Maritime police on Monday filed a case of violation of the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act against five city residents who were caught bringing in yellow-crested and palm cockatoos, red-necked wallabies and other exotic animals from Indonesia over the weekend.
Torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides that killed at least 11 people in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua.
Police seeking to prevent a convicted drug trafficker from profiting from her life story have raided the Sydney headquarters of a television network that is negotiating an exclusive interview deal.
Five Japanese divers have now been found alive off the Indonesian resort island of Bali more three days after going missing, a disaster agency official said Monday.
Indonesia’s foreign minister said Monday he was baffled by the latest report of a top-secret document about Australia spying on Indonesia and offering to share that information with the United States, saying he was not sure how snooping on a trade spat could relate to security.
Indonesian rescuers failed Sunday to find any trace of seven Japanese scuba divers who vanished off Bali two days ago, calling the search off until Monday as night fell.
The ash and debris that Indonesia’s Mount Kelud blasted from its belly brought death and misery, and disrupted international air traffic. But for many of the millions of people cleaning up in the wake of the explosive eruption, it was also a money earner and a shot of life for their crops.
Seven Japanese tourists were missing after leaving for a scuba diving trip in waters off the Indonesian island of Bali, police said Saturday.
Volcanic ash from a major eruption in Indonesia shrouded a large swath of the country’s most densely populated island on Friday and closed three international airports.
The US Geological Survey said a magnitude-6.1 earthquake had been recorded in Indonesia.
The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months rose to 16 Sunday after rescuers found another charred corpse and a critically injured college student died in a hospital, officials said.
An endangered komodo dragon and a barking deer have died in the latest incidents to hit Indonesia’s largest and most problem-plagued zoo.
“Are you Shandra? Yes, I am.” With those few words, a young Indonesian with big dreams of a better life found herself catapulted into the murky underground world of sex slavery and violence.