Crime

Official vows action after AP reports missing migrant girls

Dec 14, 2018

An Indonesian official is vowing to do more to combat human trafficking after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed that scores of trafficked girls have quietly disappeared from one of the nation's poorest regions

Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrants

Dec 13, 2018

Teenage Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara

Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smuggling

Dec 13, 2018

Indonesian police say some of the five foreigners who have been arrested for alleged drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted

113 inmates escape from Indonesian prison during prayer time

Nov 30, 2018

Police say 113 inmates have escaped from a prison in western Indonesia after overpowering a guard during prayer time

Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict

Sep 25, 2018

To Indonesia's government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man who plotted with gunmen to foment revolt in isolated jungles

Indonesian court rules militant guilty of terrorism

Sep 13, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic militant to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty of conducting training in preparation for a terrorist attack

21 killed as bus plunges into ravine in Indonesia

Sep 8, 2018

Officials say 21 people were killed when a tourist bus plunged into a ravine on Indonesia's main Java island

Police say detained Polish man to face trial in Papua

Aug 31, 2018

Police say a Polish man detained in Indonesia's troubled Papua region on suspicion of links to separatists, will be tried on a charge of being involved in a treasonous plot

Indonesia detains Polish man in conflict-prone Papua region

Aug 29, 2018

Indonesian security forces have detained a Polish tourist in the troubled Papua region on suspicion of links to separatists

4 killed in Indonesia forest fires; police arrest suspects

Aug 28, 2018

Police in the Indonesian part of Borneo island have arrested more than a dozen people suspected of starting forest fires that have killed at least four people in the past month