• One man ball

    A Rohingya migrant plays with a ball at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh. Thousands of migrants - about half of them Bangladeshi and the others minority Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar - have landed ashore in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand since May 10. Thousands more are believed to be trapped at sea and the United Nations has warned that time is running out for them. (AP/Tatan Syuflana)

  • Papua administration creates spatial management system

    The Papua provincial administration is cooperating with the British Embassy to implement a spatial management system through mapping that can be widely accessed by the public.

  • Indonesian Navy surveys coral reefs off East Java

    The Indonesian Navy is conducting a survey of the coral reefs off Sine Beach in Tulungagung regency, East Java, team coordinator Maj. Mohammad Asad says.

  • Earthquake shakes Papua

    An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale shook the Supiori regency in Papua at 10.06 a.m. local time on Wednesday, with no reports of casualties or material losses.

  • Two more foreign boats arrested for poaching

    Authorities have arrested two more foreign fishing boats for allegedly poaching on North Sulawesi waters.

  • One killed, four wounded in Papua attack

    One person was shot dead and four others were wounded by an unidentified group of people in Purleme kampung in Mulia district, Puncak Jaya regency, Papua, on Tuesday night.

  • Islands in focus: New military command slammed

    Human rights activists have opposed the presence of a military command in West Papua, later named as the Kasuari/XVIII Military Command, as it is against the Papua Special Autonomy Law, especially on regional security.

  • Islands in focus: Identity of dead terrorists not yet confirmed

    The Central Sulawesi Police are still investigating the identity of two people believed to be terrorists who were killed in a shoot-out with police on May 24 in Gayatri hamlet, Maranda village, North Poso Pesisir district, Poso regency.

  • Islands in focus: Professor sentenced to a year in rehab

    A former vice rector and Law School professor of Makassar’s Hasanuddin University (Unhas), Musakkir, was found guilty of drug abuse by judges at the Makassar District Court on Tuesday and sentenced to a year of rehabilitation.

  • Islands in focus: Municipal official named graft suspect

    The Central Java High Prosecutor’s Office named on Tuesday the head of the Semarang Water Resources Development and Energy and Mineral Resources Office as a corruption suspect in relation to a retention pool project in Muktiharjo.

  • Islands in focus: Mother killed in road robbery

    A housewife and her daughter were attacked by a group of begal (violent robbers) on Jl. Gatot Subroto, Medan, North Sumatra, on Tuesday.

  • Disaster warnings up as seasons change

    The West Sumatra Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has warned residents, especially those living in areas prone to landslides, floods and tornadoes, to raise their awareness of disasters during the transitional season.

  • Medan KPU opens registration for independent candidates

    The Medan chapter of the General Elections Commission (KPU) has opened registration for independent candidates that want to race in the next mayoral election scheduled for Dec. 9.

  • Jokowi’s son’s wedding for invited guests only

    The First Family has invited more than 4,000 guests to the wedding of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s eldest son Gibran Rakabuming Raka to Selvi Ananda on June 11.

  • Tornado injures 2, destroys 84 homes in Deli Serdang

    A 30-minute tornado injured two residents and destroyed 84 houses in Mencirim village, Deli Serdang regency, North Sumatra, on Monday night.

  • Crab ritual

    Crab fishermen motor their decorated boats during the Nadran ritual on the Karangsong River in Indramayu, West Java, on Tuesday. The ritual was held to thank God for an abundant harvest and the safety of the fishers. (Antara)

  • Aftermath

    Residents examine their flash-flood damaged houses in Jorong Buluah Kasok Kenagarian Sarilamak, Harau subdistrict, West Sumatra, on Tuesday. Four houses were damaged but no casualties were reported. (Antara)

  • Tangerang offers 6,300 overseas employment placements

    Some 6,300 overseas employment placements were offered during a job fair organized by the Tangerang administration.

  • One dies in ship blaze that causes cattle breeders Rp 2 billion in losses

    One cowhand perished along with livestock in a fire on board the KM Asia Raya in Kupang waters, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) on May 15.

  • Refugees in N. Sumatra reach 2,005

    As many as 2,005 foreigners have taken refuge and are being facilitated in a number of immigration detention centers in North Sumatra, an immigration official has said.

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