Day: August 28, 2018

Two Earthquakes Rock Already Shaken Indonesian Island

The island of Lombok experienced two earthquakes on Sunday, with magnitudes of 6.5 and 6.9. The quakes killed at least 12 people and damaged over 1,800 homes, according to the New York Times. These quakes occurred just two weeks after a different earthquake devastated the island. On August 5 a

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Indonesia’s New ‘Anti-Rights’ Vice Presidential Candidate

As formal nominations for Indonesia’s upcoming presidential elections drew to a close last week, current Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) announced his new vice presidential candidate, Ma’ruf Amin. This nomination surprised many who expected former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, Mohammad Mahfud Mahmodin to be chosen. Jokowi’s decision to

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