Indonesia hit by magnitude 7.0 earthquake

Story Published: 28 Jul 2015

A MAGNITUDE 7.0 earthquake has hit off the coast of Abepura in Indonesia, the US Geological Survey site has reported.

Earthquake, Editors Picks, Indonesia, Seismic

Bali put on alert after terror threat

Story Published: 20 Jan 2016

SECURITY has been ramped up in Bali after a local government office received a terror threat on Wednesday.

Bali, Indonesia, Islamic State, Jakarta, Terror, Travel

Orangutans beaten by villagers after escaping forest fires

Story Published: 12 Nov 2015

AN orangutan and her baby have been rescued after they were reportedly attacked by villagers in Borneo.

Borneo, Indonesia, Orangutans

Australian Govt raises warning level on Indonesia travel

Story Published: 25 Feb 2016

CONCERNED that another terrorist attack is imminent, the Department of Foreign Affairs has updated its travel advice for...

Indonesia, International, Terrorism, Travel, World News

Indonesia: death penalty and castration for child rapists

Story Published: 27 May 2016

The move follows public outrage at rising levels of violent crime against children

Castration, Child Rapist, Editors Picks, Indonesia, Pedophiles

Indonesia plans to build jail guarded by crocodiles

Story Published: 11 Nov 2015

INDONESIA'S anti-drugs agency has proposed building a jail on an island guarded by crocodiles to hold death-row drug...

Convicts, Crocodiles, Death Row, Drugs, Indonesia, Jail

World's oldest man, 145, just wants to die

Story Published: 29 Aug 2016

The world’s oldest man has been named as Indonesian Mbah Gotho, who is 145 years old, with documentation that says he was...

Age, Death, Indonesia, Old

Indonesia could feed dealers to death with their own drugs

Story Published: 2 Mar 2016

CONVICTED drug dealers could be put to death by being force-fed their own narcotics under a controversial new idea being...

Addiction, Drug, Editors Picks, Indonesia, World News

Aussie Halal certifiers 'offer payment to Indonesians'

Story Published: 7 Sep 2015

HALAL certifiers in Australia have offered tens of thousands of dollars to Indonesia's top halal authority in apparent...

Editors Picks, Halal Certification, Indonesia, Trade

ISIS attacks in Jakarta leave 4 gunmen, 3 others dead

Story Published: 15 Jan 2016

THERE are reports at least six people are dead after a series of ISIS bomb attacks in Indonesia's capital city, Jakarta.

Bomb, Editors Picks, Indonesia, Isis, Jakarta