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January 14, 2019 4:59 PM Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said. First Marshal Novyan Samyoga said in a statement the Boeing Co 777 cargo plane had been secured by air force 234

January 14, 2019 5:30 AM Navy divers find Indonesia Lion Air flight’s cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Navy divers have located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation. Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died in the crash were also discovered 172

December 25, 2018 8:45 AM Thailand approves medical marijuana in New Year's 'gift'

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand approved marijuana for medical use and research on Tuesday, the first legalization of the drug in a region with some of the world’s strictest drug laws. The junta-appointed parliament in Thailand, a country which until the 1930s had a tradition of using marijuana to relieve pain and fatigue, voted to amend the Narcotic Act of 1979 in an extra 153

December 23, 2018 7:12 AM Indonesia pop band Seventeen's members dead or missing after tsunami slams stage during performance

An Indonesian pop band lost its bass player and road manager after a tsunami struck the beach where the band was performing Saturday night, according to reports. In a news release, the band named Seventeen confirmed the deaths of bassist M. Awal Purbani, also known as Bani, and road manager Oki Wijaya, the Jakarta Post reported. Four others associated 129

December 23, 2018 12:19 AM The Latest: Man describes experience with Indonesia tsunami

A man who says he and his family survived the tsunami that hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait says he was taking pictures of a volcano Saturday night when he suddenly saw a big wave come toward him. "I had to run, as the wave passed the beach and landed 15-20m (meters) inland," Øystein Lund Andersen writes on Facebook. "Next wave entered the hotel 129

December 21, 2018 9:01 PM Boeing heads for expected 2018 plane order victory over Airbus

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) looked poised to beat European arch-rival Airbus for aircraft orders in 2018 by a wide margin after clinching billions of dollars in new business from Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways and Saudi Arabia’s flyadeal. The world’s largest planemaker had already notched 690 net airplane orders through end-November, the last full month 137

December 13, 2018 3:25 AM Alibaba-backed Lazada appoints new CEO; second change in 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lazada Group, a Southeast-Asian e-commerce company backed by Alibaba Group Holding, appointed Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer (CEO) on Thursday as part of its succession planning. Poignant, the company’s executive president, will succeed Lucy Peng as CEO with immediate effect, Lazada said in a statement. Peng will remain 157

December 11, 2018 10:03 PM Boeing needs a surge to hit year-end delivery goal

(Reuters) - Shares in Boeing Co (BA.N) slipped 2 percent on Tuesday after November deliveries suggested the world’s largest planemaker will need a surge in deliveries in December to hit its year-end targets, though it surpassed some analyst expectations. Boeing said it delivered 61 of its top-selling 737 single-aisle jetliners in November, above its monthly 128

November 21, 2018 8:12 AM Baby dies in Bali after US woman allegedly threw it from car

DENPASAR, Indonesia – An American woman allegedly threw her 2-month-old daughter from a moving car on the tourist island of Bali and then tried to kill herself by jumping from the vehicle, Indonesian police said Wednesday. South Denpasar police chief Nyoman Wiarajaya told a news conference that officers haven't been able to question Nicole Stasio because 99

November 20, 2018 7:17 PM Woman misses flight, breaks through security to chase down plane in viral video

A woman went viral in Indonesia after she was recorded breaking past security at Ngurah Rai International Airport and running onto the tarmac to chase after the plane she missed. According to Channel News Asia, the woman was booked on a Citilink flight from Bali to Jakarta. A Citilink official confirmed to the outlet that the woman was scheduled for the 7:20 a.m. flight 132