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Islamic groups back anti-jobs law protests in Indonesia [Video]

Islamic groups back anti-jobs law protests in Indonesia

An omnibus law intended to cut red tape, streamline regulations, and encourage foreign investment was passed last week. But unions say it will erode workers' rights.

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Clashes in Jakarta over Indonesia's new labour law [Video]

Clashes in Jakarta over Indonesia's new labour law

Protesters clashed with police in Jakarta as thousands of students and workers staged rallies across Indonesia on Thursday in opposition to a new law they say will cripple labour rights and harm the..

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Indonesia workers protest against 'exploitative' new law [Video]

Indonesia workers protest against 'exploitative' new law

Government leaders say the legislation is needed to create jobs and stimulate Southeast Asia’s largest economy crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Critically endangered orangutan born at Chester Zoo [Video]

Critically endangered orangutan born at Chester Zoo

Credit: Chester Zoo Keepers at Chester Zoo have released footage of the firstmoments of their new baby orangutan. The newborn is yet to be named and can beseen cradled by its doting mother, Leia...

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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.

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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.

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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..

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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.

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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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Indonesian court finds seven Papuan men guilty of treason

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