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Foreign trash 'like treasure' in Indonesia's plastics village
by Harry Pearl - August 24, 2019 - 12:55pm
His weathered face breaks out in a big grin as Keman explains how sifting through rubbish paid for his children's education, one of many in his Indonesian hometown basking in a waste-picking boom.
Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters
by Harry Pearl - December 25, 2018 - 11:37am
Desperately needed aid flowed into a stretch of Indonesia's tsunami-struck coastline Tuesday, but humanitarian workers warned that clean water and medicine supplies were dwindling as thousands crammed makeshift evacuation...
All 189 on board crashed Indonesian jet feared dead
by Harry Pearl - October 30, 2018 - 9:16am
All 189 passengers and crew aboard a crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet were likely killed in the accident, rescue officials said Monday, as they announced they had found human remains and would continue the grim search...
Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll tops 1,400
by Harry Pearl - October 4, 2018 - 8:54am
The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster passed 1,400 Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of "vast" unmet needs that have fuelled looting.
Mass burials to begin as Indonesia toll tops 800
by Harry Pearl - October 1, 2018 - 8:11am
The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami disaster nearly doubled to 832 Sunday and was expected to rise further, prompting authorities to announce mass burials in a desperate attempt to stave off disea...
Distraught Indonesians in grim search for family members
by Harry Pearl - October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Standing on white tiles smeared with blood, Baharuddin looks absently at the bodies strewn across a hospital courtyard in front of him in Palu, Indonesia.
Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420: state media
by Harry Pearl - September 30, 2018 - 9:28am
The death toll from a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has reached 420, state media said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region and survivors helped to retrieve...
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