Flood victims sue Jakarta Governor over damage World

Flood victims sue Jakarta Governor over damage

A group of 650 Jakarta residents have filed a class action suit against Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan for the losses caused by flooding in early 2020 that left over 50 dead and washed away thousands of houses. ​
Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods Politics

Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 6 extended sympathies to Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over recent flooding triggered by heavy rains in West Java.
Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise World

Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise

Indonesia’s weather bureau on January 6 warned that more heavy downpours are expected after rains triggered flooding and landslides last December, killing at least 66 people in Jakarta and surrounding areas.
Indonesia speeds up capital city move World

Indonesia speeds up capital city move

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on December 18 that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a 32.79 billion USD project to move the capital city from Jakarta to Borneo island so that the new "Silicon Valley"-like city could be ready by 2023, a year earlier than the government's original estimate.
Vietnam, Cambodia to hold joint rescue drill Society

Vietnam, Cambodia to hold joint rescue drill

Cambodian and Vietnamese soldiers will jointly hold a rescue exercise in Tuasday commune, Chanthrea district, Cambodia’s S’vay Rieng province that borders Vietnam’s southern Long An province.
Cambodia, Vietnam to hold joint rescue drill World

Cambodia, Vietnam to hold joint rescue drill

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on December 16 that Cambodian and Vietnamese soldiers will jointly hold a rescue exercise in the border area on December 18.
Two die, one go missing due to storm Nakri Society

Two die, one go missing due to storm Nakri

Two persons died while preparing for storm Nakri and one went missing due to the storm as of 17:00 on November 12, according to the office of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.