FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A meeting of regional foreign ministers and delegates from 14 countries in Jakarta has resulted in an agreement on several fronts designed to capture and jail people smugglers. This could lead to the extradition to Australia of Sayed Abba, an Afghan wanted in Australia on 27 charges of people smuggling.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — As the grim details emerge concerning a boat tragedy that appears to have resulted in the deaths of at least 200 people off the Indonesian coast over the weekend, few can be […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The 264-kilometre hike from Lolosing to the summit of Taviu Hill in the central highlands of north Borneo has been dubbed the toughest hike in the world. But a group of […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The blowback over Indonesia’s latest decision to execute foreigners – including a four Nigerians, two Australians, and a Brazilian – will taint the presidency of Joko Widodo and cast a dim […]