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Jakarta, flooding, deaths, rise, 53, 175,000, displaced

Jakarta flooding deaths rise to 53, nearly 175,000 displaced

01 January, 2020 10:31 am 10:31 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Nearly 175,000 people remain displaced in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta and nearby towns, after flash floods and landslides killed at least 53 people, amid some of the heaviest rain since records began, authorities said on Saturday. “The death toll has risen to 53 people, with one person missing,” disaster mitigation agency spokesman Agus … Read More

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Flash floods kill at least 42 in Indonesia’s Papua province

03 March, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Flash floods in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 42 people and badly injured 21 others, a local disaster agency official told Reuters on Sunday. The Sentani area near the provincial capital Jayapura has been hit by torrential rain that triggered the floods, said the official, Cory Simbolon. At … Read More

Son seeking gold with one eye on Spurs progress

08 August, 2018 10:12 am 10:12 am

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Son Heung-min is one Asian Games win away from earning gold and an exemption from military service but the South Korean forward is also keeping a close eye on how his Tottenham Hotspur team mates are doing in the Premier League — when he can keep his eyes open that is. Son … Read More