A British woman could face the death penalty in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly smuggling crystal methamphetamine into the country from China, an official said Saturday.
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. said on Saturday that rockfalls were hampering rescue efforts after a tunnel collapse four days ago at its giant Indonesian copper mine, with hopes fading of finding alive any of the 23 still missing.
Rescuers at a giant U.S.-owned mine in eastern Indonesia have freed four out of 37 workers who were believed trapped underground Tuesday when a tunnel collapsed, the company said.
Indonesian police on Sunday said they had intercepted a wooden boat carrying around 80 asylum seekers from the Middle East, believed to be heading to Australia from the resort island of Bali.
Three Taiwanese convicted of drug trafficking will have to stay behind bars in Indonesia for the rest of their lives, the Criminal Investigation Bureau said yesterday.
Indonesia Monday summoned the British ambassador to make a protest after a group supporting independence for the restive Papua region set up its headquarters in England, the envoy said.
Indonesian police have arrested a factory owner and four foremen for allegedly torturing workers and illegally confining them, an official said Sunday.
A baby Sumatran orangutan swings playfully on a branch at an Indonesian rescue center, a far cry from the terror he endured when his pristine rainforest home was razed to the ground.
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.