TikTok videos of people eating liquid, nitrogen-infused snacks prompt Indonesia’s Health Ministry to issue a warning

JAKARTA: The Indonesian government has urged local health authorities to monitor food businesses and asked parents to be more vigilant after reports that several children have been injured after consuming some sort of liquid, nitrogen-infused snack. The snack – known locally as chiki ngebul and often referred to as “dragon’s breath” – is a type … Read more

Jetstar: Couple from Melbourne say Bali flight seats were covered in vomit

A Melbourne couple who paid nearly $1,800 for a flight to Bali claimed they had to sit in airplane seats covered in vomit for six hours. James McNeil and Ciara Scott told it Announce sun they subsequently fell ill after having to go through the sick saga on a Jetstar trip from Bali back to … Read more

Singapore welcomes Indonesia’s ratification of agreements on bilateral issues, including defense and extradition pacts

In its statement on Tuesday, MFA said it is the ratification of the extradition and defense cooperation pact, adding that Singapore has completed its domestic legal procedures for all three agreements. “Indonesia’s ratification of all three agreements under the Comprehensive Framework between Singapore and Indonesia is a clear sign of the strength and maturity of … Read more

Bali tourism: ‘garbage season’ photos leave tourists shocked

Photos of Bali’s beaches covered in plastic waste have shocked Australian tourists and raised questions about the island’s ability to maintain its status as a cherished tourist destination. The photos, shared online by a Sydney woman, show Legian’s famous beach overrun with rubbish. The once picturesque sands are now obscured by a layer of plastic … Read more

Trading partners see red about Europe’s green agenda – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU’s green ambitions are turning into a case of the road to hell paved with good intentions for its trading partners. Developing countries in particular are concerned that Brussels is erecting trade barriers in its pursuit of climate neutrality and sustainable food production. … Read more

Strong earthquake shakes western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

JAKARTA: A strong undersea earthquake shook western Indonesia on Monday morning. But there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.The magnitude-6.0 earthquake was centered 48 kilometers (30 mi) southeast of Singkila coastal area in Aceh province at a depth of 48 kilometers (30 miles), according to the US Geological Survey.No tsunami alert has … Read more

Process against football disaster in Indonesia starts for 5 pay

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Monday began the trial of five men on charges of negligence that led to the deaths of 135 people after police fired tear gas at a soccer stadium, sparking a panicky flight to the exits , crushing many . The deadly wave of crowds on October 1 … Read more

Earthquake with magnitude of 6.2 hits Indonesian Sumatra: USGS

JAKARTA: A magnitude of 6.2 earthquake hit off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra Monday morning, the US Geological Survey reported. The quake’s epicenter was 30 miles southeast of the city of Singkil in Aceh province, at a depth of 23 miles, the USGS said. It occurred around 6:30 a.m. local time (2230 … Read more

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he regrets the country’s bloody past as victims demand justice

President Joko Widodo expressed deep regret on Wednesday for gross human rights abuses during Indonesia’s tumultuous post-colonial past, stretching back to the mass murder of communists and suspected sympathizers in the mid-1960s. According to some historians and activists, at least half a million people died in violence that began in late 1965 when the military … Read more

Brussels bulldozer digs in against US – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Thierry Breton wins the war of ideas in Brussels. The ex-CEO is a political whirlwind with a gigantic portfolio as internal market chief, the support of French President Emmanuel Macron and numerous proposals. He tours European Union capitals to rally support for plans to … Read more