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Indonesia: Country in Southeast Asia and Oceania
Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of more than seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Kalimantan), Sulawesi, and New Guinea (Papua). Indonesia is the world's largest island country and the 14th-largest country by land area, at 1,904,569 square kilometres. With over 267 million people, it is the world's 4th-most-populous country as well as the most-populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most-populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

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Indonesia's One Map: Concerns of transparency as project ends [Video]

Indonesia's One Map: Concerns of transparency as project ends

Indonesia's government is close to completing a national mapping project, which it says will address land disparities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published
Trying to revive and protect Indonesia's mangroves [Video]

Trying to revive and protect Indonesia's mangroves

Indonesia's extensive mangroves could be one of the cheapest ways of reducing carbon emissions, according to scientists.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published
Lawmakers blame Boeing, FAA for 737 MAX failures [Video]

Lawmakers blame Boeing, FAA for 737 MAX failures

Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew aboard were the "horrific culmination" of failures by the planemaker and the Federal Aviation Administration, a U.S. House panel..

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Indonesian students trade trash to study online [Video]

Indonesian students trade trash to study online

When the coronavirus pandemic forced Indonesian schools to shut, it exposed how millions of households in the Southeast Asian country still had no access to the internet or even a device like a mobile..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published
Indonesia: Lockdowns back in capital as hospitals near capacity [Video]

Indonesia: Lockdowns back in capital as hospitals near capacity

Jakarta reintroduces lockdown to try to reduce strain on its health system as it tries to cope with the coronavirus.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published
A river runs through it: 3D art adds some cheer amid virus gloom in Indonesia [Video]

A river runs through it: 3D art adds some cheer amid virus gloom in Indonesia

A 300-metre long 3D artwork adds beauty and serenity to a neighbourhood in Jakarta. The artists from the independent 'Komunitas Perupa Jakarta' were keen to liven the mood during the ongoing..

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Indonesia: Chinese vaccine to be tested as COVID-19 cases rise [Video]

Indonesia: Chinese vaccine to be tested as COVID-19 cases rise

Al Jazeera meets the Indonesian sisters taking part in the human trials.

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Struggling designers find ways to help fight COVID in Indonesia [Video]

Struggling designers find ways to help fight COVID in Indonesia

A challenge turned into fashion - how the coronavirus pandemic provided textile designers with an opportunity to make millions of masks every day.

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Critically endangered slow lorises take final step to freedom [Video]

Critically endangered slow lorises take final step to freedom

After undergoing lengthy rehabilitation at the International Animal Rescuecentre in Indonesia, 10 critically endangered Javan slow lorises have set footin the wild once again. The four males and six..

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Indonesia Sinabung volcano spews new burst of hot ash [Video]

Indonesia Sinabung volcano spews new burst of hot ash

The volcano in North Sumatra province was shooting smoke and ash more than 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) into the air and hot ash clouds travelled one kilometre (0.6 mile) south east, Indonesia’s..

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Deadly Mount Sinabung Volcano Spews Hot Ash and Smoke [Video]

Deadly Mount Sinabung Volcano Spews Hot Ash and Smoke

Mount Sinabung spewed volcanic ash during an eruption in western Indonesia on August 23. Report by Shoulderg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Google launches Kormo app in India to help people find jobs [Video]

Google launches Kormo app in India to help people find jobs

Tech giant Google has expanded its employment application - Kormo Jobs - to India as it is looking forward for helping millions of Indians to land entry-level jobs. According to Tech Crunch, the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
Bornean orangutans rescued from captivity [Video]

Bornean orangutans rescued from captivity

Activists rescued two critically endangered Bornean orangutans from captivity in Indonesia's central Java province earlier this month, conservation group International Animal Rescue (IAR) said in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published
Indonesia marks anniversary of independence proclamation [Video]

Indonesia marks anniversary of independence proclamation

Coronavirus has brought a ban on large gatherings and for many people, what should be a day of cheer has arrived at a time of intense hardship.

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Indonesian volcano sends up five kilometers of ash [Video]

Indonesian volcano sends up five kilometers of ash

Dramatic footage showed a giant cloud of thick ash rising from the peak of Mount Sinabung, which sits 2,460 meters high in the Karo regency of North Sumatra.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published
Indonesia's Sinabung volcano sends ash spewing into the sky [Video]

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano sends ash spewing into the sky

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on Indonesia’s Sumatra island erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 5,000 metres into the sky.View on euronews

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10,000 baby turtles get first taste of the sea [Video]

10,000 baby turtles get first taste of the sea

More than 10,000 baby turtles were released into the sea off the Indonesian island of Bali on Friday, as part of conservationists’ attempts to boost the population of a vulnerable species and promote..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published
Philippines closes in on Indonesia for most SE Asian COVID-19 cases [Video]

Philippines closes in on Indonesia for most SE Asian COVID-19 cases

The Philippines has reported more than 3,200 new coronavirus infections, pushing it close to Indonesia as the worst-hit county in Southeast Asia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

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How to book Mount Bromo tour from Surabaya, Malang, Banyuwangi

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