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Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert level for second time

Sep 18, 2017

Indonesian officials have more than doubled the size of a no go zone around the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali and raised its alert level for the second time in less than a week

Indonesia raises alert level for Bali volcano

Sep 14, 2017

Indonesia has raised the alert level for the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali following an increase in volcanic and tectonic activity

Appeal filed for 2 convicted of killing British backpackers

Aug 21, 2017

Two migrant workers from Myanmar who were convicted two years ago of murdering two British backpackers on a resort island in Thailand have submitted a final appeal of their death sentences

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

May 19, 2017

A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables

Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed

May 16, 2017

A fire at Singapore's Changi Airport has caused the closure of a terminal and lengthy delays as passengers and flights are moved

Indonesia deports Japanese documentary makers out of Papua

May 12, 2017

Six Japanese making a documentary about indigenous people in the tightly controlled Indonesian province of Papua were deported for lacking journalist visas

NKorea to host Malaysia in soccer after diplomatic dispute

May 8, 2017

North Korea has finally been approved to host a 2019 Asian Cup qualifying match against Malaysia following political tensions between the countries

Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises

Mar 29, 2017

A sprawling "Trump Community" that will rise next to a pristine national park in West Java has alarmed conservationists

Australian found negligent in girlfriend's watercraft death

Mar 23, 2017

A Thai court has given a suspended one-year prison sentence to an Australian man whose girlfriend died when their personal watercraft collided at high speed off a southern resort island

Indonesia summons British envoy over coral damaged by ship

Mar 17, 2017

Indonesia's government has summoned the British ambassador to discuss compensation for the destruction of coral reefs by a cruise ship chartered by a British tour company in a tourist area known for outstanding marine biodiversity

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