Tourists panic as quake rattles Bali

2017-03-22 09:26

Tourists fled their hotels in panic on Bali after the popular Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake.

Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction

2017-03-17 12:26

Indonesia summoned the British ambassador after a cruise ship on a voyage organised by a London-based company smashed into coral reefs in a popular tourist spot and caused extensive damage.

Briton jailed for six years over Bali policeman killing

2017-03-13 14:12

A British man was jailed for six years over the killing of a policeman who was beaten to death on a beach on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

Crowds greet Saudi king on rare visit to Indonesia

2017-03-01 17:30

The first Saudi monarch to visit Indonesia in nearly half a century has arrived to an elaborate official welcome and crowds of thousands.

Australia-Indonesia restore full military ties

2017-02-26 12:01

Australia and Indonesia have announced the full restoration of military ties as the countries' leaders held talks following a brief spat over teaching material deemed offensive to Jakarta.

Prosecutors seek 8-year terms for tourists in Bali death

2017-02-21 21:03

Indonesian prosecutors are seeking eight-year prison sentences for a British man and an Australian woman accused of killing a police officer on Bali beach.

Indonesia launches anti-Valentine's Day condom raids

2017-02-14 17:17

Indonesian authorities raided convenience stores and seized condoms in a major city to stop teenagers having casual sex on Valentine's Day, the latest crackdown on the holiday in the Muslim-majority nation.

12 dead in landslides on Indonesia's Bali

2017-02-10 09:58

Twelve Indonesians, including three children, have been killed on the holiday island of Bali after landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed several villages, an official said Friday.

Extinction threatens 60% of primates

2017-01-19 18:23

From gorillas to gibbons, about 60% of primates, the closest biological relatives to human beings, are threatened by extinction due largely to human activities, a study has found.

Shallow earthquake rattles Indonesia's third-largest city

2017-01-16 16:52

A shallow earthquake has rattled residents of Indonesia's third-largest city Medan.


US woman in Bali 'suitcase murder' gives up baby

2017-03-17 23:02

An American woman convicted in her mother's "suitcase murder" in Indonesia has given custody of her young daughter to an Australian woman until her release from prison.

UK cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef

2017-03-14 12:31

A British-owned cruise ship has smashed into and damaged pristine coral reefs in a remote corner of Indonesia known as one of the world's most bio-diverse marine habitats.

Indonesian politicians implicated in major graft case

2017-03-09 21:17

Indonesian politicians, including the justice minister and ex-interior minister, and officials are implicated in a major corruption scandal estimated to have sucked about $170m out of government coffers

Bomb attack, police shootout in Indonesian city

2017-02-27 08:51

A small bomb exploded in a park in the Indonesian city of Bandung on Monday, with the attacker fleeing into government offices and engaging in a shootout with police.

Baby orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet

2017-02-23 12:42

Baby primate Vena shyly turned her head away from a bottle as two vets tried to feed her, the latest Bornean orangutan rescued in Indonesia after being kept as a pet.

Kim killer suspect interviewed by diplomats

2017-02-16 19:32

Indonesian diplomats have met with a woman arrested in Malaysia for suspected involvement in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother.

13 dead, thousands caught in flooding in central Indonesia

2017-02-11 13:09

Up to 40 000 people have been caught in severe flooding following days of torrential rain in central Indonesia, where the death toll from landslides on Bali resort island rose to 13.

Light at the end of the tunnel for Manor's F1 hopes?

2017-02-01 12:26

Embattled Formula 1 backmarker Manor Racing's hopes of competing in 2017 may still be faintly alive.

Baby elephant rescued near Indonesian palm oil plantation

2017-01-18 18:12

A baby elephant found terrified and malnourished near a palm oil plantation is being nursed back to health at a conservation centre on Indonesia's Sumatra island.

Sumatran tiger mauls Indonesian man to death

2017-01-12 11:37

A Sumatran tiger has mauled an Indonesian man to death in a national park, in a brutal attack that left the victim with bite marks all over his body, officials said.

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