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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 […]

Tony Fernandes’ Approach to AirAsia Crisis Is Drawing Attention

Tony Fernandes’ Approach to AirAsia Crisis Is Drawing Attention

Tony Fernandes’ exceptional approach to the current AirAsia crisis is drawing attention. How the airline and Fernandes handled the incident does not escape the public while analysts and members of the media are, so far, impressed. Last Sunday, when radar lost an AirAsia Airbus A320-200 which had 162 people on board, Tony Fernandes, the airline’s […]

Indonesia Search Pays Off as Debris Is Spotted

Indonesia Search Pays Off as Debris Is Spotted

The search by officials from Indonesia for debris from the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 appears to have paid off, according to a Breaking News report by NBC News. On Tuesday, debris was confirmed as being spotted off of the island of Borneo which the search and rescue officials believe might be from the missing flight. […]

AirAsia Missing Flight Search Resumes Tomorrow Morning

AirAsia Missing Flight Search Resumes Tomorrow Morning

Earlier today a AirAsia flight disappeared. Flight number QZ8501 departed from Indonesia and was headed for Singapore. The flight had more than 150 passengers on board and lost contact with Indonesian air traffic control just after 6:15 am. The plane is suspected to have vanished over the Java Sea. Between Sumatra and Singapore heavy storms […]

AirAsia Flight has Disappeared

AirAsia Flight has Disappeared

The AirAsia flight QZ8501 has disappeared. The flight took off from Indonesia and was headed to Singapore. According to official Hadi Mustofa, the plane was tasked with taking a rather unusual route before it lost contact. AirAsia flight number QZ8501 left from Surabaya, Indonesia and with a slightly more than 150 people on board, including […]

Mudslides in Indonesia Claim Scores of Victims [Video]

Mudslides in Indonesia Claim Scores of Victims [Video]

  Dozens of volunteers, including villagers, soldiers, and police dug with their bare hands in an attempt to rescue scores of victims claimed by Indonesian mudslides until darkness. Torrential rains ravaged central Indonesia killing a reported 18 people and injuring nearly 100 more. Rescuers used their bare hands, hoes, and shovels to dig through the […]

Indonesia Declares Three-Month Emergency After Deadly Mudslide

Indonesia Declares Three-Month Emergency After Deadly Mudslide

Indonesia’s Central Java governor Ganjar Prawano has declared a three-month state of emergency after deadly mudslides swept through the Karangkobar, Banjarnegara district. The landslide has killed at least 18 people, and has buried dozens more. Govenor Prawano’s declaration means that the military police, and Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) will work together with the local […]

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