INDONESIA

  • AirAsia tragedy: Indonesia suspends AirAsia's Surabaya-Singapore route January 4, 2015

    The Indonesia Transport Ministry has suspended the AirAsia's Surabaya-Singapore route as the Indonesia's weather agency said that the bad weather was the biggest factor in the Air Asia tragedy after it was found that the airline did not have the permission to fly on that route on the day of...
  • Ill-fated AirAsia QZ 8501 pilot's family mourns loss January 2, 2015

    The family of the pilot of AirAsia 8501 is mourning the loss of the man they saw as a hero. They are dealing with the realization that their loved one has gone. ...
  • AirAsia plane crash: Bodies arrive in Indonesia, one identified January 1, 2015

    A passenger aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 became the first victim of the crash to be returned to her family on Thursday, one of many painful reunions to come, as search crews struggled against wind and heavy rain to find more than 150 people still missing. ...
  • Identifying bodies is a big challenge, say search officials: AirAsia flight QZ8501 January 1, 2015

    CNN's Paula Hancocks is at a hospital on the Island of Borneo where the bodies of the AirAsia victims are being taken. Heavy winds, strong currents and cloudy weather are hampering the search operations. ...
  • Relatives mourn as recovery of bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 begins December 31, 2014

    It was a heartbreaking day for the families of those on board AirAsia flight 8501 as remains of the plane were discovered. Little Angela posted a heartbreaking message on social media saying 'Papa, come home. I still need you'. ...
  • Similarities between the mysterious disappearance of MH370 and AirAsia flight 8501 December 29, 2014

    Earlier this year the Malaysian airliner MH 370 had gone missing over the south Indian ocean. Authorities were never able to find the debris. CNNs reporter now looks at the simiarities between MH370 and flight 8501. ...
  • First priority to look after families of missing AirAsia plane, says Airlines' Group CEO December 29, 2014

    AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said that there was nothing more important to the airline than the crew's and passengers family members. "We will look after them," said Fernandes commenting on the missing AirAsia flight. ...
  • Massive aerial search operations underway to find the missing AirAsia flight December 29, 2014

    The search for the mysterious disappearance of the AirAsia flight carrying 162 people has now resumed. Massive aerial search operations are underway to find the plane. Rescue boats are also still at work. ...
  • AirAsia CEO flies down to Indonesia to brief family members of the missing December 29, 2014

    The missing AirAsia jet incident comes 10 months after another Malasian airline MH370 went missing. This is the fourth airline that has gone missing. This time Air Asia CEO directly flew to Indonesia and briefed family members on the latest updates. Lessons seem to have been learnt. ...
  • It was his last vacation before our wedding, says fiance of a missing AirAsia flight passenger December 29, 2014

    Anxious families have gathered at airports in Singapore and Indonesia awaiting news of their loved ones. "My fiance and his family were on that plane. I heard on the radio that the plane was missing. This was supposed to be their last vacation before we got married," the relative of...
  • Missing AirAsia flight: Sequence of events December 28, 2014

    An AirAsia flight from Indonesia's Surabaya airport to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, a Transport Ministry official said. ...
  • AirAsia flight QZ 8501 with 162 people on board goes missing December 28, 2014

    An AirAsia flight from Indonesia's Surabaya airport to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, a Transport Ministry official said. The Airbus 320-200 had 155 passengers and seven crew members on board. Transport Ministry official Hadi Mustofa said the aircraft, flight number QZ 8501, lost contact with the...
  • Win for India as WTO allows subsidy on food security December 7, 2013

    In a major victory for India, the WTO on Friday agreed to allow countries to provide subsidy on staple food crops without any threat of punitive action, a concession that salvaged the current round of world trade talks from the brink of collapse. ...
  • Indian Davis Cup team is a closeknit group: Somdev April 4, 2013

    But the Indian tennis ace feels the team has its work cut out against Indonesia in the relegation playoff tie. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Saina Nehwal June 19, 2012

    Saina Nehwal's impressive run continued in Indonesia Open and she is all geared up for London Olympics 2012. ...
  • The science behind tsunami April 12, 2012

    Tsunami usually happen when undersea quakes push the earth's tectonic plates against each other. ...
  • News 360: Khaleel Chishty released from jail April 11, 2012

    The Naxal leader has said he will free Italian hostage Paolo Bosusco if the government sticks to the agreement with negotiators. ...
  • Indonesia quake: Kolkata metro services disrupted April 11, 2012

    After the 8.6magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia, Kolkata metro services were disrupted and later resumed after a 45minute break. ...
  • Potential danger of tsunami is lower: Expert April 11, 2012

    National Institute of Oceanography Director Dr SR Shetye said that in current conditions, the potential danger of tsunami is much lower. ...
  • All mechanisms in place to tackle tsunami: IMD April 11, 2012

    RS Dattatreya, Director Seismology, Indian Meteorological Department, said that the Home Ministry has been asked to take necessary precautions. ...
  • Great effort by Saina, says father June 27, 2011

    Harvir Singh said Saina played well despite her loss to Yihan Wang in the Indonesia Open final on Sunday. ...
  • Saina Nehwal returns to a hero's welcome June 29, 2010

    Ace Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal's came home to a hero's welcome on Monday after winning a hattrick of super series championships. In the last two weeks Saina has won the Indonesian Super Series after the Singapore Open and India Grand Prix. She told CNNIBN winning is her motivation. ...
  • Save tigers, adopt them as pets February 15, 2010

    It's the year of the tiger on the lunar calendar. Conservationists are hoping to bring attention to one of the world's most endangered species. Certain tigers like the ones found in Indonesia are so endangered that experts say there are as few as 200 left in the wild. It's a...
  • Lankan refugees stranded off Indonesian coast January 6, 2010

    Merak (Indonesia): Tamils have been fleeing Sri Lanka after the LTTE war and seeking asylum in other countries. A few of them were hoping to reach Australia but they had another thing coming. They now find themselves stranded off the coast of Indonesia for months. ...
  • Deforestation in Indonesia a threat to Asian apes December 2, 2009

    Indonesia has the highest rate of deforestation in the world. They clear their rainforests to extract palm oil. CNNIBN travels into the heart of these forests to find out how palm oil is wiping out Asian apes. ...
  • Indonesia picks up pieces after quake, moves debris October 5, 2009

    Padang (Indonesia): After the twin earthquakes in Indonesia, rescue workers continue digging. But the rescuers are not hopeful of anymore miraculous survivors. They are busy clearing up rubble from what used to be huge buildings standing in the place before. CNN's Dan Rivers reports from ground zero. ...
  • Watch: Muslims in Indonesia use Ramadan ringtones September 8, 2009

    Indonesia is world's biggest Muslim country with more than 20 cr Muslims. ...
  • World 360: What goes on inside a terrorist's mind December 15, 2008

    Scores of people lost their lives in the deadlist terror attack in Indonesia. ...
  • Indonesian police goes green with rollerskates July 4, 2008

    Jakarta: People may not be used to seeing people on rollerblades, but one police unit is parking its vehicles and strapping on skates to direct traffic. ...
  • How to survive an aircraft emergency March 9, 2007

    New Jersey: Chances are you won't ever have to use the advice you are about to get but if you fly you really should listen up and this might one day save your life. ...