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  1. aviation
    Two-Mile Nosedive by an Indonesian 737 Unexplained As of YetBlack box data should reveal why Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 plunged rapidly on Saturday, striking the Java Sea at nearly 500 miles per hour.
  2. climate change
    As Jakarta Sinks, Indonesia Announces Location of New Capital CityThe world’s fourth-most populous nation announced Monday that it would relocate its capital to a site on the island of Borneo.
  3. Here’s What Happened to One Immigrant Family After ICE Took DadWhen ICE tried to deport him, he refused to board the plane, leaving behind his wife and four U.S.-born sons.
  4. awful things
    Scores Dead After Undersea Earthquake Strikes IndonesiaThere is no danger of a tsunami.
  5. Earthquake Strikes off Indonesian CoastResidents have been warned to steer clear of the waterfront.
  6. job openings
    Indonesia Could Use Crocodiles As Prison Guards“You can’t bribe crocodiles. You can’t convince them to let inmates escape.”
  7. More Than 100 Could Be Dead After Military Plane Crash in Indonesia“For the moment we know there were 113 people. It looks like there are no survivors.”
  8. very bad things
    Indonesia Wants Female Cops to Be God-Fearing VirginsAnd they have to undergo a test to prove it, too. 
  9. natural disasters
    At Least Fourteen People Killed in Indonesian Volcanic Eruption And the death toll is expected to rise.
  10. jokes that are bad
    Indonesian Judge Lightens the Mood With Rape JokeThis is probably the worst one you’ll hear for a while.
  11. r.i.p.
    Long Island Surfer’s Body Found in IndonesiaOh dear.
  12. obama family secrets
    President Obama Wanted to Be Prime Minister of IndonesiaAnd other revelations from a book about his mother.
  13. tsunamis
    Meet the Man Who Survived Two TsunamisHe’s either got the best luck or the worst luck.
  14. early and often
    Obama Makes Personal Appeal to Muslim WorldNo, not because he is one of them.
  15. obama is a human person
    Indonesian Neighbors Used to Call Chubby Young Obama ‘the Boy Who Runs Like a Duck’Poor little Barry.
  16. the muslim problem
    President Obama Is Never the Right Amount of Muslim-FriendlyIn America, he’s a closet Islamic fundamentalist. In Indonesia, he’s a Muslim oppressor.
  17. change of plans
    Obama Cancels Trip to Indonesia, AustraliaVisit postponed for second time this year.
  18. barack obama
    Obama Reveals He ‘Broke Someone’s Arm’ As a Child in Indonesia“I was very traumatized,” the president says of the childhood bike accident.
  19. health carnage
    Obama Delays His Indonesia Trip Until JuneWe fear the worst for Little Barry.
  20. health carnage
    Some Democrats Want Obama to Delay His Trip AgainSome people only think of themselves.
  21. health carnage
    Health-Care Reform Ruins Obama Family Vacation, AgainSpring break is TOTALLY RUINED for Sasha and Malia now.
  22. photo op
    The Sun Will Shine on Little Barry No MoreThe Indonesian Obama statue has a new, worse home.
  23. photo op
    President Obama Has Lost IndonesiaThat new statue of Obama isn’t very popular.
  24. inanimate obamas
    Today in Life-size Reproductions of Barack Obama’s LikenessA bronze statue in Indonesia, a cardboard cutout in Norway.
  25. earthquake!
    Another Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Death Toll Climbs Above 500Just as hospitals and airports were reopening after yesterday’s disaster, another struck.
  26. secretary of awesome
    The Many Diplomatic Faces of Hillary ClintonHow our secretary of State deftly adapted to every situation as she traveled the world.
  27. secretary of awesome
    Hillary Clinton Refuses to Sing for Indonesian TV HostsBut she saves it by saying something in Indonesian.
  28. gossipmonger
    Chris Rock Has a Good Question About Giuliani“Everyone says Giuliani was great on 9/11,” said Chris Rock during his show at MSG on New Year’s Eve. “What about on 9/10?” Joshua Jackson refused to let anyone sit with him and girlfriend Diane Kruger at the Soho Grand’s New Year’s Eve party. ABC anchor Bob Woodruff has made a full recovery from his Iraq injuries and recently went skiing. Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife Nicole Murphy hung out at the Plumm with New York Giant Michael Strahan while Murphy was getting ready to marry Tracey Edmonds on an island in the South Pacific. Britney Spears’s latest team of lawyers dumped her after a “breakdown in communication.”