JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force Hercules C-130 plane with 12 crew aboard has crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country’s third-largest city Medan. A hospital official said at least five people were killed.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty.
In what almost seems like an annual event at this point, some Indonesian lawmakers this week proposed that it should be illegal for young people to buy condoms. Why? Because the believe it would help stem the country’s dramatic rise in AIDS cases.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has rejected the final appeal of a French national facing execution for drug offenses.
A Vietnamese official says eight Indonesians apprehended last week have confessed to hijacking a Malaysian oil tanker.
Malaysia spares Filipina drugs convict from execution
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 1:00PM UTC
Indian police probe mob killing of school director in Bihar state
Mon, Jun 29, 2015 6:29PM UTC
Governments sign pact to create Chinese-led Asian bank
Mon, Jun 29, 2015 5:50PM UTC