Gulf Times - Indonesia
Rohingya refugee boat lands in Indonesia after 113-day voyage

Rohingya refugee boat lands in Indonesia after 113-day voyage

A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya refugees that set sail in February but had been adrift in the Andaman Sea with engine failure has landed on an Indonesian island after a voyage of more than 100 days, a human rights official said on Friday.

Iranian tanker seized by Indonesia is released after 4 months

Iranian tanker seized by Indonesia is released after 4 months

An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Indonesia in January over the suspected illegal transfer of oil has been released, an Indonesian official and Iranian state media said on Saturday.

At least seven dead in Indonesia boat selfie accident

At least seven dead in Indonesia boat selfie accident

Seven Indonesians drowned after an overloaded boat capsized because of tourists attempting a selfie in a reservoir on Java island, police said Sunday.

Grieving relatives pay respects to doomed Indonesian Submariners

Grieving relatives pay respects to doomed Indonesian Submariners

The Indonesian navy was on Monday trying to work out how it could salvage the remains of a Submarine from the bottom of the Bali Sea and retrieve the bodies of the 53 sailors who died onboard.

 Nearly 90 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing

Nearly 90 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing

At least 87 people are dead and dozens more still missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor, officials said Monday.

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

Over 50 dead after flash floods in Indonesia and Timor Leste

More than 50 people were killed after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste on Sunday, authorities said, warning the toll could rise further.

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Philippines

Three Indonesian hostages rescued in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants more than a year ago have been rescued in the southern Philippines, police said Friday.

Myanmar security forces kill nine as Indonesia calls for end to violence

Myanmar security forces kill nine as Indonesia calls for end to violence

Myanmar security forces shot dead nine opponents of a Feb. 1 coup on Friday, a funeral services provider and media said, as Indonesia urged an end to the violence and the restoration of democracy, in an unusually blunt call from a neighbour.

Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky.

Dozens of whales die stranded on Indonesian beach

Dozens of whales die stranded on Indonesian beach

Forty-six small whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, after rescue efforts succeeded in saving three others, local officials said Friday.

Indonesian landslide kills four with 14 missing

Indonesian landslide kills four with 14 missing

At least four people have died and 14 are missing after a landslide caused by torrential rains swept away several homes in Indonesia, officials said Monday, with hundreds forced to flee their flooded homes.

Omnibus Law seen to attract Qatari FDI to Indonesia, says envoy

Omnibus Law seen to attract Qatari FDI to Indonesia, says envoy

Indonesia’s newly-enacted Omnibus Law may play a significant role in attracting more Qatari foreign direct investments (FDIs) into the fast-developing Southeast Asian nation