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Indonesia orders checks on all Boeing 737 Max planes

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Indonesia orders checks on all Boeing 737 Max planes

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya has ordered local airlines Lion Air and Garuda to inspect their Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes in the context that authorities continue investigation and search for victims of Lion Air plane crash on October 29.

Indonesia: Search for Lion Air plane set to last seven days

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Indonesia: Search for Lion Air plane set to last seven days

The search for the Lion Air plane that crashed into sea on October 29 is scheduled to last for seven days, and if there remain unfound victims after this, the search will be extended for another three days, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) said on October 30.

Indonesia steps up fight against corruption

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Indonesia steps up fight against corruption

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on October 18 raided 10 locations, including the home of Lippo Group Deputy Chairman James Riady, as part of a bribery investigation linked to the firm's 21 billion-USD Meikarta property project.

Indonesia to build new city following disasters

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Indonesia to build new city following disasters

The Indonesian Government has announced a plan to build a new city to replace the old city of Palu in Central Sulawesi province, which was recently ravaged by earthquakes and tsunami that killed over 2,000 and forced tens of thousands of others to evacuate. ​