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The Latest: Tremor occurred before floor collapse in Jakarta

Jan 15, 2018

A college student visiting the Jakarta Stock Exchange says she felt a tremor just before a mezzanine floor collapsed into the building's lobby, with the debris hitting and injuring some of her friends

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange

Jan 15, 2018

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange

Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on Facebook accounts

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts belonging to their group

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

Jan 11, 2018

Malaysia's government will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months

Singapore arrests 17 suspected in Shell oil heist

Jan 9, 2018

Singapore police arrest 17 men, seize tanker, $2.3 million linked to theft of oil from Shell refinery

Malaysia OKs new search by private company for missing plane

Jan 7, 2018

Malaysia's government has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Pulp giant stirs new conflicts with Indonesian villagers

Dec 21, 2017

Less than five years after it pledged to end dozens of disputes over land and gain local consent for new plantations in Indonesia, one of the world's largest paper companies is backsliding on those vows.

AP Exclusive: Pulp giant tied to companies accused of fires

Dec 20, 2017

AP Exclusive: Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas is linked to opaque network of shell companies that own plantations accused of stealing lands and starting forest fires

Greenpeace calls for investigation into Sinarmas dealings

Dec 20, 2017

Greenpeace has called for an investigation into the relationship between paper giant Sinarmas and its wood suppliers after AP found substantial ties between them despite the Indonesian conglomerate's assertions the suppliers are independent.

Indonesia politician's graft trial delayed by stomach woes

Dec 13, 2017

A top Indonesian politician accused of involvement in one of the country's biggest corruption scandals told a court on the first day of his trial he's suffering a stomach complaint, forcing a postponement while his medical condition was checked