Indonesia is considering a plan to relocate its capital away from sprawling megalopolis Jakarta. The site for a possible new capital hasn't been announced, but Palangkaraya on the island of Borneo has often been rumored as the location.
Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."
Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent postelection riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary.
Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured.
The Indonesian president has signed off on a plan to move the capital outside of the country's most populous island. Officials have cited chronic pollution and congestion as key factors behind the decision.
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