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Archipelago

  • Benoa Bay plan can proceed with conditions: Pastika

    Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has officially sent a letter to the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry saying the plan to reclaim Benoa Bay could continue provided several conditions were met.

  • Idul Fitri holiday tourists told to love protected animals

    The Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) and Animal Friends Jogja (AFJ) called on the public to avoid performances that included animals and having their picture taken with animals at zoos.

  • Regencies in NTT desperately need general hospitals

    Two regencies in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), including Labuan Bajo, capital of West Manggarai regency, are still short of general hospitals.

  • Police respond to firecracker complaint in Palu

    Officers with the West Palu Police department dispersed on Wednesday residents playing with firecrackers in Palu city, Central Sulawesi.

  • Death toll in river accident rises

    The number of fatalities in the ferry sinking accident that occurred on Tuesday on the Kuala Kapuas river in Central Kalimantan river rose to 12 on Wednesday, with six passengers still missing.

  • Fatal pickup truck crash sparks riot

    A riot broke out Tuesday on the second day of Idul Fitri after six motorcycle riders were killed by a speeding pickup truck in Batam, Riau Islands. The crash left two others in critical condition.

  • Old friends

    President-elect and Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (center) and his wife Iriana (right) talk with Surakarta Mayor FX Hadi Rudyatmo (left) at a open house in Graha Saba, Sumber, Surakarta, Central Java, on Wednesday. Rudyatmo was Jokowi's deputy mayor when he was Surakarta mayor.

  • Thousands inundate Yogya tourist sites during holiday

    Thousands of tourists flooded tourist sites in Yogyakarta province beginning on Tuesday, the second day of Idul Fitri.

     

  • Fatal pick-up truck crash sparks riot

    A riot broke out on the second day of Idul Fitri after six motorcycle riders were killed by a speeding pick-up truck in Batam, Riau Islands on Tuesday. The crash also left two others in critical condition.

     

     

  • Overloaded boat capsizes in S. Kalimantan

    A wooden inter-village boat transporting more than 60 passengers and 15 motorcycles capsized in Kuala Kapuas, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, on Tuesday.