Indonesian official rejects Australian death row prisoner swap proposal

Australia’s foreign minister said on Thursday she had proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesian counterpart in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to... Read more »

Eight million tonnes of plastic go into the ocean every year

By Britta Denise Hardesty, CSIRO and Chris Wilcox, CSIRO You might have heard the oceans are full of plastic, but how full exactly? Around 8 million metric tonnes go into the oceans... Read more »
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were two of the Bali nine members, and are facing execution within days.

FM Julie Bishop rules out Indonesia mercy mission

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop considered a last-minute mercy dash to Indonesia to personally plead for the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. But reports say, diplomats have talked her out of the... Read more »

‘Bali Two’ executions could set back Australia-Indonesia relations

The Indonesian government has confirmed that two convicted Australian drug smugglers are to be put to death in the next round of executions By Colin Brown It now seems almost inevitable that... Read more »

Date of Australian drug convicts` execution not decided, Indonesia

Jakarta (Tribune Report) – The Indonesia Attorney Generals Office provided some relief to the relatives of two Australian drug convincts when an official was quoted as saying that officials are yet to... Read more »

AirAsia Flight from Indonesia to Singapore missing

AirAsia flight QZ8501 carrying 162 people on board lost contact with Indonesian air traffic control at 7:24 local time on its journey from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore. The National Search and... Read more »