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He is one of countless ethnic Chinese who have been caught by an obscure policy prohibiting “non-native” ethnic groups from owning land in Yogyakarta, a special administrative region and sultanate on Java island. The policy dates back to 1975, when the region's then vice-governor Paku Alam VIII told ...
JAKARTA, March 10 (Xinhua) -- A boat carrying Islamic boarding school students capsized Saturday in waters off Indonesia's East Java province, leaving at least 1 person dead and 4 others missing, rescuers said. Huge waves caused by poor weather conditions hit the boat when it was passing waters of ...

The city has a major port and is a center of Indonesia's wood furniture manufacturing and export industry on the island of Java. Greenpeace Indonesia said the confiscation, which was made Tuesday and announced Thursday, is small compared with long-standing smuggling from Papua where no "big ...
In this image made from video, an adult male orangutan smokes a cigarette in its enclosure at Bandung Zoo in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, March 4, 2018. The zoo infamous ... A video of an orangutan smoking has brought more criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles.
MUARA GEMBONG, Indonesia: Nur Anisa Rahmadani has to wade through shin-deep seawater to get to her primary school in Pantai Bahagia village on the north coast of Indonesia's Java island. Almost every day, the sea, which used to lap the shore a few kilometres away, floods her schoolyard and ...

The woods of the University of Indonesia (UI) campus in Depok, West Java, were the training ground of convicted terrorist Aman Abdurrahman in 2004, one of his followers told the South Jakarta District Court on Tuesday. The follower, Saiful Munthohir, was a witness in the follow-up trial of the January 2016 ...
Indonesian Muslim Abu Bakar Bashir, 77, listenS to the judges during his second trial in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia, on Jan 26, 2016. ... In April 2016, the authorities moved Bashir from the maximum security Nusakambangan island prison in Central Java, where he was locked in an isolation cell, ...

Last but not last, the Java Arabica coffee is mostly grown in Ijen volcano cluster, East Java. While the name 'Java' is popular among coffee enthusiasts, many people do not actually know that it refers to the Indonesian island of Java, one of the world's sources of coffee beans. Albeit having less acidity, this ...
Heavy rains have hampered the search for missing villagers after a landslide which has killed at least seven people on the Indonesian island of Java. More than 500 rescuers including police, volunteers and soldiers have been searching for 14 people who haven't been seen since the hillside collapsed in ...
At least 25 people were killed on the Indonesian island of Java when a bus carrying local tourists ran off a road and overturned. The bus had been taking about 40 passengers to visit thermal springs when the accident happened in the Subang region of West Java province. It appears the bus collided with a ...
... the white zinc-coated roof of this house by Aaksen Responsible Aarchitecture in Bandung, Indonesia. Set at the end of a narrow alleyway in a densely built urban area, the local architecture studio built the compact two-storey residence for a Muslim family of four on the western part of the island of Java.


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