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Smugglers dump almost 300 exotic birds into ocean off Malaysia

Smugglers dump almost 300 exotic birds into ocean off Malaysia

Wildlife smugglers flung cages filled with rare birds into the ocean after being intercepted by authorities on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA).

Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua

Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua

Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles.

Indonesia exchange walkway collapse due to ‘building failure’

Indonesia exchange walkway collapse due to ‘building failure’

Loose or corroded joints may have caused the sudden collapse of a mezzanine floor at the Indonesian Stock Exchange building this week that sent visiting students plunging to the ground ...

Dozen people injured in Indonesia Stock Exchange building collapse

Dozen people injured in Indonesia Stock Exchange building collapse

The second floor of the Indonesia Stock Exchange building collapsed on Monday, said an exchange employee, injuring around a dozen people who were carried on stretches from the building.

New-born baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

New-born baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

Police suspect that Hani, who had worked as a domestic helper in Abu Dhabi for four years, secretly gave birth during an Etihad flight from there to Jakarta on Saturday.

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jakarta launched the first train connecting its international airport to the city centre Tuesday as the sprawling Indonesian capital moves to tackle the gridlock that can make the trip an hours-long headache.

At least eight dead as passenger boat capsizes in Indonesia

At least eight dead as passenger boat capsizes in Indonesia

At least eight people died and several others remain missing after a passenger boat capsized off the coast of Borneo on Monday, an official said, in the latest deadly maritime accident in Indonesia.

Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java, at least 2 dead

Strong quake hits Indonesia's Java, at least 2 dead

A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck the island of Java in Indonesia just before midnight on Friday, with authorities reporting two deaths and damage to scores of buildings.

US citizen on the run after busting out of Bali prison

US citizen on the run after busting out of Bali prison

Indonesian police are hunting for a US citizen who escaped on Monday from an overcrowded prison on the holiday island of Bali by cutting through steel bars in a ceiling, the jail's second breakout of foreign inmates this year.

Thousands of Indonesians again protest Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands of Indonesians again protest Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands protested outside the US Embassy in the Indonesian capital on Sunday against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, many waving banners saying "Palestine is in our hearts".

Ash billows from Bali volcano in fresh volley of activity

Ash billows from Bali volcano in fresh volley of activity

Ash spewed as high as 2.1 km above the crater during one emission at 7:59 am, within a radius of about 5 km around the mountain, the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency said.

Thousands in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

Thousands in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

Leaders in both Asian countries have joined a global chorus of voices condemning US President Donald Trump's move.