Indonesia

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Volcano erupts on Indonesia island hit by earthquake

Volcano erupts on Indonesia island hit by earthquake

Volcano erupts on Indonesia island hit by earthquake

A volcano has erupted on the same central Indonesian island devastated by an earlier earthquake and tsunami, prompting warnings for air services over volcanic ash in the air.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1200 people

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1,200 people

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1,200 people

Trucks carrying food for desperate survivors of the earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island have rolled in with a police escort to guard against looters as the death toll soared past 1,200.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles millions

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles 'millions'

Man left bankrupt after wife gambles 'millions'

Christopher Forte claims he allowed his wife to borrow money from him because he was in love

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Indonesian province may introduce beheading as punishment for murder

Indonesian province may introduce beheading as punishment for murder

Indonesian province may introduce beheading as punishment for murder

The province Aceh is the only one in the country to be run under sharia law

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Indonesian maid dies after 'suffering abuse and sleeping outside with dog'

Indonesian maid dies after 'suffering abuse and sleeping outside with dog'

Indonesian maid dies after 'suffering abuse and sleeping outside with dog'

The 21-year-old allegedly had infected wounds and severe head and face injuries

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex and sex outside marriage

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex

The court said it should not rule over parliament on law and it wasn't its role to criminalise private behaviour

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Lava avalanche from Mount Agung threatens locals who refuse to leave

Lava avalanche from Mount Agung threatens locals who refuse to leave

Lava avalanche from Mount Agung threatens locals who refuse to leave

The volcano is expected to erupt imminently

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Bali's Mount Agung is about to erupt, but what happened the last time it erupted?

Bali's Mount Agung is about to erupt - but what happened the last time it did so?

Bali residents still haunted by Mount Agung's last eruption

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963 and it killed more than 1,000 people

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The exhibit had been in place since 2014

Museum faces fury for offering chance to take 'Auschwitz selfies' with Adolf Hitler

Museum faces fury for offering chance to take 'Auschwitz selfies' with Adolf Hit

Museum in Indonesia finally forced to remove exhibit after fury from rights groups

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

A draft bill reportedly says behaviours of LGBT people on television would be banned, but does not state what these are

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

A 'Tinder for polygamists' has sparked major debate in Indonesia

A 'Tinder for polygamists' has sparked major debate in Indonesia

A 'Tinder for polygamists' has sparked major debate in Indonesia

Ayopoligami has already gathered 56,000 users since its launch in April, but was temporarily shut down

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Thousands of people in Bali evacuated over volcanic eruption fears

Thousands of people in Bali evacuated over volcanic eruption fears

Thousands of people in Bali evacuated over volcanic eruption fears

The Red Cross has said nearly 42,000 residents surrounding Mount Agung have been evacuated following eruption warnings

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A child looks up at a photographer in West Papua

Indonesia has a dark, dirty secret which could amount to genocide

Indonesia has a dark, dirty secret which could amount to genocide

Indonesia has succeeded in obscuring the murky reality of events in West Papua for decades

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

It is thought that Shaun Davidson used a fork and bucket to tunnel out of Kerobokan jail in Bali

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Indonesia brings in decree to allow government to disband extremist groups

Indonesia brings in tough new decree to allow government to disband extremist groups

Indonesia brings in decree to allow government to disband extremist groups

President Joko Widodo issued an order to ban groups which might threaten national unity

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Into the 'rainbow village' - Indonesia hamlet becomes tourist sensation

Into the 'rainbow village' - Indonesia hamlet becomes tourist sensation

Into the 'rainbow village' - Indonesia hamlet becomes tourist sensation

The Wonosari neighbourhood in the city of Semarang has been made over into a vision of colour

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Filipino authorities say foreigners are among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

Filipino authorities say foreigners are among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

Filipino authorities say foreigners among Islamist fighters on Mindanao island

The island was recently put under martial law by Rodrigo Duterte

Three men suspected of orchestrating ISIS terror attack arrested in Indonesia

Three men suspected of orchestrating ISIS terror attack arrested in Indonesia

Three men suspected of orchestrating ISIS terror attack arrested in Indonesia

The men are suspected to be linked to a suicide bomber attack in Jakarta on Wednesday

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Indonesian police arrest 141 gay men in Jakarta sauna party

Indonesian police arrest 141 gay men in Jakarta sauna party

Indonesian police arrest 141 gay men in Jakarta sauna party

Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia, but there remain elements of repression suffered by the LGBT community

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Indonesian men to receive lashes after having gay sex under sharia-inspired code

Gay Indonesian men to receive lashes for breaching sharia code by having sex

Gay Indonesian men to receive lashes for breaching sharia code by having sex

The convictions for homosexuality came in the conservative Aceh province

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Komodo dragon bites tourist in Indonesia

Komodo dragon bites tourist in Indonesia

Komodo dragon bites tourist in Indonesia

A komodo dragon attacked a tourist from Singapore whilst he was taking photos of the reptile

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Rare albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia

Rare albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia

Rare albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia

Villagers had captured the rare orangutan on the island of Borneo

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Human Rights Watch calls for Indonesian authorities to release detained gay men

Rights group furious as two gay men face public whipping in Indonesia

Rights group furious as two gay men face public whipping in Indonesia

Two men are being held at a Sharia law facility in Indonesia for allegedly having same-sex relations. If they are not released, they may be punished with lashings

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

'Militant macaque' steals packet of cigarettes and rips them to pieces

'Militant macaque' steals packet of cigarettes - and rips them to pieces

'Militant macaque' steals packet of cigarettes - and rips them to pieces

The monkey took the cigarettes from someone who was visiting the Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, Indonesia

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

British man David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

Briton David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

Briton David Taylor jailed for killing Bali policeman

David Taylor has been imprisoned for six years and his partner Sarah Connor for four after they were found guilty of the assault on Wayan Sudarsa