Jul 21, 2016

Plane diverted after drunk Aussies brawl

A rowdy brawl among a group of drunken Australians forced a plane to make an unscheduled landing in Indonesia, an official said Thursday. The Jetstar flight from Australia to Thailand was forced to reroute to the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Wednesday evening ...

Oct 26, 2015

Indian crime boss seized in Bali, suspected of 20 murders

An Indian fugitive wanted over a series of murders in his country has been arrested in Indonesia after decades on the run, police said Monday. Acting on a tip-off from Australian police, Indonesian authorities detained Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje on Sunday as he arrived in ...

Mar 18, 2015

U.S. teen accused of killing mother in Bali gives birth

An American teenager imprisoned in Bali on accusations of killing her mother has given birth to a baby girl, her lawyer said on Tuesday. Heather Mack, 19, gave birth to a baby girl via cesarean section on Tuesday in an Indonesian hospital, Anthony Scifo, ...

Bellboy testifies at American man's murder trial on Bali

Feb 27, 2015

Bellboy testifies at American man's murder trial on Bali

A bellboy at an Indonesian hotel testified Thursday that an American man charged with murdering his girlfriend’s mother and stuffing the body into a suitcase refused any help in taking a bag to a taxi outside the hotel. Tommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather Mack, ...

Lawyers seek to save two Australians on death row in Indonesia

Feb 10, 2015

Lawyers seek to save two Australians on death row in Indonesia

Lawyers for two Australians facing execution in Indonesia on drug smuggling charges said Monday they plan to challenge the president’s rejection of their clemency appeals as a last resort. Andrew Chan, 31, and Myuran Sukumaran, 33, are among nine Australians who were arrested in ...

Nov 28, 2014

Deal reached to implement key Bali trade pact: WTO

The 160 members of the World Trade Organization agreed Thursday in Geneva to implement a landmark global trade agreement reached in Bali last December, a spokesman said. The deal to implement the first global trade reform pact in the WTO’s 19-year history was finally ...

Oct 9, 2014

17 dead, dozens missing in Indonesia boat sinking

At least 17 people from a wedding party have died after their boat sank on its way to the Indonesian island of Bali, an official said Wednesday, with two dozen still missing. The victims include at least three children, one of them a 2-year-old ...

American slain in Bali, daughter had troubled past

Aug 20, 2014

American slain in Bali, daughter had troubled past

A Chicago woman whose beaten body was found stuffed in a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali was repeatedly and violently abused by the daughter who has been arrested in her killing, according to police reports. A Chicago-based lawyer for the 19-year-old ...

Aug 5, 2014

Japan, Indonesia to cooperate on gas reactor development

The government-funded Japan Atomic Energy Agency said Monday it has reached an agreement with the Indonesian National Nuclear Energy Agency to cooperate in the research and development of high-temperature gas reactors. Indonesia aims to begin operation of such next-generation nuclear reactors, known to have ...