Jakarta Post

Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
Video Weather icon 26°C
DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
26°C Light Rain

Rain until tomorrow morning, starting again tomorrow afternoon.

  • Thu

    26℃ - 31℃

  • Fri

    26℃ - 32℃

  • Sat

    27℃ - 32℃

  • Sun

    26℃ - 30℃

Boat people sinking in despair as RI officials sit on fence

  • Ika Krismantari and Rendi A. Witular

    The Jakarta Post

Merak, Banten | Mon, October 19 2009 | 09:41 am

PREMIUM A dilapidated wooden boat tucked away in the port of Merak, Banten, remains a floating shelter for 255 Sri Lankan migrants caught by the Navy on Oct. 10 drifting in Indonesian waters while trying to sail to Australia.Some of the boat people, mostly children and women, have left the boat to eat meals or walk  on
the dockside — in circumstances different from those of  last week when...

Comments