- Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder Updated: Sep-02-15 9:32 am
BALI, Indonesia - A former Austin, Texas, police officer sought in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend was extradited Wednesday from Indonesia to the United States.
- Correction: Financial Markets-Herd Mentality story Updated: Sep-01-15 5:49 pm
NEW YORK - In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund.
- IMF head: Global growth likely to be weaker than expected Updated: Sep-01-15 10:39 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected and will remain at moderate levels, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
- FFA gives Brisbane Roar's Indonesia owners final warning Updated: Aug-28-15 2:06 am
BRISBANE, Australia - Football Federation Australia has told the Indonesian owners of Brisbane Roar that they will lose control of the A-League club if its financial problems are not addressed immediately.
- Ohio zoo sending endangered rhino to Indonesia to mate Updated: Aug-25-15 2:43 pm
CINCINNATI - An Ohio zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States announced plans Tuesday to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate and help preserve his critically endangered species.
- How China's tremors could weaken the world's major economies Updated: Aug-24-15 6:40 pm
WASHINGTON - China is exporting something new to the world economy: Fear.
- Indonesia says flight data recorder of plane still missing Updated: Aug-19-15 8:59 am
JAYAPURA, Indonesia - Indonesia's Search and Rescue Agency said Wednesday that rescuers are still searching for one of the two "black boxes" from a passenger plane that crashed into a mountain over the weekend, killing all 54 people on board.
- Nonprofit seeks safe haven for victims of sex trafficking Updated: Aug-18-15 1:15 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Jennifer Unangst is forever thankful that her mother didn't give up on her when she ran away from her San Diego home at age 15, became a meth addict, crashed in dirty hotels and worked in the sex industry.
- Asia's 'infrastructure gap' threatens to hamper growth Updated: Aug-18-15 3:05 am
MANILA, Philippines - Looking out at bumper-to-bumper Monday morning traffic crawling along the Philippine capital's main avenue, taxi driver Ranilo Banez shook his head in frustration.
- Norway oil fund excludes 4 Asian companies over palm oil Updated: Aug-17-15 9:22 am
STOCKHOLM - Norway's $870 billion sovereign wealth fund has excluded four Asian companies over environmental concerns linked to their palm oil activities in Indonesia.
- Indonesia court overturns teachers' sexual abuse convictions Updated: Aug-14-15 6:10 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant sentenced to 10 years in an Indonesian prison for child sexual offenses were released Friday after a court overturned their convictions.
- Indonesia navy nabs cargo ship loaded with slave-caught fish Updated: Aug-13-15 12:43 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish has been seized by Indonesia's navy and brought to shore after an Associated Press report alerted authorities about its presence in the country's waters, officials said Thursday.
- Indonesian president reshuffles Cabinet to boost economy Updated: Aug-12-15 10:19 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's president announced a Cabinet reshuffle Wednesday, replacing key economic ministers with the aim of speeding up infrastructure spending to revive sputtering growth and stabilize the sliding rupiah.
- 7 decades after WWII, many praise Germany, scorn Japan Updated: Aug-12-15 9:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later.
- 5-time champion Dan, rival Lee make it easily to 2nd round Updated: Aug-11-15 11:29 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Five-time champion Lin Dan of China and his Malaysian arch rival Lee Chong Wei eased their way to the second round of the badminton world championships following straight-sets victories on Tuesday.
- China, Japan vie to build high-speed rail for Indonesia Updated: Aug-11-15 9:58 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's top development official said the government is studying proposals from China and Japan for construction of a high-speed rail line and expects to announce the outcome later this month.
- Israeli athlete granted visa to Indonesia, ending standoff Updated: Aug-10-15 7:47 am
JERUSALEM - Indonesia granted an Israeli badminton player a visa to enter the country and compete in the world championships in Jakarta after a months-long standoff, Israel's national Olympic committee said Monday.
- Israel says badminton player can't get visa for worlds Updated: Aug-09-15 9:30 am
JERUSALEM - The Olympic Committee of Israel says Indonesia has denied one of their athletes a visa to participate in the upcoming Badminton World Championships in Jakarta, which start Monday.
- 45 Burmese fishermen rescued, suspected trafficking victims Updated: Aug-06-15 8:38 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian police have rescued 45 Burmese fishermen, believed to be trafficking victims, from a hotel in central Jakarta where they were taken after traveling on fake documents, officials and the men said Thursday.