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Chinese fishermen keep entering Natuna watersJanuary 03, 2020
The Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) reported on Thursday that dozens of Chinese fishing vessels were still entering Natuna waters in the Riau Islands province even after the Indonesian government lodged a formal protest with the Chinese government on Monday. Bakamla’s operation and training director, First Adm. Nursyawal Embun, said the Chinese fishing vessels had been escorted by Chinese coast guard ships and frigates.
Blame game begins as victims struggleJanuary 03, 2020
Severe flooding affecting millions in Greater Jakarta has quickly reignited a spat among officials and politicians about mitigation strategies while reports of victims struggling to reach safety surfaced one day after the worst floods in the capital since 2013. At least 26 people have died as of Thursday afternoon, while 62,453 have been put up in 308 shelters throughout Greater Jakarta.
Capital welcomes new decade drenchedJanuary 02, 2020
Millions experienced a wet start to 2020 after severe flooding caused by torrential rainfall that lasted from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning claimed at least nine lives and displaced thousands in Greater Jakarta. Floods inundated 41 areas across Jakarta and its satellite cities fared no better, with landslides wreaking havoc.
Antigraft activists to sue Jokowi for new draft regulationDecember 31, 2019
Antigraft activists are mulling over possible options that they will take should President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo move forward to draft and issue a presidential regulation (Perpres) on the Corruption Eradication Commission's (KPK) organizational structure and management. It is feared that the Perpres would further cripple the authority of the antigraft body.