2019 in Indonesia

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2019
in
Indonesia

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See also:List of years in Indonesia

Incumbents[edit]

Predicted and scheduled events[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 17Indonesia held its 12th general election. For the first time, eligible voters will choose their representatives in all levels—governors and president, simultaneously.[1]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

Indonesian Women single in Badminton, Fitriani won the 2019 Thailand Masters (badminton) Super 300
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon won the men's double pair in 2019 Indonesia Masters (badminton) Super 500
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo won the men's double pair in 2019 Indonesia Masters (badminton) Super 500
January 6, 2019. A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Molucca Sea.
  • January 4 - A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Banda Sea, 189 km north-northwest of Saumlaki, Maluku at a depth of 117.7 km.[2] There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
  • January 5 - Two Indonesian celebrities were arrested for their suspected involvement in online prostitution. The duo were arrested in separate rooms at a Surabaya hotel.[3]
  • January 6 - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Molucca Sea, 151 km west-northwest of Tobelo, North Maluku at a depth of 60.0 km.[4] There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
  • January 9 - Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leaders Agus Raharjo and Laode M. Syarif faced terror threats with unknown assailants placing what appeared to be bombs at their houses. It was suspected that a Molotov cocktail exploded at Laode's house.[5]
  • January 11 - Hundreds of houses were damaged by tornado in Rancaekek, Bandung, West Java. Two people were seriously injured and around 100 people suffered minor injuries.[6]
  • January 13 - Indonesian Women single in Badminton, Fitriani won the 2019 Thailand Masters (badminton) Super 300. The 2019 Thailand Masters, officially Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters 2019 was a badminton tournament which took place at Indoor Stadium Huamark in Thailand from 8 to 13 January 2019 and had a total purse of $150,000. The 2019 Thailand Masters was the first tournament of the 2019 BWF World Tour and also part of the Thailand Masters championships which had been held since 2016. This tournament was organized by the Badminton Association of Thailand with sanction from the BWF.[7]
  • January 14
  • January 17
    • A plastic-waste mill worker was found dead inside a milling machine at his workplace in Bantargebang, Bekasi.[10]
    • First Indonesian Presidential debate between Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto. The topics covered were on the hot-button issues of corruption, terrorism, human rights and the law.[11]
  • January 18 - Mosaic art surrounding a statue on a major road in Surakarta, Central Java, has drawn ire from conservative Muslim groups, which have said that an aerial view of the art showed that the design resembled a Christian cross.
  • January 19 - A boat carrying 24 people sank in Kapuas River, West Kalimantan. At least 13 people were killed and 11 people survived.
  • January 21 - A tornado struck Tuban, East Java. One person was killed and 42 houses were damaged.
  • January 22
    • South Sulawesi floods and Landslides - Floods and landslides in several regions in South Sulawesi killed 78 people and left dozens missing.[12]
    • Sumba Island Earthquake - an earthquake magnitude 6.0 struck Sumba Island and a few hours later a second earthquake magnitude 6.4 struck the same place. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
  • January 24
  • January 25 - Russian climber was found injured on the slopes of Mount Agung in Bali, 10 hours after he was declared missing.
  • January 26 - Three houses and one hospital were damaged after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Aru Islands, Maluku. One girl was injured.
  • January 27
  • Batang and Pekalongan Floods - Floods swept through houses in Batang and Pekalongan, Central Java. Thousands of people were evacuated in two districts.
  • January 28
    • Ahmad Dhani was sentenced to 18 months in jail for spreading hatred on social media.
    • Seven people were killed and 26 injured when a bus crashed on Cipularang highway.
  • January 29
    • Bali Landslide - Four people were killed when a landslide buried a house in Buleleng, Bali.
    • West Halmahera Landslide - dozens of houses were damaged after landslide hit West Halmahera, North Maluku.
  • January 31 - the flood hit dozens of houses in Surabaya. One person killed.

February[edit]

March[edit]

Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit officially opened for public by the current president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo.

July[edit]

A phreatic eruption occurred at Mount Tangkuban Perahu, the first since 2013
  • July 26 - A phreatic eruption occurred in Mount Tangkuban Perahu in Bandung, the first since 2013. No one was killed in the incident however several people reported breathing difficulties.

Deaths[edit]

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See also[edit]


References[edit]

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