Jakarta, May 15 (IANS) Four workers were killed while many others were still missing after a mine tunnel of a subsidiary of US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan in Indonesia collapsed, local media said Wednesday.
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS) Austrian Bernd Wiesberger sealed a dramatic win at the Indonesian Masters with a five-under-par 67 to defeat Ernie Els of South Africa by one shot Sunday. Wiesberger won his second title in Asia, courtesy some exquisite ball striking as he totalled 15-under-par 273 at the $750,000 Asian Tour event staged at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club. Els, the reigning Open Championship winner, settled for second after carding 68 while overnight leader Daisuke Kataoka of Japan claimed third with a round of 70 to finish on 275.
Jakarta, April 25 (IANS) English Premier League side Liverpool is scheduled to visit Indonesia in mid July this year to play a friendly match with Indonesian national football team, Liverpool senior officials said here Thursday. The visit of the football club in Indonesia was part of its pre-season tour and all the core players will take part in, Liverpool officer Matthew Baxter and the club's Ambassador Ian Rush said, Xinuha reports. "Besides holding the friendly match we would also do several other activities during our visit here as we would also bring along the representatives of Liverpool FC Foundation," Matthew told a press conference here.
Jakarta, April 22 (IANS) A senior official at the Dutch football association said here Monday that the association would team up with Indonesian youth and sports ministry and Indonesian football association in developing football in the country. "We are interested in the cooperation.
Jakarta, April 21 (IANS) Three days after a boat, carrying 44 people, capsized in an Indonesian river, at least 19 bodies have been recovered while four still missing and 21 other passengers having survived in the accident, an official said Saturday. The incident occurred in Mahakam river in East Kalimantan province Wednesday, Xinhua reported.
Jakarta, April 18 (IANS) At least one person died while 41 went missing after a boat carrying some 50 people overturned in Indonesia Wednesday.
Jakarta, April 17 (IANS) A woman drowned and over 40 others were missing when a boat carrying 50 people capsized in the Mahakam river in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province Wednesday evening, reported Xinhua. Spokesperson of Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said 41 people were still missing while one woman's body had been retrieved from the capsize site. The tragedy occurred at 18:00 middle Indonesian time at Harapan Baru village in Loa Janan Ilir subdistrict of the province
Jakarta, April 14 (IANS) At least 44 people rescued from a Boeing 737-800 plane that crashed into sea near Indonesia's Bali island were treated for injuries, hospital officials said. All 101 people on board the plane miraculously survived the crash.
Jakarta, April 13 (IANS) A plane operated by Lion Air with over 100 passengers on board crashed into sea while landing at an airport in Bali Saturday, an Indonesian official said. The plane from Bandung, the capital of West Java, to Denpasar, the capital of Bali, fell into the sea while trying to land at an airport in Denpasar, said Herry Bakti Gumai, director general for air transport at transport ministry.
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) Indonesian World Boxing Association's (WBA) super feather class defending champion Chris John is scheduled to defend his title in a fight against Japanese contender Satosho Hosono Sunday. The upcoming fight would be Chris' 18th defending his title after quite a very long time of holding it. Speaking to the media Thursday, the Indonesian boxer dubbed as "the Dragon" said that he was aware on his opponent's fighting records, reports Xinhua.