For Jakarta, the first warning signs appeared in 2007, when one of the city's worst floods was triggered by a regular tide, with some places being buried under as much as 16 feet of water. The floods killed over 80 and displaced over 5 lakh people.
The protest comes after a video went viral in Indonesia this week showing members of the youth wing of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) burning a rival group's flag with the Tauhid, an Islamic concept asserting that there is only one God.
Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the disaster mitigation agency spokesman, said on Twitter late on Sunday that out of 820 people on the slopes of the volcano when the quake struck, 246 had been successfully evacuated.
"We 'pribumi' people were oppressed and defeated. Now, after independence, it is time for us to be masters in our own country," Anies Baswedan, a former education minister, said after he was sworn in Monday.
More than 24 hours after the crash, rescue operations are still underway in Indonesia. Relatives and friends wept, prayed and hugged each other as they waited at Jakarta's airport and at Pangkal Pinang's airport on Bangka island off Sumatra where the flight was headed.
Jakarta, Jan 16 (ANI): Indonesians on Saturday return to their routine two days after a deadly attack in downtown Jakarta, though some were still fearful. Residents visited a memorial at the site of the attack where an Indonesian, a Canadian-Algerian national, and five of the attackers were killed. A visitor from Indonesia’s Sulawesi island said he was afraid to go to shopping malls or western food chains. Another Jakarta resident said he was not at all scared after the incident. Security remained tight in and around the area near Jakarta's oldest shopping mall, Sarinah that was rocked by gun fire and bombs.