WATCH: Why Indonesia's capital Jakarta is sinking

2018-08-14 08:25

Indonesia's capital Jakarta has sunk by up to 4 metres in places since 1970. But what is causing it?

Indonesia earthquake: Death toll jumps to 387

2018-08-11 14:14

The death toll from the major earthquake that hammered the Indonesian island of Lombok rose to 387.

UPDATE: Death toll tops 300 as third strong quake shakes Indonesian island

2018-08-09 11:36

The Indonesian island of Lombok has been shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week as an official said the death toll from an earlier quake had topped 220.

WATCH: More than 100 dead in Indonesia quake

2018-08-07 18:24

As the search for bodies continue on Indonesia's Lombok island, villagers are now facing an uncertain future.

SA actress recalls Bali quake: 'The possibility of a tsunami freaked me out'

2018-08-06 18:18

South African actress Odelle de Wet has told News24 from Bali that the possibility of a tsunami following a Southeast Asian earthquake "freaked me out a little bit".

Indonesia disaster agency spokesperson says Lombok earthquake caused 'massive' damage

2018-08-06 09:37

An Indonesian disaster agency spokesperson says the Lombok earthquake has caused "massive" damage in north of island.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-08-06 05:26

Watch our playlist of the most talked about videos today, August 6 2018

WATCH: Orangutans bred in captivity released back into the wild

2018-08-04 18:02

Training schools for orangutans form part of a project by the Frankfurt Zoological Society on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.


2018-07-31 11:25

A CHINESE man's beach vacay ended in tragedy when he was washed out to sea while taking a selfie of himself and his friend.

Hikers start descent of Indonesia volcano after quake

2018-07-30 21:42

Groups of hikers began to pick their way down the slopes of a Lombok volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped more than 500 tourists and guides on the mountain.


Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

2018-08-13 10:42

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.

'We are alive, we will start rebuilding' - SA businessman in Indonesia

Locals were left picking up the pieces of what was left of the homes after an earthquake hit an Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday. It is the third big earthquake in little more than a week as the official death toll from an earlier quake topped 300. Watch

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131 killed as hope fades for survivors in Indonesia quake

2018-08-08 10:20

Hopes of finding survivors faded in quake-devastated Lombok island in Indonesia as a humanitarian crisis for 156 000 left homeless looms with a shortage of clean water, food, and medicine.

Deadliest quakes in Indonesia since 2004

2018-08-07 11:02

The earthquake that rattled Indonesia is one of many deadly quakes to strike the vast archipelago nation since 2004. Here is a recap.

More than 2 000 tourists evacuated after Indonesia quake kills 98

2018-08-06 14:12

Indonesia sent rescuers fanning out across the holiday island of Lombok and evacuated more than 2 000 tourists after a powerful earthquake killed at least 98 people and damaged thousands of buildings.

Powerful quake rocks Indonesian tourist island, 91 dead

2018-08-06 06:47

A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 82 people and shaking neighboring Bali, as authorities said thousands of houses were damaged and the death toll could climb

WATCH: Three dead as new earthquake hits Indonesian tourist island

2018-08-05 17:21

At least three people have been killed after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok. The quake came a week after another in the same area killed more than a dozen people.

Dog meat campaign say tests find rabies at Indonesia markets

2018-07-31 15:25

Anti-dog meat campaigners say tests of just nine dog carcasses from markets on an Indonesian island revealed one infected with rabies, highlighting the public health risks.

More than 500 hikers evacuated from Indonesian volcano

2018-07-31 08:44

More than 500 hikers and their guides have been successfully evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain, officials say.

WATCH: Powerful earthquake in Indonesia's Lombok kills 16

2018-07-30 19:46

Efforts are underway to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mt Rinjani in Indonesia, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the popular tourist destination.

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