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Indonesia: 11 students drown during school outing for river clean-up

Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river clean-up in Indonesia‚Äôs West Java province. Local officials said on Saturday that 150 students, aged 13 to 15, were participating in the clean-up along the banks of the Cileueur river when 21 of them slipped into the water. “The weather […]

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Indonesia Protests: Thousands rally against new job law that relaxes rigid labour and environment rules

Thousands of protesters rallied against the a new job law in the two cities of Indonesia, police use water cannons and tear gas. On Tuesday, thousands of workers and students protested peacefully across the archipelago at the start of a three-day national strike against President Joko Widodo’s “omnibus” Job Creation bill, which was passed into […]