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Indonesia says survivors unlikely from Lion Air plane crash

A Lion Air plane crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday, likely killing all 189 people on board. The accident was a blow to the country’s aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S.

The RP Blu Boys does the CebuanaLhuillier pose at the awarding ceremonies of the Makassar Open.

RP Blu Boys bag bronze in Indonesia’s Makassar Open

The RP Blu Boys has succeeded in making a podium finishat the Makassar Open International Men and Women Softball Tournament in Makassar, Indonesia. The Philippine national men’s softball teamtook third place with a 7-3 slate behind New Zealand (9-1) and Lakidende (7-3) who will both slug it out in the finals.

The Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragonboat Federation (Photo courtesy of PSC)

PH paddlers capture 2 gold medals in ICF World Dragonboat Championship

The Philippines quickly snatched two gold medals in record-setting fashion during the opener of the prestigious 2018 ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park here.

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Light plane with 9 people aboard reported missing in Papua

A light commercial aircraft with nine people on board was reported missing Saturday in a mountainous region of Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, with officials sending a search party toward a possible crash site

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Hundreds trapped on Indonesian mountain after quake

Rescuers are trying to evacuate hundreds of tourists trapped on Mount Rinjani on the Indonesian island of Lombok after an earthquake that killed 15 people triggered landslides.

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6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 40 on Indonesia’s Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali, officials said.

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Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was deported Saturday in a case that sparked outrage in his native country over Indonesia’s tough narcotics laws.

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16 dead in Indonesia ferry accident

At least 16 people, including two children, died Tuesday after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, officials said, as rescuers raced to save scores of other passengers thought to be aboard the vessel.

Epson organizes app development tilt to encourage creating of mPOS solutions in the region

Pinoy mobile POS solution wins in Epson Regional App Challenge

A digitalized order management app for laundry services, conceptualized by a Filipino team, MobileMINDS, bagged first runner-up in the recently concluded Epson Regional App Challenge 2018, a first-ever application development competition organized by Epson.

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Families plea for bigger search of 178 missing people from Indonesian Ferry sinking

Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia’s government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for at least 178 people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week.