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AseanPlus News 07 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Protests mount as Indonesia faces transport chaos

B>JAKARTA/B>: Thousands took to the streets across Indonesia yesterday to protest against the government#8217;s decision to raise electricity, fuel and telephone charges, as the country braced for transport disruptions.

AseanPlus News 08 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Indons continue protests

B>JAKARTA:/BProtests continued yesterday in several Indonesian cities against the government#8217;s decision to raise electricity, fuel and telephone charges.

Nation 10 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Indon gets 10 years' jail, whipping for raping girl

The Sessions Court here sentenced an Indonesian labourer yesterday to 10 years#8217; jail and ordered him to be given three strokes of the rotan after he pleaded guilty to raping a 16-year-old girl in a house near Parit Jawa on Feb 10 last year.

Nation 17 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Discuss airspace plan, Jakarta urged

Kuala Lumpur has asked that Jakarta discuss with Malaysia and Singapore about its plan to take full control of its airspace now handled by its two neighbouring countries before making a final decision.

AseanPlus News 20 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Java man admits eating corpses to get magic powers

B>JAKARTA:/BA man arrested by police in Indonesia's densely-populated Central Java has admitted to having eaten the flesh of three corpses, a report said yesterday.

Nation 23 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tremor felt in several areas, no damage reported

A tremor hit several areas in the Klang Valley, Kedah, Penang and Kelantan when an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck North Sumatra at 10.59am yesterday.

AseanPlus News 04 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

S'pore JI chief nabbed

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesian police said yesterday they have arrested a man who is the chief in Singapore of the Jemaah Islamiah regional terror network.

Nation 17 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL may get Singapore's help to quiz JI leader

Malaysia will get Singapore#8217;s help if the need arises to question recently arrested Jemaah Islamiah (JI) leader Mas Selamat Kasturi.

AseanPlus News 24 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Four killed, nine missing after boat sinks off of Indonesia

An explosion sparked a fire that sank a crowded passenger boat in Indonesia on Monday, killing four people and leaving nine others missing, police said.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

58 believed still missing after boat sinks off Indonesia

Rescuers on Tuesday were searching for up to 58 people after an explosion sparked a fire that sank a crowded passenger boat in Indonesia, killing at least eight people, a maritime police official said.