options that would not escala...
22:00, 06/23/2019

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has ...
04:32, 07/24/2019

NYPD Cracks Down on Electric Bikes New York City police are issuing more penalties for violations related to electric-powered bicycles as fatalities rise in collisions involving the in...
08:32, 09/06/2019

Google shows first cracks in years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-prof...
16:32, 04/30/2019

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scru...
17:00, 06/18/2019

US cracks down Iran's uranium enrichment The US has renewed most of its sanction waivers for the Iran nuclear program, but it has banned two key operations. It wants to stop Iran producing e...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Cracks appear in U.S. bipartisan unity on Venezuela President Donald Trump's tough approach to Venezuela has won broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, but this rare di...
01:32, 05/03/2019

FTC effort cracks down on more than 1B ‘loathed’ robocalls CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission cracking down on illegal robocalls, including dozens of actions against domestic operations responsible f...
19:16, 06/25/2019

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward...
21:32, 09/15/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized interna...
11:48, 07/22/2019

Burying A Thracian Tower-Tomb In A Huge Mound Didn’t Deter Ottoman Grave Robbers! Bulgaria is a land that is blessed with a great many important historic and archaeological sites. ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

WHO hails progress in fight against tobacco but wants more Healthy progress has been made in reducing smoking and tobacco use, but governments need to do more to help the world's 1.1 billion smokers quit, the...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Walmart raises age to purchase tobacco to 21 NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid grow...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new b...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21 NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in an effort to combat tobacco ...
19:48, 05/08/2019

China's Red-Hot Tobacco Stock Is Cooling Cigarette sales are holding up better in China than in many markets, but that’s no reason for investors to continue to puff on Hong Kong-listed China...
00:32, 09/03/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plasti...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Highlights: First cracks appear in Alaphilippe’s yellow armour "The first cracks in Julian Alaphilippe’s yellow armour appeared in a scintillating and sodden Stage 15 to Foix Prat d’Albis. Watch Tour de France hi...
08:16, 07/22/2019

As U.S. Cracks Down on Iran's Oil Sales, It Calls Out an Ally As the U.S. puts fresh sanctions on an Iranian “oil for terror” export network, officials and traders say authorities in the United Arab Emirates oft...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Pressured by Trump, Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deport...
23:48, 06/03/2019

NY state barely cracks top 20 for jobs, NYC is even worse As if you needed another reason to leave New York City. The US has seen notable job growth recently, with over 263,000 new jobs in April alone and th...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of...
01:16, 08/27/2019

Man cracks his neck, ends up giving himself a stroke I’m not going to venture a guess as to what percentage of the population regularly cracks their necks, but I have to imagine it’s pretty ...
10:48, 05/04/2019

DUI Task Force cracks down on drunk drivers The Arizona DUI Task Force cracked down on drunk drivers over Memorial Day Weekend. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety released new stat...
03:48, 05/30/2019

First cracks appear in Matteo Salvini's charge to be Italy's PM Former coalition partner M5S and opposition could unite to scupper far-right leader’s plansThis time last week the Italian far-right leader, Matteo S...
03:00, 08/15/2019

As Maduro cracks down, Venezuela legislators see intimidation A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intellig...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to c...
11:00, 05/13/2019

How quitting tobacco reshaped CVS: Q&A with CEO Larry Merlo CVS's move to quit selling tobacco in September 2014 was the catalyst in a makeover for a corporation known historically as a drugstore chain. ...
17:01, 09/03/2019

Supervisors reject proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted against moving forward with passing an initiative to raise the tobacco buying age from 18 to 21 o...
08:01, 09/19/2019

Beverly Hills becomes 1st U.S. city to ban most tobacco sales The ban covers sales at gas stations and pharmacies as well as convenience and grocery stores. However, it exempts hotels and three plush cigar loung...
20:16, 06/05/2019

FDA approves sale of new electronic tobacco product A new electronic tobacco device has been given the green light to enter the U.S. market, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, adding that t...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales One of the wealthiest communities in California has become the first city in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco products, after councilors ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Battle against tobacco epidemic is far from won, WHO report finds Billions live in countries where there are no stringent measures to control smokingThe battle against the global tobacco epidemic is far from won, ev...
21:16, 07/26/2019

Death of TFD captain prompts new campaign to end tobacco use TUCSON — First responders make it their mission to save the lives of others. But the tragic death of a Tucson Fire captain has inspired the dep...
03:32, 08/06/2019

Big tobacco keeps starting 'grassroots' Facebook campaigns This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. Facebook groups like 'Oregonians Against...
22:01, 09/19/2019

We're quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming? - video Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. You...
20:48, 09/12/2019

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes,...
12:16, 05/31/2019

San Francisco vape ban could hinder war on tobacco, say UK experts US and British officials at odds over whether e-cigarettes boost smoking or help to quitSan Francisco’s ban on sales of e-cigarettes could set back t...
11:48, 06/29/2019

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers tha...
03:48, 07/13/2019

DNA cracks 47-year-old Indiana murder case of Pam Milam Indiana authorities say DNA evidence helped crack a cold murder case involving a 23-year-old college student that lingered for almost 50 years before...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear th...
15:48, 05/27/2019

U.S. cracks down on Iran uranium production, nuclear plant The United States acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying its c...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Report: U.S. Navy Cracks Case Of Majestic Sky Dick The gigantic contrail dick that graced the skies over Washington state’s Okanogan County in November 2017 was, it has long been known, the work of so...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini Italy's Supreme court on Thursday banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League l...
21:32, 05/30/2019

Migrants brave the 'Beast' as Mexico cracks down under US pressure Central Americans are jumping a notorious freight train as Trump demands that Mexico do more to stop themIn the wind-swept wilds of southern Mexico, ...
13:48, 06/05/2019

Inspections ordered on some A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's l...
14:16, 07/09/2019

'Red Dead Online' is growing faster than 'GTA Online' Now that Red Dead Online has had several months to build an audience, how is it faring? Quite well, apparently. During an earnings call, Take-Two c...
20:00, 05/14/2019

'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry Migrants working in areas supplying Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands allege abuses including low pay and illegal contracts...
09:32, 05/31/2019

Beverly Hills becomes first US city to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills on Tuesday became the first city in the country to end the sale of most tobacco products within its borders after the city council vote...
21:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Beverly Hills nears ban on most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Beverly Hills considering ban on most tobacco sales (all times local): 11 p.m. The Beverly Hills City Coun...
09:32, 05/08/2019

FDA Approves a Cigarette Alternative That Heats Tobacco Without Burning It (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials will allow Philip Morris International to sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning ...
01:32, 05/01/2019

How two Stanford grads aimed for big tech glory and got Big Tobacco instead Adam Bowen and James Monsees created Juul to disrupt the tobacco industry, but the $38 billion company is now at the forefront of the panic over the ...
07:00, 09/05/2019

Tobacco giants Philip Morris and Altria may merge Big Tobacco just unveiled a new strategy to stay big: Merge. Altria and Philip Morris International said they have been in talks to reunite as smoker...
02:48, 08/28/2019

Tobacco, vape shops sell more to minors than other retailers U.S. regulations require retailers to check ID for everyone under age 27 who tries to buy tobacco products, but half of tobacco and vape shops don't ...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Bitter leaves: tobacco's devastating global legacy A new book by Rocco Rorandelli, Bitter Leaves, explores the environmental, health and social impacts of the tobacco cycle, from seed to sale“With a l...
10:48, 08/21/2019

Walmart raises U.S. tobacco purchase age to 21 starting in July Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21 across its U.S. stores starti...
17:48, 05/08/2019

The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors' feet Visitors to the Willis Tower's SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction's protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Tourist’s lucky guess cracks safe that’d been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decade...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Air Mobility Command grounds 123 U.S. Air Force C-130s due to 'atypical cracks' The U.S. Air Force said Thursday that Gen. Maryanne Miller has grounded 123 of 450 Total Force C-130 Hercules aircraft from service after discovering...
21:32, 08/08/2019

Elon Musk cracks whip in push for ‘record’ deliveries Tesla shares popped briefly Wednesday after a leaked email showed chief executive Elon Musk telling employees the company is “on track” to break its ...
01:16, 06/27/2019

Monica Lewinsky cracks Clinton joke about worst advice she’s ever gotten Monica Lewinsky apparently didn’t have to think too hard when she answered a question on Twitter about the worst career advice users had ever gotten....
19:32, 07/15/2019

Google’s new policy update cracks down on misleading anti-abortion ads This week, Google announced its plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinic...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Thomas cracks as Pinot edges dogged Alaphilippe on the Tourmalet "Thibaut Pinot led home a glorious French one-two on the mythical Col du Tourmalet as compatriot Julian Alaphilippe strengthened his grip on the yell...
00:00, 07/21/2019

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically ...
01:48, 06/29/2019

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched hi...
09:00, 05/27/2019

SkyDeck ledge protective layer cracks under visitors’ feet Visitors to the SkyDeck ledge up on Chicago’s Willis Tower — which is already scary enough as it is — got the fright of their lives...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Tensions over Iran show cracks in a time-tested alliance Gone, at least for now, are the halcyon days when strong military and political ties between Britain and the United States meant that Washington coul...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Tourist's lucky guess cracks safe that had been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decade...
22:48, 06/06/2019

UK Foils 19 Terror Attacks In 2 Years, Cracks Down On ISIS Travel The UK government on Monday announced a fresh crackdown on its nationals travelling to ISIS territory in Syria as it revealed that Britain''s securit...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Alaphilippe cracks but high-speed descent keeps him in yellow jersey Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe cracked at the top of the ascent to the Col du Galibier on Thursday, but a high-speed final descent in the 18th stage he...
07:16, 07/26/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day o...
10:32, 06/18/2019

Scientists discover the moon is covered in miles-deep cracks Asteroids have been bombarding the moon for billions of years, and apparently, the impact goes much deeper than just the main crater region.  &...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and sup...
19:48, 08/22/2019

U.S. Air Force C-130s back in service after checks for wing cracks All but one of the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft grounded earlier this month by the U.S. Air Force have been inspected for cracks in wing joints and ...
22:16, 08/23/2019

Churches conducting more background checks, but sex offenders still slipping through cracks There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community are often deemed a cr...
13:16, 08/24/2019

Biryani Off Menu For Pak Cricketers As Coach Misbah Cracks Down: Reports Misbah-ul-Haq recently took up his new assignment as Head Coach and Chief Selector of the Pakistan men's cricket team and has issued a directive for ...
12:48, 09/17/2019

Instagram cracks down on posts touting 'miraculous' weight loss On Instagram and other social media sites, health misinformation is rampant. Companies have only recently begun to take steps to clamp down on this k...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Facebook cracks down on personality quizzes to protect your personal info Facebook has been cracking down on on Pages and Groups that spread false information and banned content also.        ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE vow to back Yemen war effort amid cracks Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen’s Houthi rebels together after an Emirat...
07:16, 08/26/2019

Swiss minister under fire for tobacco sponsorship of Expo pavilion Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is under fire over a 1.8 million Swiss francs ($1.8 million) sponsoring deal his department struck with tobacco...
22:16, 07/24/2019

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recen...
07:00, 08/17/2019

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them ...
16:16, 05/28/2019

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs b...
03:48, 09/13/2019

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   &...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 in September amid FDA pressure The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco prod...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone you...
18:16, 06/09/2019

Tobacco companies Philip Morris and Altria in talks to reunite Deal would merge the Marlboro maker with the parent company that sold it off a decade agoTobacco companies Philip Morris and Altria are discussing a ...
20:48, 08/27/2019

A Device That Heats Tobacco, But Doesn’t Burn It, Can Now Be Sold in the U.S. Here’s What to Know About IQOS After a two-year wait, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday green-lit the sale of a new gadget that heats tobacco instead of burning it....
20:16, 05/01/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. ...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other produc...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pu...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Is Juul the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was ...
18:16, 09/10/2019

City, county leaders to vote on raising legal age to buy tobacco PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – County and city leaders are set to vote Tuesday on raising the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 in P...
17:32, 08/06/2019

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the indust...
06:00, 09/11/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violati...
19:16, 04/28/2019

UN health agency WHO slams electronic cigarettes, tobacco industry The WHO has said e-cigarettes are "undoubtedly harmful" and do not help people quit their tobacco smoking. The UN health agency accused the tobacco i...
21:32, 07/26/2019

Spotify Cracks Down on Family Plan Misuse By Periodically Vetting Where You Live To make sure subscribers aren’t abusing Spotify’s family plan, the streaming music giant has started checking in on where they live. Over and over ag...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Watch: Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg cracks 3-run bomb vs. Braves Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded two hits in the same inning -- including a three-run homer -- during a rout of the Atlanta Br...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath...
15:32, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's l...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Qantas to inspect six A380s after cracks found on early models' wings Airline’s head of engineering says inspections already completed on two aircraft generated ‘no concerns’The wings of six Qantas A380s will be inspect...
11:48, 07/10/2019

YouTube cracks down on videos that promote drinking bleach as ‘miracle cure’ YouTube has cracked down videos posted by crackpots and fringe figures who promote a host of “miracle cures,” including a holy elixir bleach peddled ...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways closed at a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and ...
16:01, 08/12/2019

Jamie Foxx cracks up audience, cast with flubbed line: 'It's live!' In true comedic tradition, Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx knows how to make the most of a line flub. During a live airing of “Live in Front of a Studio Audi...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigar...
21:16, 09/11/2019

Pima County Health Department discusses proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Health Department is hosting meetings to discuss the proposed county ordinance regarding tobacco and electronic nicoti...
23:32, 09/04/2019

Fewer parents smoke when pediatricians offer tobacco screening, treatment (Reuters Health) - Parents who smoke may be more likely to quit when they receive tobacco screening and smoking cessation treatment from their child'...
19:32, 08/14/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly using influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagr...
21:16, 06/07/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the compan...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's w...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Ajay Devgn Asked By Cancer Patient To Not Promote Tobacco Products Nanakram, a 40-year old cancer patient from Rajasthan, has made a public appeal to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn to stop doing advertisement of tobacco ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

McConnell and Kaine introduce legislation to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduced bipartisan legislation on Monday to raise federal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 t...
01:32, 05/21/2019

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been d...
13:48, 06/05/2019

Erdogan's Political House, Once Invincible, Shows Cracks Ahead of Istanbul Rerun The ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is gearing up for a rerun of the mayoral vote in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday, this time as underd...
16:48, 06/20/2019

YouTube cracks down on white supremacist videos and conspiracies, thousands of channels will be removed YouTube is cracking down on white supremacist content and conspiracy theories in an aggressive attempt to stop the spread of hate speech that will bl...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Cracks Found In A380s Models, Airbus To Ask Airlines To Check Older Jets European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in s...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Trump cracks jokes about Equinox scandal, kamikaze pilots at Hamptons fundraiser President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among d...
18:32, 08/10/2019

FDA permits sale of Philip Morris IQOS tobacco-heating alternative to cigarettes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow Philip Morris to sell a heated tobacco product called IQOS in the United States,...
22:16, 04/30/2019

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to anal...
21:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products ...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Tobacco Giants Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge 10 Years After Split (Bloomberg) — Philip Morris International Inc., the maker of Marlboro cigarettes in overseas markets, is in talks to reunite with Altria Group ...
05:16, 08/28/2019

Fall in Tobacco Sales Spurs Philip Morris, Altria to Talk Merger Marlboro makers Philip Morris International and Altria Group are in advanced talks to merge, a potential blockbuster deal that would reunite two toba...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Beverly Hills votes to outlaw tobacco sales in ordinance believed to be first of its kind in US The Beverly Hills City Council late Tuesday voted to outlaw sales of most tobacco products in a sweeping ordinance that is believed to be the first o...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.    ...
15:32, 06/14/2019

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were ...
06:16, 08/21/2019

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.    ...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Retired detective cracks cold case murder of South Dakota woman 51 years later through DNA A retired detective turned cold-case investigator has identified a suspect in a woman’s South Dakota murder 51 years ago through DNA genetic genealog...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Cobie Smulders Kicks Major Butt and Cracks All the Jokes in Stumptown Sneak Peek Giddy up for Stumptown. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Stumptown, ABC's new series starring Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson and Michael Ealy....
20:48, 08/12/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to sh...
13:16, 07/23/2019

The FDA's proposal to limit nicotine could cost tobacco industry $165 billion, Morgan Stanley says Major U.S. tobacco companies could be in for a massive financial hit if the FDA elects to limit nicotine content in cigarettes.    &#...
10:00, 06/18/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous s...
05:16, 05/24/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
22:48, 05/22/2019

FDA clears Philip Morris' iQOS, paving the way for Altria to sell the heated tobacco device in US iQOS is currently available in more than 40 markets around the world. It's a key component of Philip Morris' future as the company tries to...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’...
06:48, 06/02/2019

Tobacco giant halts marketing blitz after product was pitched by 21-year-old model – younger than it allows Philip Morris has admitted to having used a 21-year-old model from Russia in its global marketing campaign for a heated tobacco device. Company rules...
08:32, 05/11/2019

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen...
21:16, 06/10/2019

Pima County Health Department hosts meetings to discuss proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Health Department is hosting meetings to discuss the proposed county ordinance regarding tobacco and electronic nicoti...
13:32, 09/04/2019

FDA Clears Horrible-Sounding 'Heat Not Burn' Tobacco Vape Made By Phillip Morris for Sale The Food and Drug Administration has cleared for sale tobacco giant Phillip Morris International (PMI) and its sister company Altria’s baffling, “hea...
15:00, 05/01/2019

UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly product Progress is being made in the battle against the global tobacco epidemic, but more action is needed to help people quit the deadly products, accordin...
00:32, 07/27/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic."...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Does being tough on crime actually deter crime? Enlarge (credit: Vermont.gov) What's the appropriate role of our prison system? Depending on who you talk to, it's supposed to function as punishme...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Walmart, Sam's Club raise age to buy tobacco to 21; won't sell flavored nicotine to minors Walmart and Sam's Club will no longer sell tobacco products to those under the age of 21 and will stop selling fruit flavored e-nicotine systems...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Elon Musk cracks a lewd joke at Jeff Bezos' new 'Blue Moon' lander SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk took a lewd dig at 'Blue Moon,' the moon lander created by the aerospace company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Be...
18:00, 05/10/2019

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened t...
02:32, 08/17/2019

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Musl...
22:01, 09/19/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Money: Best way to make money, chips in the GTA Online Diamond Casino? GTA Online just released a new update with the Diamond Casino. So if you're looking to strike it rich, this guide will tell you how to make as much m...
20:16, 07/25/2019

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thur...
11:48, 07/10/2019

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific m...
06:16, 06/24/2019

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won’t allow unrest JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under contr...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Indonesia's capital city isn't the only one sinking Indonesia announced that the country will relocate their capital city, because Jakarta is sinking into the Java Sea. But it's not the only city at r...
18:16, 08/27/2019

Why Indonesia Is Shifting Its Capital From Jakarta Jakarta is soon to become an ex-capital city. Indonesia is planning to move its administrative headquarters from its richest island of Java to the fo...
09:16, 08/25/2019

Seven-Seater MG Hector Showcased In Indonesia Morris Garages is readying a seven-seater version of the Hector that will hit the markets next year in India. While the launch is still some time awa...
11:00, 07/25/2019

Honda BR-V Facelift Unveiled In Indonesia The BR-V does look prettier than before and the revised front grille and even the new bumper add to the design of the car. It looks bolder and the ch...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Indonesia is about to pass a law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-...
12:32, 09/19/2019

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands ta...
12:32, 04/29/2019

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more t...
06:32, 08/03/2019

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual ...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country...
07:32, 09/18/2019

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest So...
15:32, 06/15/2019

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is perhaps best known for its vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations ...
09:16, 06/11/2019

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservati...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, t...
14:00, 08/03/2019

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.    &#...
03:00, 07/03/2019

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has upgraded Indonesia's sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Indonesia plans to move its capital from Jakarta. Here's why Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is planning to move its capital away from Jakarta, which is suffering from severe congestio...
05:48, 05/02/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term ...
11:48, 05/21/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses ca...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Explainer: How a dispute over Indonesia's election is likely to unfold Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won last month's presidential poll, an official count showed, but the refusal of his opponent Prabowo Su...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 19, thousands displaced Indonesia’s disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands in the past few d...
08:48, 04/29/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any ...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subian...
02:00, 05/23/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally kn...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a m...
11:16, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Suma...
14:16, 06/21/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
13:48, 06/24/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist gr...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Floods, landslides kill at least 29, displace 12,000 in Indonesia At least 29 people have died, several are missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra,...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a hu...
12:32, 06/10/2019

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 mill...
22:32, 06/19/2019

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhel...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Ge...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands was hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people ...
10:00, 07/15/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again Tuesday, spewing ash thousands of feet into the air and putting the North Sumatra region on high ale...
15:48, 05/07/2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitiga...
10:00, 08/03/2019

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.     ...
03:32, 08/03/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag in...
09:48, 08/22/2019

Four dead after quake hits off Indonesia coast JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off Java island has killed four people and damaged more than 200 ...
20:32, 08/03/2019

| WATCH: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupts, sending a massive column of ash and smoke into the air and coating local villages in debris. The...
03:32, 05/09/2019

Indonesia to keep monitoring for potential tsunami until at least 1435 GMT Indonesia's geophysics agency said on Friday it would keep monitoring for the risk of a potential tsunami until at least 21:35 pm (1435 GMT) after a ...
17:00, 08/02/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person...
20:00, 07/14/2019

| 7 killed in fiery ferry accident in Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others are missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's...
15:00, 08/19/2019

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sul...
22:16, 08/17/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, t...
20:32, 08/03/2019

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby E...
10:16, 07/23/2019

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days afte...
12:00, 08/04/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where ...
01:00, 08/10/2019

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance against illegal fishing in the country’s water by sinking 51 f...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires Indonesia on Friday rejected Malaysian complaints about hazardous smoke drifting from its forest fires across the border, saying blazes were also rag...
09:00, 09/13/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any ...
10:32, 06/17/2019

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest f...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020 Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as par...
17:32, 09/13/2019

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the ste...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank's backing Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital from Japan's SoftBank Gr...
12:16, 07/29/2019

Indonesia's Habibie, president during transition to democracy, dies at 83 Thousands of people gathered in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Thursday to mourn the death of former president B.J. Habibie, who came to power as ...
18:48, 09/12/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia's leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia's environment minis...
12:00, 09/12/2019

Indonesia mulls moving capital city away from Jakarta Indonesia’s capital could no longer be overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta after the country’s president approved a long-term plan to switch th...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of AprilR...
10:48, 06/14/2019

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Race is on’ to halt biodiversity loss in Indonesia The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity according to the UN Development Programme (UNDP).The...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Rare giant white manta ray spotted in Indonesia This majestic creature is extremely rare because albinism for marine mammals presents several life-threatening challenges.     &...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as ...
18:16, 08/20/2019

Indonesia president aims for slimmer government in second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he aims to have a slimmer government in his second term to reduce inefficiencies and accelerate gro...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of...
17:32, 07/23/2019

AP Interview: Indonesia’s Widodo to push unpopular reforms AP Interview: Indonesia’s president vows he will push ahead with sweeping and potentially unpopular economic reforms, saying he will not have politic...
04:00, 07/27/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's str...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Indonesia’s leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall Indonesia’s president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under...
04:16, 07/28/2019

Volcano on Indonesia’s Bali erupts, flights canceled JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali’s airport has canceled flights following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south o...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Indonesia says ramping up push against mercury in mining, industry Indonesia on Tuesday said it was beefing up its efforts to phase out the use of toxic metal mercury in sectors such as mining, healthcare and manufac...
13:48, 05/07/2019

5 Dead, Several Injured After 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia Five people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island, triggering a brief t...
04:32, 08/04/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access t...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general elect...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as ca...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official pre...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Indonesia woos Instagram generation for hip new bond raisings Indonesia's push to cut its reliance on foreign funds to fill the yawning current account gap has prompted it to chase a new and growing source of fu...
09:32, 08/06/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020 Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on...
11:32, 08/08/2019

Indonesia president signs new EV decree to bolster industry Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he signed a decree that lays out government support to build an electric vehicle (EV) industry in S...
12:32, 08/08/2019

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election wa...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung vol...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for ...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Grab says to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital received from Japanese t...
07:48, 07/29/2019

Grab to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital received from Japan's So...
09:48, 07/29/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects a...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalizes consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the presi...
19:16, 09/18/2019

Lax law enforcement causing Indonesia's forest fires: Greenpeace Land and forest fires are becoming very common in Indonesia. International environment watchdog Greenpeace says the government needs to strictly enfo...
20:16, 09/17/2019

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosec...
10:32, 05/21/2019

Indonesia presidential challenger says does not accept election result Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday he did not accept official election results giving President Joko Widodo a second ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Quake hits sea off Indonesia, but tsunami warning lifted A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java on Friday, triggering a two-hour tsunami warning that sent coastal-dwelle...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to mov...
01:32, 08/03/2019

Court rules against challenge to Indonesia election result Indonesia’s top court has rejected a challenge to election results that alleged massive and systematic fraud, paving the way for Joko Widodo’s second...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 p...
20:32, 05/21/2019

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of Presiden...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Indonesia's Habibie, president during transition to democracy, dies Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie, who came to power during the country's turbulent transition to democracy after former strongman leader Suha...
17:16, 09/11/2019

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of hum...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates ...
01:32, 09/06/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geol...
11:00, 06/24/2019

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Fr...
18:16, 06/21/2019

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calami...
04:48, 07/07/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the...
09:16, 07/10/2019

Indonesia to Move Capital to Borneo From Jakarta, President Says The crowded, polluted city of Jakarta would no longer be the capital under President Joko Widodo’s plan to relocate to the province of East Kalimanta...
12:16, 08/26/2019

Indonesia Plans to Move Its Capital to the Island of Borneo Indonesia will build a new capital city on the island of Borneo, home to some of the world’s biggest coal reserves and and orangutan habitats, ...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Indonesia’s capital moving from Jakarta to Borneo, says president Unnamed city will replace sinking megacity but many fear move will hasten destruction of forests Indonesia’s president has announced the proposed sit...
14:16, 08/26/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial ...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killing...
12:32, 06/26/2019

Violent protest erupts in capital of Indonesia's Papua Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua set buildings ablaze in the provincial capital Jayapura on Thursday, forcing the state power fi...
19:16, 08/29/2019

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. G...
12:48, 07/14/2019

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi an...
14:32, 06/29/2019

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but ...
14:00, 07/14/2019

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo ha...
23:48, 08/26/2019

Indonesia Confronts, Belatedly, a Huge Oil Spill Near Jakarta The true size of the July spill, which has left an inky stain across 12 miles of shoreline and upended livelihoods in a dozen villages, is still unkn...
11:16, 08/27/2019

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in J...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of ...
17:16, 09/11/2019

Indonesia to remove 'burden' from sinking Jakarta with new capital Indonesia is moving its capital from the polluted, overcrowded and sinking city of Jakarta to a sparsely populated region on the island of Borneo, fa...
14:48, 08/27/2019

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua milita...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast...
21:16, 07/07/2019

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence su...
14:00, 05/02/2019

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses...
20:16, 07/14/2019

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City as the Current One Sinks Into the Sea For as long as Indonesia has existed—even during colonial times—Jakarta has been its capital. But the 10 million-strong coastal city that sits on the...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Gui...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot. A spokeswoman for the Correctional ...
16:48, 05/16/2019

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official sai...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Indonesia to push back palm replanting target beyond 2025 Indonesia could take at least 12 years to complete a program of replanting palm-growing areas after a farm ministry official said it was revising dow...
10:32, 09/19/2019

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent pan...
01:48, 07/08/2019

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose in...
14:16, 05/25/2019

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims that the police, intelligen...
12:32, 05/29/2019

Widodo seals 2nd term as Indonesia leader after court battle JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court Thursday rejected a losing presidential candidate’s allegations of massive and systematic...
18:16, 06/27/2019

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia At least one person died of a heart attack and four others were injured after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the shore of Indonesia Friday nig...
17:00, 08/03/2019

Major earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation...
03:32, 08/03/2019

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles,...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Toyota to invest $2 billion developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EV) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, ...
15:32, 06/27/2019

Indonesia Rolls Out $33 Billion Plan to Move Its Capital City Indonesia will build a new capital city in eastern Borneo, the country’s president said, in the most definitive sign yet that his government is serio...
15:48, 08/26/2019

Indonesia sends rubbish back to Australia and says it's too contaminated to recycle Indonesian officials say containers of paper contaminated by electronic waste, used cans and plastic bottlesIndonesia says it will immediately send e...
10:16, 07/09/2019

Indonesia to publish final report on Lion Air crash next month Indonesian investigators will give their final report next month on the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that killed 189 people last October, t...
14:00, 08/09/2019

6 dead after riots clash with police over Indonesia election results The clashes began Tuesday night when supporters of former Gen. Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election su...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the en...
12:32, 08/08/2019

Trump Jr touts 'dream' Indonesia projects, denies any conflicts Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the U.S. president, said he was upbeat about two planned Trump-branded projects in Indonesia and dismissed any ris...
14:01, 08/13/2019

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the m...
13:32, 08/07/2019

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disaster...
13:16, 07/07/2019

Indonesia needs $15 billion investment to meet geothermal target by 2025 Indonesia may require an estimated $15 billion in investment to meet its target of reaching 7.2 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal power capacity by 2025 a...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Indonesia arrests dozens for Papua protests that set buildings afire Indonesian police have arrested dozens of people in the easternmost region of Papua following protests last week in which buildings were set ablaze, ...
08:48, 09/01/2019

Indonesia's top court jails woman who reported sexual harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on F...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded...
10:00, 07/07/2019

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a ...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of th...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling ...
14:32, 09/19/2019

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said sh...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and pote...
16:48, 09/18/2019

Australia considers joint bid with Indonesia to host 2034 World Cup FFA confirms it has held talks with Asian nationAustralia is bidding to host 2023 Women’s World CupAustralia and Indonesia are exploring the possibil...
09:48, 06/27/2019

Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become p...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brough...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Indonesia To Close Island To Conserve Rare Komodo Dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Indonesia will implement IMO low-sulfur fuel rule on schedule: ministry Indonesian-flagged ships will comply with new low-sulfur fuel rules that start next year, the country's Ministry of Transportation said on Tuesday, a...
17:16, 08/20/2019

India, Indonesia Condemn "Selective Approaches" In Dealing With Terrorism India and Indonesia on Thursday "unequivocally" condemned terrorism and the "selective approaches" in dealing with the global menace as External Affa...
20:32, 09/05/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina says plugging undersea oil spill in Java will take weeks Indonesia's state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday it will take weeks to plug an oil spill at its Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) facility, whi...
16:16, 07/25/2019

Indonesia police arrest three suspects over deadly factory fire Indonesian authorities have arrested three people suspected of negligence after a fire ripped through a makeshift factory in North Sumatra, killing 3...
13:16, 06/23/2019

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by ...
15:16, 06/23/2019

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near Indonesia's Bali Causes Panic, Minor Damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, caus...
07:16, 07/16/2019

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, caus...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Indonesia picks East Kalimantan province for new capital: media Indonesia will build a new capital in the province of East Kalimantan on Borneo island, media cited land planning minister Sofyan Djalil as saying on...
13:16, 08/22/2019

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 o...
15:48, 07/18/2019

For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of inc...
11:16, 08/24/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel jumps ahead of key Indonesia meet Shanghai nickel rose sharply in early trade on Tuesday as fears of a supply shortage persisted after top miner Indonesia expedited a ban on nickel or...
07:48, 09/10/2019

Indonesia sends more troops to quell fresh Papua unrest Indonesia has deployed additional troops to the restive province of West Papua amid spreading violence and protests there over the past several days....
16:48, 08/21/2019

Indonesia’s Capital Is Sinking, Polluted and Crowded. Its Leader Wants to Build a New One. President Joko Widodo proposed stripping Jakarta of its status as the country’s capital and relocating to the island of Borneo. Construction could be...
16:16, 08/26/2019

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to avoid crop failure Indonesia is preparing to carry out cloud seeding in an effort to trigger rainfall to prevent harvest failure and forest fire, the disaster mitigatio...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Malaysia complains of smog from Indonesia as forest fires flare Malaysia's science ministry will urge Indonesia to take immediate action to fight haze, it said on Friday, as Jakarta detected a spike in the number ...
12:16, 09/06/2019

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic amon...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land Indonesia's environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used by subsidiaries of Malaysian companies, a...
19:00, 09/13/2019

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tires an...
09:32, 08/19/2019

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reut...
16:16, 08/29/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country...
02:00, 09/18/2019

As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and si...
07:32, 09/18/2019

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say w...
10:16, 07/12/2019

| Tsunami warning as strong earthquake hits off Indonesia coast A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency sa...
17:00, 08/02/2019

Security ramped up as Indonesia court rules on disputed election Indonesia's Constitutional Court will rule on Thursday on an opposition challenge to the official presidential election result after allegations the ...
05:16, 06/27/2019

Tsunami Warning As Magnitude 7 Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Sumatra Indonesian authorities on Friday urged people living near the coast to move to higher ground, after issuing a tsunami warning in the wake of a magnit...
17:32, 08/02/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of ga...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Indonesia plans incentives to boost electric vehicle industry Indonesia plans a series of incentives to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs), according to a copy of a draft regulation reviewed by Reuters....
15:00, 08/01/2019

2019 Kawasaki Ninja 250 Launched In Indonesia With Smart Key Ignition The Kawasaki Ninja 250 has been updated for the 2019 model year with new features in Indonesia. Showcased recently at the Gaikindo Indonesia Internat...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 meters, forcing Indonesia to build a new capital Enlarge / Street flooding in Jakarta in 2013. (credit: Seika / Flickr) Yesterday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a plan to move the cou...
22:16, 08/27/2019

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part ...
22:32, 07/26/2019

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country's capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island o...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern ...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Sleepy To Sleepless? Indonesia's New Capital In Forest Of Borneo Island By day, the unforgiving sun glares off the road beside Ipah's wooden home with blinding brightness as a passing motorbike stirs a swirl of dust. By n...
04:32, 09/04/2019

Indonesia leader meets defeated rival after divisive poll Indonesia’s president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive April poll, signaling a calming of political tensions...
06:16, 07/13/2019

Grab parks $2B for Indonesia expansion, plans 'affordable' e-healthcare Funded by SoftBank, the US$2 billion investment plans will see Grab develop an electric vehicle transport network and geomapping services as well as ...
13:48, 07/29/2019

Australia, Indonesia held talks for joint 2034 World Cup bid Australia has held discussions with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said on Thurs...
09:32, 06/27/2019

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent president Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. The c...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-o...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% s...
08:32, 05/22/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing pres...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Indonesia police arrest 9 suspects ahead of election results JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested nine suspected militants following a tipoff about a possible attack during the ann...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Indonesia tightens security ahead of presidential race result Indonesia's counter-terrorism squad has rounded up at least 10 people suspected of planning attacks during next week's announcement of the results of...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in ...
15:48, 08/20/2019

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought stron...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of S...
06:00, 07/08/2019

Indonesia Sends Back Hundreds Of Shipping Containers Full Of Waste Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeas...
16:00, 09/04/2019

Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra ...
20:48, 07/31/2019

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Jok...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: After bruising election, Indonesia to vet public servants to identify Islamists Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, acco...
10:32, 06/21/2019

Joko Widodo Officially Declared Winner of Indonesia’s Presidential Election (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — The official count from last month’s Indonesian presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Indonesia restores internet access in parts of restive Papua region Indonesia has partially lifted an internet blackout imposed following civil unrest in the country's easternmost region of Papua, but is yet to restor...
06:32, 09/05/2019

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after s...
01:17, 09/17/2019

7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warni...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officia...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Indonesia; no tsunami feared A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific m...
06:00, 06/24/2019

REFILE-BACKSTORY-Hunting for fake news and trolls in Indonesia's elections The first online troll I met was a middle-aged, potbellied Indonesian man, dressed casually in jeans and sneakers. He said his nickname was "Commanda...
11:00, 04/29/2019