Indonesia

Flash floods, mudslides kill at least 58 in Indonesia's Papua

Torrential rains submerge hundreds of houses in neck-high water and mud in Indonesia's easternmost province.

Flash floods, mudslides kill at least 58 in Indonesia's Papua

Malaysia

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Doan Thi Huong is the last person facing charges for the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Indonesia

Indonesia: Wife and child of arrested plotter die in explosion

Police say woman blew herself and child up during a raid after husband detained for planning Jakarta attacks.

Indonesia: Wife and child of arrested plotter die in explosion

Ethiopia

Singapore, Australia ban use of Boeing 737 MAX

A number of countries have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet in response to the Ethiopia crash.

Singapore, Australia ban use of Boeing 737 MAX

Ethiopia

'I prayed for their souls': Ethiopian villagers mourn

Villagers near site of downed plane struggle to cope with trauma in aftermath of fatal Ethiopian Airlines accident.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: 'I prayed for their souls'

Ethiopia

US regulator demands Boeing modify 737 MAX after Ethiopia crash

Not since the 1970s has a new aircraft model been involved in two deadly accidents in such a short period.

US regulator demands Boeing modify 737 MAX after Ethiopia crash

North Korea

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam murder suspect freed

Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah was accused of the killing of North Korean leader's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.

Aviation

Boeing in the spotlight after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Questions being asked of manufacturer after two deadly plane accidents involving Boeing 737 MAX 8 just months apart.

Boeing in the spotlight after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Science & Technology

'Doing it all': Indonesian women's double burden

Debate over the gender pay gap seems almost peripheral in a country where tradition forces women to keep house and work.

'Doing it all': Indonesian women's double burden

Indonesia

Facebook bans foreign political ads ahead of Indonesia elections

As scrutiny grows, the social media giant says its move is aimed at safeguarding 'election integrity' on its platform.

Facebook bans foreign political ads ahead of Indonesia elections

Indonesia

Officials fear up to 100 still trapped in Indonesia mine

Rescue efforts hampered by steep terrain, unstable soil and dangerously narrow mining shafts.

Officials fear up to 100 still trapped in Indonesia mine

Refugees

'Open prison': The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia

Few options remain for people in shelters - too afraid to go home and with little hope of resettlement.

'Open prison': The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Indonesia's polluted river clean-up shows slow progress

A year passed since the government launched the clean-up programme, but an action plan was put in place only recently.

Asia Pacific

6 dead, 19 rescued after Indonesia gold mine collapses

At least six dead and 19 rescued as authorities hunt for more survivors after collapse of unlicensed mine in Sulawesi.

Rescuers dig for survivors after landslide at Indonesia gold mine

Indonesia

Long lost giant bee, the world's largest, rediscovered

Team of international researchers finds the first specimens of the giant insect in Indonesia's North Moluccas islands.

Wallace's giant bee, world's largest, refound by scientists