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Indonesia steamrolls bootleg booze as death toll nears 100

Some of the suspects confessed to mixing pure alcohol with Coca-Cola, energy drinks, cough syrup and even mosquito repellent.

In Jakarta, flood-hit slum residents aim for a higher, drier future

Jakarta, a coastal city built on a swampy plain, faces no end of flood worries, not least because roughly 40 percent of its land sits below sea level.

From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's 'Big Durian' be fixed?

Jakarta could set as an example of planning failure that countries in Southeast Asia might as well learn from. 
November 24, 2017 | 10:26 am GMT+7

Jakarta governor sworn in amid calls from hardliners for 'Islamic lifestyle'

Jakarta governor Baswedan faces criticism amidst rising Islamist influence in the Islam-majority country. 
October 17, 2017 | 10:03 am GMT+7
 
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