Bali airport's closure due to volcano has affected 445 flights: Operator

Bali airport's closure due to volcano has affected 445 flights: Operator

The closure of I Gusti Ngurah Rai airport on the Indonesian island of Bali due to a volcanic eruption has affected 445 flights, including 196 international routes, its operator said on Monday.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

800 Indonesians joined IS, says official

Security has been beefed all across the country, including in capital Jakarta.

Nov 30, 2015, 21:55 PM IST
2004 Boxing Day tsunami-survivor meets idol Cristiano Ronaldo

2004 Boxing Day tsunami-survivor meets idol Cristiano Ronaldo

Tsunami survivor Martunis of Indonesia met his idol and Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo after following in his footsteps by joining Sporting Lisbon's youth academy.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Indonesian tsunami survivor joins Sporting Lisbon academy

Indonesian tsunami survivor joins Sporting Lisbon academy

An Indonesian tsunami survivor, found wearing a Portugal shirt nearly three weeks after his home was destroyed in the 2004 disaster, has joined Sporting Lisbon`s academy, the club said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 21:31 PM IST
`Pirates` held by Vietnam speak Indonesian

`Pirates` held by Vietnam speak Indonesian

Eight men detained by Vietnam on suspicion of hijacking a Malaysian-flagged tanker speak Indonesian and were carrying large amounts of cash when they were apprehended, state media reported Sunday.

Jun 21, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

17 school students killed in Indonesian road accident

Seventeen Indonesian pupils were killed and five others injured Thursday after a truck carrying them to school overturned into a ditch on western Sumatra island, police said.

May 28, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

Canadian, Indonesian jailed over Jakarta school sex abuse

A Canadian and Indonesian were jailed for 10 years each on Thursday for sexually abusing children at an elite Jakarta international school, sparking anger from supporters who say the men are innocent as well as concern over the rule of law in Indonesia.

Apr 02, 2015, 22:01 PM IST
Indian Open Badminton: Sugiarto stuns crowd favourite Super Dan

Indian Open Badminton: Sugiarto stuns crowd favourite Super Dan

Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto today earned the prized scalp of five-time World Champion Lin Dan, notching up a stunning three-game win over the Chinese legend to reach the semifinals of the India Super Series badminton tournament here on Friday.

Mar 27, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

Canadian, Indonesian on trial over Jakarta school sex abuse

 A Canadian and an Indonesian teaching assistant went on trial Tuesday accused of sexually assaulting children at a prestigious Jakarta school, but parents of students rallied outside court and proclaimed their innocence.

Dec 02, 2014, 14:25 PM IST

Death toll in boat accident off Malaysia rises to four

Malaysian maritime authorities found two more bodies floating in the sea on Wednesday after a boat carrying illegal Indonesian migrants sank, raising the confirmed death toll to four with seven still missing.

Jul 16, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

Two dead, nine missing as boat capsizes off Malaysia

Malaysian authorities on Tuesday were searching for nine people missing at sea after an overloaded fishing boat carrying illegal Indonesian migrants capsized off southern Malaysia, killing at least two.

Jul 15, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

US sentencing for fraudulent wine dealer postponed again

Sentencing for disgraced wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan, who was found guilty of fraud for manufacturing fake vintages, has been postponed to July, a US federal court said Wednesday.

May 29, 2014, 03:55 AM IST

Indonesian envoy to return to Australia after spying row

Indonesia today said it would send its ambassador back to Australia this month in a bid to normalise relations after a spying row that has soured ties between the two countries.

May 10, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Brunei detains Indonesian on terror suspicions: Report

Brunei authorities have detained an Indonesian national with links to Southeast Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) for alleged "terrorist-related activities" in the oil-rich sultanate, a media report said Thursday.

Feb 27, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Indonesian floods kill 23, displace thousands

The death toll in days of floods and landslides in Indonesia has climbed to 23, an official said today, as torrential rain pounded the capital.

Jan 18, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Indonesia warns of Christmas terror attack threat

Indonesian police warned on Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country.

Dec 12, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

Indonesian widows get Dutch compensation, apology

The Dutch government has said that it had compensated 10 women whose husbands were executed by its army between 1946 and 1947 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Aug 09, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

Indonesian President calls for Assad`s ouster

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has called upon Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, a media report said Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2013, 22:32 PM IST

Indonesian anti-terror squad criticised for deaths

Indonesia`s US-funded police anti-terror squad has killed seven suspected militants in recent days.

Jan 06, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Philippines: 2 cargo ships sink; 32 aboard saved

A cargo ship loaded with cement sank in central Philippines and another vessel carrying iron ore went down off eastern coast.

Jan 22, 2012, 11:43 AM IST