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Strong earthquake off Philippines damages buildings: Officials

Strong earthquake off Philippines damages buildings: Officials

The Philippines lies on the so-called Ring of Fire, a vast Pacific Ocean region where many of Earth`s quakes and volcanic eruptions occur.

US and Indonesia seek to cut trade and investment barriers

Indonesia and the United States agreed on Friday to find ways to reduce barriers to US companies operating in Southeast Asia`s largest economy, visiting US Vice President Mike Pence and Jakarta`s investment chief said. 

After poll defeat, Jakarta`s Christian governor may escape jail

After poll defeat, Jakarta`s Christian governor may escape jail

The blasphemy allegations and Basuki Tjahaja  Purnama`s subsequent poll loss have sparked fears that pluralistic traditions in Indonesia are under threat from the influence of hardliners.

Indonesian Muslim candidate wins Jakarta election-pollsters

A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor on Wednesday after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia`s reputation for practicing a tolerant form of Islam.

Indonesia's police kill six suspected Islamic militants

Indonesia's police shot dead six suspected IS-linked militants in a gunfight on Java island over the weekend, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Snake charmer wraps 13-foot long cobras around neck like muffler, public SHOCKED!

Snake charmer wraps 13-foot long cobras around neck like muffler, public SHOCKED!

This video is going massively viral on internet due to its SHOCKING content!

Rain triggers landslide in central Indonesia village, 11 buried

At least 11 people were buried by a landslide triggered by heavy rain on Indonesia`s Java island on Saturday, including villagers who were harvesting a crop of ginger, a disaster official said. 

Landslide buries over two dozen people, hit 30 houses in central Indonesia

More than two dozen people have been reported missing after a rain-triggered landslide struck a village in Indonesia's main Java island.

Indonesia police arrest five ahead of demonstration: TV One

Indonesian police on Friday arrested five people for suspected treason linked to planned demonstrations by hardline Muslim groups demanding the removal of Jakarta's Christian governor, city police spokesman Argo Yuwono told broadcaster TV One.

More than 100 die in Malaysian immigration detention camps in two years

More than one hundred foreigners died in the past two years in Malaysia`s immigration detention centres from various diseases and unknown causes, according to documents from the government–funded National Human Rights Commission reviewed by Reuters.

As India celebrated Navratri, Hindus of Bali observed 'Day of Silence'

As India celebrated Navratri, Hindus of Bali observed 'Day of Silence'

Nyepi is a Hindu celebration observed every year as per the Balinese calendar.

Indonesian man found dead inside giant python

Indonesian man found dead inside giant python

An Indonesian farmer has been discovered inside the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was caught near where the man vanished while harvesting his crops.

Indonesian man becomes Python's dinner; police recover corpse from inside serpent!

Indonesian man becomes Python's dinner; police recover corpse from inside serpent!

As per a report published in BBC, 25-year-old Akbar went missing on Sunday on the island of Sulawesi, after leaving to harvest palm oil.

Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction

Indonesia summoned the British ambassador Friday 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.

Host Indonesia wants 37 sports at 2018 Asian Games

Host Indonesia wants 37 sports at 2018 Asian Games

The Incheon games in 2014 featured 36 disciplines, including the full Olympic programme plus more obscure pursuits like soft tennis, Indian wrestling-style sport kabbadi and Chinese martial art wushu.
 

India seeks Indonesia's help in cementing ties with ASEAN

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday sought Indonesia's partnership in cementing India's ties with the ASEAN bloc.

Australian jailed in Bali for using hashish

An Australian businessman was Tuesday handed a seven-month jail term for using hashish on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

Six terrorists arrested in Indonesia

At least six terrorists were arrested by Indonesia`s anti-terror squad on Friday, police said.

Half of 4.3 million TB cases were not documented in India, Indonesia, Nigeria: WHO

Half of 4.3 million TB cases were not documented in India, Indonesia, Nigeria: WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has said that almost half of the estimated 4.3 million cases of tuberculosis cases worldwide were not documented in 2015 by the health authorities in India, Indonesia and Nigeria.

Bali won`t cover up statues for Saudi king

King Salman and a 1,000-strong entourage are enjoying a week-long holiday in Bali after a state visit to Jakarta.