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Over 100 Presumed Dead After Military Transport Plane Crashes in Indonesia

Over 100 Presumed Dead After Military Transport Plane Crashes in Indonesia

On Tuesday, a military transport plane crashed in a residential area in Medan, Indonesia. According to initial reports, over 100 are presumed dead. Military officials stated the Hercules C-130 transport plane struck two houses and a hotel after it fell from the sky, and then exploded in a massive fireball. Currently, there is no information regarding […]

Mount Sinabung Eruption Forces Evacuation of Thousands

Mount Sinabung Eruption Forces Evacuation of Thousands

Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia is erupting, and has already forced the evacuation of thousands. At least three thousand people have been forced to evacuate since the volcano entered into a period of activity on June 2. Throughout Monday, 1,200 inhabitants living near the slopes of Mount Sinabung fled, and the […]

Three Earthquakes Jolt Asia Within 60 Minutes: From Afghanistan to Nepal to Indonesia Regions

Three Earthquakes Jolt Asia Within 60 Minutes: From Afghanistan to Nepal to Indonesia Regions

Three earthquakes have jolted Asia within 60 minutes on May 12, 2015, with the epicenters stretching from Afghanistan-Tajikistan, to Nepal-Tibet border, to Indonesia regions. It must be mentioned that the earthquakes have taken place in the Himalayan mountain region, which is considered to be the youngest mountain range in the world, as it was formed close to […]

Bali Nine Death Row Prisoners Executed

Bali Nine Death Row Prisoners Executed

Eight of the Bali Nine convicted drug smugglers were executed by firing squad in Indonesia on Wednesday morning local time. The executions took place at the Besi prison on the island of Nusakambangan. An Attorney General’s Office official stated to local reporters, “We’ve carried out the executions.” One of the convicted drug smugglers, Mary Jane […]

Indonesia to Execute Foreign Drug Traffickers Within 72 Hours

Indonesia to Execute Foreign Drug Traffickers Within 72 Hours

Indonesia gave formal notice to nine foreign and one local drug trafficker of their pending execution within 72 hours. The foreigners include four men from Nigerian, two from Australian, a Brazilian, a French and a woman from the Philippines. The country has received requests from the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon to stop the execution. He […]

7-Year-Old Smokes a Pack of Cigarettes Daily [Video]

7-Year-Old Smokes a Pack of Cigarettes Daily [Video]

A seven-year-old Indonesia boy smokes 16 cigarettes every day. Although this is shocking to many, this is a drastic improvement for little Dihan Awalidan. He began smoking at the age of three and at one point smoked three packs of cigarettes a day. According to his father, Iyan, when Dihan was not given money to […]

Indonesia President Joko Widodo to Allow Australians to Be Executed

Indonesia President Joko Widodo to Allow Australians to Be Executed

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has maintained his controversial decision to deny clemency for nine drug smugglers set to be executed, known as the “Bali 9.” Though, Widodo stated he is open to abolishing the death penalty in Indonesia, only if the people want that change to happen. The death sentence of two Australian men, Andrew Chan, […]

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Black Box Retrieved

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Black Box Retrieved

The black box for the fated AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has been retrieved. The news comes just days after part of the wreckage has ow finally located. There is now hope that officials will understand more about the crash that happened on December 28, 2014. Three days after Christmas, the world was shocked by another Malaysian […]

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