Asia Pacific

Most of Jakarta's coastal areas could be submerged by 2050

Experts warn 95 percent of Jakarta's coastal areas could be submerged by 2050.

Turkey

Six stories you may have missed because of Iran's missile attacks

Here are some major stories you might not have seen because of the breaking news out of Iran and Iraq.

Six stories you may have missed because of Iran's missile attacks

Asia Pacific

Indonesia floods: Death toll hits 66 as more rain is expected

Tens of thousands forced into shelters after floodwaters submerge entire neighbourhoods in Jakarta and satellite cities.

Indonesia floods: Death toll hits 66 as more rain is expected

Asia Pacific

Five-storey building collapses in Jakarta, several injured: TV

Cause of collapse of mixed-use building not yet clear in country sometimes criticised for poor construction standards.

Five-storey building collapses in Jakarta, several injured: TV

Asia Pacific

Indonesia flash floods: At least 60 people killed

Indonesia in grip of worst floods anyone can remember, and even more rain is coming.

AJ Impact

How the Pentagon was duped by contractors using shell companies

Some Defense Department suppliers have used front companies to fraudulently win manufacturing bids, US government says.

How the Pentagon was duped by contractors using shell companies

Asia Pacific

Indonesian capital reels after floods leave 47 dead

Flooding on New Year's Day was the worst since 2007, weather agency warns of more downpours.

Indonesian capital reels after floods leave 47 dead

Asia Pacific

Flooding and landslides in Jakarta kills at least 40

Indonesian capital frequently floods but analysts say city was ill-prepared for a storm of this scale.

Indonesia

Several dead, thousands caught in flooding in Indonesian capital

Rainfall, more than three times the average amount, recorded in Jakarta and West Java resulting in deadly flooding.

Several dead, thousands caught in flooding in Indonesian capital

Asia Pacific

A decade in the Asia-Pacific region: 2010 to 2019

2019 marks the end of a decade defined by natural disasters, political upheavals and mass displacements in the region.

A decade in the Asia-Pacific region: 2010 to 2019

Asia Pacific

Dozens killed in Indonesia after bus plunges into ravine

At least 27 killed and over a dozen injured when a passenger bus plunged 150 metres down a ravine in southern Sumatra.

Dozens killed in Indonesia after bus plunges into ravine

Asia Pacific

Paradise paved: Bali rice fields disappear beneath hotels, bars

Christmas and New Year are peak season for tourism on Indonesian island, but rural hamlets are under pressure.

Paradise paved: Bali rice fields disappear beneath hotels, bars

AJ Impact

'When two elephants fight': EU, Indonesia tussle over resources

As disputes over palm oil and nickel head to World Trade Organization, affected residents say they feel trapped.

'When two elephants fight': EU, Indonesia tussle over resources

Indonesia

Indonesia increases jail term for Pole convicted of treason

Supreme Court rejects Jakub Skrzypski's bid for freedom, instead increasing his sentence to seven years over Papua ties.

Indonesia increases jail term for Pole convicted of treason

History

World's 'oldest artwork' uncovered in Indonesian cave: Study

The 4.5-metre painting believed to be 44,000 years old features wild animals being chased by armed half-human hunters.

World's 'oldest artwork' uncovered in Indonesian cave: Study