Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis because of its location on the “Ring of Fire,” an arc of volcanoes and fault lines that arcs the Pacific, frequently strike Indonesia, a vast archipelago of 270 million people.
With the theme “Recover Faster, Rise Stronger”, Indonesians across the globe at approximately 288 million, commemorated on Wednesday, August 17, their 77th Freedom Day from The Netherlands.
Disappointed after their team’s loss, thousands of supporters of Arema, known as "Aremania,” reacted by throwing bottles and other objects at players and soccer officials.
The tragedy on Saturday night in the city of Malang saw a total of 125 people killed and 323 others injured after officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium to quell a pitch invasion, triggering a stampede.
Some cases are accompanied by symptoms such as diarrhoea, coughing, nausea, or vomiting," Ministry spokesman Mohammad Syahril told reporters here on Wednesday.
The Indonesian leader's trip came as anger grew over the police response to a pitch invasion during which officers fired tear gas into packed stands as fans of Arema FC tried to approach players following their defeat to fierce rivals Persebaya Surabaya.
The overcrowded stadium in Malang in Indonesia's East Java province descended into chaos after police fired tear gas to disperse agitated fans who had poured on to the pitch at the end of the match. It was one of the world's worst stadium disasters.
"War has to be stopped and global food supply chains need to be reactivated," Jokowi, as the president is popularly known, said before leaving for Germany to attend the G7 summit on Monday.
The move by Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, to ink a pact with Singapore’s Tuas Power, France’s EDF Renewables, and PT Indonesia Power to explore the development of renewable energy within
The deadly ending of the soccer match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, in which reportedly 129 people died is so painful (“Riot, stampede at Indonesia soccer match kill 129,” Oct.2, Gulf Today website). It’s so unfortunate when fun activities turn into