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One Child Dies after a Landslide Hits Sukabumi Railway Project

National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said landslides occurred in the Kampung Nyalindung railroad construction project at Cicurug...

Landslide Death Toll Rises To 15 As Search Operation Continues

The death toll from a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Sukabumi, West Java province has now risen to at least 15 people. The landlside hit 30 houses in the village...

Sukabumi Landslide Kills Nine, Dozens Still Missing

Soldiers, police and residents fanned out across a village in Sukabumi on Tuesday, searching in the mud for possible victims of a landslide caused by torrential rain...

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21 Dead After Tour Bus Plunges into Ravine

Twenty-one people died and nine others were severely injured on Saturday afternoon, when the driver of the bus they were traveling in lost control of the vehicle in...

How To Spend Idul Fitri In the City

Idul Fitri is one of Indonesia’s most important holidays, celebrating the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Many non-Muslim expats and locals leave the city to...

A Pleasant Day Trip to Loveland

For years I was so strongly advised against riding the trains around Jakarta, and down to Bogor, that I avoided them: pickpockets, filthy, broken-down cars and a...

Trail-Biking in the Foothills of West Java

If you’ve ever dreamt of riding through the hills and rice terraces of West Java on a trail bike, dream no more. Now it’s possible. Not only that but, as I...