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Pilot Who Hitched a Ride Saved Lion Air 737 Day Before Deadly Crash

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. Bloomberg reports: That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly diagnosed the problem and told the crew how to disable a malfunctioning flight-control system and save the plane, according to two people familiar with Indonesia's investigation. The next day, under command of a different crew facing what inv...
Tags: Bali, Indonesia, Tech, Bloomberg, Boeing, Jakarta, Lion Air, Java Sea, National Transportation Safety Committee, Boeing FAA


Pilot who hitched a ride in cockpit saved doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max day before it crashed

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly diagnosed the problem and told the crew how to disable a malfunctioning flight-control system and save the plane, two people familiar with Indonesia’s investigation told Bloomberg. The next day, under command of a different crew facing what investigators said w...
Tags: News, Bali, Indonesia, US, Bloomberg, Ethiopia, Airlines, Faa, Boeing, Department Of Transportation, Jakarta, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Transportation Department, American Airlines Group Inc, US Justice Department


Probe of Boeing 737 Max Certification Began Before Second Crash

The investigation was prompted by information obtained after a Lion Air 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta on Oct. 29, said one person, who wasn’t authorized to speak about the investigation and asked not to be named. The investigation has taken on new urgency after the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 near Addis Ababa that killed 157 people.
Tags: Science, Boeing, Jakarta, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air


Probe of FAA's Oversight of Boeing 737 Began Before Second Crash

The investigation was prompted by information obtained after a Lion Air 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta on Oct. 29, said the person, who wasn’t authorized to speak about the investigation and asked not to be named. The investigation has taken on new urgency after the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 near Addis Ababa that killed 157 people.
Tags: Science, Faa, Boeing, Jakarta, Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air


Whether the MAX Should Have Been Grounded or Not, Boeing Finds Itself in Hot Water

In my post last Thursday, I laid out why I thought the 737 MAX shouldn’t have been grounded with the information we knew at the time. Some readers took that as me standing behind Boeing, but that’s not the case. Even if the airplane is safe to fly, it should be safer than it is. Boeing should absolutely shoulder blame here. Though we don’t know for sure if the same issue that caused the Lion Air crash last year caused the Ethiopian one, let’s look at that particular issue in more detail. ...
Tags: Travel, Boeing, Jakarta, Lion Air, 737, MCAS, Lion Air Accident Lion Air, Train Boeing


Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over Fraser Anning's Christchurch remarks

Foreign ministry says Anning’s statement shows lack of understanding about Islam The Indonesian foreign ministry has summoned the Australian ambassador in Jakarta to express strong condemnation of Australian senator Fraser’s Anning’s controversial response to the Christchurch massacre.In a meeting in the Indonesian capital on Monday, the Indonesian foreign affairs minister, Retno Marsudi, told Australia’s ambassador to Indonesia, Gary Quinlan, that Indonesia strongly denounced the Queensland sen...
Tags: Indonesia, Australia, Australia news, Islam, Queensland, Christchurch, Jakarta, Retno Marsudi, Fraser, Anning, Fraser Anning, Christchurch shooting, Gary Quinlan


Helping Indonesia prepare for disasters

In September last year, a large earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Within hours, a tsunami hit Palu, the provincial capital. Over two thousand lives were lost, making it the deadliest earthquake in 2018. Google.org and Googlers around the world responded by donating $1 million to support relief efforts led by Save the Children and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. We also rolled out our crisis response alerts and tools to provide emergency in...
Tags: Google, Indonesia, Google.org, Jakarta, Sulawesi, Palu, Jacquelline Fuller Google, Google in Asia, Save the Children 's, Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik, Provincial and District, Randy Jusuf, Selina Sumbung Chairperson Save, Children Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik


Indonesia to send officials to Ethiopia to aid Boeing crash probe

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia plans to send a flight inspector and an official from its transport safety agency to Ethiopia to help with the probe into Sunday's crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet, Transport Ministry official Polana Pramesti said on Thursday. Last October, the same Boeing model operated by budget carrier Lion Air crashed 13 minutes after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta, killing all 189 on board. ...
Tags: News, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Boeing, Jakarta, Lion Air, Reuters Indonesia, MAX 8 jet Transport Ministry, Polana Pramesti


Daily Crunch: Spotify files complaint against Apple

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Spotify files a complaint against Apple with the European Commission over ‘Apple tax’ and restrictive rules Spotify is taking off its gloves in what has up to now been a behind-the-scenes tug-of-war with Apple — it competes against Apple Music but also relies heavily on the company for distribution of its...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Verizon, Motorola, Twitter, Europe, Media, Microsoft, Minneapolis, Tech, Chicago, Paris, European Commission, Boeing, Daniel Ek, Jakarta


Boeing is moving to address potential issues in new 737s as Europe bans its plane

In the wake of the second fatal crash in six months involving Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes, the European Aviation and Safety Administration is grounding the planes as Boeing said it was taking additional steps to address an issue that may have contributed to the crash. On Sunday, a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed just minutes after takeoff killing all 157 on board the flight. Last October, a Lion Air flight departing from Jakarta crashed in similar circumstances ki...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Europe, Utah, Indonesia, Australia, China, Singapore, Elizabeth Warren, Tech, Spokesperson, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, Sensors, United States


FAA Says Boeing 737 MAX Planes Are Still Airworthy

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: The Boeing 737 MAX, the type of plane involved in a deadly crash in Ethiopia over the weekend, is still airworthy and the Federal Aviation Administration plans to issue a notice to the international aviation community later Monday, a person familiar with the matter said. "The FAA continuously assesses and oversees the safety performance of U.S. commercial aircraft," the FAA said in a statement. "If we identify an issue that affects safety, the FAA w...
Tags: Indonesia, China, Tech, Ethiopia, Aviation, Faa, Boeing, Cnbc, Jakarta, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air Boeing


Kormo, an app helping young job seekers find work, launches in Jakarta

I recently traveled to Jakarta, Indonesia, where I met with job seekers just starting their careers. Repeatedly, they shared that finding entry-level and part-time jobs is confusing and difficult, especially when you don’t have much in the way of work experience, professional contacts or resources. To help young Indonesians connect with employers, learn new skills and build their careers, we’re bringing the Kormo app to Jakarta.  Speaking to young job seekers in Jakarta who had just spent...
Tags: Google, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Jakarta, Dhaka, Jakarta Indonesia, Area 120, Abida, Next Billion Users, Kormo, Don Sumdany, Kormo With Kormo


Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Woman Accused Of Killing Kim Jong Un’s Brother

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — One of two women accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother by smearing VX nerve agent on his face was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors unexpectedly dropped the murder charge against her. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and her Vietnamese co-defendant, Doan Thi Huong, have said they thought they were taking part in a prank for a TV show. Aisyah cried and hugged Huong before leaving the courtroom and being ushered away in an Indonesian Embassy car....
Tags: News, Indonesia, North Korea, World news, Malaysia, Kim Jong Un, Kuala Lumpur, Associated Press, Joko Widodo, Kim, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Jakarta, Niniek Karmini, Kim Jong, Jakarta Indonesia


Indonesia grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes for inspections following Ethiopian Airlines crash

Indonesia grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes for inspections following Ethiopian Airlines crash.
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Indonesia says Siti Aisyah was deceived, did not realize she was being manipulated by North Korean intelligence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia says Siti Aisyah was deceived, did not realize she was being manipulated by North Korean intelligence.
Tags: News, Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia AP, Nation & World, Siti Aisyah


Ethiopian Airlines crash: China grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in wake of disaster

Chinese aviation regulator suspends operation of aircraft after second tragedy involving the new plane in four monthsChina’s aviation authorities have ordered the country’s airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after a crash in Ethiopia killed 157 people.The disaster was the second involving the new aircraft in the last four months. In October, a Lion Air plane crashed into the sea off the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, killing all 189 onboard. Continue reading...
Tags: Indonesia, China, Africa, World news, Asia Pacific, Plane Crashes, Air transport, Ethiopia, Boeing, Jakarta, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air


Indonesian woman accused of killing Kim Jong-un's half-brother arrives home after being freed in Malaysia

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother arrived back in Jakarta on Monday after a Malaysian court suddenly dropped the murder charges and released her.   A smiling Siti Aisyah, 26, who had been facing the possibility of a death penalty sentence in Malaysia in the morning, by the evening was welcomed by Indonesian officials and rushed through Jakarta’s main airport to her emotional parents, who wept and hugged their youngest daughter on sight.  ...
Tags: South Korea, News, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Joko Widodo, Telegraph, Kim, Vietnam, Macau, Pyongyang, Jakarta, Kim Jong, AG, Doan, Aisyah


Senior Amnesty figure arrested in Indonesia for singing famous protest song

Human rights activist Robertus Robet’s arrest sparks fears for freedom of expressionAn Amnesty board member has been arrested by Indonesian police after a video of him singing a protest song critical of the country’s military was circulated online.Robertus Robet, a human rights activist and sociology professor at Jakarta’s State University, was arrested late on Wednesday evening for alleged criminal defamation. Continue reading...
Tags: Human Rights, Indonesia, Asia Pacific, Joko Widodo, Jakarta, Amnesty, State University, Robertus Robet


Amnesty activist arrested for song against Indonesian forces

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A university professor has been arrested in Indonesia after a video of him singing a protest song against the country’s military circulated online, Amnesty International said Thursday, denouncing what it said is police’s use of an electronic information law to curb free speech. The rights group said Robertus Robet, a sociology […]
Tags: News, Indonesia, Nation, Amnesty International, Jakarta, Indonesia AP, Nation & World, Robertus Robet


Singapore's Grab Raises $1.5 Billion From SoftBank Fund

SoftBank is already a major backer of the Singapore-based startup, and the latest investment will boost its stake. Grab founder Anthony Tan is battling Go-Jek for leadership in the Southeast Asian market after vanquishing Uber Technologies Inc. in the region last year. Go-Jek has presented the thorniest challenge, with the Jakarta-based startup marching into Grab’s home market of Singapore as well as Vietnam and Thailand.
Tags: Science, Singapore, Softbank, Vietnam, Jakarta, Uber Technologies Inc, Anthony Tan, Jek, SoftBank Fund


Facebook prohibits foreign-funded ads for Indonesia election

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Facebook says it will not allow election advertisements for Indonesia’s upcoming presidential election that are purchased from outside the country. The announcement on Facebook’s website says the restriction took effect Monday morning and is part of “safeguarding election integrity on our platform.” Facebook has been criticized for allowing foreign interests to […]
Tags: Facebook, Business, Technology, News, Indonesia, Nation, Jakarta, Indonesia AP


Indonesia uncertain how many buried by mine collapse

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities said Monday they’re not certain how many people were buried in the collapse of a remote gold mine nearly a week ago but that the number could be as high as 100. The disaster agency said the official death toll from the collapse of the mine in North Sulawesi’s […]
Tags: Business, News, Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia AP, North Sulawesi, Nation & World


How to Get Around Southeast Asia on the Cheap

Posted: 2/28/2019 | February 28th, 2019 Southeast Asia may be a huge region — but it’s super easy to get around. It’s well-traveled (backpackers have been following “the banana pancake trail” since the late ’60s), and there’s an extensive network designed to ensure that you can easily get from A to B. In Hanoi and need to get to Bangkok? In Vientiane and want to go Malaysia? Or Ko Samui? No problem. Someone can arrange that. But what’s the best way to get around Southeast Asia on a budget? Ho...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Bali, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Ryanair, Myanmar, Easyjet, Vietnam, Laos


Uber is locked in a battle to fix Egypt's $8 billion traffic problem, and its success could decide which tech giant will dominate the Middle East and Africa

Thanks to a massive population of 23 million, snarled traffic, and poor public transportation, Cairo has become a test bed for transportation startups. Uber and U.A.E.-based Careem each launched bus services aimed at serving Cairo's low-income population in December. But they are competing with local bus startups Swvl and Buseet, as well as other transportation startups serving other niches. An Uber exec told Business Insider the Middle East’s expanding young population makes it an idea...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, US, Trends, Tech, Egypt, Middle East, Sudan, World Bank, Wall Street Journal, Anthony, Jakarta, Cairo


SME lender Validus Capital raises $15M for expansion in Southeast Asia

SME lending was a hot topic in Southeast Asia last year, and companies continue to attract investor dollars in 2019. The latest to pull in capital of its own is Singapore-based Validus Capital, which today announced a SG$20.5 million (US$15.2 million) Series B that’ll go towards regional expansion. Founded in 2015, Validus is focused on growth capital among SMEs with an average loan of SG$70,000 (US$52,000) in Singapore. Its P2P lending platform pairs SMEs with individual and institutional le...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Asia, Indonesia, Finance, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Funding, Tech, E-commerce, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Jakarta, Temasek, SG


Thanks Hester, Dan and Derek...

Thanks Hester, Dan and Derek... Submitted by SoulDreamer on February 24, 2019 - 3:04am. DD9B3966-11F6-4443-94C8-FD01ABC66136.jpeg note: This is a follow up from a previous post. Any reader wanting to see an in-depth description of this bake can find it here http://www.thefreshloaf.com/node/59255/my-first-diagnose-request .Gentlemen, I followed your advice I think results are better this week.  HESTER To combat the pale crust I left temperature on maximum th...
Tags: Baking, Times, Jakarta, Derek, Dan, Hester Dan, SoulDreamer


Jakarta Trip – What To Do, What To See & Extra Tips

Jakarta is a place famous worldwide for the cultural facilities, entertaining and amazing places, tourists benefit of, when they are visiting it. If you want to have a glimpse of this culturally diverse capital, you can spend two days here between your flights. Over 10 million people reside here, but their roots are from places everywhere around the world. You will get in touch with a blend of cultures, from Chinese, to Javanese and European. Why is Jakarta a destination for travellers? Because...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Indonesia, Barack Obama, Netherlands, Jakarta, Jakarta Indonesia, Menteng, Merdeka Square, Dutch East India Company, Kita, Jakarta Skye Tower, Jakarta Batavia, Jakarta History Museum, Kasar Besar Canal, Bahari Maritime Museum


J.Lamotta Suzume – “Ear-Sight” Beats on Road #17 (Video)

The second episode of the fourth “Beats on Road” season features Jakarta Records’ artist J.Lamotta Suzume and comes along with three premieres. For the first time ever, a “Beats on Road” artist brings together both a live beat set and live vocals. J.Lamotta Suzume also is the first female musician to be featured at the famous YouTube series, which until today represented the male-dominated beat and hip hop scene. Her performance also is the first show to ever receive standing ovations in the ...
Tags: Videos, Berlin, Jazz, Jakarta, J Lamotta Suzume, Lamotta Suzume


Top Indonesian football official questioned in match-fixing scandal

Jakarta (AFP) – Indonesia’s top football official, who has been in the job less than a month, was questioned by police Monday over a match-fixing scandal that has rocked the Southeast Asian nation’s domestic league.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Indonesia, Sport, Soccer, Jakarta, Afp


Gunmen Sentenced In The Death Of Myanmar Democracy Advocate Ko Ni

Ko Ni pushed for reform of the country's military-drafted constitution. A Muslim in the predominantly Buddhist country, he had just returned from a Jakarta visit to study interfaith peace.(Image credit: YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Myanmar, Jakarta, Buddhist, Ko Ni