JAKARTA, May 22: Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month’s election, the governor of the Indonesian capital said.
JAKARTA, April 17: Across 17,000 islands, from the jungles of Borneo to the slums of Jakarta, millions of Indonesians were going to the polls Wednesday in one of the world's biggest exercises in democracy.
JAKARTA, March 17: Around 35 foreign and domestic tourists are believed to be trapped and two others died after landslides hit a waterfall site on Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, a disaster agency official said.
JAKARTA, Dec 27: Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people.
JAKARTA, Aug 28: Nepal became medal-less in taekwondo, boxing and karate as well, like in all other events, at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. These are the three sports where the country has ever won medals at the Asian Games.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Nepal’s Tara Devi Pun set a new national record in the women’s weightlifting in 75-kg weight category at the ongoing 18th Asian Games held at JI Expo in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Two Nepali athletics players reached Indonesia to participate in the ongoing 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games have been deprived of joining the competition due to delayed registrations. Nepali sports office bearers failed to notice that whether the registrations of names of those players selected for the regional competition were made on time.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Nepal’s hope of winning its first medal at the 18th Asian Games were dashed as Rita Karki suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Pakistan’s Nargis in the women's 68 kg weight category. Karki lost the fight for bronze medal in karate played at the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia on Saturday.
JAKARTA, Aug 24: Nepal’s badminton team build on their success against Pakistan as they beat Mongolia in men’s doubles and Maldives in women’s singles to reach the Round of 16 in the 18th Asian Games on Thursday.
JAKARTA, Aug 20: Japan has sent home four players from their Asian Games basketball team for spending the night with women in a Jakarta hotel, the head of the delegation Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Monday.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepali national team midfielder Rohit Chand has signed a contract with Indonesian club Persija Jakarta on Friday for the second time. The 26-year-old midfielder-cum-defender, who was with the same club from 2013 to 2015, has signed a new contract that will run out in January 2018.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepali national team midfielder Rohit Chand has signed a contract with Indonesian club Persija Jakarta on Friday for the second time. The 26-year-old midfielder-cum-defender, who was with the same club from 2013 to 2015, has signed a new contract that will run out in January 2018. However, the signing amount and the wages with the first-tier Indonesian club has not been disclosed.
Indonesian police over the weekend arrested two more members of a militant group that had planned to bomb government buildings and the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, having arrested the bombmaker earlier in the week, a police spokesman said on Sunday.