Indonesia has started to train civil servants to become flight instructors to meet demand for pilots in its fast-growing aviation industry, the transport ministry spokesman said on Saturday.
Hours after Indonesia announced it had foiled an alleged plot to bomb the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta, hundreds of hard-line Muslims gathered outside the mission Friday calling for jihad in that country to fight against persecution of their Islamic brothers.
My first encounter with a pink beach had occurred back in 1988 on a small island off the north coast of Sardinia, Italy. This was the island of Budelli, part of the La Maddalena archipelago, named after Saint Mary Magdalene by the Romans.
Japan won its bid to enter talks on a massive Pacific trade pact Saturday after winning over its last opponent, Canada, for a proposed agreement that would account for more than 40 percent of the global economy.
The Indonesian government has said it aims to approve within a month a plan that would free up vast swathes of protected virgin rainforest on Sumatra island for commercial exploitation.
The pilot whose Indonesian jet slumped into the sea while trying to land in Bali has described how he felt it “dragged” down by wind while he struggled to regain control, a person familiar with the matter said.
The dramatic crash of a Lion Air plane into the sea off Bali has raised fears Indonesia's fastest-growing carrier may be putting passenger safety at risk with its huge expansion plans, analysts said Sunday.1 Comment
A passenger jet operated by budget airline Lion Air — which recently sealed blockbuster orders for new planes — missed the runway at Bali airport Saturday and landed in the sea but everybody on board survived.
Badminton-crazy Indonesia is concerned a deadly bird flu outbreak could claim an unlikely victim — the shuttlecock — officials said Tuesday after the government banned imports of Chinese duck feathers.
A British grandmother sentenced to death for trafficking drugs into Bali faces a last-ditch appeal to Indonesia's highest court to avoid the firing squad, after her first bid to lift the sentence was rejected Monday.