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Kanupriya Kapoor

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21 Sep 2018 | 5:58 PM

Indonesia's presidential hopefuls woo millennials, Muslims as election in focus

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo launched his re-election campaign on Friday, looking to win over big blocs of millennial and Muslim voters as Southeast Asia's biggest economy sails into choppy waters.

31 Aug 2018 | 4:54 PM

Indonesian family questions police killings in run-up to Asian Games

JAKARTA (Reuters) - While many Indonesians have been cheering on the athletes at the Asian Games, which began in their country on Aug. 18, some have been mourning loved ones killed in a security crackdown aimed at ensuring a trouble-free sports festival.

28 Aug 2018 | 4:08 PM

Badminton a smash hit as Indonesia excels at Asian Games

JAKARTA (Reuters) - By far the loudest cheers at the main cluster of Asian Games venues in the heart of the Indonesian capital Jakarta over the last couple of weeks have been heard rising from the badminton arena.

9 Aug 2018 | 7:36 PM

Aftershock jolts Indonesia's Lombok as death toll jumps to 259

PEMENANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.2 aftershock rocked Indonesia's Lombok on Thursday, sparking fresh panic on the tropical tourist island as the official death toll from a powerful earthquake four days earlier almost doubled to 259.

8 Aug 2018 | 7:05 PM

'Out of Hope' - Indonesia quake victims still wait for help

GUMANTAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Moments after fleeing their home, dodging falling tiles and shattering glass, Indonesian farmer Haji Ruslan and his family stood in a field opposite and watched the house collapse.

8 Aug 2018 | 6:59 PM

'From high season to absolutely nothing' - Indonesian quake devastates tourism

SENGGIGI, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Days after a powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's resort island of Lombok, killing more than 130 people and sending thousands of tourists fleeing, its beach strip stands eerily empty, with shops and hotels shuttered.

8 Aug 2018 | 1:42 PM

Rescuers dig through quake rubble for aunt of Indonesian sprint star

KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescuers on Indonesia's quake-hit island of Lombok dug through the rubble of a mosque on Wednesday, hoping to reach the aunt of a sprinter who became a national hero last month at the under-20 world championships in Finland.

7 Aug 2018 | 6:19 PM

As death toll on Indonesia's Lombok tops 100, thousands wait for aid

KAYANGAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers found victims under wrecked buildings, while thousands left homeless in the worst-affected areas waited for aid to arrive.

6 Aug 2018 | 10:24 PM

Tourists flee Indonesia's Lombok island after earthquake kills 98

PEMENANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia's resort island of Lombok, prompting a tourist exodus.

2 Aug 2018 | 4:07 PM

Exclusive: Myanmar scales back Chinese-backed port project due to debt fears - official

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar has scaled back plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast, sharply reducing the cost of the project after concerns it could leave the Southeast Asian nation heavily indebted, a top government official and an advisor told Reuters.