US zoo sends last rhino to Indonesia to mate

2015-08-25 22:14

A US zoo is sending their last Sumatran rhino to Southeast Asia with the mission to mate.

All bodies retrieved after Indonesian plane crash

2015-08-20 20:33

Authorities have retrieved the bodies of all 54 victims of a weekend plane crash in Indonesia's Papua province.

Weather slows recovery of bodies from Indonesia plane crash

2015-08-19 08:33

Heavy fog and bad weather hampered rescuers trying to evacuate bodies in eastern Indonesia where a passenger plane crashed into a mountain, killing all 54 people on board, officials say.

Indonesian plane's black box has been recovered

2015-08-18 10:10

Indonesian officials say the black box has been recovered from passenger plane that crashed in a remote area of the country, killing all 54 people on board.

38 bodies found at Indonesian plane crash site

2015-08-18 07:35

Thirty-eight bodies have been found at the site in remote eastern Indonesia where a plane crashed at the weekend, the transport ministry said.

Debris spotted in search for missing Indonesian plane

2015-08-17 05:58

A plane searching for an Indonesian passenger aircraft that went missing in the remote eastern province of Papua with 54 people on board at the weekend has spotted debris, an official says.

Papua residents say they have found crashed plane

2015-08-16 16:08

Villagers in eastern Indonesia's Papua say that a plane, which went missing in the province with 54 people aboard, has crashed.

Canadian teacher goes free after sex abuse conviction in Indonesia

2015-08-14 09:04

An Indonesian court has overturned convictions against a Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant who were serving 10 years in prison for sexually abusing three young children at a prestigious international school in Jakarta,.

Teenager killed, buildings damaged in Indonesian quake

2015-07-28 13:47

A powerful earthquake has rocked a remote eastern Indonesia, killing a teenage boy who fell into a river as he fished and damaging several buildings.

3 Indonesian airports closed due to volcanoes

2015-07-16 15:53

At least 3 Indonesian airports are closed due to eruptions of the Raung and Gamalama volcanoes.


Indonesian man called 'God' told to change name

2015-08-25 08:55

An Islamic authority in Indonesia's East Java province has told a man whose name means God to change his name or risk being denied social services, a report says.

Bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

2015-08-19 20:57

The first bodies of 54 people killed when a plane went down in eastern Indonesia have been carried from the remote crash site.

Indonesia scuttles 35 foreign fishing boats

2015-08-18 19:35

Indonesia's navy has begun sinking 35 boats whose foreign crews were caught fishing in Indonesian waters.

Indonesia official says missing plane is 'totally destroyed'

2015-08-18 08:39

An Indonesian passenger plane that went missing two days ago was destroyed when it slammed into a mountain, killing all 54 people on board, the country's top rescue official says.

Indonesian plane was transporting $470 000 in cash - official

2015-08-17 08:53

An Indonesian passenger plane that crashed at the weekend in Papua was transporting about $470 000 in cash to distribute to poor families in the eastern province, a post office official says.

Rescuers head to crashed Indonesian plane: official

2015-08-16 22:17

Rescue teams are heading to the site of an air crash in rugged eastern Indonesia after villagers found the wreckage of a passenger plane which went missing with 54 people aboard.

Indonesia plane loses contact in Papua

2015-08-16 12:11

An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 54 people lost contact with air traffic control.

Indonesia arrests former US policeman over alleged murder

2015-08-05 14:17

A former US policeman has been arrested on the Indonesian resort island of Bali over alleged links to the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, officials say.

Strong 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

2015-07-28 08:00

A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck the far eastern Indonesian province of Papua, US geologists say, although tsunami monitors say there was no threat of dangerous waves.

Indonesia jails orangutan trader caught with baby ape

2015-07-13 16:47

An Indonesian orangutan trader has been jailed for two years after he was caught trying to sell a baby ape from a backpack, a rare conviction for wildlife crime in the country.

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