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.
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.
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.
Indonesia`s military has failed to dismantle its "dangerous business empire" as ordered under a 2004 law designed to enhance civilian rule in the budding democracy, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday.
Students pelted rocks at police who returned fire with tear gas during one of several rallies across Indonesia on Wednesday to demand govt action to end widespread corruption among politicians, police and other public officials.