Death row prisoner Merry Utami moved to Nusakambangan

Cilacap – Death row prisoner, Merry Utami, has been moved from the Tangerang prison in Banten, to the Nusakambangan island off this southern Java coastal city. Merry arrived at the Wijaya terminal here on Sunday morning with a tight police guard to be ferried to the notorious island, where a number of drug death convicts […]

Queensland Woman Found Dead in Bali

BRISBANE A 33-year-old woman from Brisbane has died in Bali. Denni North, who had been living in Kuta and working in public relations, was reportedly found lying face down in a swimming pool, as qoute from brisbanetimes. Managers of the Cocoon Beach Club in Kuta, where Ms North worked, remembered her as a “beautiful and […]

Lightning Kills Man

DENPASAR A man died at Petang just north of Denpasar on Thursday when he was struck by lightning as he ploughed his ricefield. He was I Nyoman Sudian, 30, who died about 2pm during a fierce thunderstorm. Hail fell in parts of Denpasar and at Kerobokan and Dalung during Thursday’s widespread storms. Minor damage was […]

Security Guard Held After Legian Disco Death

KUTA A young Karangasem man is dead, allegedly of multiple stab wounds, after a fight at the Bounty Disco in Legian’s nightclub district early on Wednesday. One security guard, identified only by the initials AR, was later detained as a suspect by police investigating the incident. Police said Wayan Kayun, 19, originally from Munti Gunung […]

Manslaughter Brazilian Gets Three Months’ Jail

DENPASAR A teenage Brazilian whose car crashed into a motorbike, killing its female rider, has been sentenced to three months in prison. The Denpasar District Court said in a verdict on Monday that Lucas Silva, 19, was guilty of causing the death of Ni Wayan Sendi Tamara when his car drove into her motorbike on […]

Mt Merapi Death Toll Rises to 322

JAKARTA Mount Merapi in Central Java has killed 322 people since it began erupting late last month, and over 130,000 people are still living in makeshift camps, an official said on Tuesday. “The Merapi death toll has reached 322 people. More than 130,000 people are still living in temporary shelters,” disaster management official Agam Ferdatama […]

Rabies Claims 100th Life

An island-wide outbreak of rabies in Bali claimed its 100th victim on Friday, Sanglah Hospital said. The head of the Denpasar hospital’s rabies team, Dr Ken Wirasandi, said a 40-year-old Balinese man had died from the deadly virus during the night. The man had earlier been admitted to Sanglah with telltale symptoms of rabies such […]

Tiger Kills Man

BANDA ACEH A Sumatran tiger attacked and killed a farmer in Aceh, an official said. The rare beast mauled the 25-year-old man in South Aceh district on the northern tip of Sumatra, local sub-district chief Erwiandi said on Tuesday. “The victim, Martunis, was working at a chilli plantation at Mount Serindit on Monday. He failed […]