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Stories with place: Java
  • Indonesia's search for mass graves met with skepticism 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 6:24 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - The Indonesian government's decision to investigate anti-communist massacres in 1965 is being met with wariness by rights groups, some of which are reluctant to share information about mass graves until the government shows how it will conduct the probe.

  • Floods, landslides leave 6 missing in eastern Indonesia 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 11:20 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Rain-triggered floods and landslides left six villagers missing in eastern Indonesia, an official said Monday.

  • Indonesia moves jailed cleric amid inhumane treatment claim story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-16 3:24 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian authorities on Saturday moved the jailed spiritual leader of the 2002 Bali bombers from a notorious prison island amid demands by his lawyer to end his "inhumane" treatment.

  • Uber starts motorbike taxi service in Indonesian capital 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 5:37 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Ride-hailing app Uber on Wednesday launched a motorbike taxi service in the Indonesian capital where Southeast Asian rivals Go-Jek and Grab are already battling for dominance.

  • Indonesia preparing to execute more foreign drug convicts 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 9:33 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia is preparing to execute more foreigners convicted of drug offenses as it maintains a contentious policy of imposing capital punishment for drug crimes.

  • Strong earthquake rocks western Indonesia 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 12:17 pm

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - A strong earthquake struck Wednesday evening off the southern coast of Java, Indonesia's main island, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

  • Indonesia sinks 23 foreign fishing boats 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 8:42 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian authorities on Tuesday blew up 23 foreign vessels that were captured for fishing illegally in the country's waters.

  • Traffic clogged Jakarta to suspend rush hour car-pooling 
    Updated: Apr-03-16 11:24 pm

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Lines of people from women holding babies to school age children, with a hand held up to show they're for hire, are a ubiquitous sight on the Indonesian capital's busiest roads during rush hour.