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2009-08-25 05:21:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with the Republic of Indonesian independence 64th anniversary, Indonesia has successfully held the Sail Bunaken 2009.

2009-08-17 20:54:32

An Indonesian admiral did the honors Monday, announcing a world record for a mass scuba dive of more than 2,500 divers. Rear Adm.

2006-07-31 06:42:24

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Flows of lava accompanied by showers of molten rock shooting into the sky have forced villagers living close to a volcano in eastern Indonesia to shelter in schools and churches, officials said on Saturday.

2006-03-31 21:50:00

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern Indonesian island of Talaud early on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, an Indonesian official said.

2005-08-05 06:55:51

MANADO, Indonesia (Reuters) - The world's top gold miner went on trial in Indonesia on Friday, defending charges it spilled toxic waste into a bay, in a case being eyed closely by potential investors in the world's fourth most populous country.

2005-08-05 04:04:50

MANADO, Indonesia (Reuters) - The world's top gold miner went on trial in Indonesia on Friday, defending charges it spilled toxic waste into a bay, in a case being eyed closely by potential investors in the world's fourth most populous country.


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North Sulawesi Babirusa, Babyrousa celebensis
2012-08-14 08:24:23

The North Sulawesi babiruse (Babyrousa celebensis) is an animal that resembles a pig. It is native to the northern areas of Sulawesi and to the Lembeh Islands found in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat near rivers or lakes, in tropical forests or canebrakes. Both its common and scientific name is derived from the local Malay term, which translates to “pig-deer”. It is thought that the Babyrousinae subfamily branched off the warthog family during the Miocene or late Oligocene period....

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